More Than Buggies & Hex Signs: Who Were The Schwenkfelders?

 

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 Germans. The truth is, however, that the Pennsylvania German culture is large and diverse, and there is a lot more to it than buggies and hex signs. Enter the Schwenkfelder Library & Heritage Center in Pennsburg, Montgomery County…

Source: More Than Buggies & Hex Signs: Who Were The Schwenkfelders? 

Related Posts
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 ...
→ Pennsylvania German folk art discussion set for March 13 - Bucks County Courier Times
→ 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 ...
Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork
→ Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork - Pocono Record.com
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 ...
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” ...
→ 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 ...
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 ...
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.
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 ...
→ Soldiers' pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans | Slate
Lisa Minardi curates new Winterthur exhibition ‘A Colorful Folk: Pennsylvania Germans and the Art of
Pennsylvania German folk art discussion set for March 13 in Historic Fallsington
Drawn with Spirit: Pennsylvania German Fraktur at The Philadelphia Museum of Art
VIDEO | “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCNTV
Fraktur: More than Pennsylvania German artwork
VIDEO | Expressions of Common Hands: Folk Art of the PA Dutch
PA Books: “The Heart of the Taufschein” on PCN March 9
Contemporary artists find resonance in old folk tradition
Relaying religious messages to early Pennsylvania Dutch frontiersmen
York County fraktur fetches nearly $10,000 at auction
The Historian: Fraktur, the folk art of the Pennsylvania Dutch
Three upcoming Pennsylvania Dutch Fraktur related exhibits
Soldiers’ pensions: Family records included in applications from Revolutionary War veterans

Comments are closed.