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February 2019

Donna Dodson: Zodiac

February 2, 2019 - May 19, 2019

This lively exhibition presents acclaimed woodworker Donna Dodson’s two sculptural series referencing animal characters associated with the Chinese and Western zodiacs. With such charming creatures as a lion, a bull, a ram, a penguin, a beaver, and a falcon, Dodson’s carved wood menagerie is sure to delight and inspire audiences of all ages. Related Links: Felt: Fiber Transformed – November 17, 2018 – May 12, 2019 Mano-Made - New Expression in Craft by Latino Artists - December 15, 2018 - September 8,…

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March 2019

SMARTS: Southeastern Massachusetts Arts Collaborative

March 9, 2019 - March 24, 2019

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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April 2019

Fertile Ground: Hilltown 6 and the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

April 13, 2019 - June 30, 2019

Fertile Ground: Hilltown 6 and the Asparagus Valley Trail features work from the principle potters of the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail and Hilltown 6, two groups of renowned ceramic artists working in Western Massachusetts. This region of the Bay State is rich in agricultural history and cultural vitality, with longstanding connections between pottery, food, and community that inform the ceramic practice of the represented artists. This exhibition will overlap with the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail Tour, April 27 - 28,…

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May 2019

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America

May 18, 2019 - August 11, 2019

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America is a traveling exhibition organized by the National Basketry Organization in partnership with the University of Missouri. Curated by Jo Stealey and Kristin Schwain, Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America visually chronicles the history of American basketry from its origins in Native American, immigrant, and slave communities to its presence within the contemporary fine art world. Divided into five sections—Cultural Origins, New Basketry, Living Traditions, Basket as Vessel, and Beyond the Basket—the baskets in…

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June 2019

Maine Crafts Association: Ten Years of Master Craft Artists

June 8, 2019 - October 27, 2019

Fuller Craft Museum is pleased to partner with the Maine Crafts Association to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their Master Crafts Artist award. This prestigious honor is bestowed upon one-three Maine craft artists each year in recognition of an exceptional body of work. Presenting a wide range of media, the exhibition features all 17 Artist Award winners, including Steven Cayard, Paul Heroux, Patricia Daunis-Dunning, David Wolfe, Christian Becksvoort, J. Fred Woell, Lissa Hunter, Katharine Cobey, Jacques Vesery, Lynn Duryea, Theresa…

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Take It Outside: Works from the Boston Sculptors Gallery

June 22, 2019 - October 27, 2019

In Take It Outside, current artists represented by BSG showcase their provocative works of ceramic, metal, stone, and other media throughout Fuller Craft Museum’s 22-acre outdoor surroundings. With no unifying thematic focus, the exhibition reflects a wonderful spectrum of artist predispositions and goals, featuring works that integrate powerful narratives, techniques, and aesthetic appeal. While two of the museum’s patio decks are closed for visitors during “Take it Outside,” they will be open the second Saturday of every month, July through October…

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July 2019

Brockton Youth Creates

July 20, 2019 - October 6, 2019

Brockton Youth Creates shines a light on the work of art students within the Brockton Public School system. Showcasing a selection of work from children in grades 6 – 12, the project also honors the efforts of the dedicated arts educators and school administrators whose tireless efforts have made these vibrant and meaningful expressions possible.

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September 2019

Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty

September 7, 2019 - April 5, 2020

Click here for the virtual tour.   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…

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Gleam: Golden Selections from the Permanent Collection

September 7, 2019 - February 2, 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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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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