The Museum will close early on Saturday, October 19 (at 2:00 pm) in preparation for our 1969 Celebration.

Past Exhibitions

Brockton Youth Creates

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 ...

Ended October 6, 2019

Mano-Made: New Expression in Craft by Latino Artists

In 2017, Mano-Made debuted in Los Angeles at the Craft in America Center as a trio of solo exhibitions curated by Director Emily Zaiden. This landmark ...

Ended September 8, 2019

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America

Rooted, Revived, Reinvented: Basketry in America is a traveling exhibition organized by the National Basketry Organization in partnership with the University ...

Ended August 11, 2019

Tom Kiefer: El Sueño Americano – The American Dream

Fuller Craft Museum presents the powerful work of photographer Tom Kiefer and his series, El Sueño Americano. This powerful body of work features the ...

Ended July 28, 2019

Fertile Ground: Hilltown 6 and the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail

Fertile Ground: Hilltown 6 and the Asparagus Valley Trail features work from the principle potters of the Asparagus Valley Pottery Trail and Hilltown 6, ...

Ended June 30, 2019

Donna Dodson: Zodiac

This lively exhibition presents acclaimed woodworker Donna Dodson’s two sculptural series referencing animal characters associated with the Chinese and ...

Ended May 19, 2019

Felt: Fiber Transformed

Felt is a practice older than both weaving and spinning, with numerous theories as to its origin. In felting, the simple and repetitive manipulation of ...

Ended May 12, 2019

Uneasy Beauty: Discomfort in Contemporary Adornment

Uneasy Beauty: Discomfort in Contemporary Adornment will bring together 75 examples of contemporary jewelry and costume that demonstrate the immense power ...

Ended April 21, 2019

Shana Novak: Memory Keeper

Shana Novak, a photographer and insightful creative, recognizes how deeply personal artifacts define us, and reflect our nature to seek connection through ...

Ended April 19, 2019

SMARTS: Southeastern Massachusetts Arts Collaborative

Recognized across the Commonwealth since 1986, the Southeastern Massachusetts Arts Collaborative, better known as SMARTS, is a year round nonprofit organization ...

Ended March 24, 2019

Context: Language, Media, and Meaning from the Surface Design Association

Context is a juried exhibition of work created by members of the Surface Design Association Massachusetts & Rhode Island chapter and the Connecticut ...

Ended February 24, 2019

Welcome Blanket

Welcome Blanket is a participatory, global initiative created by Los Angeles based artist/designer Jayna Zweiman. Zweiman – who gained national prominence ...

Ended February 17, 2019

Assembly: Recent Acquisitions

Curated from pieces brought into the Permanent Collection between January 2015 – July 2018, these handcrafted marvels explore material, process, and ...

Ended December 30, 2018

Tricks of the Trade: Illusions in Craft-Based Media

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 ...

Ended November 18, 2018

Discomfort Zone: Fashion and Adornment from MassArt

Discomfort Zone: Fashion and Adornment from MassArt is a collaborative project with the Massachusetts College of Art and Design, marking the latest in ...

Ended November 4, 2018

Objects of Use and Beauty: Design and Craft in Japanese Culinary Tools

Objects of Use and Beauty: Design and Craft in Japanese Culinary Tools will demonstrate the beauty of design and use in Japanese cooking and reveal the ...

Ended October 28, 2018

Grounds for Play: Sculptures that Excite the Imagination

Creativity is the heart and soul of every sculpture. Sculptors use their imagination to transform ideas and dreams into three-dimensional realities through ...

Ended October 21, 2018

2018 Biennial Members Exhibition

The call for entries is now closed. Thank you for your submissions. The 2018 Biennial Members Exhibition celebrates the diversity of talents in the ...

Ended October 7, 2018

Playtime in the Making

Playtime in the Making is a large-scale art installation that speaks to the value of “play” in creativity. Produced by a team of four artists – Tommy ...

Ended September 16, 2018

FORTitude: The Art of Play

Fuller Craft Museum is pleased to present FORTitude: The Art of Play, a multimedia installation created by tiny house builder Deek Diedricksen in collaboration ...

Ended September 16, 2018

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

Object Lessons: Selections from Fuller Craft Museum’s Permanent Collection presents contemporary conversations in craft that delve into the meaningful ...

Ended August 17, 2018

Revolution in the Making: The Pussyhat Project

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 ...

Ended May 20, 2018

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Adrienne Sloane
“The Unraveling”

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 ...

Ended May 20, 2018

Brother Thomas: Seeking the Sublime

Brother Thomas: Seeking the Sublime will celebrate the life and legacy of Benedictine monk, Thomas Bezanson. This remarkable artist worked masterfully ...

