American furniture design and age dating
This image, found in The Craftsman, shows the display of Gustav Stickley's New Furniture alongside Grueby's pottery.
Join us this Saturday, April 9th for Slow Art Day at The Stickley Museum.
For additional information please call Interiors Furniture and Design at 717-390-2000.
Born January 16, 1869 he was one of the five Stickley brothers: Gustav, Charles, Albert, Leopold, and John George. If you would like to make an appointment to visit the museum during a time other than our open hours, please call 315-682-5500. The Spindle Chair was a great departure from earlier Craftsman designs.
Leopold co-founded The Onondaga Shops, later to become L. Straight from the Fayetteville Cook Book, Compliments of L. The chair's vertical spindles and openness lightened the look of Mission furniture.
The Stickley Roadshow will be at Elaine Baker & Associates in Anchorage, Alaska this Saturday.
Our former Director, Sarah Lanigan, will share anecdotes and historical tidbits about the museum and the five Stickley brothers.
Congratulations to Mike Danial, Fred Nery, and Lee Wetmore! The issue is full progressive articles, and highlights the education of boy farmers, the democracy of the carpenter, and the role of the state fair in promoting the activities and interests of rural women. Rockefeller who made his employees work that year’s Labor Day. Stickley offers public tours of the Manlius factory at 1 Stickley Drive Manlius, NY 13104 every Tuesday at AM.
The exhibition will be on view beginning October 8th through November 11th. The great-grandchildren of Gustav Stickley will host a fundraiser for the Gustav Stickley house in Syracuse, NY at the historic Pumphouse in Skaneateles, NY this Sunday, August 28th. The tours last from 1 - 2 hours, and are free of charge.
To schedule a time to tour to the museum on an alternate day please call 315.637.2278.
From May through November 1901, Gustav Stickley shared exhibition space at the Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, NY with the Grueby Faience Company.
The Stickley Museum would like to share a sentiment first written by Gustav Stickley in the January 1910 isssue of The Craftsman. In October 1901, Gustav Stickley presented the first issue of The Craftsman magazine, which continued to be published for fifteen years.
In his monthly column, Als Ik Kan, Stickley began his New Year's greeting: "It is a good old custom, that of beginning the new year with friendly greeting and good wishes to all with whom we have a sense of fellowship, and when this fellowship extends to thousands of people whom we have never seen, but whose sympathy and appreciation help to furnish the inspiration for each day's work, the custom grows to have a meaning even deeper than when it is limited to one's circle of personal friends, because the sum total of good will that we receive and give is so much greater." Thank you to all our friends and followers who enjoy and encourage the work that we do. In 1974 when Mike Danial punched the time-clock for his first day at the L & J G Stickley furniture factory he was not hired to be the Stickley Corporate Historian. Listen to Corporate Historian, Mike Danial, share his experiences at the Roycroft Power House in East Aurora, NY this Thursday, October 27th at pm. The October 1913 issue, the cover seen above, was full of optimism and promise.