A Coat of Heavenly Brightness
Please join me for a conversation with Curator Sarah Margolis-Pineo on Thursday October 22, 5:30pm.
To watch our conversation, please click this link.
The Shakers lived in a colorful world. Their architecture, interiors, furniture, and clothing reverberated with surprising brilliancy. At Hancock Shaker Village, artist-in-residence Brece Honeycutt has been exploring the Shaker palette of yellows, blues, reds, and greens, experimenting with natural dyes and pigments she creates from Hancock’s gardens and forests. Moderated by curator Sarah Margolis-Pineo, this conversation will provide an overview of Honeycutt’s ongoing research, mining the collection of Hancock Shaker Village to showcase the colors of the Shakers.
The artist residency is supported by Artists at Work, a new program designed to give artists resources to continue to produce work during the immediate health and economic crisis brought by COVID, and to build new structures and partnerships that will help to sustain the creative sector in a post-pandemic America.