Inspiring Reform: Boston's Arts and Crafts Movement

March 6, 1998 – July 5, 1998

Renwick Gallery
1661 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW
Washington, DC

1st Floor

See 145 works—books, ceramics, furniture, jewelry, photos, and textiles—examine Boston's contributions to the Arts and Crafts movement between 1890 and 1930. The movement—which began in England as a reaction to the Industrial Revolution—valued individual, handmade objects that were both beautiful and utilitarian over those mass produced.

Organized by the Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Mass.

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