Be sure to save the date for a this very special juried miniature show and sale.
The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures
5235 Oak Street. Kansas City, MO 64112 U.S.A.
A limited number of tickets for the Preview and Sale are available NOW
at Eventbrite. Ticket sales are non-refundable.
If you would prefer to buy preview tickets by phone or send a check, call Althea Crome at 812-330-8823.
*IGMA Artisan **IGMA Fellow
Artists in blue are returning for this show
Artists in gold are new to shows
|Pete Acquisto**||USA||Silver, Gold||Acquisto Silver Co.||www.acquistosilver.com|
|Diane Echnoz Almeyda*||USA||Plique-a-Jour Enamel||Keepsake Treasures||www.plique-a-jour.com|
|Pia Becker**||Germany||Plants and Flowers|
|Natasha Beshenkovsky||USA||Decorative Painting, Figures & Vignettes||www.natashaminiatures.com|
|Jose Maria Bolio*||Mexico||Accessories & Vignettes||Ulu’s Miniaturas||www.ulusminiaturas.com|
|Jack Cashmere||USA||Porcelain||Cashmere’s Collectables||www.cashmerescollectables.com|
|Nell Corkin**||USA||1:144 Structures & Vignettes||Miniature Miniatures||www.nellcorkin.com|
|Frank Crescente*||USA||Lighting||Crescente Miniature Designs||www.crescenteminiatures.com|
|Robert Dawson||England||Structures, Furniture||The Model Room||www.themodelroom.com|
|Ursula Dyrbe-Skovsted*||Denmark||Metalwork and marquetry||sites.google.com/site/ursvds/|
|Annelle Ferguson**||USA||Needlepoint||Mini Stitches||www.ministitches.com|
|Beth Freeman-Kane**||USA||Birds and Wildlife||South Africa||www.bethfreeman-kane.co.za|
|Peter Gabel*||USA||Plants and Flowers||Flora Extraordinaire||www.miniatureflorals.com|
|Christina Goodman*||USA||Painting, Jewelry||www.christinagoodman.com|
|Jane Graber*||USA||Pottery||Jane Graber Pottery|
|Jeffrey Gueno**||USA||Porcelain, Pottery, Accessories, Antiques||Le Chateau Miniatures|
|Phyllis Hawkes**||USA||Painting||Phyllis Hawkes Studio||www.phyllishawkesstudio.com|
|Hanna Kahl-Hyland**||USA||Paintings, Carved Dolls|
|Rohit Khanna||India||Furniture||Rohit’s Miniatures||www.rohitsminiatures.co.in|
|Daniela Kiefhaber*||Germany||Jointed Porcelain Figures, accessories||Microdolls||www.microdolls.com|
|Hiroyuki and Kyoko Kimura**||Japan||Plants and Flowers||Hiroyuki & Kyoko||www.hiro-and-kyoko.com|
|Elga Koster*||South Africa||Furniture, Needlework||Elga’s Miniatures||www.elgakoster.blogspot.com|
|Tine Krijnen*||Netherlands||Bookbinding||Miniatuur Boekbinden Tine Krijnen||www.miniatuurboekbinden.nl|
|Johannes Landman*||Canada||Oil Paintings, Hand Carved Furniture|
|Thomas and Catherine Latane||USA||Metalwork, Structures||latanepepin.com|
|Chris Malcomson*||England||Furniture||Chris Malcomson Miniatures|
|Elizabeth McInnes||USA||Furred Animals||www.elizabethmcinnis.com|
|Cristina Noriega Moran*||Spain||Furniture, Room Boxes||www.cristinanoriega.com|
|Susie Mulvany and Kevin Rogers||England||Structures||Mulvany and Rogers||www.mulvanyandrogers.com|
|Mary Grady O’Brien**||USA||Painted furniture||Mary Grady O'Brien Fine Miniature Painting||www.marygradyobrien.com|
|Kerri Pajutee||USA||Furred Animals||www.kerripajutee.com|
