The Martine Collection Makes Its Entrance
By Darcy Smith
Happy Birthday, Alfred Audi!
Our beloved former CEO, Alfred J. Audi, was born in Brooklyn on April 11, 1938. Among his many accomplishments, Mr. Audi was the driving force behind the creation of The Stickley Museum. He’s shown here with one of its pieces: the Cherry Valley cannonball bed both he and his son slept in as children!
Drop by for a Self-Guided Tour
Call 315.682.5500 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to book a self-guided tour of The Stickley Museum, or stop in at your leisure. Current hours are Tuesday from 1:00 to 5:00pm and Saturday 10:00am to 4:00pm. The Stickley Museum is located on the 2nd floor of the original L. & J.G. Stickley factory at 300 Orchard Street, Fayetteville, New York, above the Fayetteville Free Library. The museum is free and is fully accessible.
How to see Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman
The father of the American Arts and Crafts movement is chronicled in the new documentary Gustav Stickley: American Craftsman. The film offers an unprecedented look at the life and works of Gustav Stickley and visits several key locations, including the Syracuse home where he created his first arts and crafts interior. TO WATCH THE FILM, choose your nearest Virtual Cinema location from this list and purchase your streaming ticket!
Stickley’s Hidden Compartments
Our late CEO, Alfred Audi, and then-Director of Design, Bill de Blaay, honored a centuries-old practice by building secret compartments into a select number of furniture designs. Two examples can be seen when you visit The Stickley Museum, but if you own a Stickley piece dating from 1987 on, there’s a chance you have one, too! Start searching now, be thorough, and be sure to look high and low! Follow us on social media to stay informed about upcoming giveaways (hint: finding a secret compartment might win you a prize!).