Arts Collaborative of Wakefield News & Announcements

ACW Meeting 9/21/22

To all Arts Collaborative of Wakefield members and friends,

The next Arts Collaborative of Wakefield (ACW) meeting is September 21 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.



Meeting 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 Everything you need to know about Creatures & Critters

  • 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

New ACW Activity:

  • 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

Website and Instagram updates/reminders

  • Update your ACW Website content – send photos of you work to joy.schilling@gmail.com

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

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