Juan Pablo Molyneux at Home Chez MCNY
6:30 PM18:30

Juan Pablo Molyneux at Home Chez MCNY

Co-sponsored by The Artisans Guild of America

Presentation/Reception with book signing to follow!

Juan Pablo Molyneux’s new book published by Assouline, At Home, explores the interior designer’s three homes in New York and France - an Upper East Side town house, a hôtel particulier in Paris, and a 12th-century castle. The internationally-acclaimed designer interprets traditional artisan craftsmanship through a contemporary lens. Molyneux collaborates with master artisans to create lacquerwork, decorative painting, woodwork, and embroidered drapery and upholstery evoking a rich historical atmosphere. Join us for a conversation and look behind the scenes with the designer. Elizabeth Graziolo, AIA, Partner at Peter Pennoyer Architects, will join Molyneux following his presentation for a conversation.


$110: One Ticket + One Copy of At Home ($120 value; $91 for Museum members)
$25 for adults, $20 for students and seniors, $15 for members

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AGA Celebration!
6:00 PM18:00

AGA Celebration!

The evening will feature a presentation on “Trade Shows and Other Ways to Court Clients” led by Board members William Maiman of MechoSystems and David Offer of Van Aken Design. Jonathan Breshin of The New York Grant company will present information on grants available to Artisans like yourself.

And, it’s time to celebrate! This is the first gathering since AGA’s recent certification as an official IRS 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Donations to the Guild are tax-deductible.

Light refreshments and beverages will be served. A $10.00 donation from members and $15.00 from those who have not yet joined the AGA is requested. 

The AGA is especially grateful to Board Member Eli Rios for hosting the event.

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Fall Benefit & Silent Auction
5:30 PM17:30

Fall Benefit & Silent Auction

hosted by Eli Rios

The Aurora Gallery
35-18 37th Street, 2nd Floor
Long Island City, NY

The Artisan's Guild of America is hosting a special evening of presentations and entertainment.  Special Guest Speaker Bob Singleton of the Greater Astoria Historical Society (GAHS)/ Friends of Steinway Mansion (FoSM) will take us on a journey through the history of the Steinway Mansion and on Steinway & Sons.  Part of this journey will focus on the impact the company's existence has had on the growth of Queens as the artisanal hub of New York City.  A gallery of works by Astoria photographer Gary Vollo depicting Astoria and the Steinway Mansion today will be on view along side historical photographs of some of the same images from the Historical Society's collection.  

Ricard De La Rosa, founder and owner of ProPiano, the nation's leading supplier of concert instruments and a supporter of concert artists, will provide observations and anecdotes from his 30 years of experience working with the world's greatest musicians:  including Andre Watts, Emanuel Ax, Vladimir Ashkenazy, Keith Jarrett, Herbie Hancock and James Levine.  Then delight in musical interludes by noted pianist Henry Wong Do...playing on a Steinway.

The evening will benefit The Artisan's Guild of America (AGA) apprenticeship and educational programs, as well as support the preservation and restoration of the Steinway Mansion.  The Friends of Steinway Mansion is currently raising funds to purchase and preserve the Steinway Mansion.

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to May 20


The Artisans Guild of America in LIC
Group Exhibition 2012
in conjunction with LIC Arts Open 2012

Participating Members in the Assemblage:

Anthony Bazza Restorations
Clara Studio/Clara Kasavina
Coe Displays, Inc.
Ellen Mandelbaum Glass Art
Finials Unlimited
Frederick P. Victoria & Son, Inc.
Hayko Fine Rugs and Tapestries
Heather Walsh Restorations, LLC.
Joseph Biunno, Ltd.
J. Quintana Upholstery Corp.
Just Fine Lighting & Restoration
Lisa DiClerico Studio
Lynx Studio Design
Mecho Shade Home Systems
MHG Studio, Inc.
Osmundo Studio
Penn & Fletcher Inc.
Phoneix Custom Furniture, Ltd.
Richard Wrightman Design
RT Restorations
Vidal's Antique Corp.
Robin Cole/Vive Handmade

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