Fitchburg Art Museum


 

Fantastic Plastic Project
Individual plastic bags of “stuff” will be available at FAM’s front desk October – November.
For a $5 refundable fee, you will be given a plastic bag and a challenge: to build your artwork
with the materials provided. Bring your creation to the Museum, and we’ll return your $5 and
display your work in an exhibition in December.

Curator’s Tours with Koch Curatorial Fellow Lisa Crossman
October 6 and November 3, 5:30 p.m.
Koch Curatorial Fellow Lisa Crossman guides you through our fall exhibition.
Part of FREE First Thursdays!

Gallery Talks with Lisa Barthelson, Niho Kozuru, and Bill Thompson
November 6, 2:00 p.m.
Three artists, who take unique and fascinating approaches to using plastic,
discuss their artworks and answer your questions.

Plastic Palooza Family Day
November 13, 1:00 - 4:00 p.m.
FREE for everyone! Create sculpture, masks, jewelry, and more with all kinds of fun
plastic materials. Join the Oh No! Plastic Band (no musical training needed).
The free Second Sunday Tour is at 2:00 p.m.

The History of Plastic City with Jim LeBlanc
Sunday, November 20, 1:00 p.m.
Why is Leominster, MA, called Plastic City? Learn about the “first in the nation” history of
plastic manufacturing and its effects on this region from Jim LeBlanc, Vice President of
Fosta Tek Optics, who has worked in the plastics industry for fifty years.
FREE with Museum admission.

Plas-tastic Party
Friday, November 18
Join us for a Fantastic Friday night party to celebrate Plastic Imagination!
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