The dual mission of the Society of Arts + Crafts is to encourage the creation, collection, and promotion of the work of contemporary craft artists and to advance public appreciation of fine craft. To fulfill this mission, the Society fosters an interconnected community by sharing opportunities from fellow craft organizations. Below, please find calls for entry, applications for residencies, as well as other educational opportunities throughout New England.
Allston-Brighton Winter Market
The second annual Allston-Brighton Winter Market returns to the Harvard Ed Portal December 6-9, 2018! This neighborhood holiday market is a four-day event featuring vendors of crafts, artisan goods, gifts, and fine art, plus live music, food and drinks for purchase, a beer garden, and special interactive art opportunities. The market is currently accepting applications for vendors through September 7, 2018.
The Allston-Brighton Winter Market (ABWM) presents a broad selection of high-quality, locally-made goods, and vendors will be selected with an eye toward market variety, quality, and cohesiveness. Preference will be given to applicants living and/or working in Allston-Brighton. We look forward to reviewing your application!
Fenway Alliance / Opening Our Doors: A Day of Free Cultural Experiences
Opening Our Doors brings together our members and community partners in a day of free cultural offerings for the entire family. Alliance institutions and partners host activities ranging from musical and dance performances to historic tours and lectures, special “behind-the-scenes” looks at Alliance institutions, walking tours of The Fenway, and much more. We come together annually as a community to prove that art can and should be participatory. We encourage you to join in the creation of art and to be active as an artist, performer, and audience member.
Join us October 9th, 2017 from 10:00am to 4:00pm for 80+ art, music, and cultural happenings–all free and all in the Fenway! The day kicks off at 10am on the Christian Science Plaza, at 235 Huntington Avenue. A complimentary trolley will shuttle visitors to programming at key sites including Evans Way Park and Northeastern’s Krentzman Quad.