This Wednesday, the APG Board of Directors approved funding the purchase of a rare ca 1730 Type II Dutch musket for the Sons of the American Revolution Museum being built in Louisville, KY. According to Zac Distel Curator and Exhibits Director for the SAR obtaining this musket was a high priority for them. As a … More Dutch Musket for the Sons of the American Revolution Museum.
This week the APG answered the call from the American Battlefield Trust to help preserve parcels of land at 3 Virginia battlefields, with a donation of $5000. The battlefields, a total of 52 acres at Second Manassas, Reams Station, and Cumberland Church are all under threat of development. Once again the ABT has stepped in … More The APG Steps in Again.
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
Much has been posted the past few days about the exhibit at the Museum of the American Revolution. I’d like to add my 2 cents worth. A big shout out to all those that participated. First, to Tom Holtz for stepping in for me a few months ago as the Chair of the Exhibit and … More Thank You All!
This May the APG donated $5000 to the Shenandoah Valley Battlefield Foundation for preservation of land at the site of the 1862 Battle of Port Republic, Virginia. The battle was the final fight of Jackson’s legendary1862 Valley Campaign. His victory there resulted in the Valley being cleared of immediate threats and opened the door for … More APG Donates to save key land at 1862 battle site.
The Cabos painting class at the Museum of the American Revolution is fast approaching. Get on board and don’t miss out. This is a great opportunity to learn from this World Master Painter. Whether you are a beginner or an experienced painter, Julio’s class will benefit all. One US World Master commented to me that … More Time is Running Out!
Just got this from Tom. ARTIST PRESERVATION GROUP EXHIBIT AT THE MUSEUM OF THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION Schedule: Saturday June 18 and Sunday 19, 2022 10 AM to 5 PM Address: Museum of the American Revolution 101 S 3rd Street Philadelphia PA 19106 Parking Garage: Autopark at Old City 125 S 2nd Street … More Instructions for MoAR Exhibit
Created by Scale 75 from a figure done by Bill Horn, and graciously donated to the APG, this figure is now available in the store https://artistpreservationgroup.com/store/Light-Infantry-Officer-10th-Foot-American-Revolution-p466814056 Available now. Limited edition so get them while you can. Overseas orders contact me directly for shipping info. The USPS does not calculate overseas 1st class mail so I … More The 10th Foot Light Infantry Officer is now available.
Yesterday, I received a message from Brian Howard at Scale 75 USA stating that the new 75mm figure of a Light Infantry Officer 10th Foot will be available to us for sale at the show. As I’ve advertised before this figure was produced by Scale 75 for the APG and will be available only through … More MFCA Debut