North Bennet Street School to showcase extraordinary student and alumni work
in Boston’s Financial District, May 13-24
Exhibit includes over 60 examples of fine furniture, stringed instruments and hand-bound books
crafted by the school’s students and alumni.
Boston’s acclaimed North Bennet Street School (http://www.nbss.edu) returns to the Financial District in May with a two-week exhibition of unique and extraordinary objects made by artisans trained at the school.
“Made by Hand: a celebration of exceptional work from the North Bennet Street School” includes dozens of one-of-a-kind objects created by the school’s students and alumni – from elegant furniture and musical instruments to exquisite jewelry and ornate hand-bound books.
The show is open to the public weekdays from Monday, May 13 through Friday May 24, from 8:00am to 5:00pm, in the main lobby of Two International Place, a soaring office tower overlooking the Rose Kennedy Greenway. Admission is free.
On Tuesday, May 14, a gala fundraising reception to celebrate the work and meet the makers will be held in the exhibition space. Tickets to the cocktails and hors d’oeuvres reception are $175 per person with proceeds to benefit the school’s scholarship fund. Tickets to the event may be purchased online at https://www.nbss.edu/ae2013 or by calling 617-227-0155, ext. 306.
One of the country’s oldest schools for traditional crafts training, North Bennet Street School has taught career-oriented trade skills since 1885. The nonprofit school is known internationally for excellence in teaching and for its role in promoting and preserving traditional craftsmanship.
The school provides full-time programs and workshops in violin making and repair, bookbinding, cabinet and furniture making, carpentry, preservation carpentry, locksmithing and security technology, jewelry making and repair and piano technology.
For more about the exhibition, visit this website.
Event: Made by Hand: a celebration of exceptional work from the North Bennet Street School
Where: Main Lobby, Two International Place, Boston MA
When: Monday, May 13 through Friday, May 24, 2013
Hours: weekdays, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm.
Handicap Access: Yes
Reservations: Not required.
Nearest parking: Two International Place garage and limited street parking (metered).
Nearest T stops: South Station (Red line), Aquarium (Blue Line)
More Information: call 617-227-0155, ext. 306; visit website ; or email email@example.com