Monday, July 8, 2024

Original Blue Mountain Lake town sign to be included in Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts July 13 auction

Original Blue Mountain Lake town sign

Blue Mountain Lake, NY — The Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts (ALCA) recently announced its upcoming Open House & Auction is set for Saturday, July 13 from 12 p.m. to 8 p.m. Guests are welcome to enjoy refreshments and sponsorship opportunities, plus a special presentation on 57 years (1967-present) of ALCA history. This presentation will feature Blue Mountain Lake photographs, documents, and other articles organized by Colgate fellow Eli Watson and the volunteers of ALCA’s History Project.

The ALCA Auction returns to the Arts Center on July 13 and will include a sneak-peek social with wine, cheese, and chocolate beginning at 5 p.m., with the auction to start at 6 p.m. Doug Stinson, Principal Auctioneer of Carl W. Stinson Auctioneers & Appraisers of Fine Art and Antiques, will lead the auction with an extensive background in auctioneering and antique appraising in the New England area.
Stinson’s accolades include an invitation by the Smithsonian to conduct the auction of Admiral Richard E. Byrd, famous polar explorer.
Those looking to donate antiques and vintage items to the auction, should contact Jean-Marie Donohue at (732) 996-7650. The ALCA will be open for item drop-offs on Monday, July 8 and Tuesday, July 9 from 12 p.m. to 7 p.m. Only antiques and items in good condition will be accepted. No damaged artwork, broken appliances, please.
The original, authentic Blue Mountain Lake town sign that hung at the border of Blue Mountain Lake for many years will be one of the items available at this year’s auction. The sign (48″ W x 32″ H) has been autographed by its designer & original co-director of the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Mr. Jim Hutt.
For more information on ALCA programming, visit: adirondackarts.org.
Photo at top: Image of the original Blue Mountain Lake town sign. Photo courtesy of the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts.

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