Here in Ironstone's Heritage Museum, we are often asked as to our source for some of the outstanding artifacts on display. Well, now is your chance to find treasures for your own collections.
Holabird Americana has an auction coming up in a couple of days for all you antique collectors. Fred Holabird has been an integral part of Ironstone's Heritage Museum collection working with owner, John Kautz recommending outstanding artifacts that have fit well in our collection.
Follow the link below to take a look at some of the wonderful items coming up for auction starting October 4.
Two interesting pieces are the railroad lamp you see here along with a very unusual tin can which looks to be totally recycled with a different brand and product on the inside walls.
Meet Concourse Artist, Victor Marcelli . Victor will be painting on site this Saturday at the Ironstone Concourse d 'Elegance.
Victor Ottavio Marcelli, oil painter
Victor displayed artistic talent at a young age and it has
served him well throughout his life, contributing to successful careers in
illustration, graphic design and art direction as well as fine art.
Commercially, he has created award-winning art and design for diverse clientele
and products, from supersonic aircraft to super burgers and finally medical
products. As a fine art painter, Victor is devoted to capturing the mood and
character of genre figure and landscape subjects in oil paint, preferably from
life or on site en plein air. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from U.C.L.A.
and resides in Santa Rosa, CA.
Saturday only! Pottery Artist June Vaughn will be visiting Ironstone's Heritage Museum, Saturday, Sept. 28, 2019 from 11:00 - 3:00. June will be demonstrating her carving into clay techniques and answering your questions. Stop by Ironstone's Heritage Museum for a casual meet n greet with June. See her newest designs
June Vaughn is a native of Sonora California who has recently
relocated to Wisconsin. She has over 50 years of experience as a ceramic
artist. June Vaughn’s unique style of pottery includes carving, tribal like
painting and the addition of found objects such as stones, wood, shells and
antler.She and her late husband are
emeritus members of the Association of Clay and Glass Artists of
California.Their work is also in the
AMOCA permanent collection of ceramic art.June is now a member of the Wisconsin Designer Crafts Council and is
looking forward to starting a new direction in her work.