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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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10:00 am

Annual Grandiflora Garden Tour

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Take a self-guided tour of Greenwich gardens including in-town treasures and palatial estates. Tickets are $75 in advance and $95 the day of the event. Garden Education Center of Greenwich, CT, June 7, 10 a.m. –4 p.m., and June 8, 10 a.m. –2 p.m., 203-869-9242 Click here for more details.

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1:30 pm

Designing Beauport, Room by Room

June 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Tour Beauport in the order that Henry Davis Sleeper added each room and follow his progression as an interior designer in the early twentieth century. Discover when he began using his signature decorative elements, and learn about the events that influenced his summer home. Tickets are $30. 1:30 p.m.-3:30 p.m. Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House, Gloucester, Mass.; 978-283-0800, historicnewengland.org

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