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Members Only – What’s a Motion Machine? History of Baranger Studios

August 20, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Out & Abouts 2019 logoFrom the late 1930s to the late 1950s, one might have seen a Baranger Motion display in the window of a fancy jewelry store or optical shop. Intended to catch your eye, these fanciful displays featured mechanical flying saucers, fire engines, or whimsical ships all designed to help sell featured jewelry. Collector extraordinaire, Justin Pinchot, will present the history of the Baranger Studios from a unique perspective. “I witnessed the last decade of the Baranger business as a child who grew up two blocks away. As a teenager, I was intimately involved in the process of its closing. As an adult collector and historian, I continue to educate and promote the Baranger legacy.” Pinchot will bring several motion machines to share. Charles Stanislawski, PMH Trustee and CEO of Stanislawski & Company, will open up the historic Baranger Studios for this event.

Program begins at 6:00 pm.  All programs take place all or in part outdoors and include walking and steps; flat shoes only. In the event of rain, please consider your reservation a donation.

Our popular lectures for PMH Members, the At Home series, has been rebranded Out & About.  Join fellow PMH Members for these exclusive evenings featuring interesting people and interesting places. For the full list of 2019 Out & About lectures, please visit our Members’ Events page.

To purchase tickets, visit https://barangerstudios.bpt.me or call 1.800.838.3006.

Thank you to our generous Wine Sponsors: Vincent & Karen of Art Deco Entertainment


August 20, 2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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