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Kick, Turn, Shine
March 7 – 8


Kick, Turn, Shine
A collaboration with Society of Arts and Crafts (Kick), North Bennett Street School (Turn), and Fuller Craft Museum (Shine)

Saturday, March 7, 2020
3:00 – 5:00 pm Calligraphy in Gold with “Lettering by Liz” (Liz Roessler)

5:00 – 7:00 pm Reception, Serious Bling: Radical Jewelry Makeover The Artist Project

6:00 – 7:00 pm Dinner available for purchase from Tasteful Adventures in the Museum Café

6:00 pm Gallery tours of Serious Bling: Radical Jewelry Makeover —The Artist Project and Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty.

7:00 pm Screening of River of Gold with introduction by filmmaker Sarah Dupont

Narrated by Academy Award winners Sissy Spacek, and Herbie Hancock, “River of Gold” is the disturbing account of a clandestine journey into Peru’s Amazon rainforest to uncover the savage unraveling of pristine jungle by illegal small scale gold mining. In this documentary film by the Amazon Aid Foundation, Ron Haviv and Donovan Webster, two war journalists, led by Peruvian scientist and activist Enrique Ortiz, bear witness to the apocalyptic destruction in the pursuit of illegally mined gold with consequences on a global scale.

8:15 pm Panel discussion

Following the film screening will be a discussion about the gold supply chain, ethical solutions for metalsmiths and jewelers, and ways in which all consumers can encourage responsibly sourced gold. Confirmed panelists: Susie Ganch, artist, educator, Radical Jewelry Makeover co-founder, and Chair, Craft/Material Studies Virginia Commonwealth University; and Christina T. Miller, Sustainable Jewelry Consultant and Ethical Metalsmiths co-founder. Additional panelist(s) and Moderator: TBD

Sunday, March 8, 2020

11:00 am Gallery tours of Serious Bling: Radical Jewelry Makeover – The Artist Project and Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty.

11:00 am – 2:00 pm Lunch available for purchase from Peppercorns in the Museum Café

1:00 pm Join us as art conservator Birgit Strähle offers an overview of gold leaf techniques throughout history with her lecture “Applied Fascination – Gold Leaf Techniques.” This enthralling program will focus on gold leaf production and techniques from 2000 BCE to present day, insights of “how to gild,” and available products and techniques. The lecture will be followed by Q & A and the audience is invited to have a closer look at gilding tools, materials and mock-ups featuring historic techniques. Birgit received an MA in art history from the University of Braunschweig, Germany and a Diploma in paintings and sculpture conservation from the University of Applied Sciences in Cologne, Germany. She works as an associate paintings conservator at the Worcester Art Museum and volunteers at Worcester’s Sprinkler Factory community art space as co-director.

Kick, Turn, Shine, is free with the cost of admission. Purchase your ticket below.

Curtis Arima,2019, Reflecting Wealth, RJM jewelry components, recycled Silver, torch-fired enamel on copper.


Kick, Turn, Shine   

Kick, Turn, Shine is funded in part by the following cultural councils: Berkley, Brockton, Carver, East Bridgewater, Halifax, Hanson, Middleborough, Pembroke, Raynham, Taunton, and Whitman. These local agencies support the arts with funding provided by Massachusetts Cultural Council. We are grateful for their support.

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Adult – One day, Adult – Saturday and Sunday, Senior – One day, Senior – Saturday and Sunday, Students – One day, Students – Saturday and Sunday, Children Under 12, Members, Brockton Residents

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