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April Vacation Week Kickoff: Objects of Power
March 23 @ 11:00 am - April 20 @ 4:30 pm EDT
An event every day that begins at 11:00am, repeating until April 20, 2018
Consider how objects are imbued with special meaning as you experiment with unexpected materials. Explore the power of the object as you explore making in our studio, artists talks, music, and a fashion showcase of original design in the historic palace. Admission is always free for patrons under 17.
PROGRAMMING FOR THE DAY
In the Bertucci Education Studio // Consider how objects are imbued with special meaning as you experiment with unexpected materials.*
In Calderwood Hall // At 1:30 pm metalsmith and MassArt professor Heather White presents on her series Botanical Fictions. White’s work is highly influenced by historical metal objects and ornamentation made for royal figures, non-secular rituals, and military forces.
In Calderwood Hall // At 3:30 pm join musicians from the New England Conservatory for a family-friendly interactive performance.
In the Living Room // Sketch an object you treasure and have on you right now. Add it to our “wall of power.”
In the Courtyard // Fashion Showcase of original designs by Neighborhood Salon Luminary Nathalia JMag with live musical accompaniment.
*This April Vacation Week Studio workshop series was developed in collaboration with Heather White, Professor at Massachusetts College of Art and Design in jewelry and metalsmithing.