Ended May 13, 2018

Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art

Mindful: Exploring Mental Health Through Art investigates the topics of anxiety, depression, suicidal thoughts and tendencies, and PTSD through craft ...

Ended April 22, 2018

SMARTS Exhibition

Recognized across the Commonwealth since 1986, the Southeastern Massachusetts Arts Collaborative, better known as SMARTS, is a year round nonprofit ...

Ended March 18, 2018

Gender Bend: Women in Wood, Men at the Loom

Gender Bend: Women in Wood, Men at the Loom is a multi-media exhibition featuring male weavers alongside female wood turners – two populations that ...

Ended March 11, 2018

Threads of Resistance

Threads of Resistance is an exhibition of modern and traditional quilts created in response to the Trump administration’s actions and policies. The ...

Ended February 18, 2018

Parts and Labor: Print and Collage Works by Steven Ford

Parts and Labor: Print and Collage Works showcases the work of Steven Ford, one half of the jewelry-making duo Ford and Forlano. Referencing his approach ...

Ended December 31, 2017

SHIFTS: Approaching Encaustic from All Angles

SHIFTS is a juried exhibition of New England Wax, a lively and growing professional organization that connects artists in the six New England states ...

Ended November 26, 2017

What Remains: Wooden Quilt Sculptures of Laura Petrovich-Cheney

What Remains features the “scrap quilts” of New Jersey artist Laura Petrovich-Cheney. Using traditional and contemporary quilt patterns, Petrovich-Cheney ...

Ended November 12, 2017

A Legacy of Art: Jonathan Leo Fairbanks

This exhibitions includes work created by Fairbanks as an sculptor and a painter as well as significant work by other craft artists from Jonathan's own ...

Ended October 29, 2017

Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts

Circular Abstractions: Bull's Eye Quilts is a touring exhibition that originated at the Muskegon Museum of Art and was curated by famed quilter Nancy ...

Ended October 22, 2017

Amber Cowan: Re/Collection

Amber Cowan: Re/Collection features the flameworked glass creations of Philadelphia artist Amber Cowan. Her intricate vessels and sculptures are comprised ...

Ended October 8, 2017

Future Retrieval: Permanent Spectacle

Permanent Spectacle features a fantastical world that reinterprets museum exhibition and display. The immersive tableau includes constructed landscapes, ...

Ended October 1, 2017

Brockton Youth Creates

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 ...

Ended September 10, 2017

Ellen Schiffman: The 52 Box Project

Ellen Schiffman is a Connecticut artist who over the course of a year decided to fill a 9 x 9 x 3 shadowbox each week with a different fiber work. ...

Ended July 30, 2017

Cary Wolinsky: Fiber of Life

Cary Wolinsky: Fiber of Life presents a series of visually arresting images taken by Norwell artist, Cary Wolinsky. Wolinsky’s career as a photojournalist ...

Ended June 25, 2017

Living Traditions: The Handwork of Plymouth CRAFT

Based in southeastern Massachusetts, PlymouthCRAFT (Center for Restoration Arts and Forgotten Trades), is committed to the promotion of traditional ...

Ended June 25, 2017

Playa Made: The Jewelry of Burning Man

This exhibition will feature jewelry created for or during the Burning Man event, an annual arts gathering during, which a temporary community is erected ...

Ended June 4, 2017

Bartram’s Boxes Remix

Bartram’s Boxes Remix is a collaborative project between the Center for Art in Wood in Philadelphia and Bartram’s Garden, home of famed 18th century ...

Ended April 16, 2017

John Bisbee: Material Obsession

John Bisbee has spent nearly 30 years using nails as his sole medium to create geometric sculptures, organic installations, and unwieldy objects from ...

Ended March 26, 2017

SMARTS Exhibition

Recognized across the Commonwealth since 1986, the Southeastern Massachusetts Arts Collaborative, better known as SMARTS, is a year round nonprofit organization ...

Ended February 26, 2017

Uncommon Exposures: Photography in Craft Based Media

Contemporary craft artists are equipped with an ever-growing availability of materials and technological resources, often resulting in mixed-media ...

Ended January 22, 2017

New Sole of the Old Machine: Steampunk Brockton – Reimagining the City of Shoes

New Sole of the Old Machine: Steampunk Brockton–Reimagining the City of Shoes will spotlight Steampunk, a highly popular art design genre that asks ...

Ended January 1, 2017

(413): Pioneering Western Massachusetts

(413): Pioneering the Western Massachusetts will explore the works and careers of five makers who have been responsible for the development of western ...

