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When it comes to just about anything, from the banal and ordinary to the exceptional and extraordinary, there’s an art to it. This year’s focus for The Art of Craft (AOC) is an appreciation of the art of just about anything that brightens our days, brings wonder into our lives, and allows us to appreciate the talent of our family, friends, and community members.
Help us with our “art of______” list by adding “the art” you’d love to try, “the art” you admire in others’ ability, or what you consider to be an art.
Our AOC Friends on Facebook have gotten us started with:
The art of all culinary creations.
The art of photography.
The art of conversation.
The art of seeing the bright side of everything.
The art of realism.
The art of surrealism.
The art of design.
The art of argument.
The art of community.
The art of laughter.
The art of farming.
The art of childhood.
Here are a few fabulous idea for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day.
Find a vintage tin or new recipe box make some index card tabs (holidays, birthdays, just a note, get well) and then stock it on May 12th at the Weehah Booth to create a “year of cards” kit for mom!
Invite mom, grandma, the whole family or schedule a special photo shoot with just Mom, the kids (and don’t forget the dog!).We can’t wait to see what Felix Rust Photographer brings to his booth! Scan your walls at home, mom’s house, vacation house and make a note of any bare walls that need a little something!
Join us on Saturday, May 12th, of Mother’s Day weekend, for a family- friendly day at The Art of Craft. This indoor/outdoor open market of contemporary and traditional arts, crafts, and artisanal foods celebrates our local artists.
We have over 50 incredible artists and designers joining us for The Art of Craft from Maine, Vermont, New Hampshire, Rhode Island and Massachusetts. For those of you on pinterest you can see some of our vendors here: pinterest.com/theartofcraft/. Although this is a family-friendly event, the open market will be appreciated by all those who appreciate art and design. It is the perfect opportunity to shop with your mom for mother’s day,
Children are invited to participate in many activities from dancing or listening to live music by local musicians, having their face painted or grabbing a snack at one of the Fayerweather “Food Truck” booths. In celebration of the ever-growing food truck scene in the area, the children and parents have been inspired to run a faux food truck of their own. Whether you want to grab a bite to eat on the run and some finger foods for the little ones or sit down and enjoy lunch with a good friend you’ll find the perfect food and spot to enjoy it at The Art of Craft.
Fayerweather Street School is located in the Fresh Pond area of Cambridge at 765 Concord Ave. There is plenty of free parking. Tickets are $5 per person with a maximum of $20 per family. The Art of Craft is on Saturday, May 12th from 10:00 to 4:00.
We are inviting you – artists and artisans of the Fayerweather and greater community, to share your traditional and contemporary art at The Art Of Craft juried show and school fundraiser. All of the proceeds will benefit the Fayerweather Street School arts programs. The show includes: paintings, photography, sculpture, pottery, quilts, fine arts and jewelry. The show will be from 10am-4pm on Saturday, May12th. The afternoon will include music, food, and family-friendly activities sponsored by local businesses and our community members.
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