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Craftsmanship in Action: North Bennet Street School Open House, November 18 & 19

Aspiring furniture makers, bookbinders, carpenters, jewelry makers— or those merely curious about the process of creating handmade objects—are invited to a special behind-the-scenes look at one of America’s oldest schools of craftsmanship during a two-day open house at North Bennet Street School, 150 North Street in Boston’s historic North End.

The Open House event begins on Friday, November 18, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm and continues on Saturday, November 19, 10:00 am – 2:00 pm. Guests can stop by either day, and admission is completely free


  • View demonstrations throughout the building’s program spaces and learn about how projects come to life.
  • Meet with the School’s community of faculty, students, and alumni in each of the programs and hear their success stories.
  • Discuss the admissions process for Full-Time programs and get valuable information directly from staff.
  • Learn more about the many Continuing Education classes the School offers, and about our upcoming public programs.
  • Connect with a like-minded community of craftspeople and explore the School’s rich history.

All are welcome to tour through the School for an informative, inspiring look at the expansive studio spaces and traditional training methods that have earned the School its international reputation for excellence. Visitors may also want to browse the finished work of students and alumni on sale in the School’s Gallery/Store.

North Bennet Street School is a fully accredited, post-secondary craft and trade school. Founded in 1881, the School is internationally renowned for its role in promoting and preserving traditional craft skills.

All are welcome and admission is completely free. Register here: http://info.nbss.org/2016-open-house. Contact info@nbss.edu with any questions.

This event has been added to the Community Calendar.