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Gather Up The Fragments

  • Dates: 07 Feb – 26 Apr, 2015
  • Location: chicago, Illinois, United States
  • Address: Loyola University Museum 820 N. Michigan Avenue
  • Contact: Pamela E. Ambrose Director
  • Email: pambros@luc.edu
  • Website: http://www.luc.edu/luma
  • Phone: Office 312 915 7602, 312 497 0008
February 7–April 26, 2015 This exhibition will present the Shakers’ history and religious philosophy through 190 objects drawn from the Andrews Shaker Collection at Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Massachusetts and local Chicago Shaker collectors. the exhibition explores the relationship of Shaker faith and beliefs and their aesthetic in architecture, furniture and the applied arts. Works on view will not only include historical costumes, but also reels, spool racks, looms, furniture, architectural elements, woven baskets, steamed wood boxes, and kitchen implements. The exhibition will also tell the story of Faith and Edward Deming Andrews, pioneers who built the most comprehensive collection of Shaker artifacts in the country. The exhibition is generously supported by the American Folk Art Society, the Terra Foundation for American Art, and Terry Dowd, Inc.
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SAH thanks The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation Fund at The Chicago Community Foundation for its operating support.
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