The Artist Preservation Group notes with great sadness the passing of Mr. Joel Glass, on July 14, 2022. Joel was one of the miniature hobby’s most ardent promoters — a collector and patron of shows, organizations and individual artists. Most particularly, Joel was a firm supporter of the APG and our conservation efforts. His passing … More A Sad Loss for the Modelling Community
Gettysburg National Military Park recently published about the preservation of some artifacts belonging to General John Henry Hobart Ward. Ward was a career soldier who rose to the rank of Brigadier General and participated in the fighting on the Union right flank on 2 July, 1863. The article (found here) gives an interesting summary of … More The Legacy of General John Henry Hobart Ward
Our work with Fort Ticonderoga was recognized by them in a certificate of commendation! Well done everyone!
Hello all and Happy New Year. It’s that time of year again and I’m happy to announce the Artist Preservation Group Annual Membership Drive and Raffle. I also want to pass on a bit of news. We had a relatively slow year in 2021. I was able to attend 2 shows and our biggest contribution … More Happy New Year!
The APG notes with sadeness the passing of Fletcher Clement — a titan in the figure community … More Fletcher B. Clement III, 1943-2021
* Help preserve a significant artifact, a musket owned by the Sons of the American Revolution (SAR) and documented to have been carried by Pvt. Beriah Murray, NH Militia, 1777. * Tickets $5, 3 for $12, or 6 for $20 and can be purchased on line at … More 2019 APG Raffle benefitting our next project:Restoration of a vintage “Fowler” from the American War of Independence
Bill Ottinger’s “Working with Historex Horses” Workshop, Oct. 19, 2018 1. MMSI will provide a Historex mounted kit to each attendee. The club also will furnish lighting, glues (epoxy, superglue, plastic cement), palette paper, toothpicks, and sandpaper, and emery sticks. 2. Each attendee needs to bring an X-acto knife with at least three #11 blades, … More Chicago Show Announcement! Bill Ottinger’s “Working with Historex Horses” Workshop, Oct. 19, 2018
The miniature community has lost one of its titans. Charles “Chuck” Robinson was a fixture not only in the mail-order sales of figures and accessories, but also was an avid collector and an in-person vendor at virtually every US show for more than three decades. He was a pioneer in online … More In Memoriam – Chuck Robinson 1944-2018
The Artist Preservation Group is happy to announce a raffle to help fund our Gettysburg Project 2018 where our goal is to donate $10,000 to the American Battlefield Trust for the preservation of land on Seminary Ridge. Ambitious? Yes, it is. With your support, we are confident we will meet our goal! We are raffling … More APG Raffle to Support our Gettysburg Project 2018!
The APG notes with sadness the passing of Dr. David Yahnke, friend, patron, and supporter, on October 16, 2017, in Farmington MO. An Eagle Scout and Vietnam Veteran, Dr. Yahnke was an exemplary physician, scratch golfer, community leader, and patron of the arts. He carried a life-long interest in military history into military miniatures, of … More In Memoriam: Dr. David Yahnke, 1940-2017