Due to the COVID-19 crisis, Fuller Craft Museum Museum is closed to the public. Workshops and other programming are canceled through June 30.

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Kick, Turn, Shine

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

Presenting an innovative series of events on consecutive weekends in March 2020:

    • Fuller Craft Museum presents a reception, film, lecture, gallery tours, and workshops in conjunction with Serious Bling: Radical Jewelry Makeover—The Artist Project and Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty.
      Saturday & Sunday, March 7 – 8, 2020 (see times below)
    • (canceled) North Bennet School presents a lecture and three workshops with Beth Ireland
      In light of the recent health crisis associated with the coronavirus NBSS has canceled this event.

Saturday, March 7, 2020
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 Curators’ tour of Serious Bling: Radical Jewelry Makeover —The Artist Project and Striking Gold: Fuller at Fifty.

7:00 pm Screening of River of Gold with introductory remarks by Fuller Craft Museum Director Denise Lebica

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 Q&A with 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.

Sunday, March 8, 2020

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.

2:30 pm Lettering by Liz conducts a calligraphy in gold demo

Kick, Turn, Shine, is free with the cost of admission. Reserve your seat below.

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

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Kick, Turn, Shine   

Kick, Turn, Shine is funded in part by the following cultural councils: Berkley, Bridgewater, Brockton, Carver, East Bridgewater, Halifax, Hanson, Holbrook, Mansfield, Middleborough, North Attleborough, Norton, 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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