BVAA Event Calendar

Here is the full list of upcoming events hosted by the Blackstone Valley Art Association.

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  • Sat
    06
    Jan
    2018

    Watercolor Open Paint

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Art Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Start the new year off with creativity! Come join us for an open paint session. Bring your own supplies or we’ll have some for those without. Get feedback and encouragement! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/03/watercolor-open-paint-sat-jan-6-2018/
  • Wed
    10
    Jan
    2018

    Milford TV Winter Dropoff

    6-8pm The Milford TV Station is at: 138 South Main Street Milford, MA MOVED DUE TO SNOWSTORM! Every two months we rotate the art show at the Milford TV Station. We generally arrange our drop-offs on the last Thursday of the month preceding the show, but to avoid the Christmas/New Year issue for this one we slide it forward a week. The drop-off for the upcoming January-February 2018 show on the theme of “Winter Magic” is WEDNESDAY JANUARY 10th from 6-8pm. Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/10/05/milford-tv-art-show-jan-feb-2018-winter-magic/
  • Sat
    13
    Jan
    2018

    Watercolor Open Paint

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Art Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Start the new year off with creativity! Come join us for an open paint session. Come and go whenever you wish in the 10am to 3pm time period. Bring your own supplies or we’ll have some for those without. It’s fine to bring a snack if you want. There’s food options right next door, too. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/03/watercolor-open-paint-sat-jan-13-2018/
  • Mon
    15
    Jan
    2018

    Anything Goes Deadline

    11:59 pm

    Alternatives Gallery, 1 South Main Street, Uxbridge, Mass.

    Deadline for the Anything Goes Photography Show - details - http://bvaa.org/2017/10/21/6th-annual-anything-goes-photography-show/

  • Tue
    16
    Jan
    2018

    Photography

    6:30-9pm Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. Our January 2018 monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 16th from 6:30-9pm at the Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. This meeting and workshop is free and open to the public. No experience is necessary. The fun of our workshops is that we all try new things we’ve never done before. http://bvaa.org/2017/10/05/january-2018-monthly-meeting-photography/
  • Fri
    19
    Jan
    2018

    Anything Goes Reception

    4-7pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA

    Reception for the Anything Goes Photography Show - Details - http://bvaa.org/2017/12/31/reception-for-6th-annual-anything-goes-photography-show/

  • Sat
    20
    Jan
    2018

    Hand Coloring Photos with Pastels

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Come on out and enjoy this fun hands-on workshop shows you the techniques to hand color your photos with pastels. You start with black and white images. Your creativity can shine! Perfect for a variety of image types. Full details: Hand Coloring Photos with Pastels
  • Sat
    20
    Jan
    2018

    Black and White Photography Workshop

    1:30 - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Come on out and enjoy this fun hands-on workshop! This workshop teaches you all about taking black and white photos. You can do this with cell phones, digital cameras, film cameras, you name it. What's so special about black and white? Which types of photos work best? How do you maximize the impact? Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/01/black-and-white-photography-workshop-jan-20-2018/
  • Sun
    21
    Jan
    2018

    Art Show Marketing Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA A fantastic opportunity for any artist who has thought about starting, producing, and marketing an art show or gallery! Amazing local photographers Donna Dufault and her husband and business partner, Scott Erb, will provide us with an inspiring discussion on artistic project management. Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/12/28/producing-and-marketing-an-art-show/
  • Sat
    27
    Jan
    2018

    Hand Coloring Photos with Watercolors

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Come on out and enjoy this fun hands-on workshop shows you the techniques to hand color your photos with watercolors. You start with black and white images. Your creativity can shine! Perfect for a variety of image types. Full details: Hand Coloring Photos with Watercolors
  • Sat
    27
    Jan
    2018

    Long Exposure Photography Workshop

    1:30 - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Come on out and enjoy this fun hands-on workshop! This workshop teaches you all about taking long exposure photography. With long exposure photography, you control the time setting of your camera to allow the shutter to stay open for longer than it might normally do so. This can create a variety of special effects to add interest to your photography. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/01/long-exposure-photography-workshop-jan-27-2018/
  • Mon
    29
    Jan
    2018

