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Boston Made: Arts and Crafts Jewelry and Metalwork at the Museum of Fine Arts

January 1, 2019 - March 31, 2020

The International Arts and Crafts movement spurred a renaissance of hand craftsmanship in Boston at the turn of the twentieth century. The city emerged as a vibrant jewelry-making and metalworking community. The movement is characterized by works featuring bold color, gemstones, enamels, and history-inspired designs. Boston Made showcases more than 75 works—including jewelry, tableware, decorative accessories, and more. Perhaps the designs of this noted movement will inspire your designs today?  

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The Glass House Tours

May 2 - November 30

Built in 1949 by Philip Johnson, who lived in the house until his death in 2005, the Glass House is best understood as a pavilion for viewing the surrounding landscape. Tour this unique home and its galleries. Ticket prices range from $25 for a one-hour tour to $250 for a private, three-hour tour. The Glass House, New Canaan, CT, 203-594-9884 Click here for details.

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Rhododendron Festival

June 1 - June 2

Take a peaceful walk through thousands of colorful rhododendrons in more than 100 varieties. Participate in activities with horticulture experts, and take home one of the plants during the plant sale. Free with museum admission. Heritage Museum & Gardens, Sandwich; 508-888-3300 Click here for details.

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Cape Ann Artisans 36th Annual Open Studios

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Sixteen studios and 17 artists will showcase everything from crafts to fine art including pottery, painting, sculpture, photography, mixed media, mosaics, prints, textiles, and jewelry. The self-guided tour takes place in Gloucester and Rockport. 10 a.m.-5 p.m. capeannartisans.com

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Digging Deeper: The Making of a Meadow Farm

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

As part of the Garden Conservancy’s Open Days, visit Swift River Farm, which features thousands of meadow plants that attract insects and pollinators. Tickets are $30 for members, $40 for non-members. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Swift River Farm, Petersham, Mass.; 888-842-2442, gardenconservancy.org

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