Anything but Simple: Shaker Gift Drawings and the …

2020-11-30 · Organized by Hancock Shaker Village, Pittsfield, MA, Anything but Simple features rare Shaker "gift" or "spirit" drawings created by Shaker women in the mid-1800s, a period known as the Era of Manifestations. During that time, members of Shaker society created dances, songs, and drawings inspired by spiritual revelations or supernatural ...

BUTZ + KLUG architecture, furniture design, Hancock …

This Preliminary Master planning study for the ''New Hancock Shaker Village'' in Hancock Masachusetts, done in collaboration with Architect T. Kelly Wilson, manifests the very relevant values of equality, pacifism, community, sustainability, responsible land stewardship, innovation, simplicity and quality in work embedded in the original Shaker Planning and Architecture in a …

Hancock Shaker Village – HSV brings the Shaker story to life

Become a member and enjoy free admission, among many other benefits — and support the Village. James Turrell & Nicholas Mosse: Lapsed Quaker Ware Asai, Sanpitak, Kimsooja: A Spirit Of Gift, A Place Of Sharing

James Turrell & Nicholas Mosse: Lapsed Quaker Ware

2021-5-21 · Hancock Shaker Village By: Shaker - May 21, 2021 . James Turrell & Nicholas Mosse: Lapsed Quaker Ware Hancock Shaker Village May 31, 2021 to October 30, 2022 Artist James Turrell has a masterful understanding of human perception. His work across media—from two-dimensional artworks to site-specific installations—draws intrigue from the ...

Hancock Shaker Village Chair Maker''s Shop …

In the above video I share my recent visit to the Chair Maker''s workshop at the Hancock Shaker Village in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. If you missed part 1, watch it here to learn more about this incredible Shaker village and about the furniture …

Hancock Shaker Village – Art New England

Hancock Shaker Village 07/07/2022 07/07/2022 Editor 1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield, MA ... Yusuke Asai, hands and dreams, 2022, local soil and rocks, water, glue, sheets, pillow, ceramics, Shaker furniture from Hancock Shaker Village''s collection, reproductions of Shaker "gift" drawings, stones, plants, wood, feathers, fallen ...

The City Of Peace: Hancock Shaker Village

2005-1-1 · Dessert features Shaker ginger cake, chocolate pound cake, and apple crisp served with tea and coffee. Reservations for Shaker Suppers are required and may be made by phoning (800) 817-1137 Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., or weekends at the Hancock Shaker Village ticket desk.

Hancock Shaker Village

Hancock Shaker Village P.O. Box 927 Route 20 & 41 Pittsfield, Massachusetts 01202 Telephone: 800-817-1137 or 413-443-0188 Email: [email protected] Web Site: location and directions. Hancock Shaker Village is located in western Massachusetts in the heart of the Berkshires. It is at the junction of Routes ...

Hancock Shaker Village | SAH ARCHIPEDIA

2021-4-2 · Hancock Shaker Village sits on a 1,000-acre tract along the boundary of Hancock and Pittsfield, Massachusetts, primarily on land donated to the religious society by farmers who had converted to the religion. ... While many …

Hancock Shaker Village Daybed | Popular Woodworking

2021-4-5 · A model example of this unstinting quality can be seen in an extremely rare form of Shaker furniture once found in the Hancock Shaker Village, located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts. What''s commonly known today as either a settee or daybed, this piece demonstrates an early example of upcycling. What fascinates me about this piece, outside of its peculiarity, is how it …

Hancock

2022-6-22 · Hancock Table. Developed first as an armchair, the Hancock Collection now includes a signature Side Chair and Table in the Shaker tradition, with clear markings of Moser craftsmanship. The first hint of the pedigree of this custom hardwood furniture collection is in its name: Hancock. Shared by the living Shaker Village in Pittsfield ...

Hancock Shaker Village: Fun Day of History and Nature in …

2021-5-25 · Hancock Shaker Village Museum Info. Location: 1843 West Housatonic St., Pittsfield MA, 01201. Hours: 11am-4pm Everyday. Admission: $20 Adults – $8 Youth (Age 13-17) – FREE Children 12 and Under. Time Needed: 1-2 Hours.

