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455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
508-588-6000 www.fullercraft.org

September 2020

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Botanical Printmaking

September 16, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Explore a mixture of non-press printmaking strategies with botanical textures. Combine leaves, sea foam, dried fruits, pressed flowers, pine cones, fern fronds…and even some fabulous fakes, fabrics, and carved versions of botanicals. We’ll be printing into papers, card stocks, vellums, and some textiles for use in art projects like collage, assemblage, and the book arts. Printmaking techniques will include plexi-plate, collagraph, styrofoam block, gelatin plate and paste papers. Bring your own botanical items to add to Cristina’s vast collection, or just…

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Craft Chat with Gwen

September 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Designer. Weaver. Fiber Maven. Gwendolyn Gavin practices fiber arts of all kinds, but mostly prefers to be at the loom. She has a long history in manufacturing and a special interest in the intersection of craft and industry. She joins us to discuss not only her upcoming embroidery class and the many uses of embroidery, but also weaving, the conflict of fast fashion, and her passion for increasing textile literacy. Learn more about the chasm between knowledge of textile/apparel production…

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Botanical Printmaking

September 23, 2020 @ 12:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on September 23, 2020 at 12:30 pm

Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Explore a mixture of non-press printmaking strategies with botanical textures. Combine leaves, sea foam, dried fruits, pressed flowers, pine cones, fern fronds…and even some fabulous fakes, fabrics, and carved versions of botanicals. We’ll be printing into papers, card stocks, vellums, and some textiles for use in art projects like collage, assemblage, and the book arts. Printmaking techniques will include plexi-plate, collagraph, styrofoam block, gelatin plate and paste papers. Bring your own botanical items to add to Cristina’s vast collection, or just…

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October 2020

Fuller Craft Museum mosaics

Mosaics: Animals & Birds

October 1, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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8 week Course Thursdays through November 19 - An introduction for both beginning and advanced students to the art of creating images of animals and birds in mosaic. This goes beyond the usual introductory class in both scale and technique. Participants will each work on their own mosaic panel in the size of their choice. Topics include dynamic composition, color theory, mosaic materials and techniques, mortar, and grout. Students may supply their own 8” x 11” photograph to work from…

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Fuller Craft Museum Kids Drawing

Kids Drawing Studio – 6 Week Course

October 17, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Young artists will learn to use line, shape, form, texture, and space to make two dimensions come alive with the fundamentals of drawing and sketching. Drawing assignments may include still lives, landscapes, cityscapes and portraits, and students to work in pencil, colored pencil, felt-tip marker and charcoal. This course is ideal for students who want to discover the joy and satisfaction of drawing. 6-week workshop, Saturdays - October 17 - November 21 - 2:00 - 3:00 pm Student Age Group:…

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Needle Felting for Beginners

October 24, 2020 @ 10:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Learn everything you need to know to begin needle felting in a relaxed and supportive environment. In this beginner friendly workshop, you will learn how to make your own needle felted critter from start to finish. No experience is necessary. All materials are included, and you get to take your set of felting needles, foam pad, and extra wool home! This workshop is open to ages 12 and over.  Click Here to register.  

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Andromeda Quintet at Fuller Craft Museum

Andromeda Quintet at Fuller Craft Museum

October 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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The Brockton Public Library and the Brockton Symphony Chamber Players continue the third year of their Chamber Music collaboration!  This year’s series is a bit different, and we are video-recording our performances, which then will be presented online.  We thank the Fuller Craft Museum for their beautiful outdoor courtyard with the extra benefit of great acoustics for this performance. Featuring the Andromeda Quintet performing contemporary music by: women composers Jennifer Higdon & Lauren Bernofsky; Ewazen’s Colchester Fantasy, evoking Colchester England…

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The Marbled Book 4 Week Saturday Workshop

October 31, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Due to the Covid-19 crisis, payment for all workshops will only be accepted online. Classes are held in person, in our studios. Saturdays, October 31 – November 21, 2020 4-week workshop. This workshop combines Paper Marbling and Book Arts for a survey of contemporary uses of marbling throughout the book structure. Far beyond the traditional use of paper marbling as end papers within the interiors of books, we’ll take our marbled creations onto the covers, as the content or “text block”, and even…

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December 2020

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Craft Chat with Alexandra Sheldon

December 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Join us for a Craft Chat with artist and educator Alexandra Sheldon featured in Makers and Mentors: The Art and Life of Snow Farm—The New England Craft Program exhibition opening on November 28, 2020. This session is Free but registration is necessary. Click Here to register.

