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Meet the Craftsmen: A Family Day at the Concord Museum

The Concord Museum is partnering with craftsmen from Boston’s North Bennet Street School (NBSS) to engage visitors and families in dynamic hands-on activities with historic furniture.  Program activities include furniture-making demonstrations, a newly-designed furniture hunt for children, hands-on craft area, and woodworking activities for children.

In the galleries of the exhibition, “The Best Workman in the Shop: Craftsman William Munroe of Concord,” NBSS craftsmen will be available to help visitors better understand the techniques behind Munroe’s exquisite craftsmanship – including decorative inlay and veneering. Young visitors can take part in a special furniture hunt to learn more about the Concord Museum’s collection. In the craft area in the Museum’s Brooke Hall, families can make their own moon phase dial for a tall clock, inspired by Munroe’s clock cases. At woodworking stations, a NBSS craftsman will guide children as they learn techniques and skills such as carving, sanding, planing and much more!

Sponsored by Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture

November 2, 2013
11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Cambridge Turnpike & Lexington Road
Concord, MA 01742
Free with Museum admission: Adults $10; Seniors (62 & over) $8; Students (18 & over with valid id) $8; Children (6-18) $5; Children (under 6) Free; Concord Museum Members Free
(978) 369-9763 x 216