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    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays

    Presented by Cultural Organization of Lowell at Downtown Lowell, Lowell

    May 7, 2015

    Downtown Lowell First Thursdays - Your invitation to fun, art, museums and music in lively Lowell!  On the first Thursday of every month, visit our galleries, museums, businesses and restaurants and they show you what Lowell has to offer.  We have a variety of activities including gallery openings, craft activities for adults and kids, book signings, lectures, movies, food, music, and more.  ...more


    Needle Felting with Emily Watlington

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 10, 2015

    Details: To start, participants will join instructor in making a felted ball. Then, participants will be invited to build upon the ball by introducing new forms,...more

    7th Annual Cambridge Arts Open Studios

    Presented by Cambridge Arts Council

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    Explore the work of over 100 visual and performing artists over one vibrant weekend! Celebrate the special women in your life with a memorable mother's day weekend celebration of the visual...more

    Ceramics Program Spring Show and Sale 2015

    Presented by Ceramics Program, Office for the Arts at Harvard

    May 7 - May 10, 2015

    More than sixty artists will present an extraordinary selection of ceramic work. From functional dinnerware to sculptural masterpieces, this popular exhibition has...more

    Make a Silk Flower Window! (ages 4 & up)

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    May 9 - May 10, 2015

    Silk hoops with beautiful flower designs are waiting for your creative touch. Watch how silk paints flow to create a stained-glass look, and make an exquisite gift for mom. 


    Adult Art Workshop: Bracelet and Earrings

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 15, 2015

    Come with a friend! Learn basic beading techniques from nationally known bead artist Andrea Alyse while making earrings and a bracelet. Tuition includes beads and supplies, but you may bring your...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Introduction to Papermaking

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 17, 2015

    Create your own paper! Learn to prepare pulp, form sheets and embed materials (such as flowers or thread) to create beautiful, unique sheets of handmade paper. Advance registration required.


    Family Clay Workshop: Fairy and Gnome Houses

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 17, 2015

    Work with your child to build a wonderful house out of clay for a mythical fairy, gnome, goblin, elf or other magical or mischievous being. Add paint and other decorations to entice a visit!...more

    Fort Point Spring Open Studios

    Presented by Fort Point Arts Community (FPAC)

    May 15 - May 17, 2015

    Twice each year the artists of Fort Point open their studios to the public. Join us for a weekend of art!

    Explore the historic waterfront warehouses that are home to painters,...more

    IMPACT Juried Exhibition

    Presented by Brookline Arts Center at Brookline Arts Center, Brookline

    April 17 - May 23, 2015

    The Brookline Arts Center is pleased to present IMPACT, a national juried exhibition of Jewelry and Metalsmithing work. In conjunction with the 2015 Society of...more

    Weaving In Metal with Emily Watlington

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 23, 2015

    Details: Participants will be invited to score a sheet of aluminum foil to create a loom-like structure. Then, cut strips of foil can be woven in. We can start with basic under-over techniques,...more

    Reception for Haystack Jewelry Exhibition

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 24, 2015

    Join us to celebrate this exhibition and meet some of the artists. Details t.b.a.


    Silk Painting with Sandra Golbert

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    May 23 & 24 – 1:00pm to 4:00 pm Last Day to Register 5/15/2015 Maximum students: 10 Learn to paint on silk with cold water dyes that can be ‘set’ with just an iron. Working...more

    The State of Clay: Pushing Boundaries

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    March 7 - May 24, 2015

    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 at the Lexington Arts and...more

    Make a Peace Lantern! (ages 4 and up)

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    May 23 - May 24, 2015

    Memorial Day weekend is a great time to think about world peace. Create your own special lantern with peace symbols, flowers, and other designs as a reminder of what we can do to create a more...more

    TRAVEL INSPIRATIONS ~ BEADING AROUND THE WORLD IN 80 CLAYS

    Presented by Lexington Arts and Crafts Society at Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington

    May 9 - May 24, 2015

    Celebrating artistic inspiration from around the globe, artists of the Polymer and Beading Guild invite you to travel the world with them in this showcase of...more

    Adult Art Workshop: Try It! Watercolor

    Presented by Danforth Museum of Art at Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham

    May 5 - May 26, 2015

    During the month of May, explore basic watercolor techniques and experiment with the vibrant, transparent colors of this often misunderstood medium. Learn about the range of supplies (types of...more

    Made by Hand: an exhibit of extraordinary craftsmanship

    Presented by North Bennet Street School

    May 18 - May 29, 2015

     See dozens of hand-made objects by graduates and alumni of North Bennet Street School – elegant furniture and cabinetry, hand-made musical instruments, one-of-a-kind jewelry, ornate...more

    Everett Arts Association Spring Arts Festival

    Presented by Everett Arts Associatioin

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

    Come join us for Everett Arts Association’s 47th annual Spring Arts Festival. Ponder over 100 juried pieces of artwork, enjoy music performances from local students, admire art submitted and...more

    Make a Post-It Notes Holder for Dads & Teachers

    Presented by Artbeat at Artbeat The Creativity Store, Arlington

    May 30 - May 31, 2015

    Here’s a great way to give Dad or a favorite teacher a special Thank You: a ceramic sticky note holder that you have painted with your own inspired designs. Ages 4 and up!