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February 2021

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I ❤️ My Blackness and Yours: Celebrating Black Photographers

February 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Wee the People, a Boston-based social justice project for kids, invite you to celebrate Blackness through photography. Explore the stories of a Black photographer whose work affirms and celebrates Blackness by putting it in the center of the frame and learn how you can tell your own stories. Join us for Nothing About Us Without Us, with a reading of Carole Boston Weatherford’s picture book “Gordon Parks: How the Photographer Captured Black and White America.” All ages are welcome! Pre-K…

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Fuller Craft Museum Object Talk

Fuller Craft Museum: Object Talk

February 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Join us for a 45- to 60-minute virtual talk about two objects from our collection. Contemporary craft is marked by new interpretations of traditional techniques and innovations in design and materials. As styles, techniques, and meanings in the field progress, what endures is the work of the hand and the stories shared by the maker and the object.  This month we will discuss two works from Tending the Fires: Recent Acquisitions in Clay, Tip Toland's Visitor, and Patti Warashina’s Talking Stick.…

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March 2021

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Wire Hats & Headpieces (a virtual class)

March 6 @ 12:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Saturdays: March 6 – 20, 2021 / 12:00pm – 2:30pm - Sales end on March 1 - Using millinery and wrapping wires, students will learn to plan and execute a design for a headpiece or small hat. Using craft paper, you will learn to pattern and make a “map” of your design. You will shape the wire and trim the piece with beads, ribbons, flowers, or anything that your imagination can dream up. There will be three class meetings, and…

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Collection Spotlight with Stacey Lee Webber

March 10 @ 4:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Join us to hear Stacey Lee Webber, discuss her iconic Circular Saw from Fuller Craft Museum's collection. She will also share information about her unique process and how she works to support others in the creative community. Stacey currently works and lives on the northeast side of Philadelphia where she has made a career of making and selling artwork and jewelry. Click Here for registration and information.

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Bookmaking for Beginners – A One-Day Workshop (On-line Event)

March 13 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Learn to make four simple books in this one-day workshop! The first will be a 16-page book made from one sheet of paper by folding and cutting the page in a certain way. The second will be an 8-page book made from one sheet of paper by folding and cutting the page a certain way. The third will be a 20-page two signature notebook with a softcover using a saddle stitch binding with thread. The fourth will be a multiple signature…

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Fuller Craft Knitting

Knitting for Beginners (an online event)

March 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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6 Week Class on Mondays March 15 through April 19 - Registration closes on March 15. This course will go through the basic building blocks of knitting, giving you the skills to take on a variety of simple knitting projects. We will start with casting on and off and the primary stitches (knitting and purling), and move on to knitting in the round and increasing/decreasing stitches. We will also discuss how to read a yarn label and select the right…

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Making a Magazine: Handmade Zines (On-line Class)

March 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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6 Saturdays-March 20-April 24 - This 6-week workshop begins with a brief review of the history behind zine making and different book-binding methods for handmade zines (a simple three hole, kettle stitch binding, and of course, the good old, staples on the spine). Finish the course with three- five fully made zines and ideas for many more. Register Here.  

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Fuller Craft Museum Object Talk (virtual)

March 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Join us for a 45- to 60-minute virtual talk about two objects from our collection. Contemporary craft is marked by new interpretations of traditional techniques and innovations in design and materials. This month we will discuss two works from Tending the Fires: Recent Acquisitions in Clay, Nancy Jurs Volante, and Cheryl Ann Thomas, Shade. Register Here.

