• Society of Arts + Crafts: Now Open in the Seaport District

    Society of Arts + Crafts: Now Open in the Seaport District

Opening Thursday, November 8

Adorning Boston and Beyond: Contemporary Studio Jewelry Then + Now and Our Cups Runneth Over, 6th biennial cup exhibition and sale

Two new vibrant exhibitions on view at the Society of Arts + Crafts open on Thursday, November 8. Adorning Boston and Beyond: Contemporary Studio Jewelry Then + Now explores Boston and surrounding areas as a hub of innovation and creativity in studio jewelry. The Society's biennial cup exhibition and sale, Our Cups Runneth Over, returns and features cups, as well as portfolio pieces, by ceramic artists from across the country. 

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"Handmade objects are soulful in a way machine made things are not. Frequently I 'read' them by holding them in my hand,and enjoying what is tactile." -Terrill Waldman









"Everyone has the ability to appreciate the work of a master craftsperson." -Richard Oedel











All my pieces at the Society are based on New England becoming my home and the history behind metal and craft" -Tanya Crane


Workshop and Roundtable with Mary Barringer / Wednesday, January 9, 6-7:30pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Workshop and Roundtable with Mary Barringer / Wednesday, January 9, 6-7:30pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Join Our Cups Runneth Over Guest Curator Mary Barringer for a roundtable discussion and hands-on workshop that explores how we choose cups, how they can enhance our lives, and what makes a cup, a cup.

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Striking Silver Earrings with Metalwerx / Saturday, January 19, 1-4pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Striking Silver Earrings with Metalwerx / Saturday, January 19, 1-4pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Join Metalwerx artist Alanna Robbins for a fun and fast-paced workshop that will cover two techniques for creating silver earrings that are simple to make and striking to wear.

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Lecture with Curator Jeannine Falino + Book Signing with MFA, Boston Curators Nonie Gadsden and Emily Stoehrer / Thursday, January 24, 6-9pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Lecture with Curator Jeannine Falino + Book Signing with MFA, Boston Curators Nonie Gadsden and Emily Stoehrer / Thursday, January 24, 6-9pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Join us for a lecture by independent curator of design and craft Jeannine Falino, followed by a book signing with MFA, Boston curators Nonie Gadsden and Emily Stoehrer.

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Artist Talk with Artist-in-Residence Jessica Smith / Thursday, March 21, 6-7pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Artist Talk with Artist-in-Residence Jessica Smith / Thursday, March 21, 6-7pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Join Society AIR Jessica Smith during this talk that will introduce attendees to the history of paper flower making, explain the unique sculptural strengths of this ubiquitous material, and highlight her own sources of visual inspiration

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Paper Cherry Blossom Branches Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Jessica Smith / Saturday, March 23, 10am-2pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Paper Cherry Blossom Branches Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Jessica Smith / Saturday, March 23, 10am-2pm / @ 100 Pier 4

Join current Society AIR Jessica Smith for a class that allows you to welcome spring by crafting your own branch of paper cherry blossoms.

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