Arts Collaborative of Wakefield News & Announcements

ACW Meeting Agenda 8/17/22

To all Arts Collaborative of Wakefield members and friends,

The next Arts Collaborative of Wakefield (ACW) meeting is this coming Wednesday night at 7pm at the Albion Cultural Exchange building at 9 Albion Street, Wakefield. Please come join us to say hello, see old friends, meet new friends, and talk about 2022 ACW and other local art events and activities.

Agenda:

Upcoming ACW events

Summer/Fall - Farmers Market: ACW is a once a month vendor – 2nd Saturday of July – October

Elizabeth is event coordinator – See Elizabeth to sign up and for details

October: Creatures and Critters Art Show

Update from Subcommittee

‘Call to artists’ - see info below

All members and friends: start working on artwork that ties to the theme of critters and creatures....is a very open theme that covers a wide range of content options

December: Stoneham Library exhibit space - a one month duration, and artists can sell works/advertise. The library also has display case tables for anyone that would like to display something like pottery or jewelry.

Holiday Winter Sale: 1st weekend in December – Friday, 12/2, and Saturday, 12/3. Final times are TBD. Start planning discussions at a future meeting


Instagram and Website updates/reminders

Jamie is always happy to receive artwork to post on the ACW Instagram account; pls send to her at: jamiegibbonsstudio@gmail.com

Update your ACW Website content email joy.schilling@gmail.com

ACW Kitty: $487. Any outstanding reimbursements?

Future Item:

Message Board – Andy is looking for proof of concept participants to shape this

Other Topics?

Round the Room News to Share – who’s exhibiting where? Upcoming art events? Etc...

ACW Calendar:

2022

  • February: ACW had 8 members exhibiting at the Blake Gallery at the Beebe library for the month

  • March: Many ACW members participated in the Arts & Edibles art show at the ACE building. Members were exhibiting artists and event hosts

  • Summer/Fall: the ACW will be a guest vendor once a month at the Wakefield Farmers Market on North Ave. Elizabeth is coordinating

  • October: ACW will be hosting the Creatures and Critter Art Show for the month of October.

  • November: ACW member exhibit at the Blake Gallery at the Beebe library for the month. It’s a small space – room for 12 to 16 small to medium sized works.

  • December: Stoneham Library exhibit space - a one month duration, and artists can sell works/advertise. The library also has display case tables for anyone that would like to display something like pottery or jewelry.

  • Holiday/Winter Sale: 1st weekend in December

2023

· June: ACW exhibit at the Beebe Estate in Melrose

ACW Activities:

  • Message Board: Andy is exploring Message Board options for members to use as an open forum and to share information on a variety of topics. This will be another and great way for our members to stay in touch and share art related info and ideas. The message board concept is that members can create a post where they start a topic and anyone can comment on that topic.

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