Ended November 27, 2016

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Metamorphosis: The Art of Altered Books

Metamorphosis: The Art of Altered Books will feature mixed media artists who carve, gouge, fold, collage, and manipulate books to transform the printed ...

Ended November 6, 2016

2016 Biennial Members Exhibition

Originally developed to showcase the talent of our member artists, the exhibition remains one of the most impactful ways to celebrate the important ...

Ended September 18, 2016

The Faces of Politics: In/Tolerance

2016 will be a pivotal time in the United States: a watershed moment in the divide of our national political system. Racial tensions, religious freedom, ...

Ended August 21, 2016

Paper and Blade: Modern Paper Cutting

The field of paper craft is considered by many to be in the midst of a renaissance with a growing number of ingenious artists investigating the limitless ...

Ended July 31, 2016

CounterCraft: Voices of the Indie Craft Community

This exhibition will showcase the boundless imagination of the makers and designers in the DIY culture and the principles upon which it has developed. ...

Ended July 10, 2016

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Visions from the Lathe: Selections from the Massachusetts South Shore Woodturners

In 1996, the Massachusetts South Shore chapter of the American Association of Woodturners was founded with a group of approximately ten individuals. ...

Ended June 5, 2016

Paul J. Smith Portraits: A Photographic Journal of the Studio Craft Community

Fuller Craft Museum is pleased to present Paul J. Smith Portraits: A Photographic Journal of the Studio Craft Community, an original photography exhibition ...

Ended May 29, 2016

Material Witness: Joan Pearson Watkins – Potter, Educator, and Collector

The late Joan Pearson Watkins (1924 – 2013) was dedicated to the preservation and promotion of the arts. This passion was expressed through her extensive ...

Ended April 17, 2016

Mary Merrill: Fields of Interest

Fuller Craft Museum is delighted to present Mary Merrill: Fields of Interest. This legacy exhibition will celebrate the life and artwork of Merrill, ...

Ended April 17, 2016

Toothpick World: From Sliver to Skyline

Toothpick world closes this weekend. Come this weekend and enter to win a toothpick F18 Fighter Jet by Stan Munro! Utilizing a toolkit of just toothpicks ...

Ended March 27, 2016

Grethe Wittrock: Nordic Currents

Fuller Craft Museum is organizing the first U.S. solo exhibition of Danish fiber artist, Grethe Wittrock entitled Nordic Currents. The exhibition includes ...

Ended January 31, 2016

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Art as Quilt: Transitions in Contemporary Textile Media

Art as Quilt is a juried exhibition of contemporary textile media that explores the subject of art as quilt. The word quilt implies a traditional 3 ...

Ended January 17, 2016

Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America, 1920 to the Present

Enameling, the art of fusing glass to metal through a high temperature firing process, gained enormous popularity in the United States in the last ...

Ended November 29, 2015

Haystack Components: Metal and Jewelry

Co-curated by Claire Sanford and Ellen Wieske Reception: Sunday, May 24, 2015, 2:00 – 5:00 pm Haystack = an exceptional craft school Components ...

Ended November 8, 2015

Brockton Youth Creates: Artistic Expressions of Brockton Public School Students

Fuller Craft Museum has enjoyed a long-standing partnership with Brockton Public Schools. Through this creative exchange, the young visitors have developed ...

Ended September 6, 2015

Continuum of Innovation: Haystack Clay Selects

This exhibition celebrates the innovative achievements of past Haystack Mountain School of Crafts clay faculty as they comment on the contemporary ...

Ended August 23, 2015

Crafting a Collection: Fuller Craft Museum Recent Acquisitions

Crafting a Collection: Fuller Craft Museum Recent Acquisitions highlights significant new acquisitions made by Fuller Craft Museum from January 2012 ...

Ended July 12, 2015

The State of Clay: Pushing Boundaries

Pushing Boundaries presents the work of 50 of the talented 300 ceramicists over the past 18 years who have participated in the State of Clay exhibitions ...

Ended May 24, 2015

Legacy of Fire: Clay Dragon Studios Revisited

From 1976 – 1984, ten ceramic artists operated out of a dynamic gallery and cooperative workspace in the historic A. H. Davenport building in East ...

Ended April 26, 2015

Barbara Andrus: Fieldwork

Fieldwork explores the relationship between art and environment, and the boundaries between outside and indoor spaces. Maine artist Barbara Andrus ...

Ended February 8, 2015

2014 Biennial Members Exhibition

Originally developed to showcase the talent of our member artists, the exhibition remains one of the most impactful ways to celebrate the important ...

