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Talent Show Graced by Good Weather, Great Acts!
The eighth annual Monson Arts Council talent show, Western Mass Performs, danced around the snowflakes this past Saturday night. With cleanup from the last storm still not complete, and with Sunday's storm looming, the show went on splendidly in a blessed window of calm. An enthusiastic audience was regaled by 24 impressive acts, waiting patiently through some early sound difficulties, and thoroughly enjoying themselves. For a full story and pictures, visit the Talent Show page.

Spring Craft Day for Kids to be held March 12th
Sign up kids ages 7-14 for this year's Spring Fling Craft Day to be held March 12 from 12:00 4:00 pm at the Monson House of Art. A variety of all new projects taught by local artists will include T-shirt design, a spring wreath, fairy house, sewing project, decorate cookies and more! Workshop is $30. To sign up download flyer with registration form here! Questions? Email newland.andrea@gmail.com

Happy Holidays at the House of Art
Holiday Craft Day for Kids sponsored by the Monson Arts Council was a big hit held on December 11, 2016. Teachers and 18 students had a fun time getting pictures taken with Santa and Mrs. Claus, crafting winter wonderland sculptures, "ugly holiday sweaters," candy encrusted gram cracker houses, jewelry and decoupage projects. Photos with Santa were mailed home in cards decorated by the kids.

Halloween Craft Day III Haunts House of Art
The Monson House of Art was brimming over with tricks and treats as 20 kids attended the third annual Halloween Craft Day for Kids. Held on October 23, this 4 hour workshop brought together local artists to teach spooky crafts and fun activities to returning and new students alike. Projects included essential oils sugar face scrub, witches clothesline, spider web nightmare catcher, decoupage serving trays, mini haunted houses, felt finger puppets, yoga and a snack. Wyatt Aloisio of the Palmer Journal stopped by to photograph and interview the young artists for the paper. The kids had a blast and look forward to future events.

Summer Art Camp a Huge Success in 2016
The popular art camp put on by Monson Park and Recreation with support from the Monson Arts Council had another summer filled with art, dance, poetry and fun. Local artists taught basket making, video art, music and more to area children. For a full story, click here.

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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