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    Better Photography with Ronald Zincone

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 21, 2015

    This course will introduce to you and teach you the techniques of creating better photographs. You will be taught the do’s and don’ts, tricks and tips and the how, what, when and why? Learn how simple techniques can be critical to creating an image that is tack sharp, technically perfect and exhibits a great composition. You will learn the importance of discipline, practice, patience, using the proper ...more


    APRIL Vacation Week Art Adventures: GREEN WEEK!

    Presented by The Umbrella Community Arts Center at The Umbrella Community Arts Center, Concord

    April 21 - April 24, 2015

    Welcome SPRING and join us in celebrating and exploring – earth-friendly recycled materials art making. Transform plastic parts, newspaper, cardboard, scrap fabrics, and recycled ceramics...more

    April Vacation Week Activities

    Presented by Old State House

    April 20 - April 24, 2015

    Spring is a wonderful time to get out of the house and explore the revolutionary history of Boston at the Old State House. Drop-in during school vacation week for our hands-on historical...more

    Family Day at the Davis: Words and Pictures

    Presented by Wellesley College at Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley

    April 25, 2015

    Learn all about the different ways that text and image interact in this edition of Family Day at the Davis! Ask a graphic designer about his work, watch a calligrapher in action, sit down with...more

    Courtyard Bazaar

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 25 - April 26, 2015

    Join us in the courtyard of Fuller Craft Museum to purchase new and old works of art, and beautifully wrought crafts gifted to Fuller Craft for sale in the Museum Shop. This is a singular...more

    Legacy of Fire Closing Reception

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 26, 2015

    Come join us for the Reception! From 1976 – 1984, ten ceramic artists operated out of a dynamic gallery and cooperative workspace in the historic A. H. Davenport building in East...more

    Fountain Street Studios Open Studios Event

    Presented by Fountain Street Studios at Fountain Street Studios, Framingham

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    The largest community of artists under one roof in MetroWest opens its doors to the public! Our new artists as well as many who are already familiar to visitors are eager to show you their newest...more

    Arts in April

    Presented by Melrose Arts at Memorial Hall, Melrose, Melrose

    April 24 - April 26, 2015

    Melrose Arts will host the 10th Annual Arts in April Festival at Memorial Hall in Melrose. This three-day festival is a juried show featuring original fine art and fine craft by 42 artist...more

    Introduction to Astronomy Part 1

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    April 26, 2015

    Does the Cosmos fascinate you? Do you often find yourself starring up at the night sky with jaw-dropping awe? Would you like to learn more about our cosmic neighborhood? Well, it’s time to...more

    Drop Into Art: Let’s Play!

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

    May 3, 2015

    This month, Danforth Art’s family program Drop Into Art will celebrate the fine art and children’s book illustrations of Jennifer Goldfinger with fun gallery activities and art-making....more

    7th annual LEXINGTON OPEN STUDIOS

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

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    Lexington is very fortunate to have a growing, changing and thriving arts community. Sometimes this is invisible. Artists often work quietly and may not show or...more

    Rug Hooking for Beginners with Hayley Perry

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 2 - May 3, 2015

    Primitive Rug Hooking for Beginners is an introductory course into the traditional North American craft of rug hooking. Dating back to pioneer times, rug hooking recycles common materials into...more

    AddiSUNDAY

    Presented by Addison Gallery of American Art

    May 3, 2015

    Engage your inner creativity with activities in the galleries for all visitors. 


    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...more

    Watch City Steampunk Festival

    Presented by Downtown Waltham Partnership

    May 9, 2015

    A festival to celebrate all things Steampunk! Steampunk is a literary, artistic, and lifestyle movement melding elements of Victorian-era history and fashion with retro-futuristic...more

    50 Shades of Blue: Indigo dyeing and Shibori with Katie Buchanan

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    May 9, 2015

    The practice of dyeing with indigo is an incredibly rich cultural tradition, with each region of the world having its own unique dyeing approach to the dyeing process. Indigo has been used for...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

    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

    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

    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

    Art 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. More details to come...


    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

    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

    Third Annual Craft & Music Festival 2015

    Presented by Fuller Craft Museum at Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton

    June 27, 2015

    Elements of art and music converge in a fun-filled day of hands-on craft activities for the whole family. Make your own instruments by hand, then play along with a special program of music with...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

    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.


    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

    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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