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Art for Sale, Art Sold

Art for Sale, Art Sold

Did you know that much of the work in Beals Preserve this summer is for sale? In fact, we have already sold All Things Sparkley, the hanging piece created by Chelsea Bradway and her daughter Miley and son Max. Not only do sales support the […]

Finding Joy: Visiting Art on the Trails With Children

Finding Joy: Visiting Art on the Trails With Children

One day last week, parts of Metrowest saw sudden torrential downpours. The rain was blinding, especially if you were driving as I was. It’s times like these that I worry about the installations at Beals Preserve. While they have been built with all weather conditions […]

Tour of Art on the Trails Scheduled for this Wednesday at 6 pm

Tour of Art on the Trails Scheduled for this Wednesday at 6 pm

Since our opening on June 7th, I have given a number private tours of the exhibition, Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods. Whether the participants are artists, poets, or art-interested folks, I have received wonderful feedback. More than anything, I love the surprise […]

A Moving Celebration: An Extraordinary Evening

A Moving Celebration: An Extraordinary Evening

For many months, we have been working diligently to create a special experience at Beals Preserve. Since the first Art on the Trails exhibition four years ago was much less organized, this year I put a lot into raising the bar on the project. I did […]

Installations, Part III

Installations, Part III

Saturday, the third day of installations for Art on the Trails began with Bill Cohn building four cairn on the Hemlock trail. These sculptures were made from rock and ceramic castings of rocks threaded onto lightening rods. At first glance, all of the parts look like […]

Installations, Part II

Installations, Part II

On Friday, during a respite from the many weeks of spring rain, the second phase of installations took place at Beals Preserve. The busy day included Hadley Horner wrapping trees with colorful yarn and building Spheres in the upper meadow. Lydia Musco, with the help of her […]

Art on the Trails Opening This Wednesday

Art on the Trails Opening This Wednesday

We are excited for our upcoming opening of Art on the Trails: Finding Solace in the Woods, which is scheduled for this Wednesday, June 7, from 6-8 pm. Now that all of art has been installed, it’s time to hear from the artists on a […]

Art on the Trails Installations Begin!

Art on the Trails Installations Begin!

Today started the installation process for Art on the Trails 2017. This morning, Linda Hoffman and her farming assistant Kevin Smith came to install Tree Harp. After watching the sun and figuring how much light would shine on the beautiful gilded surface, Linda and Kevin […]

Art on the Trails Publicity

Art on the Trails Publicity

April 11, 2017. Beth Melo, mySouthborough.com: Call for Art on the Trails: Applicants invited to guided walk Wednesday evening April 18, 2017. Jane Gordon, Community Advocate: Southborough’s art on the trails April 28, 2017. Beth Melo, mySouthborough.com: Reminder – Seeking Artist submissions to Art on the Trails […]

Artists Selected for Juried Exhibtion

Artists Selected for Juried Exhibtion

We are pleased to announce artists chosen for Finding Solace in the Woods juried exhibition. The juror chose work from many excellent submissions based on: 1. Intention: How does this work respond to the theme? 2. Execution: Is this work appropriate for outdoor installation? 3. […]