New Braunfels Herald Zeitung (Newspaper) - April 30, 1995, New Braunfels, Texas
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Wide array of events set for third annual Hummelfest
The Hummel Museum’s third annual Hummelfest, scheduled May 19-21, has lined up a wide array of events to appeal to a most eclectic group from the serious art patron to the loyal I lum-mcl collector and even avid golfers.
The Hummel Museum, open since fall of 1992, heralds the world’s largest collection of rare, original art by Sister Md. Hummel, a German nun whose work inspired the creation of the figurines which became so immensely popular following World War ll
Hummelfest commemorates Sister Md. Hummel’s birthday, May 19, 1909, and is a major fund-raiser for the not-for-profit museum.
As New Braunfels celebrates its Sesquicentennial this year. The Hummel Museum is distinctively positioned to salute the proud (icnnan heritage for which the community has become so widely known The museum’s annual Hummelfest is destined to be one of the city’s most prominent Sesquicentennial events.
One of Hummelfest\ most popular attractions is I lummelmarkt, set tor Wursthalle in I anda Park, which offers a shopper’s paradise for those seeking collectibles and plenty of secondary market Hummels, as well as aits and crafts. Hummel collectors can even bring one or two (no more) of their favorite Hummel collectibles for a free appraisal.
Also on tap for the activity-filled weekend is a golf tournament, a Volks-march, educational seminars, a Texas-style barbecue, and genealogy workshops for those with the surname “Hummel.” A special mass is scheduled for Sunday morning with the Most Reverend Archbishop Patrick Flores of San Antonio of ficiating, and
will be immediately followed by a birthday brunch.
The featured speakers for the seminars are five leading, widely known authonties in the Hummel world, They arc: Marion Sansalone. of Michigan; Dick Hunt, of F lorida; Ken Artlike, of New Braunfels; Kim Bailiff, of the M I. Hummel Club; and Sicglindc Schoen Smith, the special projects coordinator of The Hummel Museum.
Armke, a founding member of I lie Hummel Museum and currently a member of the museum’s Board of Directors, will unveil Ins hew book, Hummel: An Illustrated Handbook and Price Guide, and personally >ign autographs for purchasers
Not only is Armke’s book the fir st resource printed with 4-color photographs more than 450 but also, it is the only reference book which crosses new boundaries in relating Maria Innocents (Bena) I lummel, the person and artist, to the line of M I I lummel figurines which have made lier famous lf delivery of the book is delayed (it is truly hot off the press), then autographed copies will be mailed.
During the weekend, visitors to the museum can view' works of art which have not been on display before, as well as two new impressive collections totaling more than 1200 pieces of I lummel collectibles which are now on permanent display and were donated to the museum by longtime collectors and museum patrons.
Also, special vault tours will be held during the weekend where visitors can hear untold stories about Sister Hummel, her art, and view selected pieces of this multi-million dollar collection.
The 15,000 square foot museum includes an exhibit area for the art col
lection, a historic photo display, an audio/visual room for visitors to learn about Sister Hummel’s life and art, vignette rooms with actual furnishings owned by Sister Hummel and a gift shop featuring Hummel items and figurines for sale.
The I lummel Museum is located at 199 Main Plaza in New Braunfels, on the circle.
Museum hours during Hummelfest are IO a m. 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, and from 11 a m. 5 p.m. on Sunday Admission is $5 for adults, $4.50 for seniors (over 05), $3 for students, and children under 6 are free.
To obtain a schedule of Hummelfest activities, and/or make advance reservations, contact The Hummel Museum at 210-625-5636,
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The 10th Annual Folkfest ‘95 is scheduled for May 6 and 7 at Conservation Plaza and The Museum of Texas Handmade Furniture. Jackie Heitkamp (top photo), co-chair for Folkfest *95, and John Turner take a rest after making plans for the upcoming event in the Baetge House, one of the historic homes that will be open for tours May 6 and 7. Jackie (bottom) shows off one of the prize possessions of the Conservation Society, a Jahn bed. For more information about Folkfest ‘95, call 629-2943 or write 1300 Churchill Drive, New Braunfels, TX 78130.
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