This Week in Miniatures...


WEEkly Mini RoundUp 2.3.18

Welcome to our latest round up of news and reports from in and around the miniworld capturing mainstream and social media bits as well as local stories you may have missed.

Before Netflix, Amazon and Hulu...

...there were video stores! Miniaturist and film enthusiast Andrew Glazebrook captures a blast from the past with this video store environment he created. More at Atlast Obscura.

Thrills, Chills and....Miniatures!

Hereditary, a new film starring Toni Collette and directed/written by Ari Aster is expected to terrify movie goers but delight miniatures enthusiasts as inch-scaled objects are a big part of the plot. Film open in June 2018.

Special Presentation

Local Folks: Join us for some small talk in our new gallery/studio space in Yonkers, NY. on March 16 from 6pm - 8:30pm. Full details here. RSPV Required!

Get in touch if you want us to bring this presentation to your city, your organization or arts group!

Tiny Toys That Move

These miniature automata, made by the extraordinarily talented Laurence & Angela St.Leger, twist, turn, wave, fly and even snore! Check out this delightful feature from Grand Illusions.

More Estate Finds For Sale

This scratch-built (unsigned) artisan piece made from hand- turned hardwoods with a wicker seat and impeccable finishings was just added to our assortment - contact us for purchase details!

Loose Ends:

> More than a dozen dollhouses created over a 40 year period are on view throughout February at the Antioch Historical Society in California. <that's a lot of minis>

> Reminder: Intent to Submit is due February 10th if you are interested in submitting a proposal for our new exhibition: Badass Miniatures. <get creative>

> Forensic miniatures play a role in this Father Brown episode from Season 5 of the popular BBC series. Watch the trailer here.

> NOTE: our winter hours in our Cold Spring outpost location: Wednesday through Sunday 11-5pm (Closed Mondays and Tuesdays).

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