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Thank You For Supporting Museum Framing in 2015… And Previous Years, too!

It is my humble appreciation of thanks and gratitude that I appreciate the support you all have shown me in 2015 and past years.  I look forward to a continued relationship this next year and forward! Rick has operated this business since 1989 and continues to do so.  Rick firmly believes that great framing comes Read the full article…

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Museum Framing will Frame Your Art and Personal Memorabilia in Time for the Holidays

When it comes time to frame your diplomas, art or anything else in time for Christmas, Hanukkah or any other holiday, count on Rick and his staff at Museum Framing to get the job done correctly, beautifully and reasonably. Rick knows there is a lot of competition for your business.  He also knows that frame Read the full article…

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Why “Acid Free” Mat Boards Should Never Be Used In Framing

  In my over 25 years of taking this business seriously, it bothers me when I see framing shops, both small and the big box outfits, tout “acid free mats” or “museum quality framing” just to draw people in without actually knowing what materials or techniques need to be applied to properly preserve and present Read the full article…

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Are Historical and Political Autographs Great Investments?

      Throughout my life, I have always been involved with collecting in some fashion and longevity.  As a child, I started like most children, collecting toys.  I remember my parents buying Hot Wheels’ cars for my birthday.   At age 7, I visited Maine with my family and took an interest in coins Read the full article…

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What’s the purpose in framing important art if you don’t preserve it?

You acquire a piece of important art, antique map or print or even a diploma you wish to proudly frame to display.  Obviously, you want it to be preserved and protected for a long time. People believe that if something is framed, it is preserved and out of danger from deterioration. This is almost always Read the full article…

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Genuine Tru Vue Museum Glass at Great Prices!

As framers to some of the most important historical documents and artwork, we have found that museum glass is an amazing glazing material.  When used, it actually brings artwork to life!  Glare should not distract the viewing pleasure of framed artwork.  This why the popularity of Museum Glass.  Although there are many “knock offs” and Read the full article…

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2015 Black Friday Framing Deals You Will Really Enjoy. My Assurance!

Museum Framing offers special prices on framing on Black Friday, November 27.  Unlike other framing establishments that buy discontinued  stock moulding from suppliers at cheap prices to resell, we have many beautiful solid American made and Italian made wood mouldings to offer.  I will personally give you my assurance that you will like these frames Read the full article…

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Frame Shops Should Never, Ever Drymount Artwork, Diplomas, Prints, etc.

As a conservation framer, my main concern is to preserve and protect artwork people bring to me for display and framing.  Thus, when asked to drymount art down to backing boards to make them appear flat and even, I cringe. Why is that? Because as art professionals, it is our duty to ensure things people Read the full article…

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Diploma Framing

As a specialist in providing Museum Grade frames to those in the field of preserving  art and artifacts, it baffles me how large outfits are able to pump out low quality frames at high prices.   When you really dissect the frames, you become shocked at the prices they charge for the quality offered. One Read the full article…

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Proper Framing of Historical Paper Items

As a collector of historical documents, maps and other rare paper items, it is important that such items are mounted and framed properly to preserve them for many years.  Otherwise, deterioration will occur and cause the paper to tone or discolor, inks to fade, colors to change, among other things. When framing antique paper documents, Read the full article…

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