ACW October Meeting 10/18 7:00 at ACE
Current ACW events
October - “Creatures and Critters” Art Show. Hosted by the ACW at the ACE Building
Upcoming ACW events:
December 2023, 1st weekend: Winter Artisan Sale
Friday, 12/1, 5-8pm
Saturday, 12/2, 12-5pm
Future Events – Below dates have been added to the ACE Building calendar for 2024
April 2024: ACW Spring Show. Theme is ‘Tell Me a Story’
October 2024: ACW Fall Show. Theme is TBD
December 2024: ACW Winter Artisan Sale on the 1st weekend of December.
Friday, 12/6, 5 – 8pm?
Saturday, 12/7, 1-6pm?
‘Drop In and Art’ Monthly meetings – Kicked off in October - 2nd Tuesday and Wednesday of the month
See below for details
Mailing List and Newsletter: Updates from co-chairs, Andy and Emily
Website and Instagram updates/reminders
Update your ACW Website content – send any updates to Joy firstname.lastname@example.org
Send photos to Andy to post on the ACW Instagram account; send to: email@example.com
Starting Balance: $463.40
Ending Balance: $463.40
After Meeting Discussion Forum
No topics for October
‘Round the Room’ – Art Events and Happenings updates
Congratulations to the ACW for celebrating its 12th year!
Calls for Art:
Dec 2023 – 1st Weekend
ACW Holiday Sale event at ACE on 12/1 and 12/2
Friday 12/1, 5pm to 8pm Set up: 3pm
Saturday, 12/2, from 12pm to 5pm Set up: 10am
Location: Albion Cultural Exchange (ACE) building at 9 Albion Street, Wakefield
The event is not juried and there is no registration cost or commission to the ACW
Participants are to bring their own tables.
Set up starts at 3pm on Friday and at 10am on Saturday.
Folks who are in both days are welcome to leave their work overnight.
Promotional Info will be provided to participants to share with their social media and networks
To register: Please send an email to Kathy.firstname.lastname@example.org with the dates you plan to participate.
‘Drop In and Art’ Sessions at the ACE presented by the ACW
Come join ACW members and friends for some art time in the company of local artists. This new event is held monthly on the 2nd Tuesdays and Wednesdays of the month. Bring your own art supplies and hang out with other artists to chat, get inspired, help with a bit of creative block, or whatever! More details are below.....
Adult artists are welcome to drop in for as little or as much of the session as they like.
Media suggestions include, but are not limited to: drawing, stitching, knitting, sketchbook/journaling, collage, dry felting, jewelry making, carving wood or linoleum (but no printing), No ‘wet’ media, please.
2nd Tuesday and Wednesday of the month:
o Tuesdays: 10am – Noon
o Wednesdays: 7pm- 9pm
February: ACW member exhibit at the Blake Gallery at the Beebe library for the month.
April: ACW Spring Show. Theme is TBD
October: ACW Fall Show. Theme is TBD
December: ACW Winter Artisan Sale on the 1st weekend of December
February: ACW member exhibit at the Blake Gallery at the Beebe library for the month. 7 members are participating.
March 26: ACW Artisans Sale as part of the Reading Symphony Orchestra Concert – ACW Members Sale
June:“From the Ground Up” Art Show: Opening reception and then Thursdays & Fridays in June
June:ACW exhibit at the Beebe Estate in Melrose: Opening reception and then Saturdays in June
October:Fall Show - Theme is Creatures & Critters
December: Winter Artisan Sale
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 was a guest vendor once a month at the Wakefield Farmers Market on North Ave.
October: ACW hosted the Creatures and Critter Art Show for the month of October.
November: ACW had 7 members exhibiting at the Blake Gallery in the Beebe library for the month.
December: Stoneham Library exhibit space - a one month duration. About a dozen ACW artists exhibited
Annual Winter Artisan Sale: 1st weekend in December. Over 20 local ACW and other artisans participated in the annual ACW Winter Sale.