|Susan Parris||USA||Period Clothing and Accessories||Susan Parris Originals||www.susanparrisoriginals.com|
|Jan Patrie**||USA||Food||Autumn Leaf Studio||www.autumnleafstudio.com|
|Mario Ramos and Maria Grande||Spain||Blown Glass||Vitreus Ignis||www.vitreusignis.com|
|Patricia Richards**||USA||Needlework, Hats, Accessories||www.prminiatures.com|
|William Robertson*||USA||Furniture, Metalwork|
|Sylvia Rountree**||USA||Shoes, Luggage||The Doll’s Cobbler||www.dollscobbler.com|
|Sandra Wall Rubin**||USA||Plants and Flowers|
|Vicky Sanfield*||USA||Wicker||Uncle Ciggie’s Miniatures||www.uncleciggie.com|
|Patrizia Santi*||Italy||Contemporary Accessories, Shoes||www.patriziasantiminiatures.com|
|Maria Jose Santos Fernandez*||Spain||Porcelain Figures||Carabosse Dolls||www.carabosse-dolls.com|
|Nancy Simpson**||USA||Baskets||Nancy’s Miniature Baskets|
|Gail St. Clair**||USA||Needlework||Just Imagine Miniatures|
|Penny Thomson*||England||Figures, Vignettes||Penny Thomson Limited||www.penny-thomson.co.uk|
|Jens Torp||England||Silver||Jens Torp Design||www.jenstorpdesign.com|
|Carol Wagner**||USA||Plants and Flowers||carol-wagner.com|
|Lee-Ann Chellis Wessel**||USA||Pottery and Porcelain||Demi Tasse Miniatures||leeannchelliswessel.com|
|Shirley Whitworth Bertram**||USA||Figures. Clothing, Accessories|
|Michael Yurkovic*||USA||Furniture, Vignettes||Atomic Miniature||www.atomicminiature.com|
Friday, September 15
|10:00am||The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (T/m) opens|
|10:00am - 2:30pm||Artist and Patron Benefit Party, and Miniature Masterworks Preview and Sale ticket packets available for pickup at T/m|
|3:00pm||The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (T/m) closes|
|5:00pm - 6:00pm||Artist and Patron Benefit Party|
|5:30pm||Winners of the Barbara Marshall Award for Artistic Achievement announced|
|6:00pm - 9:00pm||Miniature Masterworks Preview and Sale|
Saturday, September 16
|10:00am||T/m and Miniature Masterworks opens|
|10:30am||Gallery talk - Annelle Ferguson|
|11:30am||Gallery talk - Kevin Mulvany and Susie Rogers|
|12:30pm||Gallery Talk - Elizabeth McInnis|
|1:30pm||Gallery talk - Maria Jose Santos|
|2:30pm||Gallery talk - Leslie Smith|
|3:15pm||Gallery talk - Laura Taylor, T/m’s curator of interpretation and Lindsay Mican Morgan, keeper of the Thorne Rooms|
|4:00pm||T/m and Miniature Masterworks closes|
Sunday, September 17
|10:00am||T/m and Miniature Masterworks opens|
|10:30am||Gallery talk - Nell Corkin|
|11:30am||Gallery talk - Jeffrey Gueno|
|12:30pm||Gallery talk - Jens Torp|
|1:30pm||Gallery talk - Johannes Landman|
|2:30pm||Gallery talk - Beth Freeman-Kane|
|3:15pm||Gallery talk - Lee-Ann Chellis Wessel|
|4:00pm||T/m and Miniature Masterworks closes|
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 5 - 6 PM
Join Miniature Masterworks artists, and IGMA and T/m board and staff members for champagne and hors d’oeuvres to kick off the weekend. Attendees will get a first-look at the works entered for the Barbara Marshall Award for Artistic Achievement before the announcement of the winners.
