New Date! Boxes, Slipcovers, Closures Workshop – Sunday, April 15, 2018


Creating a special box to house an artist’s book, a portfolio of prints, or a personal treasure can be one of the most satisfying ways to finish a project. The craftsmanship of a well-made box, in some cases, will eclipse what’s inside. The box provides a protective enclosure while creating an expectation in the viewer and an immediate, tactile connection with the holder. Boxes, Slipcovers, Closures. Adult workshop with Cristina Hajosy at Hajosy Arts. Sunday, April 15, 2018 from 10am to 4pm.

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Ignite Craft 2018 – Friday, March 23 – Fuller Craft Museum


Another night of great inspiration, cool company, and new stories from makers in the greater Boston area. For the 8th year, Common Cod is sponsoring Ignite Craft Boston, where up to 20 creative souls will share their passion for their crafts with a like-minded, crafty audience. Friday, March 23, 2018 from 6:30pm at Fuller Craft Museum, Oak St., Brockton, MA.

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Echoes – Women’s Caucus for Art group show – Galatea Fine Art, SOWA, Boston


Echoes, Women’s Caucus for Art group exhibition celebrates the renewal of the Boston chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art. The work illustrates the resonance and richness that echoes can reveal in our changing lives. This theme is especially relevant with the resurgence of feminist activism – the so-called “third wave”. Feb. 28 to March 31, 2018 at Galatea Fine Art, Boston. Opening reception during SOWA’s first Friday, March 2 from 6-8pm.

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Taking Better Pictures – Beginning Camera – Eliot School – Spring 2018


Understanding photography’s basics is essential to making great images. This 6-week intensive will start with basic photographic principles and camera controls and expand to composition, color theory and issues of visual perception. Exciting homework assignments will focus on your specific shooting subjects, gaining familiarity with all the camera’s buttons, and expanding your personal vision. Join photographer, Cristina Hajosy for this Tuesday evening adult workshop. The Eliot School, 253 Armory St., Jamaica Plain, Boston.

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