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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  • 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, Sep 1, 2014

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  • Celebrate Fruitlands 100!

    Come celebrate Fruitland's centennial year and the opening of our anniversary exhibition 100 Objects, 100 Stories, 100 Years at Fruitlands Museum. On this...

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    Sat, Sep 6, 2014

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  • Hudson River Valley Tour

    You've seen the Hudson River School paintings in our collection, now take a tour along the river itself to learn...

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    Mon, Sep 8 - Thu, Sep 11, 2014

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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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  • Senior Day

    Fruitlands is partnering with Tufts Health Plan to offer free admission for seniors aged 62 and over on September 15. The Museum...

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    Mon, Sep 15, 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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