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Milton Artists on Display to Start Town's 350th Anniversary

Art capturing the Town of Milton by the people who live here will be featured at the Milton Public Library's Wotiz Gallery through February of 2012.

Paul’s Bridge, Milton Landing, Turner’s Pond, Milton Hill and other beautiful locales have been captured in paint by 24 Milton artists. Their artwork will be on exhibition in the Wotiz Gallery of the during the months of January and February 2012.

The exhibition is the opening event in the 350th celebration of Milton’s founding as a town separate from Dorchester. A reception for the exhibit will be held Saturday, January 21 from 2 to 4 p.m.

The watercolors of Miriam Wotiz and Elva Proctor, two of Milton’s oldest artists will be exhibited.  Oils, and acrylics by other professional and amateur artists living in Milton depict flowers and gardens in backyards, the Farmers’ Market, and the old Town Hall.

Thirteen of the  paintings were used to illustrate the “350th Calendar Celebrating Milton.”

The reception will also honor the exhibition of photographs by , a prominent 20th century Milton photographer. He was the photographer for the 300th Anniversary Celebration. The Milton Historical Society organized the Fasch exhibit, located on the second floor of the library. It will be on view throughout the entire year 2012.

During the reception the “Greg Massaro Jazz Duo” will play music. A special 
“Creative Art Activity for Children” will take place in the Children’s room. The public is invited to  attend, free of charge. Refreshments will be served. 

The above release was submitted by Beth Neville.

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