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July 2017

Free Admission for Brockton Residents

July 1, 2017 - July 1, 2050

#CraftingCommunity Fuller Craft Museum Welcomes All Brockton Residents with Free Admission Admission is free for all Brockton residents. In an effort to strengthen our ties with the Brockton community, we invite all Brocktonians to visit Fuller Craft Museum for free during all hours of operation. Simply present a photo ID with proof of Brockton residence at the front desk of the Museum. This invitation to the Brockton community is one step in Fuller Craft Museum’s effort to demonstrate its commitment…

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August 2019

Tending the Fires: Recent Acquisitions in Clay

August 17, 2019 - May 23, 2020
Ceramic piece mimics the texture of fabric, with multiple shades of pastel blue

Tending the Fires: Recent Acquisitions in Clay presents recent additions to Fuller Craft’s ceramic collection. Exhibited works represent a range of processes and conceptual approaches in clay, from Cheryl Ann Thomas’s slumped, coiled sculpture to Jun Kaneko’s painterly “dango” to Steven Young Lee’s deconstructed pot. Figuration also comes into play, with strong examples by Patti Warashina, Akio Takamori, and Tip Toland. Fuller Craft Museum is proud to shine a light on the clay triumphs of these renowned ceramicists while proudly…

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September 2019

Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty

September 7, 2019 - April 5, 2020

As Fuller marks its fifty-year anniversary in 2019, we turn to gold to commemorate this milestone with Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty in its Stone and Barstow galleries. This invitational project will explore the storied traditions, contemporary interpretations, skillful applications, and conceptual rigor of gold as an artistic material, while investigating the multitude of cultural, material, and sociopolitical associations. For the 57 selected artists, gold remains central to their work as they delve far deeper than embellishment or decorative effect. This landmark…

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Human Impact: Stories of the Opioid Epidemic

September 28, 2019 - May 3, 2020

In the past decade, the opioid epidemic has swept across the United States, laying waste to inner cities, suburbs, and small towns. It is now the deadliest drug crisis in American history, with overdose fatalities the leading cause of death for adults under the age of fifty. New England is particularly hard hit, and efforts to raise awareness of both the problem and the interventions that can prevent overdoses from becoming fatal are especially important in this region. Artistic expression…

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January 2020

Elliott Kayser: Year of the Pig

January 15, 2020 - January 2, 2022
A dark red pig

In 2019, the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy, located in downtown Boston, presented  Elliott Kayser’s Year of the Pig to celebrate the Chinese Zodiac Year of the Pig. The public art installation consisted of eight ceramic swine hidden along the length of the Greenway, leading pedestrians on a treasure hunt towards Chinatown. With the sculptures, Kayser reconnects people to a shared agricultural heritage and promote sustained environmental, economic, and community health. The Fuller Craft installation exhibits five of the original eight pigs, bringing them together…

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Stephanie Cole: Secular Cathedral

January 25 - October 25

Stephanie Cole: Secular Cathedral offers an intimate view into an artist’s life through richly detailed, found object constructions. Working in a range of media – mosaic, stained glass, wood, fiber – Cole, 75, creates autobiographical artworks that are joyful and exuberant, yet poignant and introspective. The forms come alive with layers of deeply personal items collected by Cole over seven decades. From the minute to the monumental, these affecting bits and pieces symbolize the many phases of Cole’s life and…

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February 2020

2020 Biennial Members Exhibition

February 8 - November 8
Thread on broken, hand painted,ceramic

The 2020 Biennial Members Exhibition celebrates the diversity of talents in the museum’s membership base. This biennial exhibition is an important opportunity for young, mid-career, and veteran artists to exhibit their work to the Fuller Craft Museum community. Artists both inside and outside of New England have participated in the past, showcasing stunning works of ceramics, glassware, furniture, textiles, basketry, woodturning, jewelry, and other craft-based media. In the past, the opening reception for this exhibition has been particularly successful at…

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Serious Bling: Radical Jewelry Makeover – The Artist Project

February 15 - April 5
Radical Jewelry Makeover

Radical Jewelry Makeover (RJM) is a global recycling project that spotlights gold mining’s devastating impacts and the criticality of sustainable jewelry making practices. Its thriving offshoot, The Artists Project, provides opportunities for professional artists to engage with RJM by creating a series of work using RJM donated jewelry. Through their participation, the artists encourage honest conversations about the difficulties facing jewelers who strive for ethical studio practices that curtail damage to the environment and human health. Exhibiting artists: Curtis Arima…

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James Grashow: The Great Monkey Project

February 15 - September 13

Imagine a riotous mob of monkeys, gleefully taking up residence above your heads. That’s just what you’ll find at Fuller Craft Museum’s exhibition The Great Monkey Project. Created by Connecticut artist James Grashow, this site-specific installation includes eighty life-size monkeys made entirely out or cardboard. The artist transforms the gallery into a whimsical theatre of simian forms as he elevates a throw-away material into the best kind of monkey business. James Grashow: The Great Monkey Project was made possible by the…

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Kids Clay Studio (Ages 5-11 / grades K-5)
(January 26, March 22)

February 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Sunday, repeating until April 19, 2020

In this 6-week class, students will have fun while learning the creative skills of pinching, coiling and slab building with clay. A variety of projects will be made such as bowls, sculpture, and figurative creations from their imagination! Children will decorate and glaze their own pottery. Both beginner and experienced students are encouraged to explore skills at their own pace. This is a drop-off program. Session 1: January 26, 2020 Session 2: March 22, 2020 Sundays, 1:00 – 2:00 pm Skill Level:…

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