News and Updates

Call for Poetry Open

Catherine Weber and the Southborough Open Land Foundation are pleased to invite you to visit Beals Preserve, where you will find art installations from local and regional artists. Experience the art and then respond to it in a poem. The top 25 poems submitted will 

Installation Weekend Scheduled for June 12 & 13

The Southborough Open Land Foundation and Program Director Catherine Weber invite the general public to visit Beals Preserve to watch artists install their work for the 5th annual Art on the Trails on June 12th and 13th, from 10 am to 5 pm each day. 

Art Selections for the 2021 Art on the Trails

We are pleased to announce the 2021 Art on the Trails: Mending art selections, chosen by Sarah Montross, Artistic Director/Senior Curator at deCordova Sculpture Park and Museum. The following artists will install their work at the Elaine and Philip Beals Preserve on June 12 & 13: 

Poetry Reading This Sunday

Poetry Reading This Sunday

We are excited to invite you to attend a LIVE poetry reading and celebration of the the publication of the 2020 Art on the Trails: Rising Up poetry book on Sunday, October 18 at 6 PM on Facebook LIVE. The selected poets, who wrote poems 

Sculpture Sold During Art on the Trails Exhibition

Sculpture Sold During Art on the Trails Exhibition

Nothing pleases me more than to receive an email from an art collector interested in owning a work of art. Even more so, when the work is part of the summer exhibition, Art on the Trails, this year. Hopedale resident Sarah Alexander’s sculpture When a 

And the Winner Is…

And the Winner Is…

We are pleased to announce that Juror Hilary Zelson has chosen the first prize winner in the 2020 Art on the Trails. Congratulations to Kelly Goff for being selected as the first prize winner for his sculptures Continuous Line I (tangerine) and Continuous Line II 

Art That Speaks: Rising Up Art Draws Crowds

As we reach the mid-point in the summer, and endure the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, Art on the Trails has been a popular destination. In a time when most galleries are closed, an outdoor show is the closest many people can get to art this summer. 

Art Selections for 2020: Rising Up

We are pleased to announce the 2020 Art on the Trails: Rising Up art selections, chosen by Cambridge Art administrator and public artist Hilary Zelson. The following artists will install their work at the Elaine and Philip Beals Preserve on June 6 & 7. Sarah 

2019 Poetry Submissions

While I might be late in posting this, it is not a reflection on the excellence in the submissions in 2019. We received more poetry submissions than we could publish in our book and are now making them available for your enjoyment. This link is 

Art on the Trails Opening Well Attended

Despite weeks of rain, we went ahead and had the opening for this year’s exhibition on Thursday, June 20th. More than 80 people attended and walked with us through the woods to hear artists share insight into their work. We were excited to award two