    Submission Deadline Claflin Hill

    12 midnight Milford Town Hall 52 Main Street Milford, MA 01757 Submission deadline to participate in the February Claflin Hill show - details - http://bvaa.org/2017/10/04/claflin-hill-russian-romance-art-music-feb-3-2018/
  • Mon
    29
    Jan
    2018

    Submission Deadline Choco l'Art

    Midnight Whitinsville Social Library 17 Church Street Whitinsville, MA The submission deadline is Monday, January 29th, 2018. This show is displayed on panels so works submitted need to be less than 36″ wide in order to fit on a panel. Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/10/08/2018-choco-lart-show-whitinsville-library/
  • Thu
    01
    Feb
    2018

    Carol Arnold Oil Painting Class

    6-9pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Carol Arnold, a member of Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik’s Putney Painters, is now offering oil painting classes at the Uxbridge Alternatives Gallery! All levels welcomed. The focus will be on drawing, edges, values and color. Carol’s goal is to make this fun and inspiring, while learning how to get to the next level of your growth! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/15/carol-arnold-oil-painting-class-feb-2018/
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    Claflin Hill Russian Romance

    7:30pm Milford Town Hall 52 Main Street Milford, MA 01757 The BVAA, in conjunction with the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, is offering a fun night of art and music! The orchestra provides the music while the BVAA provides the art! Come enjoy the shows! Full Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/10/04/claflin-hill-russian-romance-art-music-feb-3-2018/
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    Choco l’Art Show

    10am - 2pm Whitinsville Social Library 17 Church Street Whitinsville, MA Our 2018 Choco l’Art show is the perfect melding of chocolate and art! Details for the 2018 Choco l'Art Show Reception
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    Cyanotype Workshop 1

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Come on out and enjoy this fun hands-on workshop! This workshop teaches you all about cyanotypes. Cyanotypes are an early form of photography. We'll explain how they're made. We'll explore the different types of cyanotypes you can make. Then we go hands-on. Details: Cyanotype Workshop
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    Macro Photography Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Macro photography is all about appreciating the small things in life. The details. It draws one in to being mindful about the tiny items which might otherwise go unnoticed. The eyes of a bumblebee. The details of a flower petal. The curve of a watch gear. If you’ve got a cellphone or a camera, bring it along to play. If you don’t, that’s fine! You can watch, learn, and enjoy the experience. All are welcome, and it’s free! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/14/macro-photography-workshop-sat-2-3-18/
  • Sat
    03
    Feb
    2018

    2018 BVAA Art-Poetry Show Reception

    3:30 - 5:30pm Worcester Public Library, Main Branch 3 Salem Square Worcester, MA 01608 The Blackstone Valley Art Association Art and Poetry show is a creative combination of the written word and visual images. Each artist gives a poet a work of art that the poet is inspired by. The poet gives the artist a poem which the artist brings to life. Come on out to see the works and enjoy the poetry! Reception Details: Art-Poetry 2018 Reception
  • Mon
    05
    Feb
    2018

    Carol Arnold Monthly Critique

    6:30pm - done BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Carol Arnold, a member of Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik’s Putney Painters, is starting a monthly critique session at the Uxbridge Gallery on the 1st Monday of each month. The session will start at 6:30pm and run until all works are fully discussed. You can bring in 2-3 pieces of work in progress for a learning critique. This is open to the public. There is a $5 fee to have your works reviewed. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/15/carol-arnold-monthly-critique-feb-2018/
  • Sat
    10
    Feb
    2018

    Cyanotype Workshop 2

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Come on out and enjoy this fun hands-on workshop! This workshop teaches you all about cyanotypes. Cyanotypes are an early form of photography. We’ll explain how they’re made. We’ll explore the different types of cyanotypes you can make. Then we go hands-on. Details: BVAA Cyanotype Workshop
  • Sat
    10
    Feb
    2018

    Lighting Photography Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Light is the key to photography. Just how does light impact the photos you are taking? What happens when you use incandescent light, fluorescent light, or LED lights? How do they compare with sunlight? Bring your camera or cellphone and we’ll play with real life examples. If you don’t have a camera, that’s fine, just come and learn! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/14/lighting-photography-workshop-sat-feb-10-2018/
  • Sat
    17
    Feb
    2018

