Fuller Craft Museum

455 Oak Street
508-588-6000

Mission:

Fuller Craft Museum is a dynamic environment where craft is experienced through exhibitions, education, outreach, and collaboration. We explore the materials, techniques, and artistic expression that challenge the perception of craft, while honoring the achievements of the past.

Vision:

Fuller Craft Museum will become an international forum for the recognition and exploration of craft. Our Museum will be known as a familiar destination inspiring visitors from New England and beyond. People of all ages and artistic ability will come and come again to enhance their lives through an intimacy with craft.

History:

Fuller Craft Museum was made possible by Myron Fuller, who in August 1946, set up a trust fund for an art center to be educational in nature. A native of Brockton, Fuller was a geologist and a hydrologist. During his career, he amassed a small fortune. From his accumulated wealth, Fuller set aside the sum of one million dollars, to establish the art museum and cultural center in memory of his family.

In 1969, the Museum was built and first opened its doors as the new Brockton Art Center Fuller Memorial. There was no collection, but there were lectures and exhibitions of mostly drawings and paintings, all for the annual membership price of $10. The Museum eventually changed its name to The Fuller Art Museum and began collecting artwork in every medium. In 2004, the Museum changed again to Fuller Craft Museum to focus solely on collecting contemporary craft, which is rooted in the creation of functional objects and dates back roughly to the end of World War II. Makers who work primarily with their hands in materials that are tactile and familiar (wood, metal, glass, ceramics, and fiber) have stretched the boundaries of these functional everyday objects into the conceptual, the personal, the virtuosic, and wildly imaginative studio craft scene.

Right now, Fuller Craft Museum is the most exciting place to be in the world of contemporary craft. We offer a collection, exhibitions, demonstrations, workshops, and special events where you can literally touch the materials and objects. We strive to keep this work accessible, to put people in touch with the minds and methods of the makers, in touch with the values embodied by craft. Thus our motto-let the art touch you.


Reviews

Monica Renaud

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Wednesday, Oct. 11, 2017

The FCM is a little gem of a place. Nestled off a busy main road with a beautiful quiet park background, you wouldn't be able to imagine the creativity of the pieces inside. The museum is not fancy and lacks the presumption of the MFA, what it does offer is imaginative pieces full of the artists heart. The museum has a tiny cafe that offers outdoor seating where you enjoy the sound of the fountains and enjoy the view across the lake at DW Field park.

River Harkness

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Sunday, Oct. 15, 2017

We had a fantastic experience having our wedding here yesterday.

kennelle butterfield

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Monday, Sep. 4, 2017

Local high school art is submitted here. Really amazing work!

Stan Kelly

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Wednesday, July 19, 2017

The craft work is remarkable! Really enjoyed the little time spent there with the grandchildren.

Lori Rivera

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Thursday, Aug. 31, 2017

Very friendly staff. Amazing art . breathtaking views ... Love this place


Upcoming Events at Fuller Craft Museum

Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts

Tuesday, Oct 17, 2017
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Parts and Labor: Print and Collage Works by Steven Ford

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Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts

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Circular Abstractions: Bull’s Eye Quilts

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