Ended January 25, 2015

Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators

Game Changers: Fiber Art Masters and Innovators are those artists, both past and present, who are recognized for continuously experimenting with traditional ...

Ended November 23, 2014

Dorothy Simpson Krause: Book and Art

Reception: Sunday, June 29, 2:00 pm Celebrating three exhibitions: Shine a Light, Annette Bellamy: Floating, and Dorothy Simpson Krause: Book and Art. ...

Ended November 9, 2014

Annette Bellamy: Floating

In Bellamy’s words, “Floating is an exhibition of sculpture work that reflects the idea of transformation. The forms move space and make it mobile, ...

Ended November 2, 2014

Small Expressions

Small Expressions is an annual exhibition sponsored by the Handweavers Guild of America. It features high quality contemporary fiber works, none of ...

Ended October 5, 2014

Shine a Light: Artistic Expressions from Gateway Arts

Reception: Sunday, June 29, 2:00 pm. Celebrating three exhibitions: Shine a Light, Annette Bellamy: Floating, and Dorothy Krause Book Show. There ...

Ended June 29, 2014

The Stories We Tell: Works by Tommy Simpson, Michelle Holzapfel, and Binh Pho

RECEPTION: Sunday, March 9 at 2:00 pm. Come meet the artists and hear all three talk about their work. The Stories We Tell explores the imaginative ...

Ended June 15, 2014

Machines and Mechanizations: Explorations in Contemporary Kinetic Sculpture

Reception: Sunday, February 9, 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Machines and Mechanizations will showcase contemporary artists working in the realm of kinetic ...

Ended June 1, 2014

New Acquisition by Artist Jim Keller

Fuller Craft Museum is excited to announce the recent acquisition of Delahey by famed woodturner Jim Keller. This striking mesquite form is an exceptional ...

Ended March 20, 2014

All Things Considered VII: National Basketry Organization Juried Exhibition

The National Basketry Organization (NBO) is pleased to present All Things Considered VII, a biennial juried and invitational exhibition. Reception: December ...

Ended February 23, 2014

Made in Massachusetts: Studio Furniture of the Bay State

Opening Reception Sunday, October 20, 2:00 – 5:00 pm, with a talk by Professor Brock Jobe, Winterthur Museum Since the mid-1950s, Massachusetts ...

Ended February 9, 2014

Bojagi and Beyond

Works from RISD students of Chunghie Lee exhibited alongside 10 contemporary, Korean Bojagi artists.

Ended January 26, 2014

Reversible Reactions: Art Meets Science @ The MIT Glass Lab

Come hear the MIT Glass Band perform on October 17, 7:00 pm Call the front desk to register today 508.588.6000. “Reversible Reactions” is ...

Ended November 3, 2013

Art of Mosaics: Piecing it Together

Reception: Join us Sunday, September 29 to celebrate two wonderful exhibitions: Art of Mosaics: Piecing It Together and Reversible Reactions: Art Meets ...

Ended October 27, 2013

Brockton Youth Creates: Artwork by Brockton Public School Students

Fuller Craft Museum has enjoyed a long-standing partnership with Brockton Public Schools. Through this creative exchange, the young visitors have developed ...

Ended October 6, 2013

Across the Grain: Turned and Carved Wood

Fuller Craft Museum is excited to present an exhibition of wood art that reveals the scope of its Permanent Collection (with 49 turned, carved, assembled, ...

Ended September 22, 2013

Adornments and Delights: Five Jewelers Courting Nature

Fuller Craft is proud to present five extraordinary jewelers who are highly accomplished and nationally recognized artists. Susan Hamlet, Linda Kindler ...

Ended June 16, 2013

Dark Garden: An Installation by Linda Huey

With over 40 dark and beautiful but unlikely plant forms, ceramic artist Linda Huey transforms an entire gallery into a somber, courtyard-type garden. ...

Ended May 19, 2013

Chris Gustin: Masterworks in Clay

The exhibition is the first museum retrospective exhibition of the ceramicist’s 35-year career as an artist and teacher. Known for his biomorphic ...

Ended March 17, 2013

2012 Biennial Members Exhibition

The Members Exhibition is opening soon! Fuller Craft Museum is at the center of a vibrant and rich community of artists, a selection of which are showcased ...

Ended February 10, 2013

Grand Tales of the Loom: Four Master Weavers

Grand Tales of the Loom features the woven expressions of four artists: Cyndy Barbone, Deborah Frazee Carlson, Fuyuko Matsubara, and Bhakti Ziek. Through ...

Ended January 20, 2013

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