    Al Weems Selfie Workshop

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 Al Weems is a professional photographer with decades of experience in portraits and photography. He knows how to take an image from 'typical' to 'exceptional'. Come on out for a hands-on workshop on capturing that perfect selfie - just in time for the 2018 BVAA Selfie Show! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/15/al-weems-selfie-workshop-sat-feb-17-2018/
  • Sat
    17
    Feb
    2018

    Abstract Photography Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Abstract photography lets you see beyond the obvious. You examine the details. Step back for a wider view. Break shapes down into lines and angles and curves. If you’ve got a cellphone or a camera, bring it along to play. If you don’t, that’s fine! You can watch, learn, and enjoy the experience. All are welcome, and it’s free! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/02/06/abstract-photography-workshop-sat-2-17-18/
  • Tue
    20
    Feb
    2018

    Critique Session

    6:30-9pm Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. Our February 2018 monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 20th from 6:30-9pm at the Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. This meeting and workshop is free and open to the public. No experience is necessary. The fun of our workshops is that we all try new things we’ve never done before. The topic of this hands-on workshop is: Topic: Critique Session Instructor: the full group http://bvaa.org/2017/10/05/february-2018-monthly-meeting-critique-session/
  • Thu
    22
    Feb
    2018

    Milford TV Art Show Mar-Apr 2018

    6-8pm The Milford TV Station is at: 138 South Main Street Milford, MA Every two months we rotate the art show at the Milford TV Station. We arrange our drop-offs on the last Thursday of the month preceding the show. The drop-off for the upcoming March-April 2018 show on the theme of “Spring Joy” is Thursday, February 22 from 6-8pm. http://bvaa.org/2017/10/05/milford-tv-art-show-mar-apr-2018-spring-joy/
  • Sat
    24
    Feb
    2018

    Portrait Photography Workshop

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA What’s involved in taking a lovely portrait? How does color differ from black and white in bringing out a personality? How does lighting, background, and other details make a difference? Come play with faces in this fun workshop! Bring your camera or cellphone – if you have neither, that’s fine too. The more faces the better for this workshop! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/15/portrait-photography-workshop-sat-feb-24-2018/
  • Sat
    24
    Feb
    2018

    Street Photography Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Street photography isn’t standing in the middle of the road and taking photos of the street! That would be dangerous :). Street photography is about documenting life on the street. The mom taking her kids to the pizza place for lunch. The elderly widow heading to the coffee shop to sit and read. Where are people going? What are they thinking? Street photography catches a glimpse into other lives. Bring your cameras and cellphones or just come to participate as a person-on-the-street! All are welcome. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/15/street-photography-workshop-sat-feb-24-2018/
  • Sat
    24
    Feb
    2018

    Teen Photography Selfie Show Dropoff

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the 2018 Teen Photography Selfie Show – this show is open to the public! All styles of cameras and cellphone images are warmly welcome! To submit your entries use our BVAA Online Submission Form. The deadline to submit is 3pm on Saturday, February 24th, 2018. Work must be dropped off by Saturday, February 24, 2018 at 3pm. All work which is brought in will be hung (as long as it is family-friendly). Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/12/01/2018-teen-photography-selfie-show/
  • Sun
    25
    Feb
    2018

    Basic Photography Course Week 1

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 This basic photography class starts from the very beginning. It covers pressing those buttons on your camera. It presents hands-on practice to learn how f/stop is different from shutter speed and how they relate to each other. You’ll play with the rule of thirds and leading lines. You’ll learn fun tricks that bring life and interest to your images. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/28/basic-photography-class-feb-18-to-mar-11-2018/
  • Thu
    01
    Mar
    2018

    Carol Arnold Oil Painting Class

    6-9pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 Carol Arnold, a member of Richard Schmid and Nancy Guzik’s Putney Painters, is now offering oil painting classes at the Uxbridge Alternatives Gallery! All levels welcomed. The focus will be on drawing, edges, values and color. Carol’s goal is to make this fun and inspiring, while learning how to get to the next level of your growth! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/02/12/carol-arnold-oil-painting-class-march-2018/
  • Fri
    02
    Mar
    2018

    Claflin Hill Iberian Legends

    4-6pm Milford Town Hall 52 Main Street Milford, MA 01757 The BVAA, in conjunction with the Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, is offering a fun night of art and music! The orchestra provides the music while the BVAA provides the art! Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/10/04/claflin-hill-iberian-legends-art-music-mar-3-2018/
  • Sat
    03
    Mar
    2018

