Exhibit showcases NH furniture masters
The works of two area furniture masters will be featured in an exhibit of New Hampshire furniture masters in Boston through Oct. 19.
William Thomas of Rindge and Jon Brooks of New Boston will have works on display with eight other members of the New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association in an exhibit titled, “Creative Minds, Disciplined Hands: Selections from the New Hampshire Furniture Masters” at the Society of Arts and Crafts.
Pieces in the exhibit will reflect the styles of each maker and range from Early American, Shaker, and contemporary and art furniture.
The New Hampshire Furniture Masters Association was founded in 1995 as a means of continuing the state’s legacy of fine furniture making. Its members are committed to maintaining their craft as a full-time profession by generating public awareness and cultivating an audience for their creations. The masters create studio furniture in an array of styles
Incorporated in 1897, the Society of Arts and Crafts has been at the forefront of the American craft movement, fostering the development, sales, recognition, and education of crafts for more than one hundred years.
Admission is free. Hours are Tuesday through Saturday, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. For more information, call 617-266-1810.