Staff gathers to discuss the past and future of Quarry Farm and CMTS.
CMTS is now accepting applications for 2022 Fellowships!
Novelist and Hannibal native, Melissa Scholes Young, reflects on her time as a the recipient of the 2019 Quarry Farm Fellowship for Creative Writers.
Larry Howe discusses his recent Quarry Farm Fellowship and his work-in-progress on Mark Twain and real estate.
Our 2019 Summer Institute for Teachers will be led by Jocelyn Chadwick and, for the first time, include an opportunity for course credit at Elmira College.
Quarry Farm caretaker, Steve Webb, and his feline charge have a nighttime encounter with a skunk.
The fall portion of the 2018 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series, presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies, begins Wednesday, October 10 in the Barn at Quarry Farm. The lecture begins at 7:00 p.m., and is free and open to the public. The first lecture “Getting to Know Mark Twain through the Eyes of Grace King, a Southern Woman of Letters” will be presented by Miki Pfeffer, from Nicholls State University. New […]
The fall portion of the 2018-2019 The Trouble Begins Lecture Series presented by the Center for Mark Twain Studies features four lectures, with the first event set for Wednesday, October 10 in The Barn at Quarry Farm. All four lectures begin at 7:00 p.m., and are free and open to the public. Wednesday, October 10 in The Barn at Quarry Farm 7 p.m. “Getting to Know Mark Twain through the Eyes of Grace […]
CALL FOR PAPERS SPECIAL ISSUE: MARK TWAIN AND THE NATURAL WORLD The Mark Twain Annual is seeking article-length submissions that examine aspects of Twain’s work that comment on the relation between human beings and the natural world. This broad scope allows for critical examinations of Twain’s writing about the natural world in any number of ways: as nature writing; as a form of environmentalism; as commentary on animal welfare, […]
Here is the story of a 15′ x 11’6” Mahal Carpet once belonging to the Langdon family, how it came to me, and how it was restored through the generosity of Charlotte and Leo Landhuis. In 1988, I was cleaning and restoring carpets for Elmira College. A former employee of the College was volunteering at Quarry Farm and asked if I would offer any advice on the rugs and carpets […]