Fruitlands Museum

FRUITLANDS MUSEUM Discover Heritage, Nature & Art

102 Prospect Hill Road, Harvard, MA 01451

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Fruitlands Museum inspires and educates through the heritage, nature, and art of New England. It is home to four historic buildings of art and history including Bronson Alcott's Fruitlands farmhouse, the country's first Shaker Museum, the Native American Museum and the Art Gallery. The Museum is sited on 210 sprawling acres with a spectacular view shed. Other amenities include the Fruitlands Museum Café, a Museum Store and 2.5 miles of walking trails.

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  • Painting Materials and Methods with Jill Pottle

    This course is for beginning and returning painters/artists who want to acquire fundamental painting skills and new approaches to...

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    Fri, Sep 12 - Fri, Oct 17, 2014

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  • Abstract Landscape Painting with Richard Kattman

    Artist-in-Residence Richard Kattman leads participants through the essential steps of replicating the Fruitlands landscape in acrylics on canvas in this...

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    Wed, Sep 17, 2014

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  • Plein Air Painting Workshop with Jill Pottle

    Enjoy the outdoors in this two day workshop painting on location and viewing the amazing vista of Fruitlands. Working on...

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    Sat, Sep 20 - Sun, Sep 21, 2014

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  • Artist Lecture: Julian Voss-Andreae presents Sculpture Inspired by Proteins, Physics and People

    Art and science collide and combine in painter-turned physicist-turned sculptor Julian Voss-Andreae's studio. Starting out as a painter Julian Voss-Andreae...

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    Thu, Sep 25, 2014

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  • Craft Festival

    Come check out our 4th Annual Craft Festival in partnership with the Worcester Center for Crafts. Craftsmen from all across...

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    Sat, Sep 27 - Sun, Sep 28, 2014

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  • Curatorial Tour: 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands

    Join Fruitlands Curator Michael Volmar for an insider's view of the centennial year exhibition, 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum....

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    Sun, Sep 28, 2014

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  • Archaeology Day at Fruitlands

    Discover archaeology, cultural heritage and Native American art during Archaeology Day at Fruitlands Museum. Presented in partnership with the New...

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    Sat, Oct 4, 2014

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  • Harvest Festival

    Enjoy the abundance of the New England landscape in this weekend celebration of the autumn harvest! Learn about Native American...

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    Sat, Oct 11 - Sun, Oct 12, 2014

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  • Basket Bombing Drop-in Workshop

    Come by throughout the season and join our "basket bombing" workshops. Using simple weaving techniques and traditional basket...

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    Mon, Oct 13, 2014

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