Whether or not you're Irish, whether or not you're an artist or art enthusiast, this exhibit is a must see! The first of its kind, the exhibit entitled "THE ARTS AND CRAFTS MOVEMENT: MAKING IT IRISH" at the McMullen Museum of Art (Boston College), presents pieces never before on exhibit (in the United States or Ireland), pieces which include Wilhelmina Geddes's and Harry Clarke's stained glass panels which "evoke a Celtic and early Christian pst", handcrafted furniture and metalwork, textiles including carpets and wall hangings, and jewelry "replicating early medieval metalwork". The show extends from February 6 to June 5, 2016, from 11 AM to 4 PM weekdays, 12 noon to 5 PM on weekends, FEB. 6-JUNE 5, 2016.
|A study in contrasts: contemporary museum goer turns the back of her contemporary coat to the |
beautiful hand made lace dress on display.
|Marash Boy carefully reads the descriptions while Marash Girl takes photos.|
|Irish hand loom evokes memories of the family's carpet weaving for survival in Marash.|