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Artist Talk at Bristol Statehouse
April 14, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Plumbing the Depths: An Artists Exploration of Historic Tools
Sunday, April 14, 2019 | 2pm – 3pm | Bristol Statehouse | 240 High Street, Bristol, RI 02809
Local Bristol artist, Kendall Reiss will discuss ongoing research pertaining to her most recent project – using a cast-iron plumb bob mold on loan from the Tim Bornstein Collection of Historic Tools to cast a set of bells, which will be permanently installed at Coggeshall Farm in June, 2019. Participants will have the opportunity to handle historic tools from the Bornstein collection and ask questions of the artist about her work and process.
This artist talk and interactive study of historic tools is supported by a grant from the RHODE ISLAND STATE COUNCIL on the ARTS
Lecture is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
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IMAGE: Cast iron plumb bob mold, Tim Bornstein Collection, Coggeshall Farm Museum. 1800-1900, America or UK. Photograph by Simone Schiess.