Category: Arts

Appalachian Artifacts & Lore

“I just plain hated the idea of that object being hauled to Terre Haute or Dayton and made into a table completely removed from the context of the region, and from the people who made it and used it.” Thus spoke John Rice Irwin,… Continue Reading “Appalachian Artifacts & Lore”

A Utopia in the Cumberlands

In Victorian England, the younger sons of landed British families had no rights to inheritance and few socially acceptable options for work. Author and social reformer Thomas Hughes dreamed of a Utopian community where such sons could, through agriculture, build a community free of… Continue Reading “A Utopia in the Cumberlands”

Art Glass Factory Tour

Take a tour of Kokomo Opalescent Glass and step back in time – you will see the fascinating technique of making art in sheet glass form. We still manufacture our art sheet glass the same way it was made more than a century ago.… Continue Reading “Art Glass Factory Tour”