New Britain Museum of American Art
August 29 - December 31
Through March 3, 2024
“Masterworks of Shaker Design: Mount Lebanon, NY”, is the second of a planned series of exhibitions at the NBMAA designed to highlightexamples of the finest Shaker craftsmanship from the past 175 years. The Shaker community of Mount Lebanon, NY, was the first Shaker community to be “gathered into order.” Curated by M. Stephen Miller, this exhibition explores the first fully organized village dedicated to the principles of Shakerism and the exceptional furniture, woodenware, and objects they produced.