    Anything Goes Pickup

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA Time for everyone to pick up their photography from the Anything Goes Photography Show! Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/10/21/6th-annual-anything-goes-photography-show/
  • Sat
    03
    Mar
    2018

    Open Paint Session

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge MA Open paint! All are welcome! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/02/26/open-paint-session-sat-march-3-2018/
  • Sat
    03
    Mar
    2018
    Sun
    04
    Mar
    2018

    AuthorStock 2018

    noon-5pm Millbury Barnes & Noble The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley Millbury, MA It’s here! That amazing time of year! It’s AuthorStock 2018, happening Saturday, March 3rd and Sunday, March 4th, 2018. There are workshops, readings, seminars, how-tos, and much more! A share of proceeds benefits the Blackstone Valley Art Association! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/02/26/authorstock-2018-sat-march-3-and-sun-march-4/
  • Sun
    04
    Mar
    2018

    Basic Photography Course Week 2

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 This basic photography class starts from the very beginning. It covers pressing those buttons on your camera. It presents hands-on practice to learn how f/stop is different from shutter speed and how they relate to each other. You’ll play with the rule of thirds and leading lines. You’ll learn fun tricks that bring life and interest to your images. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/28/basic-photography-class-feb-18-to-mar-11-2018/
  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018

    Massachusetts Show Reception 2018

    4-7pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 The Blackstone Valley Art Association is proud to celebrate its March 2018 show on the theme of “Massachusetts”! We are showcasing BVAA member photography and paintings on this topic. In addition, we are also featuring two local teenage artists as well! Congratulations to Morgann Conley and Ashley Labbe for their beautiful artistic photography! They submitted to our Teen Self Expression component of this show, and we’re proud to have them in our gallery! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/05/massachusetts-show-reception-2018/
  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018

    Minimalism Photography Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 There’s a fine line between abstract and minimalism. Often, abstract can present a minimalist image. Architecture can be minimalism. Even the curve of a throat can be minimalism. Play with minimalism and see how sometimes less can be more. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/05/minimalism-photography-workshop-sat-3-10-18/
  • Sat
    10
    Mar
    2018

    Open Paint Session

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Art Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 Explore your creativity! Come join us for an open paint session. Come and go whenever you wish in the 10am to 3pm time period. Bring your own supplies or we’ll have watercolors available for those without. It’s fine to bring a snack if you want. There’s food options right next door, too. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/05/open-paint-session-sat-march-10-2018/
  • Sun
    11
    Mar
    2018

    Basic Photography Course Week 3

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 This basic photography class starts from the very beginning. It covers pressing those buttons on your camera. It presents hands-on practice to learn how f/stop is different from shutter speed and how they relate to each other. You’ll play with the rule of thirds and leading lines. You’ll learn fun tricks that bring life and interest to your images. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/28/basic-photography-class-feb-18-to-mar-11-2018/
  • Sat
    17
    Mar
    2018

    2018 BVAA Art-Poetry Show Reception

    noon-2pm Blackstone Public Library 86 Main Street Blackstone, MA The Blackstone Valley Art Association Art and Poetry show is a creative combination of the written word and visual images. Each artist gives a poet a work of art that the poet is inspired by. The poet gives the artist a poem which the artist brings to life. Come on out to see the works and enjoy the poetry! Be sure to come out for our show’s opening reception on Saturday, March 17, 2018 from noon to 2pm. Meet the poets, chat with the artists, and learn more about this fun process! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/05/2018-bvaa-art-poetry-show-reception-sat-mar-17/
  • Sat
    17
    Mar
    2018

    Open Paint Session

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Art Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 Explore your creativity! Come join us for an open paint session. Come and go whenever you wish in the 10am to 3pm time period. Bring your own supplies or we’ll have watercolors available for those without. It’s fine to bring a snack if you want. There’s food options right next door, too. Ask with any questions! Teens and up are welcome – we warmly welcome beginners! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/05/open-paint-session-sat-march-17-2018/
  • Sun
    18
    Mar
    2018

