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February 2022

Amy Genser: Shifting

February 5, 2022 - December 3, 2023

Connecticut artist Amy Genser works with paper and paint to explore her ongoing obsession with texture, pattern, and color. Using paper as pigment, she layers, cuts, rolls, and combines the humble material into vibrant tableaux that are inspired by the natural world—the flow of water, the shape of beehives, the organic irregularity of plants, and more. For her site-specific installation at Fuller Craft Museum, Shifting, Genser explores the mutable beauty of the museum’s natural surroundings, the power of each season,…

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April 2022

Making History: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection

April 23, 2022 - September 3, 2023
Image of Angela Mellor, Unfurled Light, 2018. Bone China, Paperclay. 13.5″ x 13.75″ x 8″

Making History: Recent Acquisitions to the Permanent Collection features objects that have been acquired by Fuller Craft Museum since December 2020. Twenty artworks are included in the exhibition, representing a range of materials, techniques, subjects, and artistic innovations. Ceramic sculptures, basketry forms, hand-stitched textiles, blown glass objects and more illustrate the technical and expressive accomplishments of today’s craft artists. Several of the works explore themes of identity and belonging, while others investigate social justice themes of racism, inequity, and political…

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December 2022

Riotous Threads: Fiber Works from Gateway Arts

December 17, 2022 - June 25, 2023

This vibrant exhibition features works made with fiber by artists from Gateway Arts, an internationally acclaimed studio art center, gallery, and store that supports meaningful lives and careers in art for adults with disabilities. Located in Brookline, MA, Gateway Arts has nurtured the creative talents of artists with diverse diagnoses, strengths, and needs for nearly 50 years. Riotous Threads features a range of fiber creations, from lush embroidery and colorful felt forms to found object sculptures and intricate weavings. Each…

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May 2023

Material Mapping: Data-driven Sculpture by Adrien Segal & Norwood Viviano

May 13, 2023 @ 8:00 am - March 3, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

Material Mapping: Data-driven Sculpture by Adrien Segal & Norwood Viviano features two artists working at the intersection of information and craft. Using a range of materials, from glass to wood to steel, Adrien Segal and Norwood Viviano transform data into tactile, sculptural forms. Segal seeks to bridge the divide between scientific observation and emotional engagement, with objects that examine disruptions to our natural environment. Also responding to change, Viviano creates artwork that materializes industry-related population shifts. Together, the artists offer…

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June 2023

Lagomorphs: Rabbits and Hares in Contemporary Craft

June 3, 2023 @ 8:00 am - January 28, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

According to the Chinese Zodiac, 2023 is the Year of the Rabbit. To mark this occasion, Fuller Craft Museum presents Lagomorphs: Rabbits and Hares in Contemporary Craft. Rabbits and hares have long inspired creative expression, from ancient Chinese decorative arts to illuminated medieval manuscripts to Albrecht Durer’s Young Hare and Jeff Koons’s Rabbit. Fuller Craft’s multidiscipline exhibition showcases the range of characters and attributes that we humans bestow on these marvelous creatures, spotlighting the physicality, symbolism, and conceptual possibilities of the…

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Joyce J. Scott: Messages

June 24 @ 8:00 am - November 5 @ 5:00 pm

Joyce J. Scott: Messages celebrates the renowned career of Joyce J. Scott, an acclaimed Baltimore artist who for over three decades has elevated the possibilities of beadwork as a relevant contemporary art form. Scott uses off-loom hand-threaded beads and blown glass to create arresting jewelry, figurative sculptures, and wall hangings informed by her African American ancestry, the craft traditions of her family (including her quilter mother Elizabeth T. Scott), and traditional Native American techniques, such as the peyote stitch. Scott’s…

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September 2023

Face Value: Portraits from the Arthur S. Goldberg Collection

September 23, 2023 @ 10:00 am - April 7, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

Fuller Craft Museum is pleased to present Face Value: Portraits from the Arthur S. Goldberg Collection. This multimedia exhibition celebrates one of the most important genres in art history with an array of portraiture from the collection of Arthur S. Goldberg. Goldberg, based in Chestnut Hill, is known for his figurative artwork collection, and this collaborative endeavor draws from these works with a specific compositional focus on the head and shoulders. Featuring a range of materials—from ceramic and resin to…

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February 2024

The Red Dress

February 17, 2024 @ 8:00 am - May 26, 2024 @ 5:00 pm

The Red Dress, conceived by British artist Kirstie Macleod, provides an artistic platform for women around the world to tell their personal stories through embroidery. From 2009 to 2022, pieces of the Red Dress traveled the globe, the focus of nearly continuous embroidery work. Constructed out of 84 pieces of burgundy silk dupioni, the garment has been worked on by 336 women and 7 men from 46 countries, with many of the stitchers marginalized and/or living in poverty. Of those,…

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March 2024

Beau McCall: Buttons On!

March 30, 2024 @ 8:00 am - February 2, 2025 @ 5:00 pm

Buttons On! marks the first-ever retrospective for creative artist, Beau McCall. Enthusiastically proclaimed by American Craft magazine as “The Button Man,” McCall creates wearable and visual art by applying clothing buttons onto mostly upcycled fabrics, materials, and objects. Buttons On! showcases pieces from McCall’s nearly forty-year career, the debut of several new and specially-commissioned works, and select archival material. Organized into several themes, the exhibition explores McCall’s mastery of the button and commentary on topics such as pop culture and…

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