who we are /
Handshouse is a non-profit, innovative, educational organization that creates adventurous hands-on projects through community-service, building projects with partners around the world as a way to illuminate history, understand science, and perpetuate the arts.
Happening now /
Animals & Architecture: Designing a multi-purpose stage for the Franklin Park Zoo
On Display / Bushnell Turtle / Gwozdziec Roof
The Bushnell Turtle Submarine is now on display
at the International Spy Museum!
Washington, DC at L'Enfant Plaza
The Gwozdziec Synagogue ceiling painting and timber frame roof is now on display at the POLIN Museum!
what people are saying /
Rick and Laura will be on WCVB Chronicle
Friday, October 11 at 7:30pm on Channel 5 Boston
Rick and Laura will be on Chronicle this Friday, October 11, at 7:30pm speaking about their Chesterwood sculptures. If you did not get to visit Chesterwood to see these magnificent pieces, watch Chronicle on Channel 5 Boston.
Woven Word in the Woods
Sunday, October 20th, 2019, Session 1: 11:00 am - 1:00 pm, Session 2: 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm @ Chesterwood (4 Williamsville Rd, Stockbridge, MA 01262)
A creative writing workshop led by poet Lynn Bowmaster to engage participants with the science and history that inspired Rick and Laura’s outdoor sculpture exhibition at Chesterwood.