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A club primarily for women who enjoy the creative process of making things together and learning new creative pursuits, with classes and programs planned to reflect membership interests.
Located inside the stately Truman Beckwith House where College Hill slopes at the corner of Benefit Street, across from the Athenaeum.
Think the Makers Movement is something new? The Handicraft Club has been meeting since 1904. Recent classes have included weaving, jewelry making, and needlepoint, with Fine Arts courses in watercolor, oil, acrylic painting, and illustrated journaling. Says current president Frances Gammell-Roach whose mother was a member, “Members are the heart of the Handicraft Club, sharing camaraderie and joy of doing handicrafts together.” Classes are offered during fall, winter, and spring semesters.
42 College Street, Providence