Saturday May 7th 2022
Gibson House Museum Tour
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
The Gibsons in a Global World
While the Gibson House Museum is a space firmly rooted in Boston, it draws upon the cultural and economic influence of many other places, including the Caribbean, Europe, and East Asia. In this tour, led by Curator Meghan Gelardi Holmes, we will consider the nineteenth-century context of the museum's artwork and decorative objects, as well as how we might view and understand them differently today. $15, $12 seniors & students (12 people maximum) Tour lasts 45 minutes and will go up and down three flights of stairs. Read more...
Sponsored by F.H. Perry Builder
From Forest to Furniture with Tommy Mac
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
‘From Forest to Furniture’ with Tommy MacDonald, followed by an Open House
Join expert craftsman Tommy Mac in his North End studio and hear the personal story of his return to furniture making at the start of the pandemic. Intended for designers and clients, here you’ll learn about the intimate process of bringing your vision to life through custom furniture making. Since he began making furniture, Tommy has been internationally recognized by various print publications, awards and even ultimately his own television show on the subject. Read more...
Mya Royal Atelier
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Mya Royal Atelier: Reception and Fashion Show
Local designer launches new brand, with production studio on site! Mya Royal opens her exclusive couture atelier to Boston area fashionistas and art lovers for her first ever salon style fashion show. Come for the reception and stay for the show. Lovely local models will debut the new ready-to-wear line of artistic activewear designed by Boston-born Royal and printed with her own artwork, which was in fact originally produced in the Umass/Boston printmaking lab. This blooming garden of native talent is not to be missed!. Read more...
Grand Opening - Ribbon Cutting at 6PM
5:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Grand Opening Reception For Zero Empty Spaces #24 - Natick Mall
Join the Zero Empty Spaces Co-Founders and resident artists as they celebrate the grand opening reception for their first affordable Zero Empty Spaces artist studio location outside the state of Florida in the Natick Mall! Attendees will enjoy light bites, refreshments, a ribbon cutting ceremony, and have the opportunity to discover 12 immaculate working artist studios in a formerly vacant Burberry store next to Louis Vuitton! Event is free to attend with RSVP on Eventbrite. Read more...
Noon - 5:00 PM
Series of Talks Leading Up to the Grand Opening
Zero Empty Spaces will host a series of short talks starting at Noon in the The Vibe" area Outside Of Zero Empty Spaces location in The Natick Mall (Neiman Marcus Wing) Join us throughout the afternoon for insightful talks by leading arts advocates and artists.