Child's Play

November 21, 2019 - January 18, 2020

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Child's Play offers a look at the protected bastion of childhood through the eyes of adult artists working in contemporary craft. This exhibition features works that explore the duality of play and seriousness across mediums. Toys, games, and kinetic objects featured in this show express a childlike sense of play at first glance, but reveal sinister undertones upon closer inspection. While sober considerations arise in this show, the works remind viewers to harken back to the days of yore and consider life (and art!) with a child's delight.

Image: Nathaniel Lewis

Child's Play Events:

Child's Play Opening: Thursday, November 21, 6-9pm

Resistance Doll Workshop with Artist-in-Residence Kimberly Becker: Saturday, December 7, 11am-1pm

Craft Your Own Game: Saturday, January 4, 2-4pm

Artist Talk with Child's Play Artists Skunkadelia and Michael Stasiuk: January 11, 2-3pm


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Thank you to the Wenham Museum for their generosity in loaning objects for exhibition in Child's Play.