Fort Point Arts Community Open Studios
Oct 19 - 21, 2012
the historic waterfront warehouses that are home to painters,
sculptors, ceramicists, jewelers, performance artists, fashion
designers, printmakers, book artists, photographers, and more. Meet
local artists and craftspeople, and get a behind the scenes look at
where Boston artists create their work.
Find established artists, and
discover new emerging talents. Stroll, ponder, and browse. Buy original
art from the people who make it.
Visitors to Open Studios can explore 10 buildings in the Fort Point
neighborhood, plus galleries and creative design shops. All buildings
are in easy walking distance of each other.
The 33rd-Annual Fort Point Arts Community Open Studios, which will
feature over 150 artists from painters to glass blowers, will
officially start Friday, Oct. 19 and run through the weekend.
The tour will feature a collection of neighborhood artists, hands-on activities and performances.
Open Studios Events are free to the public, with FREE PARKING in the Central Parking Lot on Binford Street off of A Street
Open Studios at the Fort Point Community Website
Download the map and a schedule of special events
2pm Jenifer Stark
knitting machine and textile art demos 300 Summer St., 4th floor
3pm Nicole Aquillano
Nicole demonstrates slip casting techniques in her ceramics studio Midway Studios, 2nd floor
Mini Music Fest: music at Fort Point Framers 300 Summer Street, mezzanine
12:30 Jack Parizo sings the Great American Songbook
1:00 Robert Avila
2:30 Tony Savarino and the Savtones
3:30 John cremona & friends Psychedelic folk hymns
4:30 Heather and Johnny
1pm Lisa Knox
Transforming a Simple Piece of Fabric into a Work of Art, a drawing demonstration 249 A Street, 4th floor
2pm Amy MacDonald
Animation: creating a frame by frame character animation using Adobe Flash 319 A Street
3pm Jenifer Stark
knitting machine and textile art demos 300 Summer Street, 4th floor
4pm Jacob Higginbottom
watercolor demonstration, Midway Studios, 3rd floor
3pm John Cremona & Friends
Psychedelic folk hymns 319 A Street Loading Dock
5:15pm Inside/Outside featuring Cam Sawzin performing Cello Suite No.
2 Allemande in C Major by J. S. Bach Midway Studios Group Space
|FAMILY ART ACTIVITIES
||Saturday & Sunday
Make your own Art with Bridget Matros at Midway Group Space
While artists are opening their studios, we’re MAKING one! Stop by and
help build and decorate our cardboard loft. Hang a piece of your own
artwork in it before you go! All ages welcome
More About FPAC
FPAC is a tax-exempt 501(c)3 founded in 1980.
Their mission is to enrich the Fort Point area with a resident
live/work artist population that contributes to the district's and the
City of Boston's cultural life. In addition to fees from our artist
members, we depend on support from individuals, corporations, and
foundations who appreciate the value of a vibrant arts community in
Fort Point. Please consider becoming a supporting member or sponsor.
Help keep art alive in Fort Point!
|Posted: October 18, 2012
Nancy J Conrad