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January 2019

Elizabeth Potenza: “Look up,” she said, “there is more color than you ever imagined.”

January 12 - November 17

This exhibition comprises three nebulous formations of interconnected aluminum rings that house multi-sized inverted glass domes. The three assemblies hang suspended from the ceiling so the viewer is enticed to look up as they walk below the installation. The clear glass domes, which have each been textured through sandblasting and glue chipping, refract shifting illuminations of color produced by an interconnected network of LEDs. The added sound element of the exhibition completes the immersive experience. Born in southeastern New England,…

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August 2019

Tending the Fires: Recent Acquisitions in Clay

August 17, 2019 - May 3, 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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Gleam: Golden Selections from the Permanent Collection

September 7, 2019 - April 5, 2020

Gleam: Golden Selections from the Permanent Collection presents radiant objects mined from Fuller Craft’s collection that feature gold in their production. This multi-media exhibition, focused on the world’s most precious commodity, commemorates Fuller Craft Museum’s fifty-year “golden” anniversary and is organized in conjunction with special exhibition Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty. Exhibiting artists include: Gijs Bakker Roger Bennett Kyohei Fujita Todd Hoyer Linda Kindler Priest Miye Matsukata Nancy Michel Diego Romero Katherine Wood

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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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October 2019

Stitch by Stitch: Activist Quilts from the Social Justice Sewing Academy

October 19, 2019 - January 19, 2020

Based out of Antioch, California—and founded in 2017—the Social Justice Sewing Academy (SJSA) is a youth education program that promotes creative expression and social justice dialogue through the means of textile art. Quilts from SJSA have been showcased in exhibitions across the United States, and Fuller Craft Museum is proud to host a selection of these magnificent works, quilts of both aesthetic fascination and powerful content - reflecting on an even larger scale the recent rise of craftivism and the…

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January 2020

Stephanie Cole: Secular Cathedral

January 25, 2020 - October 25, 2020

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, 2020 - November 8, 2020

Open call for artists. Submit your work 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…

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May 2020

Another Crossing: Artists Revisit the Mayflower Voyage

May 2, 2020 - September 20, 2020

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 referred to as the Plymouth History Centre in Plymouth, England), Another Crossing brings together ten artists from the United States and Europe for a global, cross-cultural effort that examines a pivotal event in world history. In…

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