Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of Everyday Life’

 

→ UD alumna, doctoral student curates new Winterthur exhibition

I’m glad they included this in the article:

She notes that, contrary to what many people believe, Pennsylvania Germans lived in urban as well as rural areas and that 90 percent of them belonged to Lutheran or German Reformed churches, while only a small proportion were members of such religious groups as Amish or Mennonite.

The image of all Pennsylvania Dutch people being farmers is a stereotype that has been reinforced by the popularity of the Amish in the popular culture.

Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur from the Joan and Victor Johnson Collection by Lisa Minardi

Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur from the Joan and Victor Johnson Collection 

Related Posts
→ Soldiers' pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans | Slate
→ Contemporary artists find resonance in old folk tradition — NewsWorks
As devout a Christian people as the Quakers were, they did not express their religious belief as dynamically as the Pennsylvania Dutch/Germans, whose American Folk Art spilled over from the ...
→ Pennsylvania German folk art discussion set for March 13 - Bucks County Courier Times
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
Originally produced in 1998 for PBS, this documentary traces the arrival of the PA Dutch in America, along with their visual culture. Synopsis: Explores the handicrafts and traditional arts of the "Pennsylvania ...
Visitors coming to Pennsylvania from outside the state often associate Pennsylvania Dutch culture with the Amish of Lancaster County, sometimes even assuming that the group is representative of all Pennsylvania ...
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
A fraktur by Daniel Peterman sold recently at Wehrly's Auction in Codorus Township for $9,680, according to Scott Wehrly. Source: York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction - The York ...
Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork
→ Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork - Pocono Record.com
→ Philadelphia museum showcasing iconic folk art - Chadds Ford Live The exhibition encompasses the period from 1750 to around 1850 and includes works by many of the finest and best ...
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
Framing Fraktur The Free Library of Philadelphia mounts two exhibitions. Quill & Brush: Pennsylvania German Fraktur and Material Culture will feature original fraktur works along with Pennsylvania German artifacts, manuscripts, and ...
PA Books: “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCN March 9
UPDATE: You can find the full PA Books episode featuring Corinne and Russell Earnest discussing their book 'The Heart of Taufschein' here. → March 9, PA Books: “The Heart of the Taufschein” ...
The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pennsylvania Dutch
→ The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pa. Germans - berksmontnews.com Read this article for a concise introduction to the basics of Fraktur.
Soldiers’ pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans
Contemporary artists find resonance in old folk tradition
Relaying religious messages to early Pennsylvania Dutch frontiersmen
Pennsylvania German folk art discussion set for March 13 in Historic Fallsington
VIDEO | “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCNTV
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
More Than Buggies & Hex Signs: Who Were The Schwenkfelders?
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork
Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur at The Philadelphia Museum of Art
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
PA Books: “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCN March 9
The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pennsylvania Dutch

Comments are closed.