Hawaii Craftsmen Artist Talk
Hawaii Craftsmen News Release
Hawaii Craftsmen presents a public talk by Beth McLaughlin on Wednesday, Sept. 6 from 2-3 p.m. at the Kualapuu Recreation Center.
McLaughlin is the chief curator at Fuller Craft Museum in Brockton, Massachusetts. She has held leadership and curatorial roles in the arts and museum fields for nearly 30 years at institutions across the U.S. McLaughlin has curated and organized over 50 exhibitions and has served as a juror for a number of cultural organizations, including American Craft Council, Massachusetts Cultural Council, and Fiber Art Now. She has been published in several books and periodicals, such as American Craft Magazine, Crafting Democracy: Fiber Arts and Activism, and the Decorative Arts Society Newsletter. She was a nominee for 2021 Boston Design Week’s Social Impact Award and currently serves on the Advisory Board for the Craft for Social Change book series.
McLaughlin is passionate about expanding awareness of the craft field, promoting the makers, and exploring the transformative powers of handmade objects. Most recently, her curatorial practice has explored the ways in which handwork can be used as a tool for political resistance.
All are welcome to attend this free public event.