    Basic Photography Course Week 4

    10am - noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 This basic photography class starts from the very beginning. It covers pressing those buttons on your camera. It presents hands-on practice to learn how f/stop is different from shutter speed and how they relate to each other. You’ll play with the rule of thirds and leading lines. You’ll learn fun tricks that bring life and interest to your images. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/01/28/basic-photography-class-feb-18-to-mar-11-2018/
  • Tue
    20
    Mar
    2018

    Open Paint and Carol Arnold Critique

    6:30pm – 9pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 If you’re interested in painting, drawing, and illustrating, we have the perfect evening for you! There’s going to be music, wine, laughter, creativity, and of course painting and drawing! http://bvaa.org/2018/03/16/open-paint-and-carol-arnold-critique-mar-20-2018/
  • Fri
    23
    Mar
    2018

    Sculpture with Robert Collins

    6:30-9pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. Our March 2018 monthly meeting will be held on FRIDAY, March 23rd from 6:30-9pm at the Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. This meeting and workshop is free and open to the public. No experience is necessary. The fun of our workshops is that we all try new things we’ve never done before. The topic of this hands-on workshop is: Topic: Sculpture Instructor: Robert Collins Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/10/07/march-2018-monthly-meeting-sculpture-with-robert-collins/
  • Sat
    24
    Mar
    2018

    Holga Photography Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 This two-part workshop INCLUDES THE CAMERA AND FILM. The price for the workshop gets you your very own Holga 120N film camera and two rolls of 120 medium-format film. The first workshop steps you through preparing your camera, loading it, and how to take photos. The follow-up workshop answers any questions you have and has a photo shoot. If a person can only come to one or the other, they will get prepared and set up with their camera at that session. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/02/16/holga-photography-workshop-mar-26-and-31-2018/
  • Sat
    24
    Mar
    2018

    Open Paint Session

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 If you’re interested in painting, drawing, and illustrating, we have the perfect Saturday lined up! It’ll be a great time with laughter, conversation, creativity, and the space to stretch out! It’s an open paint! All are welcome, including the public, family, and friends! It’s free! http://bvaa.org/2018/03/15/open-paint-session-sat-march-24-2018/
  • Mon
    26
    Mar
    2018

    Submission Deadline Spring Show

    midnight Amazing Things Gallery 160 Hollis Street Framingham, MA 01702 The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring its annual BVAA Spectacular Spring Show – this is our sixtieth year! The show is open to all BVAA members. If you’re not yet a BVAA member, now’s the time to join us – this is an amazing gallery and opportunity! http://bvaa.org/2018/01/01/bvaa-spring-show-2018-at-amazing-things/
  • Sat
    31
    Mar
    2018

    Holga Photography Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 This two-part workshop INCLUDES THE CAMERA AND FILM. The price for the workshop gets you your very own Holga 120N film camera and two rolls of 120 medium-format film. The first workshop steps you through preparing your camera, loading it, and how to take photos. The follow-up workshop answers any questions you have and has a photo shoot. If a person can only come to one or the other, they will get prepared and set up with their camera at that session. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/02/16/holga-photography-workshop-mar-26-and-31-2018/
  • Sat
    31
    Mar
    2018

    Open Paint Session with Giselle

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 If you’re interested in painting, drawing, and illustrating, we have the perfect Saturday lined up! It’ll be a great time with laughter, conversation, creativity, and the space to stretch out! It’s an open paint! All are welcome, including the public, family, and friends! It’s free! http://bvaa.org/2018/03/15/open-paint-session-with-giselle-sat-march-24-2018/
  • Mon
    02
    Apr
    2018

    Open Paint and Carol Arnold Critique

    6:30-9pm

    BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery
    5 South Main Street
    Uxbridge, MA 01569

    If you’re interested in painting, drawing, and illustrating, we have the perfect evening for you! There’s going to be music, wine, laughter, creativity, and of course painting and drawing! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/26/open-paint-and-carol-arnold-critique-april-2-2018/

  • Wed
    04
    Apr
    2018

    Carol Arnold Oil Painting Class

    6-9pm

    BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery
    5 South Main Street
    Uxbridge, MA 01569

    Whether you’re a raw beginner or an experienced painter, this oil painting class will take you to the next level. It’s full of personal hands-on advice and a warm, welcoming atmosphere! http://bvaa.org/2018/03/26/carol-arnold-oil-painting-class-april-2018/

