Inspiration, Design, Technique Exhibit, 3S ArtSpace, Portsmouth, N.H., September 19 to October 1

Detail of Black Forest Chair by Jon Brooks Inspiration, Design, Technique September 19 to October 1 3S ArtSpace 319 Vaughan Street Portsmouth, New Hampshire Opening Reception/Presentation Tuesday, September 19, 5 to 7 p.m. Prison Outreach Program Sale Saturday, September 23, noon to 5 p.m. Main Event: Exhibit, Silent and Live Auction, Dinner with the Masters Sunday, October… Read More »

Press Release: Inspiration, Design, Technique Exhibit, September 19 to October 1

For Immediate Release For further information: Sheri Keniston, (603) 433-5774, admin@furnituremasters.org Photo Credit: Bill Truslow Furniture Masters return to 3S ArtSpace Inspiration, Design, Technique Exhibit September 19 to October 1 Opening Reception and Pecha Kucha-style Presentation on Inspiration:Tuesday, Sept. 19, 5 to 7 p.m. Prison Outreach Program Sale: Saturday, Sept. 23, noon to 5 p.m. Main Event: Sunday, October 1, 1 to 9… Read More »

John Cameron Open House: Saturday, August 26, 2 to 5 p.m.

John Cameron is hosting an impromptu open house at his studio Saturday, August 26, from 2 to 5 p.m. to showcase a writing desk he just completed. “It is an interesting piece, a commission that includes several engravings which reference regional marine life. I hope you’ll have a chance to stop by!” John Cameron Cabinetmaker 34 Mount Pleasant Avenue no. 5, Gloucester,… Read More »

Fine Woodworking: Masterful Helping Hand

Thank you to Elizabeth Healy for her article about Grant Burger, Greg Brown and our Alden Artisan Advancement. We hope it will inspire you to apply for the 2018 Alden Award, http://www.furnitureinstitute.org/grant NHFMA helps furniture maker Grant Burger in his quest to go pro By elizabeth healy Jul 11, 2017 Not too long ago, professional furniture maker… Read More »

Free Lecture: Sunday, June 4, 2 p.m., Master and Apprentice

Free Lecture, ‘Master and Apprentice: The Mystery of Who Trained Portsmouth Cabinetmaker Langley Boardman’ Sunday June 4, 2017, 2 p.m. In conjunction with ‘Four Centuries of Furniture’ exhibit now to June 18. Join Johanna McBrien, founding Editor-in-Chief, Antiques & Fine Art Magazine. McBrien has served as a contributing author on several books, and an authority on… Read More »

Welcome New Master Eric Grant and Invited Artists Michael Gloor, Owain Harris, Roger Myers

MANCHESTER, N.H. – The New Hampshire Furniture Masters welcome new Master, Eric Grant, Bedford, N.H., and three Invited Artists, Michael Gloor, Exeter, R.I., Owain Harris, Center Barnstead, N.H., and Roger Myers, Stratham, N.H. Invited Artists’ work has reached the master level and they will exhibit with the Furniture Masters as equals for the 2017 season.… Read More »

Lecture: Collecting Portsmouth Furniture within a Changing Marketplace, May 18

 Thursday May 18, 2017, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in conjunction with the ‘Four Centuries of Furniture’ exhibit Discover Portsmouth Center 10 Middle Street Portsmouth, N.H. Now to June 18 with Brock Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts Emeritus, Winterthur Museum, Garden, and Library, Winterthur, Delaware Since the Bush recession of 2008 and even before, the… Read More »

PechaKucha Presentation with the Masters: Sunday, May 7, 2 to 4 p.m., Discover Portsmouth

Free Lecture: Perspectives on Contemporary Studio Furniture An Afternoon with the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Sunday, May 7, 2 to 4 p.m. Discover Portsmouth Center, 10 Middle Street, Portsmouth, N.H. in conjunction with the Four Centuries of Furniture exhibit An Afternoon with the New Hampshire Furniture Masters PechaKucha-style: What Inspires Us? The New Hampshire Furniture Masters… Read More »

Four Centuries of Furniture Lecture: From Joiner to Cabinet Maker, Thursday, April 20

Don’t Miss: ‘From Joiner to Cabinetmaker’ lecture with curator Gerry Ward and antiques dealer Hollis Brodrick. Thursday, April 20, Doors Open: 5 p.m., Lecture: 5:30 to 6:30 p.m.   In conjunction with the ‘Four Centuries of Furniture’ Exhibit, Discover Portsmouth, 10 Middle St., Portsmouth. Galleries will be open during the event.   Pictured: Banister-back armchair… Read More »