CONSTANCE OLD: THE ART OF CONSUMER DETRITUS

The exhibition runs through June 29.

SHOES

Through September 21st, 2019

COMMON GROUND: IRWIN BY TORRANCE YORK

The exhibition runs through November 3.

Constance Old’s work comes from a tradition of upcycling materials that began in Colonial America.  Settlers were quick to adhere to the mantra of “waste not, want not.” Living in rural New England with little money, women did what they could to cover the cold floors in their homes.  They took the burlap from empty seed sacks, cut strips of fabric out of old clothes, ribbons or scraps, pulled the fabric through the burlap and made floor coverings. Read more

Donna Gorman, board governor and owner of SeeDesign, Inc., conceived of, and curated, Shoes, an extensive exhibition of men’s, women’s and children’s shoes. Drawn from the Museum’s 400 pairs, she selected 200 based on a number of factors including age, condition, originality, and function. Read more

Common Ground: Irwin reflects York’s love of Irwin Park. “To me it feels like an outdoor museum with a rotating collection,” she says.  “This park is a manageable size to circle completely on each visit so it is very satisfying to track changes in nature from one day to the next. There is a new discovery around each bend in your path.” Read more

COMMON GROUND: IRWIN BY TORRANCE YORK

The exhibition runs through November 3.

Common Ground: Irwin reflects York’s love of Irwin Park. “To me it feels like an outdoor museum with a rotating collection,” she says.  “This park is a manageable size to circle completely on each visit so it is very satisfying to track changes in nature from one day to the next. There is a new discovery around each bend in your path.” Read more

SHOES

June 4 through September 21st, 2019

Donna Gorman, board governor and owner of SeeDesign, Inc., conceived of, and curated, Shoes, an extensive exhibition of men’s, women’s and children’s shoes. Drawn from the Museum’s 400 pairs, she selected 200 based on a number of factors including age, condition, originality, and function. Read more

CONSTANCE OLD: THE ART OF CONSUMER DETRITUS

The exhibition runs through June 29.

Constance Old’s work comes from a tradition of upcycling materials that began in Colonial America.  Settlers were quick to adhere to the mantra of “waste not, want not.” Living in rural New England with little money, women did what they could to cover the cold floors in their homes.  They took the burlap from empty seed sacks, cut strips of fabric out of old clothes, ribbons or scraps, pulled the fabric through the burlap and made floor coverings. Read more