Dorchester Open Studios 2012 celebrates
its 10th Year beginning Friday, Oct 19 at the new Black Box Theater in
Codman Square and continuing through Sunday Oct 21.
receptions take place Friday and Saturday nights with artists
displaying their wares and the spoken word being shared on Saturday
afternoon and starting Sun at 10:30am. All venues included on the Open
Studios map available throughout Dorchester.
Franklin Marval, graphic design, is hosting the online version of the Open Studios map. Click the image below to view.
|Fri Oct 19
||Dorchester Open Studios 2012 festivities begin at the new Black Box Theater in
Codman Square, where opera singer Amanda Villegas will join eleven
other singers, songwriters, dancers, and spoken word artists including
celebrated Irish Step dancer Kieran Jordan, singer/songwriter Bethel
On Friday night at the Black Box Theater (behind The
Great Hall at 6 Norfolk Street) DPR Dance Crew will join eleven other
great performers for a full night of incredible FREE entertainment!
The Painted Lights' Brendan Little, Joy Daniels and her band,
singer and guitarist Brandi Maxam, spoken word artists Stephen Alkins
and Christopher Johnson, actress, director and producer Adobuere
Ebiama, Gaitskill Cleghorn, Jr., and DJ Tristram Keefe.
|Sat Oct-20 12 Noon
|Grab a map (the list of places where they can
be found will be announced after October 6th)
Visit the 140 visual artists exhibiting this year at 20 sites! New this year:
The reception this year will take place on Saturday night, at The Great Hall in Codman Square at 6:00 p.m.
- The Howard
Art Project in Fields Corner
- Artists from UMass
Boston exhibiting in Uphams Corner
- Readings from 16 poets, novelists,
short story writers, non-fiction writers and essayists at a unique
venue: the back courtyard at Humphreys Street Studios! Protected from
the elements in this cozy outdoor space with hot cider and hot
chocolate, take a seat or lean against a sturdy wall and be inspired by
the writers among us!
|The Open Studios 10th Anniversary Reception will be held at The Great
Hall in Codman Square on Saturday the 20th from 6 - 8:30 p.m. Also at
the Great Hall will be a solo show featuring new works by Larry Pierce.
10:30 - 11:30 AM
|Pick from several options - Art + Eats hosted by Go Local MetroBoston
at Tavolo Ristorante Ashmont (10:30-11:30AM), a hike along the Neponset
River Trail and stop at the kiosks (locations also on the map) where
Anne Schmalz' beautiful botanical and nature sketches and watercolors
will evoke the flora and fauna of the season, the traditional Art
Sermon at First Parish Church.
|Sun Oct-21 12 Noon
|Visit the venues and artwork you missed on Saturday.
Please be sure to visit 157 Washington Street, where DAC will have its
future home in the Erick Jean Center for the Arts. They hope to be moved
in and running shows and classes by mid-January.
- The Dot Art Bar at 1152 Dorchester Avenue (missing
from the front of the OS map)
- Sierra Rothberg and Elaine Happnie are both
exhibiting at First Parish Church
- Chuck Sullivan is at Walter
Dorchester Arts Collaborative website: dac-online.org
|Posted: October 17, 2012
Nancy J Conrad