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Marlin Casker presents Christmas Trees in Early Postcards

CW2016 Lecture: Christmas Trees in Early Postcards

Of all my childhood memories of Christmas the image of Christmas trees is the most vivid. My father would bring home a tree, sometimes with the help of my brother and me, and set it up. These were natural, short-needled trees which sometimes had to READ MORE »

Nathan Lombard secretary

Lecture: The Furniture and Life of Nathan Lombard

For Immediate Release Sutton, MA — On Tuesday, April 8th at 7:00pm, Vaillancourt Folk Art welcomes the Senior Curator of Decorative Arts at Old Sturbridge Village, Christie Jackson, in celebrating the life and furniture of Nathan Lombard who resided in Sutton in the early 1800s. READ MORE »

Erb Photography's photograph of Vaillancourt's Chalkware display

Erb Photography: Photographing Christmas

We are pleased to announce that Erb Photography will be joining us during our 19th annual Collector's Weekend. On Saturday, April 26th at 10:00am, Scott Erb and Donna Dufault will start our Lecture Series off with their topic on photographing Christmas. Husband and wife duo, READ MORE »


Connie Porcher Headlines Lecture Series

Collector’s Weekend lectures serve multiple purposes; the primary being is offering some outside perspective from industry leaders. This year when we wanted to focus on ornaments there was no better person to ask than Connie Porcher, the publisher and editor of the nationally known ornament READ MORE »

Bruce Elsass

Bruce Elsass Presenting Halloween

Noted Halloween Collector, Designer and Artist, Bruce Elsas, is now on stage with his rare collection of Halloween.

Judi's Lecture on Dickens Illustrators

History of Dickens’ Illustrators

Judi Vaillancourt's presentation on a history of illustrators of A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens.