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Shelter from the Storm
Antique Roadshow-style Appraisals, Raffle & Silent
Friday, October 13, 2017
5:30 - 8:30 p.m.
at the Woodbound Inn, Rindge, NH
Enjoy an evening of antique appraisals, festive fare, silent
auction & raffles. This annual fundraising event supports Shelter
From the Storm, a transitional housing program for individuals and
families in Jaffrey and nearby NH towns who are homeless or are about
to become homeless.
Again this year, NHAC will be sponsoring
roadshow-style appraisals. NHAC's expert appraisers Sam Hackler,
Jason Hackler &
David Searles will be on-site conducting the appraisal session starting
at 5:30 on Friday, October 13th at the classic Woodbound Inn in the
town of Rindge, NH. It'll be a great night for a worthy cause!
are available online (click here); in person at the Jaffrey Chamber of
Commerce; or by calling Shelter from the Storm at 603-532-8222.
On view now through Sept. 30
From Diners to Detectives:
& Antique Signs
Antique Co-op is pleased to present From
Diners to Detectives: American Vintage & Antique Signs, a
retrospective exhibit and sale of advertising signs from the 1800s to
the present. Celebrating signage forms in America, this exhibit
showcases a wide variety of materials employed by sign makers of today
and yesteryear: hand-carved and gilded wood, hand-painted tin, printed
broadsides, fabricated chrome, fired porcelain, electrified and
This summer, visit the Tower Gallery at NHAC to view this eye-catching
colorful collection for sale of signs and
advertising ephemera from the 19th and 20th centuries. While touring
this fun exhibit of original signs
advertising everything from food and fashion to farms and agriculture, learn more
about the different types and techniques of signmaking over the past
American Vintage & Antique Signs highlights a wide range of
signage graphics as well as a variety of typography styles and
hand-lettered fonts. Using materials such as paper, cardboard, wood,
tin, steel, porcelain and neon, sign makers in the United States
employed a wide variety of techniques to create their works. Signage is
initially intended to be practical and functional for commercial use,
yet ultimately is artful in composition and execution. These vintage
and antique signs, like paintings or photographs, offer a glimpse into
times gone by.
A gallery reception was held Sunday, July
30th, featuring diner-inspired festive fare & refreshments.