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Craft Chat with Karen Smith “We Wield the Hammer”

March 31 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Karen Smith fabricates and custom-makes wearable art and small sculpture in her studio in Oakland, CA. Her primary mediums are sterling and fine silver and her methods include, but are not limited to, fold forming, forging, soldering, stone setting and more. Primarily a self-taught metal artist, Karen has recently studied with a master goldsmith in Dakar, Senegal; she is also an arts educator and has created a program to teach this artistry/vocation to young women and girls of African descent…

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April 2021

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Bookmaking for Beginners – A One-Day Workshop (On-line Event)

April 10 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on April 10, 2021 at 1:00 pm

Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Learn to make four simple books in this one-day workshop! The first will be a 16-page book made from one sheet of paper by folding and cutting the page in a certain way. The second will be an 8-page book made from one sheet of paper by folding and cutting the page a certain way. The third will be a 20-page two signature notebook with a softcover using a saddle stitch binding with thread. The fourth will be a multiple signature…

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Collection Spotlight with Jay Stanger & Silas Kopf

April 14 @ 4:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Join us for a conversation with Jay Stanger and let's find out more about his career of nearly five decades creating functional artwork. Both in his furniture design and architectural sculpture, Stanger’s work has broken the barriers between fine art and craft. The result is a unique synthesis of geometry, movement, color, and emotion. For more information and to register Click Here.

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Guided Tours: Object Talk

April 25 @ 2:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Learn more about Fuller Craft Museum’s extensive collection of contemporary craft objects! Join us for a lively discussion of two selected objects from our collection and discover new insights on art and craft from our skilled Museum Educators. This month we will discuss: Adrian Saxe, Three Oil Lamps and Shane Fero, Goblet. Note: This is a virtual event. Click Here for more details and to Register.

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Sculpture Using Paper Clay (virtual)

April 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Develop a personal vision of hand-building techniques for creating sculptural forms, with an emphasis on 3-Dimensional design principles. This class uses a wide variety of material techniques including paper clay, decorating techniques including underglaze techniques, textures, colored slips, and glaze applications. Advance your work to a higher level. Prior experience with clay required. 8 Week Class beginning April 28 -  2-hour live Zoom sessions - Register Here. 8 Wednesdays, April 28 - Jun 16 - 1 pm – 3 pm…

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Craft Chat with Liisa Nelson Ceramic Artist (virtual)

April 28 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Lissa Nelson is an artist whose materials and subject matter vary widely and whose work reflects the awe she experiences through nature and culture. Nelson is a fourth-generation Montanan and an internationally recognized artist. Her piece, “Imaginary Morning,” is currently on view at Fuller Craft Museum in the exhibition Particle & Wave: PaperClay Illuminated. Other works by Liisa appear in several private and museum collections in the United States and abroad. Register Here.

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May 2021

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Fuller Craft at Home: Circular Weaving (online)

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Welcome Fuller Craft Museum into your home to add artful play into your everyday life and inspire your inner artist. Together through a virtual, online workshop on the 2nd Sunday of each month, we’ll use our "artist’s eyes" to look at simple things that are all around us while we unlock creative ideas we can play with right in our own homes. Is that a potato masher in your drawer or a playdough tool? What about that broken-down box in your…

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Collection Spotlight with Jayna Zweiman (online)

May 12 @ 4:00 pm
Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak Street
Brockton, MA 02301
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Jayna Zweiman is a multidisciplinary artist and designer. Her independent practice combines architecture, art, craft, and new media to focus on experiences that overlap physical, virtual, and conceptual spaces. Perhaps best known as the co-creator/co-founder of The Pussyhat Project, an international network and movement of women’s rights supporters, Zweiman has become a leading advocate of using design innovation to enact social change. Fuller Craft Museum offers unprecedented access to its permanent collection through a monthly interview series, Collection Spotlight. This online…

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