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Zullo Gallery hosts in-person exhibit

These unique, rainy day pieces from Rick Legge were made using gold leaf.

By James Kinneen
Hometown Weekly Reporter

With movies continually being pushed back because the theaters aren’t open, Broadway shows being cancelled until May 2021, and schools having to cut electives like art...

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Medfield High School launches virtual art show

Medfield High School Art teacher Meg Drew has designed and curated an interactive art show to showcase the work of students in AP Art and Design. Each section is arranged into a room where the viewer can click on the individual pieces and find out more about the artist. Those who wish to...

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Art Assoc. welcomes Latanision

The Needham Art Association will welcome renowned watercolor artist Carolyn D. Latanision for their next program demonstration. The demo will take place on Tuesday, March 3, at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room at the Needham Free Library. A brief social reception with light refreshments begins at 7:00 p.m. The event is free and open...
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La Farge, Tiffany discussed at McIver Lecture

By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff On Sunday, January 5, the Needham Public Library hosted the first installment of its yearly McIver Lecture Series. Each year, a theme is picked around which to center the talks. For 2020, the theme is glasswork. On that note, Curatorial Assistant in American Art Elizabeth Fox of the Worcester Art...
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Zullo Gallery holds holiday exhibit

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter This week, at Art Basel, a banana duct-taped to the wall sold for $120,000. However, after hearing the news, a rival “performance artist” pulled the banana off the wall and ate it in an apparent protest. Lest you think there was anything special about the first banana, it was...
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Artist Mangi paints pets

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Wednesday night, Johanne Mangi gave a demonstration of how she paints portraits of people’s pets. Presented in association with The Wellesley Society of Artists, Stray Pets in Need (SPIN) and The Wellesley Free Library, the show lasted from 6:30 to the library’s closing at nine o’clock. How do...
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Two Dwight-Derby House artists exhibiting

Two award-winning Dwight-Derby House artists, Brenda O’Conner and Diane Connolly, will exhibit their art at the gallery at Medfield TV in September. Their reception will be Friday, September 13, from 6-8 p.m., and their art can be viewed Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. through 5:00 p.m., along with many other pieces by the Dwight-Derby...
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Jay Mankita teaches engineering through play

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter With schools increasingly trying to lead children to STEM careers, there is a huge need to make engineering seem as fun as long-beloved subjects like art and music. Looking to fill that gap, Jay Mankita brought his Rube Goldberg machine building event, Playful Engineers, to the Sherborn Community...
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Zullo Gallery announces summer classes

IMG_1889 The Zullo Gallery has announced its summer classes. They are described as follows: Art Explorations • drawing/mixed media (For students in grades 1-4) Monday, July 8 - Friday, July 12 (9:30 - 12:00) This class will combine drawing skills - from beginner to advanced - with a wide variety...
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MCPE awards $131,000 in grants

The Medfield Coalition for Public Education (MCPE) has awarded $131,000 in grant funds to Medfield Public Schools initiatives over the past year. The coalition funded 34 grants across Medfield’s five schools. The grants span multiple areas of education, including curriculum enhancements in science, art and reading, classroom enhancements and initiatives for students’ personal development. District-wide grants...
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Sixth graders design unique civilizations

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter Dover-Sherborn Middle School held its STEAM (science, technology, engineering, art, mathematics) Fair on Thursday, where sixth graders were tasked with using all the skills they’d learned in their classes to design a unique civilization. To make matters trickier, each civilization had to address a challenge currently facing the...
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Open Studios this weekend

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Needham Open Studios is celebrating 21 years as a supportive, inclusive and vibrant community. Members of the community are encouraged to take a self-guided tour from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. during the weekend of Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, and visit with 35 new and returning award-winning artists. Many Needham...
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Maureen Obey art show at library

Maureen Obey will be holding a solo show called “Through My Eyes” at the Main Library during the month of May. Maureen is an active member of both the Westwood Artists and the Norwood Art Association. She has shown her work at the Norwood Fine Artist Gallery and Studio. She has been painting seriously for...
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Kira Seamon readies Art in Bloom

There will be a shower of flowers in the Dover Public Library this April. Art in Bloom is coming the week of April 29-May 4, and the highlight will be the "Bloom Party" from 6:30-8:30 p.m. on Monday, April 29. Artist Kira Seamon will host the event and is honored to have received a grant...
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Gerry Clifford exhibiting at Open Studios

Needham Open Studios is celebrating 21 years as a supportive, inclusive and vibrant, community. Neighbors and art enthusiasts are invited to take a self-guided tour from 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. on the weekend of Saturday, May 4, and Sunday, May 5, and visit 35 new and returning award-winning artists while they demonstrate their skills in...
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Pastel workshop renders colorful evening

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By Amelia Tarallo Hometown Weekly Staff
 Drawing and painting are often some of the most relaxing and rewarding activities in which one can be involved. However, they can only truly be relaxing when an individual knows the right way to approach them. On Thursday, April 4, a group met at the Sherborn Library to learn...
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Robert Mesrop gives watercolor demonstration

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By James Kinneen Hometown Weekly Reporter On Tuesday night, the Needham Library held a live watercolor showcase of Robert Mesrop’s work, in which Mesrop took around an hour to create an original painting in front of - and inspired by - the audience. Co-sponsored by the Needham Art Association and the Wellesley Society of Artists,...
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Clever Hand Gallery hosting student work

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The Clever Hand Gallery will showcase work by students from the Intensive Metals class at Wellesley High School. This is the ninth year of collaboration between the local artisans’ cooperative and the talented students. Students in Shayla Vines’ Intensive Metals class started school year with everyone working on the ancient technique of “open back”...
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Art in Bloom set for March

BabyCarriage -interpretation by Diana Garcia-Martinez Beth Shalom Garden Club and the Needham High School Fine Arts Department have announced that their award winning Needham’s Art in Bloom, 2019 will be held on Saturday, March 9, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., and Sunday, March 10, from 1:00...
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Bonsai Creation Workshop coming soon

The Wellesley Garden Study Group is offering a Bonsai Creation Workshop on Tuesday, February 5. 
New England Bonsai Gardens will be coming to Wellesley to give a talk and demonstration. Containers, plants and materials will all be provided with the payment of a materials fee of $35. New England Bonsai Gardens will present the history...
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