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Sep 10, 2020

Selldorf Architects Transforms Structure in Chatham, New York, for Shaker Museum Expansion

Earlier this year, directors of the Shaker Museum—founded by John S. Williams 70 years ago in Old Chatham, New York, to showcase furnishings and objects made by the Christian sect—acquired a nearby building that soon will house their collection of more than 18,000 artifacts, marking the most dynamic expansion yet. Interior Design Hall of Famer Annabelle Selldorf, founder and principal of Selldorf Architects, signed on to design the space, which will serve as a community hub while paying homage to the Shaker craft and lifestyle, complementing the museum’s programming in Mount Lebanon, New York, where the group lived for more than 150 years.

Read the full article in Interior Design.