SHELDON PECK HOMESTEAD REOPENS FOR 2020 WITH NEW EXHIBITS POSTPONED
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There is new explanatory signage about folk art in general and Sheldon Peck’s place in the folk art world as well as new or loaned artifacts in both the Abolitionist and Folk Art galleries.
New artifacts include an 1880’s Tramp art picture frame, made from old cigar boxes. Tramp art, so called because it was a popular pastime for itinerants, was created during the 1870’s to the 1940’s and primarily made from readily available discarded wooden cigar boxes. Tramp art required a pocket-knife and a knack for whittling and time on your hands. Many people, including women and children, created a variety of decorative and functional objects from cigar boxes, items which are nowView more
INDIVIDUAL DATES & TIMES*
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Open Tuesdays and Thursdays from 1 – 4 pm and Saturdays from 10 -2 pm. The Peck Homestead will be open for Presidents Day, February 17, from 1-4 pm.