SHAKER MUSEUM AND LIBRARY TO BE LOAN EXHIBIT AT 54TH WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW WINTER ANTIQUES SHOW CELEBRATES ITS 54TH YEAR
WITH A LOAN EXHIBITION FROM THE SHAKER MUSEUM AND LIBRARY OF OLD CHATHAM, NEW YORK
materials from nearly every Shaker community and from all Shaker time periods, most notably from the principal Shaker community at nearby Mount Lebanon, N.Y. The collection includes more than 75,000 objects and artifacts, including original furniture, textiles, tools and manufactured goods produced by the Shakers, as well as Shaker manuscripts and printed works, photographs and artwork. The American Association of Museums has accredited the Museum and Library since 1972. In 2002, the Shaker Museum and Library launched the Mount Lebanon Project to restore the North Family Site of Mount Lebanon Shaker Village as the insitutionís new home. For more information, visit www.shakermuseumandlibrary.org.