The Ball-Paylore Miniature House Project Interview 4 with Michael Yurkovic

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 roofing, paint colors, and finishes. Watch the interview below. Recorded June 23,…

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Juneteenth

In honor of Juneteenth becoming a recognized US Federal Holiday, we would like to spotlight Sally Hemings, who is an important figure in the history of enslaved people in America. This 1:6 scale figure of her from our collection was created by IGMA Fellow Ellen Poitras. We encourage you to visit Monticello.org for more information on…

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