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November 2016

Object Lessons: Selections from Fuller Craft Museum’s Permanent Collection

November 6, 2016 - November 8, 2020

Sam Maloof, Lo Back Dining Chair #8, 2005. Object Lessons: Selections from Fuller Craft Museum’s Permanent Collection presents contemporary conversations in craft that delve into the meaningful relationship between maker, material, and object in a cultural context. Divided into five categories—ceramics, metal, wood, fiber, and glass—the works selected from our permanent collection showcase aesthetic, technical, and narrative progressions of craft from traditional to avant-garde, in both functional and non-functional forms. SaveSave

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October 2017

Gender Bend: Women in Wood, Men at the Loom

October 21, 2017 - March 11, 2018

Dixie Biggs, Teapot, 2010. Gender Bend: Women in Wood, Men at the Loom is a multi-media exhibition featuring male weavers alongside female wood turners – two populations that have been traditionally underrepresented in their fields. This project will introduce the public to remarkable artists who challenge our long-held perceptions about their chosen fields, while encouraging new practitioners to consider mediums rich in possibility. The visually resplendent exhibition, co-curated by Jon Eric Riis and Tib Shaw, offers wide appeal across all…

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November 2017

Adrienne Sloane
“The Unraveling”

November 1, 2017 - May 20, 2018
image of Adrienne Sloane's "The UnRaveling" woven fiber American Flag with unraveling threads at the bottom

Come see a new, provocative work on view at #fullercraft -- The Unraveling by local fiber artist Adrienne Sloane. Sloane’s hand-knit flag partially obscures a copy of the U.S. Constitution printed on silk. The artist has begun to unravel the flag, leaving piles of loose yarn on the plinth underneath, partially revealing the historic document. Sloane will return periodically to further unravel the flag until May 20, 2018. The Unraveling echoes the craftivist spirit of two upcoming exhibitions at Fuller…

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Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art

November 18, 2017 - April 22, 2018

Host Jared Bowen of WGBH's Open Studio and artist Meredith Grimsley Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art investigates the topics of anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and tendencies, and PTSD through craft expression. The exhibition explores the impact that mental illness has on society, and how the arts can encourage positive self-expression and guide effective mental health promotion and treatment. The project also examines links between mental disorders and artistic tendencies through the inclusion of artworks made by those who have…

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December 2017

Threads of Resistance

December 9, 2017 - February 18, 2018

Jamie Fingal, 100 Days, 2017. Threads of Resistance is an exhibition of modern and traditional quilts created in response to the Trump administration’s actions and policies. The project was conceived by a group known as the Artist’s Circle. They explain, “We take issue with the divisive actions of the Trump administration. Our art explores our emotional responses to these actions, in the hope that it will encourage civilized, constructive conversation and, ultimately, better understanding of one another's viewpoints.” Related Programming:…

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January 2018

Revolution in the Making: The Pussyhat Project

January 20 - May 20

Revolution in the Making: The Pussyhat Project tells the story of the Pussyhat, a handmade cap with cat-like ears that played a central role in the protest following the 2016 Presidential election. Thousands of marchers donned the pink hats to symbolize solidarity, fervent support for equality, and resistance to the policies of the new administration. The resulting collective effort yielded the largest example of social activism through craft – craftivism – in U.S. modern history. Fuller Craft Museum will feature…

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February 2018

Brother Thomas: Seeking the Sublime

February 3 - May 13

Brother Thomas Bezanson (1929 – 2007), Plate, saffron iron yellow glaze, Porcelain. Image courtesy of Pucker Gallery, Boston. Brother Thomas: Seeking the Sublime will celebrate the life and legacy of Benedictine monk, Thomas Bezanson. This remarkable artist worked masterfully with porcelain and created an astounding range of glazes and forms. The exhibition will feature a range of his pottery, from tea bowls to large platters and elegant vases, alongside supporting materials that document his life and legacy in art. Reception…

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March 2018

SMARTS Exhibition

March 3 - March 18

Recognized across the Commonwealth since 1986, the Southeastern Massachusetts Arts Collaborative, better known as SMARTS, is a year round nonprofit organization dedicated to the arts and creativity. This dynamic multifaceted arts organization provides people of all ages with discipline-based and interdisciplinary training, education and performance experiences. The SMARTS Middle School Touring Art Exhibit was initiated by the SMARTS Collaborative in 1993 to provide SMARTS middle school teachers an opportunity to show their student’s work to each other and to the…

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Tricks of the Trade: Illusions in Craft Based Media

March 31 - November 17

Tricks of the Trade: Illusions in Craft Based Media is an exhibition composed of entirely trompe l’oeil ("fools the eye" in French) work. This hyper-realistic style of craft, while technically magnificent, also comes with great narrative qualities, speaking to themes of political strife, community, and personal experience. Featured artists include Marilyn Levine, Richard Shaw, Tom Eckert, Claude Chavent, Victor Spinski, Michelle Holzapfel, Miriam Carpenter, Steven Hansen, and Dan Anderson, amongst others.

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April 2018

2018 Biennial Members Exhibition

April 14 - October 7

The call for entries is now closed. Thank you for your submissions. The 2018 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 community. Artists both inside and outside of Massachusetts have participated in the past, showcasing stunning works of ceramics, glassware, furniture, textiles, basketry, woodturning, jewelry, and other craft-based media. For this particular exhibition,…

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