Our collection committee was busy this week setting up a new display of dolls. This exhibit showcases the rich traditions of Ningyo and the theater. Ningyo, both entertaining in and of themselves and commemorative of various theatrical traditions, have been a part of Japanese culture for many centuries. Please stop in to see this beautiful display in our side gallery!
A new form of art has arrived at The Maridon Museum Gift Shop…just in time for the holidays. These beautiful works of art are exclusive pieces inspired by the Asian culture of the museum and crafted by Joyce Kristoffy-Hewlett.
Lunar New Year is celebrated across Asia and around the world. This year, the holiday, which is based on the cycles of the moon, marks the Year of the Rabbit. Please save the date for this wonderful and important celebration at the Maridon Museum.
Vera burst onto our scene like a brilliant shooting star dazzling all of us with her enthusiasm and interest in the art and history of The Maridon Museum. She read and studied and in a very short time became one of our treasured docents. Vera shared her wealth of knowledge with our visitors providing them with
Much has been written and said about Janice Phillips Larrick – her love of family and community, her generosity, and significant support of so many worthy causes such as The Butler Symphony Orchestra, Butler County Community College, the YMCA, The Butler Library, The Musical Theater Guild, the Butler County Community Kindergarten and her ever-present binding faith underlying all.
The Maridon Museum recently redesigned its Snuff Bottle Exhibit. The exhibit is donated in Loving Memory of James T. “Jim” Sweeney and a dedication plaque can be seen next to the exhibit. If you’ve never seen our snuff bottle exhibit, let us illustrate the purpose and beauty of these tiny works of art for you.
Chinese New Year, also known as Lunar New Year or Spring Festival, is just around the corner. Chinese New Year or Lunar New Year 2022 will fall on Tuesday, February 1st, 2022. Celebrations of Chinese New Year traditionally last for 16 days,…