Artist and Patron Benefit Party tickets include admission to the party, one of the first 30 places in line for the Miniature Masterworks Preview and Sale from 6-9PM on Friday, September 15, and admission to the museum on Friday, September 15, and Miniature Masterworks on Saturday, September 16, and Sunday, September 17.
Tickets are available on a first-come, first served basis and are limited to 2 per person. Packets can be picked up from 10AM-3:30PM on Friday, September 15. Funds benefit the International Guild of Miniature Artisans:
Tickets for Artist and Patron Benefit Party have SOLD OUT. You can still order preview tickets on Eventbrite below.
Friday, September 15, 2017 | 6 - 9 PM
Be one of the first to view and purchase work made exclusively for Miniature Masterworks. Miniature Masterworks Preview and Sale tickets include the preview, and admission to the museum on Friday, September 15, and Miniature Masterworks on Saturday, September 16, and Sunday, September 17.
Tickets are available on a first-come, first-served basis and are limited to 4 tickets per person. Packets can be picked up from 10AM-3:30PM on Friday, September 15 at T/m. Tickets holders may arrive at 5:30PM to collect their packets and find their place in line. Line placement is based on the level of ticket purchased. Funds benefit the International Guild of Miniature Artisans:
A limited number of tickets for the Preview and Sale are available NOW at at Eventbrite. Ticket sales are non-refundable.
Saturday, September 16, 2017 and Sunday, September 17, 2017 | 10 AM - 4 PM
Presented in partnership with the International Guild of Miniature Artisans, Miniature Masterworks is a three-day event at The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures featuring fine-scale miniature artists showcasing and selling their work. Attendees will be able to tour the museum’s collection of fine-scale miniatures, meet the artists, attend gallery talks and programs, and view the works presented with the Barbara Marshall Award for Artistic Achievement.
Miniature Masterworks is included with museum admission. Admission can be purchased at the museum the day of the event. Admission is $5 for ages 5 and up, free for ages 4 and under, museum members, UMKC faculty, staff, and students, and active duty military and their families.
The following document contains a selection of hotels located near The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures (T/m). Please note that several of the suggested accommodations provide complimentary shuttle service within a 3-5-mile radius of the hotel, which includes the museum. Artists must make their own accommodation and transportation arrangements for Miniature Masterworks. Rates listed are current estimates. Please check the hotel website and hotel deal sights for current rates.
Kansas City’s central location makes it easily accessible by interstates and highways, as well as a quick flight from just about anywhere across the nation. Click on the following link for more information.
TO AND FROM AIRPORT ($50 + TIP): Call Franks Transportation at (816) 309-8430 to make a reservation (advance reservations required). The charge will be $50 plus tip each way per carload to the Plaza area. This is a private car service. Buses are available for a lower fee if you want to make those arrangements on your own. If your flight is missed or substantially delayed please text or call to reschedule your pick-up.
TO MUSEUM SHOW, PRIVATE EVENTS AND DINNER IN THE PLAZA AREA (FREE): During the days and times listed below Dave (816) 561-1221 will come get you where you are staying and take you to the museum, dinner or private event in the Plaza area for FREE. Look for a white Ford van with a sign, "Miniature Masterworks."
FREE TRANSPORTATION SCHEDULE* | Call DAVE: (816) 561-1221
|Thursday, Sept 14th||5PM-11PM|
|Friday, Sept 15th||11AM-6PM and 8PM-10PM|
|Saturday, Sept 16th||8AM-11PM|
|Sunday, Sept 16th||9AM-11AM and 4PM-6PM|
*We may make schedule changes based on demand.
Kansas City’s central location makes it easily accessible by interstates and highways, as well as a quick flight from just about anywhere across the nation. Below are several attractions in Kansas City that may be of interest and/or are in close proximity to The National Museum of Toys and Miniatures. Additional information about these attractions, and much more, can be found at visitkc.com, the website of Kansas City’s visitors’ association. Click on the following link for more information.