For his new show at the Tang Museum, “Energy in All Directions,” curator and director Ian Berry has woven together objects, artwork, communities and organizations like the tightly laced spokes of a Shaker basket. At its most tangible level, the show juxtaposes pieces from the collection of the Shaker Museum at the historic Mount Lebanon […]
Shaker Museum Appoints Robert Fuller to Board of Trustees
Shaker Museum announced today the election of Robert Fuller, Group Director of Visual Merchandising for Chanel’s corporate U.S. market, to Shaker Museum’s Board of Trustees. Read the full press release.
In 1976, Howard Finster, Baptist preacher and soon to be one of the grand old gentleman of American twentieth-century folk art, said that he was instructed by the Lord to begin painting “sermon art” because “preaching don‘t do much good; no one listens – but a picture gets on a brain cell.” From the time the Shakers […]