Bloomberg Philanthropies names Holyoke national finalist for art grant

Jul 21 2018
Bloomberg Philanthropies listed the City of Holyoke and El Corazon de Holyoke as finalist for the $1 million Public Arts Challenge Grants.
HOLYOKE — Bloomberg Philanthropies on Wednesday named the El Corazon de Holyoke (The Heart of Holyoke) and the city, along with 14 communities nationwide, as finalists for a Public Arts Challenge Grant.
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Banner artist and vintage photo dealer to share Easthampton storefront

Aug 24 2016
‘BannerQueen’ Johnquest and ‘PhotoWench’ Waldman will open Spot 22 on Cottage Street.
Amy Johnquest and Stacy Waldman have known each other about three years, and are familiar faces within the Easthampton arts and culture scene.
Now the two friends are opening a quirky storefront gallery and studio on Cottage Street. Spot 22 will [continue reading]

Natural and Cultural Histories of Northampton’s Meadows

May 10 2016
“The Great Meadow: Natural and Cultural Histories of Northampton’s Meadows” at Historic Northampton features the work of three local artists as they represent their unique artistic perspective on the Meadows and its many facets. Through the weaving of art, history and artistic vision, this exhibit offers three varying and fascinating interpretations of the culture in [continue reading]

Visual Art in Western MA: May Openings, Closings & Calls for Art

Apr 27 2016
Explore Western MA through the lens of visual art! Featured here are May art openings, closings & call for art at galleries, museums and public meeting places across the region, including: Norman Rockwell Museum, Yiddish Book Center, Eric Carle Museum of Picture Book Art, Hancock Shaker Village, Neil Hammer Gallery at Meekins Library, Easthampton City [continue reading]

Illustration History: Online Educational Resource & Archive for the Art of Illustration

Aug 19 2015
Shedding light on an art form that’s constantly accessible to us, the new online resource Illustration History offers an in-depth look at the many genres of illustration and the artists who have made a significant contribution to the field. Families can use studies of illustration as a way to delve into studies of history, culture, [continue reading]

Pop-Up Mobile Art Boxes Take Art to the Streets

Sep 16 2014
Community support is essential for the undertaking of installation art, and it’s fantastic to see this happening in Florence via the Florence Night Out and the Mobile Art Boxes. Now the most innovative of artists can use a DIY Mobile Box to contain a multimedia installation by a local artist. The obvious side benefits of [continue reading]

Hats, Architecture, and Industry: Things that Inspired Dr. Seuss

Feb 26 2014
“The Hats Off to Dr. Seuss!” exhibition at R. Michelson Galleries in Northampton, provides a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to view a selection of original hats collected by Dr. Seuss over a period of 60 years. Special Dr. Seuss Birthday celebration on Saturday, March 1st… [continue reading]

land art in north dakota

Sep 10 2013
Published by under Art, Poetry and Musings
Where land prices rose 26% in 2012, mostly because of fracking speculation.

Satellite Fields SATELLITE FIELDS is a series of large-scale tree formations planted in North Dakota. Covering 4 acres of land, each piece will be large enough to appear in satellite surveillance of the area, so that the formations [continue reading]

rural route film fest needs your help!!

Jul 21 2013
Published by under Art, Poetry and Musings

Rural Route needs a bit more help to make this year’s film fest happen! Please, if you can, check out their indiegogo page and support this amazing event.
ALSO, YOU SHOULD ATTEND THE FESTIVAL!!  July 27 and August 1-4, 2013!!  
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rural news from this land

Apr 29 2013
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