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Exhibits and programs about the art of furniture

Four Centuries of Massachusetts Furniture (www.fourcenturies.org)

EXHIBITIONS

The Best Workman in the Shop: Cabinetmaker William Munroe of Concord At: Concord Museum, 200 Lexington Road, Concord, through March 23. 978-369-9763, www.concord
museum.org

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Furniture Masterworks: Tradition and Innovation in Western Massachusetts At: Historic Deerfield, 84B Old Main St., Deerfield, through Dec. 28, 2014. 413-774-5581,
www.historic-deerfield.org

The Cabinetmaker & The Carver: Boston Furniture From Private Collections At: Massachusetts Historical Society, 1154 Boylston St., through Jan. 17. 617-536-1608, www.masshist
.org

Made in Massachusetts: Studio Furniture of the Bay State At: Fuller Craft Museum, 455 Oak St., Brockton, through Feb. 9. 508-588-6000, www.fullercraft
.org

Delightfully Designed: The Furniture and Life of Nathan Lombard At: Old Sturbridge Village, 1 Old Sturbridge Village Road, Sturbridge, through May 4. 508-347-3362, www.osv.org

Keeping Time: Musical Clocks of Early America At: Willard House & Clock Museum, 11 Willard St., North Grafton, through Nov. 17. 508-859-3500, www
.willardhouse.org
(This exhibit is noted on www.fourcenturies
.org
, though it is not an official exhibit of “Four Centuries.”)

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Hidden in Plain Sight: Revealing the Masterworks of Nathaniel Gould At: Peabody Essex Museum, East India Square, 161 Essex St., Salem, Nov. 8, 2014 through Feb. 16, 2015. 978-745-9500, www.pem.org

UPCOMING PROGRAMS

 Spotlight Talks: Massachusetts Furniture. Tour, Museum of Fine Arts, Nov. 6, 7:15-7:30 p.m. www.mfa.org

 Artist Toolbox Cart. Demonstration, Museum of Fine Arts,

Nov. 6, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
www.mfa.org

 North Bennet Street School Open House. Community Day, North Bennet Street School, Nov. 8, noon-4 p.m., and Nov. 9, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. www.nbss.edu

 Useful Trees of New England. Tour, Old Sturbridge Village, Nov. 9, 3:30-4:30 p.m. www.osv.org

 Massachusetts Furniture: A Curator’s Perspective. Tour, Museum of Fine Arts, Nov. 14,

1-2 p.m. www.mfa.org

 Gallery Talk: The “EK” Hadley Chest: A Collection Spotlight. Tour, Mount Holyoke College Art Museum, Nov. 14, 12:20-12:50 p.m. www.mtholyoke.edu

 Gallery Talk: Early Boston Furniture: Style, Construction, Materials, & Use. Tour, Massachusetts Historical Society, Nov. 15, 2-3 p.m. www.masshist.org

 Woodworking Demonstration with artisans trained at North Bennet Street School. Demonstration, Old Sturbridge Village, Nov. 16, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.osv.org

 Useful Trees of New England. Tour, Old Sturbridge Village, Nov. 16, 3:30-4:30 p.m. www.osv.org

 On the Road With the Fuller Craft Museum. Fuller Craft Museum tour of Massachusetts Historical Society and Fort Point Cabinetmakers, Nov. 20, 8:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. www.fullercraft
.org

 Artist Toolbox Cart. Demonstration, Museum of Fine Arts, Nov. 20, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
www.mfa.org

 Boston & Its Craft Community, 1650-1850. Lecture, Massachusetts Historical Society, Nov. 20, 6-7:30 p.m., reception at 5:30 p.m. www.masshist.org

 Curator’s Tour of “Delightfully Designed: The Furniture and Life of Nathan Lombard,” Old Sturbridge Village, Nov. 23, 10-11 a.m. www.osv.org

 Massachusetts Furniture: A Curator’s Perspective. Tour, Museum of Fine Arts, Nov. 23, noon-1 p.m. www.mfa.org

 Woodworking Demonstration with artisans trained at North Bennet Street School. Demonstration, Old Sturbridge Village. Nov. 30, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. www.osv.org

CATE McQUAID

Cate McQuaid can be reached at catemcquaid@gmail.com

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