Exhibitions

37th Miniature, Dollhouse & Art Exhibit

November 18, 2012 —March 03, 2013

Final afternoon for this exhibition -- please join us today noon to 4 pm -- tours of the Jacob Blauvelt House will be available today.

For the past 37 years, the Historical Society of Rockland County has presented the annual miniature, dollhouse and art exhibition. With different pieces every year, this exhibition has showcased the work of many of Rockland's - and regional - artists and craftspersons.

The 37th Annual Miniature, Dollhouse & Art Exhibition: Memories
 

Admission:     
$ 7. Adults
$ 5. Seniors
$ 3. HSRC members & children ages 3-12        
Children under 3 are free


This exhibition runs through Sunday, March 03, 2013.

As part of the exhibition's curator's celebration, we were very proud to have many other talented contributors to this highly anticipated exhibition, including well-known Rockland artists:
- artist and illustrator Barbara Soloff-Levy 
- dollhouse, room box and miniature artist Carolyn McErlean
- author and miniature artist Howard Whitehouse
- children’s book illustrator Betsy Franco Feeney
- photographer George Potanovic, Jr.
- watercolorist and quilt artist Mary Jane Sexton
- photographer Ned Harris
- quilt artist Deborah Calyo
- dollhouse collector and miniature crafter Caren Shapiro
- dollhouse and room box artist Patricia Petch
and regional contributors, including:
  
- miniature artist Sandra Mirque
- doll artist Lillian Alberti
- miniature artist Tamara Greeman
- dollhouse and room box artist Hallie Horning

and pieces from the HSRC's permanent collection as well as items from the personal collections of:
- Caroline Tapley
- Marianne Leese
Richard W. Anderson's antique tools
and more!

 
 
In keeping with this year’s celebration of memories, our Curator is honored to have
pieces created by and from the collection of Honey & Herb Soloway.

 
 
The Curator for the annual miniature, dollhouse and art exhibition is the HSRC's History Center Manager Joanne Potanovic.
 

Here’s a great gift giving idea which also supports The Historical Society of Rockland County...

Stop by the Museum Shop and purchase unique gift items including jewelry made by John Blauvelt Gibbons (a long-time HSRC docent who was one of the last persons born and raised in the HSRC's historic Jacob Blauvelt House), Rockland County notecards by photographer George Potanovic, Jr., postcards by Rockland photographer Sally Savage, miniature pieces by Grim Kim, handpainted notecards by Joni Anger, and more!

We are very pleased to have a large assortment of miniature framed pictures handmade by miniature artist Tamara Greeman -- this is a great gift idea for any dollhouse and room box enthusiast -- each purchase benefits the Historical Society of Rockland County!

We have books by Rockland authors &/or illustrators
Elizabeth Sayles, Betsy Franco Feeney, Cindy Mauro Reisenauer, Arden Greenspan-Goldberg, Gail Gompper and Paul Galdone. We have cds by Rockland songwriter & humorist John Forster, and pianist Louis Landon, and dvds by director/writer Frank Vitale.

We also have gift memberships to the Historical Society of Rockland County -- this thoughtful gift can even be renewed annually by you, the gift giver, just let us know!
 
We also have a Book Shop full of interesting Rockland books and reproductions of Rockland maps.

And for those of you who are doing family research, we are pleased to have the publications of the Genealogical Society of Rockland County 
for sale!
 
Remember... all purchases support the Historical Society of Rockland County.
 

The Historical Society of Rockland County gratefully acknowledges support from the
Arts Fund for Rockland, a project of the Arts Council of Rockland.




Thanks to our Holiday Programming Sponsors

The Sheridan Family

and

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David L. Scharf & Co., Inc.
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Stephen Tilly Architect
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Koblin's Pharmacy
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Carlo Minuto Carting
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The Orchards of Concklin
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Seth Glasser & Co.
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Hudson Valley Bank
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Freeman & Loftus

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