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Vaillancourt Folk Art's Noah's Ark Collection

Noah’s Ark Collection

In 1987, we were pleased to have a Noah's Ark series in our catalog. At that time the ark was created with the utmost detail (even the roof was hand shingled piece by piece) in a traditional folk art theme. This year, after having sold out of monthly READ MORE »

Ebenezer Meeting Marley, VFA Nr. 2010-23

Happy Birthday, Charles Dickens!

There is little doubt that Charles Dickens is celebrated as the world's author. Born on this day in 1812, Dickens is regarded by many as the greatest novelist of the Victorian era but, for us at Vaillancourt Folk Art, we consider his 1843 novella, A Christmas READ MORE »

A vignette featured in the retail gallery for the 2016 Christmas Opening at Vaillancourt Folk Art in Sutton, MA.

A Christmas To Come Home To

'Twas the night before Christmas... well, let's be honest, you're a prepared shopper that counts down 'till Christmas starting the first week of November. We're in luck, because the first week of November was our 2016 Christmas Opening with Starlight Santa. The holiday season is READ MORE »

The 2016 Christmas Catalog - Vaillancourt Folk Art's Chalkware and Ornament Line

2016 Christmas Catalog

We're happy to be introducing the 2016 Christmas Vaillancourt Folk Art Chalkware Catalog. If you've shopped us directly, you can expect your catalog to arrive in the mail by late October. If you'd like a copy, or have had a change in address, please update your READ MORE »

New Rabbits Recently Added to the Museum Vault Collection

Chalkware Collectibles

The history of chalkware is well documented—during the 19th century, chalkware was an inexpensive alternative to imported decorative objects for rural families. Dubbed "the poor man's porcelain" Victorian chalkware was mostly hollow and sparsely painted with watercolors as an alternative to the Staffordshire ceramic figurines. Today's chalkware collectibles, created by Judi Vaillancourt, READ MORE »

Nantucket, Overlooking Old North Wharf

‘Twas The #ACK Before Christmas

Translating to the “far away land,” Nantucket epitomizes the sense of naturalistic living through its windswept beaches, blinking lighthouses and charming sand dunes. There is no wonder why it's a second home for New Englanders during the peak summer months. With a charm that transcends READ MORE »

One of a kind eggs as favors for the Collector's Weekend Dinner

One of a kind favors…

Another reason to attend the Collector's Dinner at the annual Collector's Weekend: one of a kind favors! Although the dinner is sold out for this year, be certain to put it on your list of things to do for next year! We're greatly looking forward READ MORE »