Newton Art Association Opening Reception Monday, September 9, 7:00 pm, Gallery, on view September 5-29: View original works by Newton Art Association (NAA) members including drawing, painting, fiber arts and sculpture. NAA will award $900 in prizes to show participants. This year’s judge will be John Kasbohm, owner of Atelier 564 in Newton Center. Mr. Kasbohm is also honorary alum of the School of the Museum of Fine Arts and was the owner of two galleries on the North Shore. (Image by: C. Slattery)
The Newton Art Association, founded in 1949 by the late James King Bonnar and a small group of artists, seeks to encourage the expression of fine arts in the Newton community. Outstanding New England artists demonstrate their techniques at free NAA programs on the second Thursdays of the month, September through May at the Newton Senior Center in Newtonville. The NAA also organizes critiques, lectures, workshops and exhibits for members throughout the year. Each spring they award $3,000 in scholarships to qualifying high school seniors living or attending high school in Newton. Visit NAA online. (Image by: Steinsieck)
Teen Gallery, on view through fall 2019: At any given moment during the academic year, Newton fifth grade and Middle School visual arts students are developing their creativity and building artistic skills. This exhibition is an accurate reflection of their work. The library wishes to extend its gratitude to Eric Blomster of Abraxis Framing Co., 303 Auburn St., Auburndale, who generously provided the frames.
Displays on view through September 29:
Atrium 1 and 2: Learn about Newton's high school robotics team, the LigerBots. The display will take you on a tour through hands-on learning in the Newton community featuring models of a robot, tools LigerBots uses and the story of the team. For information email email@example.com.
Three Main Hall Cases: Works from Newton Art Association.
Third Floor Language and Literacy Center Country Display: Learn about Ethiopia from a display of books, CDs and DVDs!
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