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DAVID MCCULLOUGH TO RECEIVE THE 2015 ADA AWARD OF MERIT
On Saturday, April 11th, 2015, at 7 PM, the Antiques Dealers’ Association of America, Inc. will present the 2015 ADA Award of Merit to David McCullough, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Author of American history.

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Reps. Young and Peterson Introduce Legislation to Protect Lawful Ivory Possession
Washington, D.C. – Alaskan Congressman Don Young has introduced bipartisan legislation with Congressman Collin Peterson (D-MN) to roll-back and further halt onerous constraints on the import and export of lawfully possessed ivory products, including musical instruments, firearms, and museum pieces that include ivory parts.

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Obama Administration Plans to Aggressively Target Wildlife Trafficking
WASHINGTON — Hoping to stem illegal wildlife trafficking, the Obama administration on Wednesday introduced an aggressive plan for taking on traffickers that will include using American intelligence agencies to track and target those who benefit from the estimated $20-billion-a-year market.

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Corcoran Gallery Art Transforms National Gallery
WASHINGTON — In the six months since a court allowed the Corcoran Gallery of Art here to dissolve, a victim of financial struggles, about 17,000 works in the museum’s overall collection

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Walter Liedtke, Curator at Metropolitan Museum of Art, Dies at 69
Walter Liedtke, who served for 35 years as a curator of European paintings at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and was a renowned scholar on Vermeer and the Delft School, died on Tuesday

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Harry B. Hartman, An American Master
MARIETTA, PENN. — For many years we pursued Harry B. Hartman, who died suddenly on January 3 at 84, for an interview. For years he demurred. His refusal seemed reasonable, mostly. Though never short of words, the Marietta antiques dealer was a man of deeds, his legacy a distinctive approach to collecting Americana and an equally colorful way of putting it all together in livable interiors.

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‘A Shared Legacy,’ at the American Folk Art Museum
In a letter he wrote in 1825, the American painter John Vanderlyn said that paintings by the itinerant portraitist Ammi Phillips were “... cheap and slight, for the mass of folks can’t judg

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A European Show for Shaker Furniture
Philippe Ségalot, the French-born, New York-based contemporary-art dealer, has never been good at standing still. Nor has he ever been predictable.

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Ohio Exhibitions Highlight Ferdinand Brader
Ferdinand A. Brader, a 19th-century landscape artist, wandered Pennsylvania and Ohio charging farmers a few dollars each for charming pencil drawings of

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A Salem Cabinetmaker in Revolutionary Times
The 18th-century cabinetmaker Nathaniel Gould left inkblots in his battered gray notebooks as he recorded the luxurious mahogany output of his workshop in Salem, Mass. His listings of clients and fees, found seven yea

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ADA To Honor Historian David McCullough In 2015
The biggest news is that the winner of the 2015 ADA Award of Merit is the two-time Pulitzer Prize winning historian David McCullough, who will be feted by the ADA in Philadelphia in April.

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Celebrating American Quilts in Shows and Books
Quilt scholars are debunking a few myths this fall. “People think of quilts as nostalgia, and we have to get beyond that,”

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At Peabody Essex, 300 Years of Indian Chintzes
AN EXOTIC FABRIC THROUGH THE AGES A little-known Dutch collection of Indian chintzes, newly acquired by the Peabody Essex Museum in Salem, Mass., is revealing centuries of changing habits in fabric exporting, collecting and tailoring.

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Gov. Malloy announces launch of new Connecticut 'Antiques Trail' to showcase destinations around the state
(HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Dannel P. Malloy and state Office of Tourism Director Randy Fiveash have announced the launch of the first-ever Connecticut Antiques Trail, a curated online guide to the finest antiquing experiences across the state.

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A Brooklyn Show Celebrates an Inventive Mind of the Midway
Scholars, dealers and collectors are taking amusement park artifacts very seriously.

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News: ADA Members

ADA Award of Merit Dinner Keynote Speaker John Demos Offers Thoughtful Commentary on Honoree David McCullough's Success
At the ADA Award of Merit Dinner on April 11th in Philadelphia, the Antiques Dealers' Association honored the internationally renowned author David McCullough for his ability to inspire people to appreciate the great stories of American history.

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ADA Dealers Featured at the Winter Antiques Show
Sales of Americana were a prominent theme of the Winter Antiques Show in NYC this past January, with furniture, often referred to as "brown wood", playing a significant role in the demand.

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The ADA Award Of Merit Dinner Honoring Brock Jobe
On April 26th, 2014, the Antiques Dealers’ Association of America, Inc. will present the 2014 ADA Award of Merit to Brock Jobe, Professor of American Decorative Arts, Winterthur Program in American Material Culture.

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Shaped Aprons and Turned Legs: Regionalism in Early American Furniture
Hamilton Hall’s inaugural Americana Lecture will be presented by well known furniture specialist Arthur Liverant, a founder of the Antiques Dealer’s Association of America and third generation owner of Nathan Liverant and Son in Colchester,

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Morris Finkel (1923-2011)
Morris Finkel, a Philadelphia antiques dealer who rose to national prominence during six decades of business on the city’s Antiques Row, died Thursday, December 22, after a long illness. He was 88 years old.

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