The Shaker Museum reveals its Selldorf Architects-designed new home in Chatham, New York

New York’s Shaker Museum has revealed renderings of its forthcoming $18 million permanent home in the Hudson Valley village of Chatham. Once complete, the museum will house an expansive collection of objects, archival materials, and, of course, furniture, associated with the United Society of Believers in Christ’s Second Appearing, a nontrinitarian, restorationist Christian sect more commonly known as the Shakers. The museum’s collection, viewable online but currently in storage and physically out of public view for over a decade, is the most comprehensive assemblage of materials dedicated to the Shaker movement in the world.

First announced last August, Selldorf Architects is leading the design of the $18 million museum

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