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The Annual Holiday Member Show




PAC has an amazing group of talented and loyal members and we want to support them! This year the works are any size, any medium--all with a starting price of $200 or below. At the opening on Thursday November 7th, 15 works of art were sold but there's plenty more to see! If you missed the opening, you can see them in our gallery or online at our online store at this link:   https://pawtucketartscollaborative.wildapricot.org/PAC-Online-Store

The Mill Gallery will be open for this show on Thursdays from 5:30-7:30pm and on Saturdays/Sundays from 1:00-5:00pm. Please check our Facebook page for changes to our open hours. http://www.facebook.com/pawtucketartscollaborative.  

PAC Gallery is located at 560 Mineral Spring Avenue in Pawtucket. Our main entrance is at the front of the building facing the street in between Mixed Magic Theater and Miss Lorraine Diner (which hopefully will be open by Thanksgiving). Parking is limited at this entrance, but there is access to a ramp for persons with difficulty with stairs. For all others, we recommend parking along the side of the building facing Save A Lot grocery store which has a sculpture garden in the back. There is a side entrance with a PAC sign. Go up one flight of stairs and take a left on the 1st floor, we are at the end of the hall and there will be signs. 

*PAC will also be participating in the Craft and Kitsch show again on December 7th-8th from 10:00am-4:00pm each day, and all work will be for sale right off the walls there too!. To find out more about Craft and Kitsch, visit https://www.craftandkitsch.com/

Any questions regarding membership? membershippac@gmail.com

Any questions regarding the show or volunteering? volunteerpawtucketartsc@gmail.com

Interested in helping with installation for future shows? bradley.bailey@sbcglobal.net

Interested in being a gallery sitter? davidaschiffer@mac.com

See you in the Gallery!

Check out our Online Store!


UPCOMING PAC WORKSHOPS

Life Drawing Sessions at PAC


(life drawing session at Cornell University, mid 20th century)

PAC offers weekly life drawing sessions on most Saturday mornings.  There are occasions when class will not be offered on a particular Saturday due to other events.  Sessions are open to both members and non-members.  The nominal fee is $10 for non-members and $8 for members.  Annual membership in PAC is $35.00. To join, please visit:   https://pawtucketartscollaborative.wildapricot.org/Join-or-Renew

All sessions are from 10am to 1pm Saturdays.    

Sessions usually include a 20 minute warm-up with multiple  short poses followed by 2/3 longer poses with breaks.  Any medium except oil paints.  Interested artists should contact  Frank (401-486-0394 or fjlstudio33@gmail.com) with questions or to be added to the weekly reminder as well as any late cancellation notifications.  


Blackout Poetry Workshop with Thomas Terceira

Saturday November 23rd

2:00-5:00pm

 Creating blackout poetry is fun and rewarding for artists, designers, writers and just about anyone. In blackout (or erasure) poetry an existing text is altered to uncover a new work by eliminating the majority of the original words.

Blackout poetry is a great way to get your creativity flowing. Come try it for yourself. No experience necessary.

Free and all materials are provided but feel free to bring your favorite art supplies and text to work on if you wish.


Escape from the Holidays at PAC's Mill Gallery

Collage Workshop

December 15th from 1:00-4:00pm

PAC member Lin Collette will be leading a collage art workshop for members and non-members at PAC's Mill Gallery, First Floor, 560 Mineral Spring Avenue in Pawtucket. This is not a formal teaching workshop but, rather, a chance to explore working with paper and other materials to create a new work of art. Materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring in things they'd like to work with. If you have tools you prefer to use (such as Exacto knives, cutting boards, scissors, glue, etc), do bring them with you.

The workshop is free and open to members and non-members, but a $5 donation towards materials would be greatly appreciated.


TEXTURES PRIZE WINNERS!

The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative is delighted to announce the winners of prizes for their work now showing in the Textures juried exhibition. Prize winners were chosen by juror Rich Watrous and awarded at the Textures opening on September 12th.

First prize was awarded to Melanie Medeiros for her work "Cherub/Noel".  Susan Garland received Second Prize for her work "I Protect Her."

   

Beth Johnston won the Third Prize with her work "As Above So Below"

    

Sonja Czekalski was awarded First Honorable Mention for her work "I'm A Mess" and John Sideli won the Second Honorable Mention prize for his work "Xmas 1911"

    

You can purchase these and other fine art on display during the show through our Online Store at https://pawtucketartscollaborative.wildapricot.org/PAC-Online-Store

Featuring great music by Paul Williams and fabulous refreshments (that went fast) by Lisa Champagne Morgan and friends, a great time was had by all at the Opening Reception.

Textures is on view through October 31st at our Mill Gallery, followed by our always popular Holiday Member Show. You can visit the gallery on Thursdays/Fridays from 5:30-7:30pm and Saturdays/Sundays from 1:00pm-5:00pm. Please follow our Facebook page for updated gallery information.   https://www.facebook.com/pawtucketartscollaborative

The Pawtucket Arts Collaborative is dedicated to supporting, promoting and developing the highest level of the arts for the community and its artists. We do this by creating awareness, education and involvement through our members.


History

On October 25, 2000, 25 artists led by Pat Zacks met at the Slater Mill for the first time to establish goals, bylaws, membership dues, a mission statement, a logo, and a web site and formed Pawtucket Arts Collaborative. To read more about PAC's history, year by year, click here.

Gallery Hours

Starting on November 7th, 2019, gallery hours are: Thursday 5:30 – 7:30 pm Saturday/Sunday 1:00 – 5:00 pm

Partners/Sponsors

Please support the sponsors that support us:

                

PAC thanks the City of Pawtucket for the generous Arts Organizational Grant

 PAC Mill Gallery:

560 Mineral Spring Avenue, Pawtucket RI 02860 Mailing address: Pawtucket Arts Collaborative PO Box # 966 Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02862


Gallery Hours: 

Thursdays 5pm to 7pm.

Saturdays and Sundays 1pm to 5pm.

Address:
560 Mineral Spring Ave
Pawtucket, Rhode Island 02860

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