published Thursday, March 20th, 2014

Stickley Furniture Museum curator to speak in Chattanooga

Sarah Lanigan, curator and director of the Stickley Furniture Museum in Fayetteville, N.Y., will be in Chattanooga today for a presentation about the furniture company.

The event, titled "A Night at the Stickley Museum," will be at 5 p.m. with a reception at The Furniture Shoppe followed by Lanigan's discussion on the 110-year-old L&JG Stickley Co.

Carter Fowler, general manager of The Furniture Shoppe, said in a news release that Lanigan will offer an insider's look into one of America's most legendary furniture companies with photos, anecdotes and historical tidbits.

Lanigan has been the executive director of The Stickley Museum since 2011. She is a board member of the Arts & Crafts Society of Central New York, the news release stated.

The Stickley Museum has attracted enthusiasts from across the United States, Canada, France, Germany and England, according to the release. The Stickley company is known for manufacturing Arts & Crafts Mission style furniture, including the historical 220 Prairie settle and 406 Morris chair.

For more information, call The Furniture Shoppe at 423-493-7630 or visit TheFurnitureShoppe.net.

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