Tuesday, November 13, 2012
About 100 people attended Art Bingo Night at the Milton Art Center earlier this month.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
The first-ever Art Bingo Night at the Milton Art Center exceeded all expectations. About 40 people had pre-registered, but 100 guests showed up on Friday, November 2, for a chance to win stunning artworks by local artists. Six rounds of bingo were called, in turn, by State Representative Walter Timilty, Milton Selectman Denis Keohane, Kristan Bagley-Jones of the Milton School Committee, State Senator Brian Joyce, Vance Welch, the owner of Abby Park in Milton, and Ed Merritt, president of Mount Washington Bank. Emcee Mark Kroninger kept the evening lively. Efforts to launch Art Bingo Night were spearheaded by Susan Merritt who was delighted at the turnout on a rainy night, who said, “The awareness is growing that the Milton Art Center needs…
Wednesday, May 2, 2012
The Milton Art Center fundraiser, “Small Works, Big Impact,” will offer local artwork for sale with an opening night party on Friday.
The Milton Art Center will launch its art sale fundraiser, “Small Works, Big Impact” with an opening night party on Friday, May 4, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Edge Hill Road facility. The sale will include, “artworks by well known and emerging artists will include watercolors, oils, pastels, charcoal and pencil drawings, none larger than 11” x 14,”” according to the Milton Art Center. Friday night’s kickoff event will feature refreshments, live music and chances to win Red Sox tickets and artwork. Advance tickets are $20 at www.Miltonartcenter.org. Tickets will be $25 on the day of the event. The exhibit will be open until May 12, providing an ideal opportunity to purchase gifts for graduations and Mother’s Day.
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
The Milton Art Center offers classes and art activities in the former East Milton Library.
The Milton Art Center officially opened its doors to the public last month with a well-attended Grand Opening event. The former East Milton Library on Edge Hill Road now offers a long list of art classes for all ages, a gallery and space for children’s parties. “Basically, It’s a flexible space we can do a lot with,” said Kevin Dambruch, a member of the MAC board. The idea for the new art center began when the Board of Selectmen started looking for a group to rent the former library space. When the town sought proposals to rent or buy the property, FAVA (Friends and Advocates for Visual Arts), an organization that has taught after school art programs in the Milton Public Schools since 2003, was the lone proposal. “I’m very happy that the …