21st Annual Miniatures and Dollhouse Exhibit on display Nov. 18-Feb. 1 at Curtiss

Press Release

The 21st Annual Miniatures and Dollhouse Exhibit will be on display from November 18, 2011, through February 19, 2012, at The Glenn H. Curtiss Museum of early aviation and local history.  More than 90 displays include doll houses and miniatures of all styles and ages, from Victorian to farm to modern, and all themes, model ships and boats and operating miniature machinery. There are many theme room boxes, such as the Yarn Shop, Bridal Showcase, Toy Shops, and Medical Office, among others.        

Several new exhibits are on display, including Julie Goodsell’s 1920s cottage; Susan Shoemaker’s “Home Sweet Home”,  Public Library and “Weekend Getaway”; and Edith Congdon’s vintage cardboard dollhouse.

Returning are the unique military figures from the collections of David Shults and      Herman Heytmeijer and Bob Magee’s paper cathedrals.  Also returning are the Haunted House by Pam Burton, Lillian  Elwood’s Dressmaker’s Shop and large Victorian farmhouse and many elaborate miniature displays from the collection of Marie Rockwell.  

The Curtiss Museum is located at 8419 State Route 54, Hammondsport, and is open Monday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  607-569-2160.