Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Fuller Craft Museum Museum is closed to the public. Workshops and other programming are canceled through June 30.

Loading Events

Upcoming Events › Exhibitions

Events Search and Views Navigation

Event Views Navigation

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…

Find out more »

September 2019

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

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…

Find out more »

May 2020

(Opening Suspended) Another Crossing: Artists Revisit the Mayflower Voyage

May 2 - September 20

For the health and safety of our community, we are changing the opening date of this exhibition to a date yet to be determined. Please watch our website for future updates. Thank you for your patience. Fuller Craft Museum presents Another Crossing: Artists Revisit the Mayflower Voyage, an exhibition recognizing the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower crossing and its significance to American and world history. Developed in partnership with Fuller Craft Museum, Plymouth College of Art, and The Box (previously…

Find out more »

June 2020

Beyond the Walls: Sculptures from the New England Sculptors Association

June 20 - October 25
Outside sculptures from New England Art Sculptors Associationthe

In Beyond the Walls, current artists represented by the New England Sculptors Association showcase their works of ceramic, metal, stone, and other media throughout Fuller Craft Museum’s 22-acre outdoor surroundings. With 2018’s Grounds for Play an enormously successful and celebrated exhibition of NESA, Beyond the Walls will be another opportunity for Fuller Craft Museum audiences to be dazzled by the amazing work of these sculptors. With no unifying thematic focus for this year’s exhibition, this 2020 show will reflect an even wider spectrum of artist…

Find out more »

October 2020

Particle & Wave: Paper Clay Illuminated

October 17, 2020 - April 11, 2021

Particle & Wave: Paper Clay Illuminated is a groundbreaking exhibition featuring 45 artists from across the globe who are redefining the potential of the ceramic arts and representing a commitment to their craft. Paper clay, sometimes referred to as fiber clay, is any clay body to which processed cellulose fiber (paper being the most common) has been added. This traveling exhibit provides historical information about the evolution of paper clay as an artistic medium as well as showcases the amazing…

Find out more »

November 2020

Makers and Mentors: The Art and Life of Snow Farm

November 28, 2020 - July 4, 2021
Turquoise Raku vessel

This November, Fuller Craft Museum celebrates the numerous ways contemporary craft has been impacted through Snow Farm, the famed 50-acre craft school in Williamsburg, Massachusetts. This invitational exhibition highlights the work of multiple generations of artists who have been part of the school; makers who have been an enormous influence on those in the classroom, workshop, and studio – as well as those whose careers have been pivotally-shaped by the institution. Along with the work of veteran, mid-career, and young…

Find out more »
+ Export Events
Stay Connected

Receive a monthly email with the latest exhibitions, workshops, events, and special discounts.