Waltham, MA. - September 6, 2012
Join hundreds of area residents and art enthusiasts at this year’s annual Open Studios weekend. On November 3rd and 4th the Waltham Mills Artists Association (WMAA) will open their doors to the public. Visitors to this free event will have the opportunity to meet more than eighty participating artists and view a wide selection of their work. Hours will run from 12 – 6 pm on Saturday, November 3rd and 12 – 5 pm on Sunday, November 4th.
Waltham Mills Artists Association, occupying two adjacent buildings at 144 Moody Street, is one of Greater Boston’s oldest artists’ communities. WMAA artists work in a wide range of media, including sculpture, glass, printmaking, painting, textiles, photography, woodworking, film and video.
Artists from Metalwerx, a non-profit school and community studio for jewelry making and the metal arts located in Waltham, will be exhibiting at Open Studios in Building #4, the Ira B. Gordon Center for the Arts. Lincoln Studios, another artists’ community a short walk from the WMAA at 289 Moody Street, will also be welcoming visitors. Also at 289 Moody Street, Back Pages Books will be hosting a book-signing event during the weekend for one of WMAA’s well-known artists, Johnny Carrera, a printmaker who just published a new edition of the Pictorial Webster Dictionary. And WMAA’s neighbor, the Charles River Museum of Industry, will be opening their doors for free to the public during the Open Studios hours – something for everyone!