How to Sell Your Adored Collection: Free Webinar!
Perhaps you are downsizing your collection of miniatures or looking to make room for more miniatures (who knew little things take up so much space?!); Maybe you have want to ensure that your collection will be ushered into the best hands after you’ve moved on to a bigger and better mini world beyond. Join my free webinar on Saturday, March 5 at 10am ET about your options for selling your miniatures collection and finding new happy homes for your tiny treasures. I'll also tell
2021 The Year in Miniatures....
It was another banner year for miniatures and the mini world! A combination of main-stream media stories about miniatures, folks restricted at home due to the Covid-19 pandemic while discovering new things to do and the rise of the miniatures influencer has created an explosion of awareness and interest in the hobby and more folks than ever are becoming makers, collectors, and all-around enthusiasts! There has been a rise in mainstream publication and media stories about min
Rare Behind the Scenes Look: The Thorne Rooms at Knoxville Museum of Art
D. Thomas Fine Miniatures is excited to announce a very special livestream event from the Knoxville Museum of Art in Knoxville, Tennessee on Sunday, December 5 at 4pm ET when viewers will be taken on a virtual tour of the museum's collection of Thorne Rooms decorated for the holiday season along with a rare glimpse of the inner workings of the gallery which houses the collection and a close up view of the miniature rooms. Several rooms have been decorated for the holidays!
Walt Disney: The Miniaturist!
Who knew... Walt Disney was a miniaturist! We were recently treated to special Meet the Miniaturist livestream and joined by Chris Mullen, the Senior Marketing & Communications Coordinator from The Walt Disney Family Museum in San Francisco for a talk about Walt Disney and his passion for miniatures. Chris is a storyteller, content creator and an important part of the Guest Experience team at the museum. Chris joined the livestream from the miniatures gallery at the museum a
The Buckalter Estate Auction Announced!
D.Thomas Fine Miniatures is excited to announce an extraordinary estate sale featuring treasures from the collection of Jerry and Clair Buckalter of Suffern, New York. The love this couple had for each other is only matched by their passion and shared interest in collecting fine art dollhouse miniatures, which they did together after retiring from careers in education. The auction is scheduled for Sunday September 19 at 10am EST on Invaluable.com - bidders can register to j
The Buckalters: A Mini Love Affair
Jerry and Claire Buckalter of Suffern, New York had a decades long marriage filled with love. They also had a shared love and passion for fine scale miniatures. Their devotion is reflected in the extensive collection of beautiful miniatures they worked together to curate. I'm happy to have helped find happy homes for their treasures in my Fall 2o21 auction on September 19 on Invaluable.com. The Buckalters traveled to shows, collaborated on projects, and even crafted their own
Esther's Magic Miniatures
Guest blog contributor Esther Marker from EsthersMagicMiniatures takes us on her journey and talks about how she got into making miniatures and how she crafts the most awesome tiffany inspired lamps and lighting fixtures using 3D technology. Watch the replay of my chat with Esther on a recent Meet the Miniaturist livestream by clicking on the links below. There has always been an artist inside me waiting to be unleashed. From the time I was a young child, art has always fas
Let's Talk Doll Housing: Top 10 MiniMakers Today
Excited to be present "Let's Talk About...Doll Housing in the 2020s" sponsored by HBS/Miniatures.com on July 25, 2021 (register here for this free event: https://bit.ly/DHOUSING. I'll talked about the explosion in popularity of the dollhouse and miniatures hobby over the past few years. Then I shared my thoughts on how this movement has provided opportunities for enthusiasts everywhere to get in on the fun of small scale treasuring and the many ways you can find inspiration,
5 Virtual Museum Tours Featuring Miniatures You Need to Watch Now
Kathleen Savage Brown Miniatures Collection Kentucky Gateway Museum Maysville, Kentucky Dollhouse: Miniature Worlds of Wonder Historic Como House | National Trust of Australia (Victoria) Melbourne, Australia Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures Tuscon, Arizona Denver Museum of Dolls, Toys and Miniatures Denver, Colorado Museum of Miniature Houses Carmel, Indiana ### Thank you for your interest, these event are free, however if you would like to make a financial contribution
National Trust of Australia to Livestream Dollhouse Exhibition Tour
Historic Como House, located in Melbourne Australia, is alive at the moment with all things miniature with the opening of Doll House: Miniature Worlds of Wonder, a new exhibition of miniatures by the National Trust of Australia (Victoria) which opened last month. A virtual tour of this exciting show will be livestreamed on Sunday, July 11 at 7pm ET on a very special Meet the Miniaturist: Museum Edition hosted by Darren Scala of D. Thomas Miniatures. The show features over 4