The Ball-Paylore Miniature House Project Interview 3 with Michael Yurkovic

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Executive Director at The Mini Time Machine Museum of Miniatures, Lisa Hastreiter-Lamb, interviews Chicago-based miniature artist Michael Yurkovic in his studio via Zoom about progress on the Ball-Paylore Miniature House Project. In this conversation, Lisa and Michael discuss progress on the project– including linear actuators and raising the roof! Watch the interview below. Recorded May…

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Colonial Room Collection Cameo

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Untitled (Colonial Room), Shirlee Greenberg, c. 1991, mixed media, 1:12 scale, gift from the Family of Shirlee Greenberg, 2020.4.001 One of our 2020 acquisitions is an untitled Colonial room box by the late Shirlee Greenberg. Shirlee was an accomplished miniaturist, an IGMA* Fellow in the needlework category, whose work was profiled in Miniature Collector, Nutshell…

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The Carriage House Antique Store Collection Cameo

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The Carriage House Antique Store, Ron and April Gill (building), Mary Paul Yankey (concept and interior design), 2006, mixed media, 1:12 scale, gift of the Yankey Family honoring the memory of Mary Paul Yankey, 2020.3.1 Carriage House Antique Store was donated to The Mini Time Machine Museum by the Yankey family, honoring the memory of…

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