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Designs on This Weekend: March 6-9

6 Mar

Weekends start on Thursdays as far as we’re concerned and if they don’t, then they should. In that spirit, we’re happy to scour the scores of websites and highlight here a smattering of arty things to do and some to simply not miss whether you’re alone, with the family, skipping around town with friends or venturing across the border. As we await warmer weather and the beginning of our season, we’ll delight in all that is flickering around us right now. We even found a festival – in Western Mass – for the off season. Who knew? And if we’re missing something spectacular, please do tell us and we’ll add it on. We hope to grow this piece of our budding blog into a community calendar and will do it that much better with your help! For now, add one or two of these events to your weekend agenda…

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Audiences at Manhattan Short 2013

  • Thursday, March 6th, 7 pm: Exclusively in RI at the Jamestown Arts Center – Manhattan Short’s 2nd Annual Feature Film Project screens the year’s selected film: ‘Everyone’s Going to Die.’ Chosen by moviegoers across the county, Manhattan Short discovers and launches one film each year with the opinions and input from viewers like you. Get in on this only in Jamestown. http://www.jamestownartcenter.org/film1.html#manhattanfeature

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Taproot Threads organic printed clothing; Andrew Jack’s handmade Windsor chairs; Tracey Lizotte’s watercolor and pencil originals – exhibitors at Old Deerfield Craft Fairs.

  • March 8-9th: The Deerfield Spring Sampler Fair in West Springfield, MA – Now is a great time to travel the region as lowered room rates and downright good deals can easily be found during the low season. This fair features 135 juried exhibitions, craft demonstrations and classes with a focus on “the gift-giving needs of spring and garden outdoor living interests.” What a great way to jump start getting back outside and getting creative.  http://festivalnet.com/13139/West-Springfield-Massachusetts/Art-and-Craft-Shows/Deerfield-Spring-Sampler-Fair

Enjoy the weekend, keep warm and keep in touch.

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A Cornucopia of Art Events tonight and this Weekend

7 Nov

Artists Cooperative Gallery of Westerly – Small Treasures Exhibit & Opening Reception – Wednesday, 11/7 (tonight)

Painting by Westerly, RI Artist, Laura Gaffke

A painting that brings summer’s warmth to a cold winter day. A delicate leaf-shaped choker that feels like a hug from nature. Some of the best things in life really do come in the smallest packages. Those who appreciate the little things will enjoy “Small Treasures,” the November gift show featuring small artwork – and big hearts – at the Artists’ Cooperative Gallery of Westerly. Come meet the artists at the show’s Opening Reception – Wednesday, November 7th from 5 PM to 8 PM. The show continues until December 1st.

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The Jamestown Art Center is having a Print Studio Opening tonight, Wednesday, November 7th from 6-8 pm. Featuring work from JAC instructors and students. For more info, visit the Jamestown Art Center’s website.

We love to support our local artists! One of Festival Fete’s Holiday Market artists, Courtney Batt, owner of Batting Designs will be selling at the Craftopia sale this Sunday, November 11th from 10 am – 4 pm at Hope Artist Village, 1005 Main Street, Pawtucket, RI.

Cornucopia Fine Arts Show and Sale –Portsmouth, RI
November 10, 2012 to November 10, 2012
The Pennfield School, 110 Sandy Point Avenue, Portsmouth, RI

Cornucopia is a fine arts juried show and sale that benefits student arts program at the Pennfield School. There will be more than 60 artists showcasing and selling their handmade items. The artists’ palette cafe will also be available for lunch and snacks.
After School

Time : 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission : $2 at the door; children admitted free.
Phone : 401-849-4646

Thank you to our sponsor Tricom!