  • Thu
    05
    Apr
    2018

    Spectacular Spring Show Reception

    6-8pm

    Amazing Things Gallery
    160 Hollis Street
    Framingham, MA 01702

    The Blackstone Valley Art Association is presenting its annual BVAA Spectacular Spring Show - this is our sixtieth year! Come on out and celebrate with our spectacular reception! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/12/bvaa-spectacular-spring-show-2018-reception/

  • Thu
    05
    Apr
    2018

    Open Paint Session with Pet Portraits

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 We have a special treat this Saturday. Talented BVAA member Betty Havens will be in the gallery painting on-demand pet portraits while you wait! Just bring a photo or cellphone image of your pet, and in about fifteen minutes Betty will have your custom portrait painted for you! Perfect for framing and hanging! http://bvaa.org/2018/04/05/open-paint-session-with-pet-portraits-sat-april-5-2018/
  • Fri
    06
    Apr
    2018

    Art-Poetry Show Reception

    7-9pm Millbury Barnes & Noble The Shoppes at Blackstone Valley 70 Worcester Providence Turnpike #5 Millbury, MA 01527 Be sure to come out for our show’s public reception on Friday, April 6, 2018 from 7 to 9pm. Meet the poets, chat with the artists, and learn more about this fun process! We’ll have poetry readings and fun discussion. All ages are warmly welcomed! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/26/2018-bvaa-art-poetry-show-reception-fri-april-6/
  • Sat
    07
    Apr
    2018

    Instagram for Artists

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 Instagram is an amazingly powerful social network – and it is ALL about images. Every single post is an image with a description. This is perfect for artists. http://bvaa.org/2018/04/05/instagram-for-artists-workshop-april-7-2018/
  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018

    Open Paint Session with Pet Portraits

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 If you’re interested in painting, drawing, and illustrating, we have the perfect Saturday lined up! It’ll be a great time with laughter, conversation, creativity, and the space to stretch out! It’s an open paint! All are welcome, including the public, family, and friends! It’s free! We have a special treat this Saturday. Talented BVAA member Betty Havens will be in the gallery painting on-demand pet portraits while you wait! Just bring a photo or cellphone image of your pet, and in about fifteen minutes Betty will have your custom portrait painted for you! Perfect for framing and hanging! http://bvaa.org/2018/04/12/open-paint-session-with-pet-portraits-sat-april-14-2018/
  • Sat
    14
    Apr
    2018

    Twitter for Artists Workshop

    1-3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 Twitter is an amazingly powerful social network – it reaches millions upon millions of viewers. Images play a key part of the Twitter environment. With Twitter you can share the artwork you’re working on, let people know about shows you’re in, build up your fan base, and make sales. Best of all, it’s free. Just like this workshop! http://bvaa.org/2018/04/12/twitter-for-artists-workshop-april-14-2018/
  • Tue
    17
    Apr
    2018

    Hand Coloring Black and White Photos

    6:30-9pm Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. Our April 2018 monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, April 17th from 6:30-9pm at the Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. This meeting and workshop is free and open to the public. No experience is necessary. The fun of our workshops is that we all try new things we’ve never done before. The topic of this hands-on workshop is: Topic: Hand Coloring Black and White Photos Instructor: Carol Frieswick http://bvaa.org/2017/10/08/april-2018-monthly-meeting-hand-coloring-black-and-white-photos/
  • Sat
    21
    Apr
    2018

    EditFest with Dennis Smith

    9am - 12 noon BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 In the spirit of Reddit’s “Ask Me Anything” we are holding an editing challenge where we will edit any picture you bring in. Have a landscape that doesn’t pop? A portrait that looks green? A room interior where the walls tip crazy? Bring ’em on. This event is FREE and open to the public! All are welcome! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/03/15/editfest-with-dennis-smith-apr-21-2018/
  • Sat
    28
    Apr
    2018

    Open Paint Session

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 If you’re interested in painting, drawing, and illustrating, we have the perfect Saturday lined up! It’ll be a great time with laughter, conversation, creativity, and the space to stretch out! It’s an open paint! All are welcome, including the public, family, and friends! It’s free! http://bvaa.org/2018/04/25/open-paint-session-sat-april-28-2018/
  • Sat
    05
    May
    2018

