Join us Live on ZOOM
We chat LIVE with some awesome miniaturists and offer presentations
about miniatures. You're invited to join us for all the fun!
Join us when we connect with awesome miniaturists and register to view our LIVE Zoominar events. We'll get to know more about these talented artists, collectors, enthusiasts, makers, mini movers and the shakers in our community.
Join us when we connect with awesome miniaturists and register to view our LIVE Zoominar events. We'll get to know more about these talented artists, collectors, enthusiasts, makers, mini movers and the shakers in our community. We'll get to know each guest better, hear about their inspirations, their creative processes and discover more about the contributions they make to the mini world.
We look forward to bringing you awesome mini events!
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Kaye Browning | KSB Miniatures Collection
Sunday, July 25, 2020
Join us for our next Zoominar on Saturday, July 25 at 4pm EDT featuring miniatures collector Kaye Savage Browning, founder and curator of The KSB Miniatures Collection in Maysville, Kentucky.
Kaye has one of the most extensive and exquisite miniatures collections ON THE PLANET! and we'll get to chat with her.
We'll hear all about her beautiful collection, ask her what it takes to have an eye for the perfect tiny treasure and learn more about the museum which houses her miniatures.
Darren Scala | D. Thomas Miniatures
Sunday, July 12,2020
I was thrilled to host a MEGA Miniature Virtual Tour on Zoom of Nybelwyck Hall, the extraordinary miniature mansion on display at the Hudson River Museum in Yonkers, New York.
I shared images and video of the miniature rooms and some of the tiny treasures that fill the house built by Mark O'Banks and described the whimsical story he created of the Van Nybelwyck family who reside in the home.
This is a great way to get to know the dollhouse before seeing it in person at the Museum!
Dagmar Turnidge | Mini Property Developer
Thursday, July 2,2020
It was a delight to chat with Dagmar Turnidge (@MiniPropertyDeveloper on Instagram) from Melbourne, Australia. After retiring from a career as an educator and dealing with a full on cancer scare a few years ago, she decided to reawaken her passion for art, interior design and miniatures and became an extensive collector and designer of mid-century modern pieces, made mostly in Germany, inspired by her family heritage.
Dagmar has decorated and furnished over 10 dollhouses and numerous room boxes in her home studio. We’ll got to meet Dagmar, hear about her collection, how she goes about acquiring her miniatures and learn about her design philosophy when tackling a mini project.
This was a lot of fun!
Malena Sullivan | The Clay Girl
Saturday, June 20, 2020
Check out our chat Zoominar and Meet the Miniaturist Malena Sullivan, The Clay Girl from @TheClayKitchen (Instagram).
Malena is a self-taught artist and at just 16 years old has been making incredible inch-scaled polymer clay food creations for half of her young life!
She was inspired to make minis while watching her Italian grandmother cook in the kitchen when growing up in her native Bronx, New York.
We spoke with Malena, heard more about what inspires her, took questions from attendees and even received some tips and tricks for making awesome food miniatures!
Date and Time to Be Announced!
Join Darren Scala, founder of D. Thomas Fine Miniatures, for a special HISTORY OF MINIATURES Zoominar.
Darren will share an informative and entertaining presentation about the BIG world of tiny starting with the early beginnings during the days of the pharaohs in Egypt and through to the modern miniatures movement of today with a focus on this pop cultural phenomenon as a hobby, as an art form and, for some, a lifestyle!
This Zoominar is perfect for the newbie who is just discovering this fascinating world or for the seasoned enthusiasts who may want to be surprised to learn something new!
Participants will be able to ask questions throughout the seminar. We look forward to seeing everyone there!
Saturday, June 6, 2020
Our latest ZOOMINAR featured set designer and miniaturist Adam Koch from Brooklyn, New York.
Adam creates theatrical environments for stage shows and musicals. He also has a passion for miniatures and started the popular Instagram account @DollhouseTherapy.
We had a casual chat with Adam to learn more about him and his work in theatrical set design, its connection with his interest in miniatures, and we got to hear all about his 30 day challenge to build an awesome 7-room dollhouse during the Covid pandemic lockdown.
Saturday, May 30, 2020
We were thrilled to talk with author, educator and miniaturist Louise Krasniewicz.
Work by Louise was featured in several exhibitions in our gallery including BadAss Miniatures and WeeResist. We also had her award winning work, Rear Window, on display.
In our casual chat with Louise as we got to know her a bit better, talk about her work in miniatures, find out what inspires her and especially talk about some of theories about miniatures!
Satruday, May 23, 2020
Known in collector circles for his small scale detailed structures, Jimmy Landers crafts period houses, general stores and room boxes.
His most impressive work to date, The Sahlberg, is a 9-room cabinet house and an extraordinary example of fine art, design and architecture.
We had a casual chat with Jimmy about his life making miniatures since retiring from a corporate career and we learned a whole lot about The Salhberg!
Saturday, May 16, 2020
Chris Toledo is best known for his work crafting 1/12 scale historically accurate dollhouses and roomboxes. We were thrilled to host him in our virtual studio.
We had a great time chatting with Chris as we got to know the artist, learn more about his work and talk about our favorite topic…miniatures!
Saturday, May 9, 2020
With her awesome work creating romantic and swoon-worthy tiny treasures, Maritza Moran is as delightful as she is talented. She has a large and devoted following and her work fills the dollhouses and room boxes of collectors from all around the world.
Check out our casual chat with Maritza as we got to know the artist, learn more about her beautiful work and talk about the miniatures world! We’ll also got a bit of the inside scoop and heard about her early days creating miniatures for the Carole and Barry Kaye Museum of Miniatures in Los Angeles!