    Craft in Bloom

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 5 - June 7, 2015

    Life imitates art as members of the Brockton Garden Club design floral arrangements based on artwork from the Fuller Craft Museum permanent collection. For an entire weekend, Fuller Craft Museum...more

    2015 Chelsea Art Walk

    Presented by Chelsea Artists Collaborative at Chelsea Art Walk, Chelsea

    June 13 - June 14, 2015

    The Chelsea Artists' Collaborative invite you to the 7th annual Chelsea Art Walk in Chelsea, Massachusetts on  June 13th and 14th, 2015. The Art Walk provides a look at some of the Boston...more

    FirstWorks & the City of Providence present Tape Art

    Presented by FirstWorks

    June 11 - June 14, 2015

    Have you seen a CatFish swimming around town lately? Now follow the colorful fish as they converge Downtown in their nesting ground to celebrate the Providence International Arts Festival. These...more

    Cheap and Cheerful Shirret- Luxury from Fabric Scraps with Lady McCrady

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 20, 2015

    Celebrate summer with this colorful workshop. Learn the classic American technique called Shirret (rhymes with crochet) with leading expert Lady McCrady,...more

    NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza - A Pop Culture Expo

    Presented by IMAGE Meet And Greet Entertainment LLC

    June 20 - June 21, 2015

     NorthEast Comic Con & Collectibles Extravaganza, a Pop Culture Expo, is a family friendly event featuring all things that appeal to fans of comics, movies, television and Nerd culture....more

    60th Annual Arts Festival

    Presented by South Shore Art Center and South Shore Art Center at Cohasset Town Common, Cohasset

    June 19 - June 21, 2015

    For 60 years, Cohasset’s historic town common has been the site of South Shore Art Center’s annual arts festival, attracting over 9,000 guests to the three-day festival. Held on...more

    New Bedford Folk Festival

    Presented by New Bedford Summerfest at New Bedford Whaling National Historical Park, New Bedford

    July 4 - July 5, 2015

    The New Bedford Folk Festival will celebrate its milestone 20th Anniversary with an impressive lineup of the best in contemporary, Americana, traditional,  blues and Celtic folk music. Folk...more

    Dynamic Conversations - Fine craft furniture paired with distinctive two-dimensional works

    Presented by South Shore Art Center at South Shore Art Center, Cohaset

    May 29 - July 12, 2015

    Fine craft furniture paired with distinctive two-dimensional works: Boris Bally, Garry Knox Bennett, Dale Broholm, John Eric Byers, Charles Crowley, Mark Del...more

    The 10th Annual Cultural Survival Bazaar in Cape Cod

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World. 

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    A Weekend with Ben Owen III

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    July 18 - July 19, 2015

    North Carolina potter Ben Owen III will conduct a full weekend of clay demos, lectures, and a reception at Fuller Craft Museum. The demo/workshops will focus on clay forms made on the...more

    Music & More

    Presented by Brookline Music School at Brookline Music School, Brookline

    July 6 - July 31, 2015

    Now in its 21st year, our most popular summer arts program offers music, dance and art activities in an interactive, creative environment. Each week contains its own theme, such as “The Wild...more

    Reception for Little Dreams in Glass and Metal Exhibition

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 2, 2015

    Join us to celebrate the landmark exhibition Little Dreams in Glass and Metal: Enameling in America 1920 to the Present.


    Cultural Survival Bazaar: Harvard University the Plaza

    Presented by Cultural Survival

    August 1 - August 2, 2015

    A Festival of Indigenous Art, Music, & Cultures from Around the World.

    We feature Indigenous artists, performers, and handmade products benefiting the livelihoods of artists,...more

    Free Fun Friday!

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    August 14, 2015

    Fuller Craft Museum will have a free family day with demos and hands-on craft activities for children and adults alike.  

    Free Fun Fridays is an annual 10-week summer program that...more

    Continuum of Innovation: Haystack Clay Selects

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    February 28 - August 23, 2015

    This exhibition celebrates the innovative achievements of past Haystack Mountain School of Crafts clay faculty as they comment on the contemporary evolution of ceramic practice through a...more

    Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanty Season August-September 2015

    Presented by Hyannis Harbor Artist Shanties

    August 31 - September 27, 2015

    August 31st-September 27th, 2015:
    Hyannis "HyArts" Artist Shanties, 180 Ocean St, Hyannis, MA 508-862-4990
    Seven days a week, 11AM -6PM
    Browse among the seven colorful...more

    Cape Ann Artisans Studio Tour

    Presented by Cape Ann Artisans

    October 10 - October 12, 2015

    This self-guided tour along the scenic coastline of Gloucester and Rockport presents a unique opportunity to meet 26 professional artists in 23 studios and see...more

    Haystack Components: Metals and Jewelry

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 16 - November 1, 2015

    Haystack = an exceptional craft school Components = parts of a larger whole

    This exhibition is made up of...more

    SoWa First Friday Open Studios 2015

    Presented by SOWA Artists Guild at SOWA Artists Guild, Boston

    April 3 - November 6, 2015

    The first Friday of every month, over 60 artists open to the public.

    First Fridays are an integral part of the SOWA Artists Guild mission. The aim is to give visitors access to the artists...more

    artKitchen Painting Sessions with Sasha Coelho

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 2 - December 3, 2015

    Sign up for an artKitchen Painting Session with Sasha Coelho. No experience necessary. Let our resident artist, Sasha Coelho, guide you to capture an image on...more

    Holiday Wrap Up Celebration

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    December 19, 2015

    Join us for an evening of holiday cheer with craft activities for the whole family. Come learn how to make origami ornaments and boxes. Create cards and ornaments from reused Xmas cards. More...more

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