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Building on History
by Jenn Bergin

Binders Art Supplies and Frames will celebrate its 60th year in business in October, but Atlanta’s beloved art supply store shows no signs of slowing down. In fact, it’s picking up speed. Read More

Good Bones

by Tina Manzer

While we were in Denver for Art Materials World, we made it a point to visit H.R. Meininger Co. on Broadway, not too far from downtown. Our expectations were high for this legendary art store: the fifth-generation family business is more than 130 years old, and both Frederick Remington and Charles Russell were customers. When it first opened in 1881, livestock roamed the streets freely, and Denver citizens were just starting to turn on their electric lights. Read More

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Three Out of Four Stores Have Changed locations
Fall 2006
When we asked readers, “Have you ever moved your business?” many respondents said yes, and they were willing to share their experiences with us. The majority used in-store signage to let customers know that they would be moving, but over half also used mailings and bag stuffers. Keep reading to ... [click here to read more]

by Jenn Bergin

You’ve probably heard the recent news story about an anonymous woman who was cleaning out her garage after her husband died – and unknowingly donated his rare Apple I computer to the local recycling center. She didn’t realize its worth, prized by collectors and valued at $200,000. What’s more, it has great cultural significance. Read More


2015 Award Winners

This year’s winners were selected from a field of nearly 50 best-selling product recommendations collected last year from art materials retailers. The top three products and eight runners-up were determined in a voting process that took place on Facebook and at NAMTA’s Art Materials World.
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by Kevin Fahy

Hitchin' a Ride
I got my first driver’s license when I was 16 years old, but it took me three years to save enough money to buy my first car. It cost $300.
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