The Cricket- New Folly Cove Designers Program Opens at the Cape Ann Museum

October 7, 2022

During their three decades in operation, they participated in 16 museum exhibitions and supplied designs to well-known wholesalers and retailers including Lord & Taylor, R. Schumacher, and Skinner Silks. 

The Cape Ann Museum opened a new and expanded exhibition on the acclaimed Folly Cove Designers, made world famous by their leader, designer and author Virginia Lee Burton Demetrios.

The exhibition, Designed & Hand-Blocked by the Folly Cove Designers, will explore the origins of the internationally known group and their unique place in the American Arts & Crafts movement during the first half of the 20th century. It will also spotlight the accomplishments of individual designers and the legacy of the group. 


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