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October 25 | Collectors' Forum at Old Sturbridge Village

Saturday, October 25, 9AM to 4PM, Old Sturbridge Village

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Bucket Town: Four Centuries of Toymaking and Coopering in Hingham

$90 per person $80 for OSV Members Please note: Lunch and morning coffee is included.

Skinner is pleased to be the presenting sponsor for the Bucket Town exhibition.

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Best Buckets and Boxes: My Lifelong Pursuit of Hingham and Shaker Craftsmanship

David Schorsch, a nationally renowned American antiques dealer and scholar, will speak about his many successes in unearthing masterpieces of early Hingham and Shaker craftsmanship.… Read More

New Exhibit: Pomp & Paint in Bucket Town

Guest post by Derin Bray, author and guest co-curator of Bucket Town: Four Centuries of Toymaking and Coopering in Hingham, Massachusetts, June 21st, 2014 to January 18th, 2015 at Old Sturbridge Village

Round Canteen, by Elijah Burr, Hingham, MA. Made for the Boston Independent Fusiliers, ca. 1822. Courtesy of Old Sturbridge Village

Every curator has a favorite object. For me, it’s an entire group. Of the 180 finely crafted toys and woodenware currently on view at Old Sturbridge Village, I have found myself especially drawn to a display of brightly painted canteens.… Read More