ArtsWorcester Receives $14,400 for Artist Professional Education
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
Grant will cover workshops for professional artists
Beginning in the fall of 2014, eight workshops annually will cover topics such as photographing artwork, tax and accounting strategies, writing grants, and preparing a portfolio. All ArtsWorcester members will be eligible to participate.
ArtsWorcester exhibits and promotes local contemporary artists, at all stages of their careers. Its gallery exhibits and openings are free to the public. The Melvin S. Cutler Charitable Foundation, a local philanthropic organization, supports a wide range of educational, religious, social service, and medical research institutions.
Related Slideshow: Spring Flower Shows, Gardens, and Art
Bay State African Violet Show
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
April 26, 2014 to April 26, 2014
The Bay State African Violet Society puts on another spectacular show featuring America’s favorite houseplant, the African Violet. All are welcome to enter their own plants and floral designs for judging to win ribbons and prizes. Participate in workshops on African Violet care. Start your own collection at the sale, where commercially grown plants and supplies are sold, along with plants grown by members.
Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum
Bristol, Rhode Island.
Nothing says spring like tens of thousands of brilliant yellow daffodils blooming at Blithewold. The sight of blooming flowers and budding trees help us forget a dreary winter and look forward to summer’s sun. Blithewold is a 33-acre summer estate with grand views of Narragansett Bay. The property features a 45-room mansion filled with family heirlooms framed by a series of lovely gardens. On May 4, there is a Spring Flowering Tree Walk.
Spring Primrose Show
Tower Hill Botanic Garden
May 3, 2014 to May 4, 2014
The New England Chapter of the American Primrose Society presents dozens of varieties of primroses! Browse all the varieties and learn how to grow these colorful plants. Lectures will include “How to Grow Primroses from Seed”.
The 79th Annual Dogwood Festival
Greenfield Hill Congregational Church
May 2–4, 2014
For 79 years now, Greenfield Hill Church has welcomed the community to share in the beauty of spring at its annual Dogwood Festival. Enjoy music, antiques, kids activities and art and crafts amidst the beauty of the pink, white, and purple blooms.
May 11, 2014 to May 11, 2014
Every spring the Arnold Arboretum singles out the lilac to be honored with a daylong celebration. With more than 370 lilac plants of 176 kinds, the Arboretum holds one of the premier lilac collections in North America. The day includes tours of the lilacs, family activities, food vendors, and picnicking (on this special day only). The Arboretum is open from dawn to dusk.
Art in the Garden Festival
Cape Cod Art Association
May 17, 2014 to May 18, 2014
Come and celebrate art in the outdoors at Aselton Park. Cape Cod Art Association presents its first annual spring fundraiser, “Art in the Garden” sponsored by Hyannis Country Garden. Join a weekend of celebrating art in the outdoors including food vendors, music, children’s entertainment, and plein air painters. Hyannis Country Garden will be selling plants and offering demonstrations for incorporating garden art into your landscaping.
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