    Watercolors Then and Now Submission Deadline

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the “Watercolors Then and Now” show to celebrate all past and present BVAA members and their watercolors. The deadline to submit is 3pm on Saturday, May 5th, 2018. Work must be dropped off either on Saturday, April 28th or Saturday, May 5th between 10am and 3pm. Details: http://bvaa.org/2017/12/15/watercolors-then-and-now-art-show/
  • Fri
    11
    May
    2018

    Watercolors Then and Now Art Show Reception

    5-7pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA The opening reception will be Friday, May 11th, 2018 from 5-7. Invite family and friends - all are welcome! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/04/09/watercolor-reception/
  • Sat
    12
    May
    2018

    Uxbridge SketchFest and Art Festival

    9am - 3pm 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA All are welcome to our celebration of Uxbridge! Uxbridge SketchFest and Art Festival details
  • Tue
    15
    May
    2018

    Spring Pot Luck Party

    6:30pm - 9pm Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. Our May 2018 monthly meeting will be held on Tuesday, May 15th from 6:30-9pm at the Uxbridge Community Gallery, 5 South Main Street, Uxbridge, MA. This is our annual Spring Pot Luck Dinner. All members are welcome to attend! Our meetings cover BVAA organization business from 6:30-7:00pm and then go into the eating and celebrating. We are still planning out how we will handle the food. Usually we do a pot luck. We’ll let you know the plans as we get closer! http://bvaa.org/2017/10/08/may-2018-monthly-meeting-spring-pot-luck/
  • Sat
    26
    May
    2018

    String Art and Open Paint Session

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 If you’re interested in painting, drawing, and illustrating, we have the perfect Saturday lined up! It’ll be a great time with laughter, conversation, creativity, and the space to stretch out! It’s an open paint! Plus we’ll experiment with string art! All are welcome, including the public, family, and friends! It’s free! If the weather is nice out, we’ll also do an Uxbridge SketchFest. We have the maps all ready. We just need some sunshine! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/05/21/string-art-and-open-paint-session-sat-may-26-2018/
  • Thu
    07
    Jun
    2018

    Carol Arnold Oil Painting Class

    6-9pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA 01569 NOTE: This class will focus on still life. Bring what you’d like to paint and your light and Carol will see you there! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/06/05/carol-arnold-oil-painting-class-june-2018/
  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018

    Sutton Common Art Festival

    10am - 3pm Sutton Common Sutton MA We'll have a tent and table. Bring along bin art, cards, a chair to sit on, and even some paints or pencils to make art with! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/05/30/sutton-common-art-festival-sat-june-9th/
  • Sat
    09
    Jun
    2018

    2018 Premier Image Gallery Open Show

    9am - noon Premier Image Gallery 290 Eliot Street Ashland MA 01721 The Premier Image Gallery in Ashland, Massachusetts is having its 2018 Summer Show! This will be a joint show between the Blackstone Valley Art Association and two other local art groups. There will be cash prizes! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/05/30/2018-premier-image-gallery-open-show/
  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018

    For the Birds Art Show Submission Deadline

    10am - 3pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the “For the Birds” show to celebrate the joy of our feathered friends! All members are warmly encouraged to participate. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/05/21/for-the-birds-art-show/
  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018

    Yoga in an Art Gallery

    3-4pm BVAA Uxbridge Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge MA Yoga brings calm relaxation. Art lifts us to a higher level. The combination of yoga and art is delightfully perfect! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/05/30/yoga-in-an-art-gallery/
  • Sat
    16
    Jun
    2018

    Plein Air at Foxfire Farm

    8am - noon Foxfire Farm in Uxbridge We are limited to 12 people because of parking. Be sure to register! Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/05/30/plein-air-at-foxfire-farm-uxbridge-sat-6-16/
  • Fri
    22
    Jun
    2018

    For the Birds Art Show Reception

    5-7pm BVAA Alternatives Uxbridge Community Gallery 5 South Main Street Uxbridge, MA The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the “For the Birds” show to celebrate the joy of our feathered friends! The opening reception will be Friday, June 22nd, 2018 from 5-7. Details: http://bvaa.org/2018/05/21/for-the-birds-art-show-reception/

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