2013 PITT Shaker Trail web format

2017-8-27 · Plan accordingly when visiting Hancock Shaker Village to allow enough time if you desire to take this hike. PITTSFIELD STATE FOREST, adjoining Hancock Shaker Village, is an 11,000 acre property managed Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). Lo-cated along the Taconic Mountain Range, the

Hancock Shaker Village a Living History Museum

2020-4-23 · By: Charles Giuliano - Apr 23, 2020. In a normal season the Hancock Shaker Village, which was founded sixty years ago near Pittsfield, is open from April through December. With spring planting and the birth of livestock this is a busy time of year. The annual Baby Animals Festival draws some 20% of annual visitation and 15% of earned revenue.

Hancock Shaker Village For Woodworkers (Part 1)

I recently visited the Hancock Shaker Village, in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, with my friend Will Myers (the Moravian Workbench guy). If you''re not familiar with the history of the fascinating Shaker religion, read this brief history of the Shakers. The curators were so welcoming and gave us incredible access to all the historic buildings and many shaker furniture pieces in their …

Hancock Shaker Village living history museum

Hancock Shaker Village. rom 1783 to 1960, a Shaker community lived and farmed here — as many 300 people tended 29 kinds of apple trees, turkeys and chickens and merino sheep. They made rosewater and ash baskets and …

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2022-7-3 · Historic and informative. 20225. We spent a lovely day at the Hancock Shaker Village. The staff and volunteers were all happy to share information and they had a good deal of knowledge to share. In addition, there is an audio tour that was also helpful. We did have lunch at the cafe and while it is a limited menu, the food was good.

Hancock Shaker Village (U.S. National Park Service)

2018-2-7 · Hancock Shaker Village. Hancock Village was established in western Massachusetts in the late 1780s and thrived as an active Shaker community until the 1950s. Hancock was divided into six family groups, and was comprised of communal dwellings, craft shops, a meetinghouse, and barns. Like most Shaker communities, building design was driven by ...

Hancock Shaker Village: Plain and Simple

2022-5-29 · Hancock Shaker Village is about five miles west of Pittsfield, Massachusetts, and about 20 miles east of Albany, New York, on Route 20. For information about operating hours and special programs, you can contact Hancock Shaker Village by phone at 800-817-1137; FAX: 413-447-9357, or visit their Website: hancockshakervillage .

Shaker furniture was invented by a celibate religious sect

2019-6-21 · The Hancock Shaker Village preserves the craftsmanship and way of life of the utopian spiritual sect, which is known for its minimal and utilitarian furniture. Getty Images. ... Shaker furniture was relatively mundane through the 1800s and early 20th century. But it became very valuable as a collectible in the 1950s and ''60s.

HANCOCK SHAKER VILLAGE

The Shaker Museum in Hancock was one of the many highlights of visiting the Berkshires over the years. It was a terrific educational experience that gave …

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Pittsfield Stories: Hancock Shaker Village (includes video)

Hancock Shaker Village is made up of 20 buildings, 2 barns, and 750 acres. There is a restaurant on site (Seeds Marketplace Café) and a gift shop (Shaker Mercantile) which offers a variety of handmade Shaker reproduction furniture, crafts and other items.

Visit Hancock Shaker Village Living History Museum

2020-10-17 · The village includes a Shaker Mercantile for handmade and artisanal goods and Seeds Market Cafe for indoor and outdoor dining. Visitors can also enjoy exploring the many hiking trails on the property, many of which pass abandoned Shaker building sites. Getting There. Hancock Shaker Village is located at 1843 West Housatonic Street in Pittsfield ...

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Welcome to Shaker Mercantile To Place an order online & pick up in store, enter the code PICKUP at checkout. Someone will contact you when your order is ready and available for pick up. Our shop provides for secure, online checkout that you may use with confidence.

Hancock Shaker Village exhibits couple''s ...

2008-7-13 · When the Shaker Central Ministry closed the Hancock community in 1960, it sold the buildings and land, and Hancock Shaker Village opened the following year. Artistic dispute The happiness was ...

Hancock Shaker Village (Pittsfield)

About. Hancock Shaker Village is a living history museum committed to bringing the Shaker story to life and preserving it for future generations. Called the "City of Peace" by the Shakers who lived here for 179 years until 1960, this …