At Two Museums - Our 100th Anniversary Celebration!

Updated: Apr 6

The Weavers’ Guild of Boston is excited to announce its’ 100th anniversary year with exhibits at both the Charles River Museum, Waltham, MA and the Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton, MA



Arial View of Charles River Museum Photo credit: Charles River Museum


Charles River Museum of Industry and Innovation

154 Moody St. Waltham, MA

https://www.charlesrivermuseum.org/

Phone: (781) 893-5410


Woven Together: Weavers’ Guild of Boston Celebrates a Century of Makers

Exhibit dates: Apr 6 - Dec 31, 2022


The Weavers' Guild of Boston is the oldest weavers' guild in the United States and has played an influential role in the development of this handcraft. In the Guild's centennial year, this exhibit explores its rich history, the process of weaving, and the ratings system by which members may achieve the status of Master Weaver.


Weaving Demonstrations

Apr 9 Saturday 10am – 2pm

Apr 30 Saturday 10am – 2pm


Lectures

All Lectures are supported by the Waltham Cultural Council Grant


May 11 Saturday 7pm “What Came Before” presented by Marjie Thompson

Jun 15 Wednesday 7pm “Spinning as Industry” presented by Zoe Larson



Museum Hours

Wednesday 10am – 3pm

Thursday 10am – 3pm

Friday 10am – 3pm

Saturday 10am – 2:30pm


For information about entrance fees and parking https://www.charlesrivermuseum.org/


Entrance to Charles River Museum



Entrance to the Fuller Craft Museum Photo credit: Fuller Craft Museum


Fuller Craft Museum

455 Oak Street Brockton, MA

https://fullercraftmuseum.org

Phone: 508.588.6000


Interpreting Change: Weavers’ Guild of Boston 1922 - 2022

Stone and Barstow Galleries

Exhibit dates: May 14 – Oct 16, 2022


Featured image: Cheryl Mincone, Rubin’s Vase, Americanized, 2021

Photo Credit: Fuller Craft Museum


Interpreting Change: Weavers’ Guild of Boston – 1922-2022 is a juried exhibition produced as a collaborative effort between Fuller Craft Museum and Weavers’ Guild of Boston (WGB) – the oldest weaver’s guild in the U.S – to celebrate WGB’s centennial anniversary and its members creative accomplishments. These exquisite works were created specifically for this exhibition and highlight developments in materials, artistic taste, and the nature of process-oriented craft. Interpreting Change was juried by Fuller Craft’s Artistic Director and Chief Curator Beth McLaughlin and former Executive Director Denise LeBlanc.


This exhibition was made possible with the support from the Merrill Family in honor of Mary Merrill, WGB Dean from 1970 – 1972.


Hours and Admission: Tuesday – Sunday, 10AM – 5PM Admission: Free for Brockton residents Admission by donation for all guests, suggested donation $12.


FREE PARKING is available in the main and upper lots, with handicap access through the rear education entrance



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