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Fairy Houses for our Neighbors

A wonderful thing happened last Friday in the Arts & Smarts Children’s Program. Yes, wonderful things happen all the time in the Arts & Smarts Children’s program, but this was particularly wonderful. All spring, the children have been building fairy … Continue reading

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Arts & Smarts, Growing Artists and Problem Solvers

“Don’t take a picture! I’m your boss!” he said, then realized it sounded harsh coming from a kid to an adult, particularly an adult who runs the place. He adjusted and softened his statement, “I’m the artist and you’re the … Continue reading

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Young Entrepreneurs

Patchwork Central’s annual Holiday Art Sale is this Saturday, November 5 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm. Included will be an eclectic mix of artwork from both established and new artists. There will be paintings, drawings, ceramics, jewelry, greeting cards, … Continue reading

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Reflecting on the Summer

Last week we wrapped up another successful summer of children’s programming at Patchwork. As always, the summer was a family-like experience with multiple generations of people all participating together.  We had everyone from three-year-old Calvin participating in his fourth summer with … Continue reading

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The Peak of Summer

It’s been an exciting summer in the Arts & Smarts program. Art Garden Week I (highlighted previously) has been followed by a series of other unique enrichment opportunities for children. First came Sculpture Week with Amy Rich. Participants built fantastical people … Continue reading

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Knowledge Blooms at Patchwork

The first crocuses blossomed today at Patchwork. It’s warm enough outside to imagine going out without a coat and the sun’s shining, so the children’s program staff decided to take the kids outdoors for a little fresh air. In addition … Continue reading

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Patchwork Art Additions

On Tuesday, October 28 at 5:00 pm, you’re invited to help us celebrate Patchwork’s impressive art collection. Most notably, Patchwork has a new sign to mark the Meetinghouse at 100 Washington Avenue. Our old sign had begun to look dilapidated and … Continue reading

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Monumental Art

We’ve just completed two Sculpture Weeks at Patchwork. They are great examples of the kind of high quality arts experience that we offer children. It’s definitely NOT your average arts and crafts time! The weeks were led by Rob Millard-Mendez, … Continue reading

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Lessons in Sales

“Do you have any creative nativity sets?” one Arts & Smarts participant asked another as they role-played a customer interacting with a sales person at the Art & Company booth prior to last weekend’s Patchwork Holiday Art Sale. “Yes, well … Continue reading

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Driftwood Art and Plans for the Future

The pace of the summer at Patchwork reaches its peak this week with Art Garden Week II and our annual potluck Garden Feast this Thursday, July 11 from 5 pm-7 pm. Everyone’s invited to come to this feast to celebrate … Continue reading

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