North Bennet St. School Open House, Open Studios - Boston, Nov 4 & 5
See the art of making hand crafted jewelry in action:
19th annual Open House, Open Studios at the North Bennet Street
School will be held November 4 and 5.
BOSTON, MA [September 23, 2011] - Aspiring jewelry makers - and
those merely curious about the process of making exquisite jewelry by
hand - are invited to a fascinating, behind-the-scenes look at one of
the America’s oldest schools of craftsmanship during a special open
house at the North Bennet Street School (
http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/1a1 ) in Boston’s North End.
The event is on Friday, November 4, 10am to 2pm and Saturday,
November 5, 10am to 3pm. Admission is free.
In addition to jewelry making, visitors can watch and interact with
students and instructors at work in seven other areas of
concentration - from cabinet and furniture making to piano
restoration and repair.
Serious amateurs seeking short workshop courses, as well as aspiring
artisans considering full-time employment will find this annual fall
tradition an informative - even inspiring - look at the school’s
working studios and training methods.
Visitors are also invited to view and purchase the finished work of
students and alumni in the school’s Gallery Store on the ground
North Bennet Street School is a fully accredited, post-secondary
crafts academy. Founded in 1885, the school is internationally
renowned for excellence in teaching, and for its role in promoting
the preservation of traditional craftsmanship.
The school is located at 39 North Bennet Street, at the corner of
North Bennet and Salem Streets, in Boston’s North End. The event can
be reached by public transportation (Orange line via Haymarket; Green
line via Haymarket or North Station). Visit
http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/1a3, call 617-227-0155 or email
[admissions at nbss dot org]
Who: North Bennet Street School
What: 19th Annual Fall Open House/Open Studios for the general
Where: 39 North Bennet St. (corner of Salem St.), Boston’s North End
When: Friday, Nov. 4, 10am-2pm; Saturday, Nov. 5, 10am-3pm;
Handicap Access: Yes
Parking: Limited street parking (metered).
Nearest T stops: Haymarket (Orange, Green lines); North Station
More Open House details: http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/1a4
More About the School: http://www.ganoksin.com/gnkurl/1a1, and
Email: [admissions at nbss dot org]