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Arts & Museums
Fullers Craft Museum is home to the contemporary craft in US. Creations made by well known artists are exhibited. Past exhibitions include Pulp Function, where handmade paper was converted into sculptures, bowls, baskets and wall hangings. Every Saturday there is a tour of the museum led by docents. Activities and exhibitions for children are organized, where they can create, meet artists, and tour the museum. There are demonstrations and workshops to learn individual artists' style of creation too.
The Memorial Hall is located at Foxborough, Massachusetts, United States. It is a historic Grand Army of the Republic hall and was constructed in 1868 C.E. The architect of this structure was Stevens,J and it had a Gothic style of architecture. The hall was added to the National Registrar of Historic Places on April 21, 1983.
Opened in 2008, this space of 30,000 square feet (2787.09 square meters) is dedicated to the sport of football. This state-of-the-art museum with interactive exhibits focuses on the New England Patriots (Pats) football team. Even if you aren't a Pats fan, this museum with its modern features will surely impress you. Its video and touch screens take you through the emotional moments of the Pats team. Inside stories from ex-players and collections pertaining to regional football history are worth exploring. The Hall at Patriot Place also has a Pro Shop where loyal fans can buy Pats merchandise. With 11 exhibit galleries and a larger than life experience, The Hall truly pays tribute to the great game of football.
A multifaceted facility featuring an art gallery, a record shop, workshops and a performing space for local as well as international bands, the All About Records is a part of the Indie record label of the same name. Equipped with cutting edge technology, the venue is located in downtown Taunton and is an ideal venue for contemporary concerts. Some of the past line ups are War Games, Neighborhood Kids, The Creature from Dell Pond and The Hideout and Films About Ghosts.
Captain Robert Bennet Forbes House (or the R. B. Forbes House) was constructed in 1833 by Captain Robert Bennet Forbes and John Murray Forbes for their mother Margaret Perkins Forbes. Boston architect Isaiah Rogers designed this Greek Revival style mansion that is now a museum and a National Historic Landmark. The Forbes family heirlooms are preserved in the museum. Visitors can access the museum grounds free of charge and guided museum tours can be reserved in advance.
The Falls Fire Barn Museum is famously referred to as the Fire Barn and Falls Fire Station No.2. It is a historically-significant fire station sited on the Commonwealth Avenue in the township of Attleboro Falls, North Attleborough in Massachusetts. Until 1976, it served as an active fire station and now operates as a museum of cultural heritage. It can be visited on Saturdays from 9:00a to noon.
Preserving the grounds and home of former Presidents John Adams and John Quincy Adams, this historical park offers a variety of activities for visitors. Don't miss a chance to learn about its heritage by touring the former homes, browsing the bookstore or taking in the various exhibits. Enjoy guided tours of the family home and discover a library with about 14,000 volumes carefully stored and preserved. The park also features both birthplaces of 2nd U.S. President John Adams and 6th U.S. President John Quincy Adams.
Within this 1888 carriage house on the grounds of the Larz Anderson Park is one of the country's oldest private collection of antique automobiles. Little red Corvettes, big Cadillacs, traditional Fords and old-fashioned Studebakers are on display here. A couple of imported Italian vehicles have found their way into this exhibition. Check out this priceless collection, created for those who appreciate anything with four wheels. Learn how the role of the automobile has shaped our society and grab some replicas of vintage cars from the store before you leave.
Commonwealth Museum exhibits some interesting documents and legal records belonging to the State. The museum's education department offers lectures encouraging the use of material from the archives. A special exhibit entitled 'Highway to the Past' is dedicated to the archeology of the Big Dig. Many of the artifacts uncovered during the digging are also on display.
President John F. Kennedy's memory is sacred in the minds of many Americans. John F. Kennedy Presidential Library & Museum, a glass pavilion designed by Chinese-American architect I.M. Pei, is dedicated to his memory. Visitors are transported back to the darkest days of the Cold War. A short film recounts JFK's deeds in his own words while the authentic photos and exhibits evoke the brief period in White House history that nostalgic Americans refer to as "the days of Camelot".
The Captain John Wilson House and Bates Ship Chandlery, situated adjacent to each other in Cohasset are magnificent testaments to Cohasset’s seafaring history. The buildings owned and managed by the Cohasset Historical Society are now museums that house artifacts from the town’s maritime past.
Patronizing art that has gone wrong, the Museum of Bad Art is an interesting place to visit. Showcased amidst its confines at the Brookline Access Television are scores of paintings and works of art on various themes. The pieces are exhibited on a rotational basis. The museum underlines the adage, that no art is bad art, allowing the public to cherish unusual pieces like Lucy in the Field and Juggling Dog in Hula Skirt.