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Crafters Wanted - The Monson Arts Council is seeking additional crafters for its annual Holiday Craft Fair on Thanksgiving weekend. Interested crafters please contact Richard at
Celebrate Fiber Arts
The Monson Arts Council (MAC) holds an annual juried art show each spring and for the past 37 years, our popular Holiday Craft Fair has enlivened Thanksgiving weekend in Monson. Now we present Celebrate Fiber Arts, our first show dedicated solely to Fiber Arts, to be held Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, September 30 through October 2, 2016, in four locations in downtown Monson. A reception will be held on Friday evening, with all exhibit and vendor areas open. NEW: Click here for the ONLINE Prospectus and Entry Application.

Summer Art Camp and Young at Art 2016
The 2016 Summer Art Camp is open to children in Grades 2 through 8 (as of 6/1/16) and is sponsored by the Monson Arts Council and the Monson Parks and Recreation Department. The very popular Art Camp plans to offer instruction in various art mediums including, but not limited to: painting, wood working, recycled art, video art, polymer clay, dance, bookmaking and drawing. Week one will focus on Poetry and Art and week two will focus on Music and Art. Click here for more info and registration forms.

Summer Concert Series Artists Chosen
Artists have been announced for the first three concerts in the Monson Arts Council summer concert series at Dave Grieve Gazebo in downtown Monson, which will take place every fourth Thursday evening from June through September. The concerts are free, and will begin at 7 pm. Bring a lawn chair & your favorite snack, and come listen to the sounds of summer! The Arts Council is still looking for Vendors to participate and sell their wares. Booths are offered at $40 or $25, and participants will also get a raffle donation for the season. Click here for full information.

Monson Arts Council's 38th Annual Holiday Craft Fair
The Monson Arts Council's 38th Annual Holiday Craft Fair is scheduled for Thanksgiving Weekend. The show opens on Saturday, November 26th, at 9:00 am and closes at 4:30 pm, and reopens on Sunday, November 27th at 12 noon, and closes at 4:00 pm. Over 80 crafters will be located in five buildings, all within a short walking distance. The buildings are: Memorial Hall, the Methodist Church, the Universalist Church, Columbia Hall and the House of Art. Luncheon will be served both days in Memorial Hall, Columbia Hall and the Universalist and Methodist Churches. The show distinguishes itself from other shows by featuring only hand crafted items. Watch the Craft Fair page for more information.

Monson Arts Council Videos on M-PACT TV
MPACT has several videos about Monson Arts Council activities, you may view the videos by clicking here.

Community Partners
The Community Partners Page recognizes the year-long support of these businesses for the arts in Monson. Click the list to view the page with full information.

Support the MAC!
You can join online, renew your dues - even donate to us using the convenience of your credit card!

Experience the Quaboag Hills Region
While you're in town for any of the MAC's exciting and fun events, download the Chamber of Commerce's Experience the Quaboag Hills Region Visitor's Guide to find listings of many other interesting and fun things to check out while you're here!

Advertising Opportunities with the MAC!

You can now promote your business in the Monson Arts Council's Theater Programs and other printed materials! Click Here for Details!

For further information on any of the Monson Arts Council programs, please contact Maureen Solomon at 413-267-3042.

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