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Festival of Wreaths
8th Annual Festival of Wreaths Holiday Event
Wreaths will be displayed during "City of Lights" November 26th
Raffle takes place Wednesday, November 30, 2022
(each ticket will be deposited into the corresponding wreath bucket).
$25 for 5 tickets
(you will specify which wreaths you hope to win)
$50 “Brush Bonus Raffle”
will automatically give you one chance to win each wreath
This year the wreaths will be displayed at the Brush (along with sponsorship info) The raffle will be processed on November 30.
Each wreath will then be given to the lucky winner. Winners must pick up wreaths. Hours: (Tues - Sat) 11:00 am - 4:00 pm (Sun) 12:00 - 4:00 pm
Soup & Shop
Dec 9, 2022, 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
The Brush offers a quaint and intimate place to shop and find hidden gems created by local artists. Talk to the artists in their studio while shopping and browse the associate artist displays to get great ideas for the Holiday.
If you are tired of the mall and prefer the intimate setting of a gallery filled with creations from the heart, the Brush is the place to shop in November and December this year.
During Soup & Shop, all visitors are invited to have complimentary soup while shopping. These are homemade soups by the artists and members of the board.
Benefits of Lowell’s Urban Environment
A Series Presented by the Brush Art Gallery and Studios and Funded by the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation
August 2019 Through July 2020
The Brush Art Gallery and Studios presents: “Benefits of Lowell’s Urban Environment” a series of activities designed to bring awareness of the urban environment to our community. The series will run from August 2019 to July 2020 and will include partnerships with Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust, Lowell Cemetery, Lowell National Historical Park, and Lowell High School. Funded by the Theodore Edson Parker Foundation, the series will also include an educational exhibition in July 2020
Educational Exhibit AVAILABLE ONLINE
Including photo documentation and artist interpretations of the previous activities, a "Call for Entries" will be circulated for artist submissions on the subject of trees and rivers, and greenspaces in Lowell. This exhibit is scheduled at the Brush: July 7 to 26, 2020
EVENTS WHICH INFORMED THE EXHIBITION
Plein Air Painting Class
August 4, 2019 taught by Claire Gagnon in conjunction with "Wellness on the Walkways" and in partnership with the Lowell National Historical Park. Location Lucy Larcom Park, Time 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM (FREE EVENT). Bring your own painting supplies and set up. All media welcome. The Wellness on the Walkways tour starts at 10:00 AM at the National Park Visitor Center on Market Street. Toward the end of the walk at 11:00 AM, a demonstration and class will begin at Lucy Larcom Park. You are welcome to stay and take the class or continue with the walk.
Tree Identification Walk at Lowell Cemetery
Attendees will learn how to identify and learn the importance of trees as well as their history in Lowell. A photographer will be present to document the event. (In collaboration with Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust and Lowell Cemetery). Duration: 1.5 hours. Park inside Lawrence Street Entrance. Rain or Shine. August 10, 2019 at 10:00 AM.
Concord River Greenway Walk
Tour a beautiful part of Lowell. A photographer will be present to document the event. A plein air painting class will also meet at Wamesit Falls overlook located along the walk. (In collaboration with Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust). National Trails Day, Park inside Lawrence Street Entrance of Lowell Cemetery. Rain or Shine. Sept. 28, 2019. Time 9:30 AM. Duration: 1.5 hours. Plein air class duration: 2 hours.
Bird Watching at Lowell Cemetery
Search out and identify local species of birds. A photographer will be present to document the event. (In collaboration with Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust and Lowell Cemetery). Park inside Lawrence Street Entrance. Rain or Shine. Oct 6, 2019 at 8:00 AM. Duration: 1.5 hours
Animal Tracking Walk
Explore traces of wild life. A photographer will be present to document the event. Saturday, February 22 at 9:00 AM. Dress Warm!
(In collaboration with Lowell Parks & Conservation Trust) Location: Hawk Valley Farm in Pawtucketville. RSVP info@LowellLandTrust.org Duration: 1.5 hours
Arbor Day Poster Contest
In addition to public entries, Lowell High School will participate in this contest. The Brush Art Gallery and Studios will coordinate jurors, supply materials, select winners, and award prizes. The best results will be exhibited April 14 to May 31, 2020 at the Brush. This contest would take place in February and March in order to promote Arbor Day in April.