Summer Arts Abound

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June at Patchwork Central was full of arts experiences for kids. The month began with Art Garden Week I with Susan Fowler leading our signature mix of storytelling, visual arts, gardening and cooking. From there, we moved into two Sculpture Weeks led by Christian Smith. Christian works primarily in wood. Participants toured Patchwork’s sculpture collection […]

Young Entrepreneurs

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Patchwork Central’s annual Holiday Art Sale is this Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Included will be an eclectic mix of artwork from both established and new artists. There will be paintings, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, greeting cards, fiber arts, sculpture, and more. 30% of sales at the event will be given to […]

Reflecting on the Summer

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Last week we wrapped up another successful summer of children’s programming at Patchwork. As always, the summer was a family-like experience with multiple generations of people all participating together.  We had everyone from three-year-old Calvin participating in his fourth summer with us (yep, you read that right!) to 90-year-old Helen being introduced to the children of the […]

Reflecting on the Summer

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Last week we wrapped up another successful summer of children’s programming at Patchwork. As always, the summer was a family-like experience with multiple generations of people all participating together.  We had everyone from three-year-old Calvin participating in his fourth summer with us (yep, you read that right!) to 90-year-old Helen being introduced to the children of the […]

The Peak of Summer

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It’s been an exciting summer in the Arts & Smarts program. Art Garden Week I (highlighted previously) has been followed by a series of other unique enrichment opportunities for children. First came Sculpture Week with Amy Rich. Participants built fantastical people using used clothing and found objects. Once each sculpture was complete, its creator wrote the character’s backstory. […]

Patchwork Art Additions

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On Tuesday, October 28 at 5:00 pm, you’re invited to help us celebrate Patchwork’s impressive art collection. Most notably, Patchwork has a new sign to mark the Meetinghouse at 100 Washington Avenue. Our old sign had begun to look dilapidated and it failed to really convey Patchwork’s character. Its replacement was the perfect project for this […]