Cape Ann Artisans Fall Studio Tour
Oct
6
to Oct 8

Cape Ann Artisans Fall Studio Tour

Cape Ann Artisans are part of a vibrant arts community, located along the scenic North Shore of Massachusetts that includes three important cultural districts. Recently Gloucester has been named one of the country’s top ten Art Destinations by American Style Magazine. Come visit us during our Open Studios self-guided tours, see the "main streets and back roads" while you explore our exquisite natural surroundings and see the fine art and craft that they inspire. Many Artisans are open year round; during non-tour times please call for an appointment to view our work.

Beth's Studio: 17 Pleasant St, Gloucester, MA

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Bead Affaire
Oct
20
10:00 AM10:00

Bead Affaire

Do not miss the 40th Annual Bead Sale

For the first time, Beth will have some new "headpin" style pieces available for sale, in both earring format as well as loose - so you can design your own creations.

With over 40 vendors, the Bead Affaire is much more than a bead sale. You will find unique art glass pendants, necklaces and bracelets in addition to silver charms and findings, beads by the strand, chain, leather cord, polymer clay beads and jewelry, crystal, lucite, metal components, vintage beads, beading kits, accessories and much, much more.

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"Coffee in the Courtyard and..."
Aug
8
8:00 AM08:00

"Coffee in the Courtyard and..."

Join me and some fellow artisans for a cup of coffee and...

Summer mornings on Cape Ann are precious.  What better way to kick off the day then with a walk through downtown Gloucester and a chance to meet some local artisans and join us for a cup of coffee?

On August 8, 2018 at 8AM, several members of the seARTS Wearable Art group are doing just that.  My studio on Pleasant Street has a lovely courtyard for us to gather in for this indoor/outdoor event. 

Joining me will be Marlene Cann, maker of exquisite handbags and accessories; Jacqueline Ganim-DeFalco, Cape Ann Designs Sea Glass Hair Accessories and Jewelry; Camilla MacFadyen, maker of hand printed textiles, Fran Osten, weaver, presenting shawls and scarves and Regina Loiacano, from Again and Again Sailbags, wonderful bags made from recycled sails.

Everyone is invited to see the work, shop, and meet the artists.

What:  "Coffee in the Courtyard"
Date:   Wednesday, August 8th 8AM-1PM
Where: Beth Williams Studio, 17 Pleasant Street, Gloucester, MA 01930
More info:  Please email, call 978-283-5566 or visit my online calendar

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Art in the Barn
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Art in the Barn

When: June 8, 9, & 10
Where: Cox Reservation, Essex, MA

Join us for the 29th annual Art in the Barn - a fine art exhibit and sale benefiting Essex County Greenbelt

Show Hours:

Friday, June 8th: 10am-3pm
Friday, June 8th - Public Reception: 5 - 8:30pm. Vendors include Ipswich Ale, Mill River Winery, and Lexie's Burger Bus. Entertainment provided by EJ Oulette & Crazy Maggy.
Saturday, June 9th: 10am - 5pm
Sunday, June 10th: 10am - 5pm

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Cape Ann Artisans Spring Studio Tour
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Cape Ann Artisans Spring Studio Tour

Cape Ann Artisans are part of a vibrant arts community, located along the scenic North Shore of Massachusetts that includes three important cultural districts. Recently Gloucester has been named one of the country’s top ten Art Destinations by American Style Magazine. Come visit us during our Open Studios self-guided tours, see the "main streets and back roads" while you explore our exquisite natural surroundings and see the fine art and craft that they inspire. Many Artisans are open year round; during non-tour times please call for an appointment to view our work.

Beth's Studio: 17 Pleasant St, Gloucester, MA

More information...

Brochure & Map

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Artweek: Glass Beadmaking with Beth Williams: Open Studios
Apr
28
11:00 AM11:00

Artweek: Glass Beadmaking with Beth Williams: Open Studios

April 28 at 11:00 am–5:00 pm

Beth Williams Studio 17 Pleasant Street Gloucester, MA 1930 United States

Working with an oxygen and propane powered torch, jewelry designer Beth Williams creates intricate miniature sculptures and beads that later become components of her jewelry creations. Each piece is created one at a time and becomes a unique, wearable treasure.  Come watch Beth work through her process starting at 11:00 a.m. During the demos visitors will be able to help Beth pick colors to use on the demo beads made during the day; at the end of the day one guest will be chosen at random to win the bead that they chose the colors for; the cleaned, annealed bead will be mailed to the winner later that week.

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Annual Twilight Inn and Cookie Tour, Rockport
Dec
9
4:00 PM16:00

Annual Twilight Inn and Cookie Tour, Rockport

Join Beth and friends at the second annual Twilight Inn and Cookie Tour on Saturday, December 9th between 4-7pm. Beth will be at the Seven South Street Inn with some of her jewelry and holiday gifts; other inns taking part include:

The Inns that are participating in the Twilight Inn and Cookie Tour are as follows:

Seafarer Inn.  Marmion Way

Seven South Street Inn

Lantana House. Broadway

Linden Tree Inn. King street

Emerson Inn. Cathedral Ave

 

http://rockportinnsandcookietour.blogspot.com/2017/11/make-your-plans-now-for-2017-tour.html

 

Questions to...Debbie Benn, Seven South Street Inn, 1-978-546-6708

 

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Riversbend Sip and Stroll
Dec
5
5:30 PM17:30

Riversbend Sip and Stroll

Bridge Cape Ann is teaming with Riversbend Restaurant to host a special night of holiday shopping. Enjoy their famous flatbread pizzas & full bar while shopping from a very select list of vendors. This is a FREE event. Spread the word! 

https://www.facebook.com/BridgeCapeAnn/videos/1296854650418556/

Beth Williams . Art Glass Beads & Jewelry will be joining Sea Meadow Gifts and Gardens at our Riversbend Holiday Sip & Shop, Tuesday, December 5th 5:30-8:30! Bring a friend!


Sea Meadow Gifts and Gardens
Audrey's Flower Shop
Essex Bird Shop and Pet Supply
Pauline's Gifts
Cape Ann Olive Oil
Cape Ann SUP
Sand to City Style
Sadie Green's
Not For Navigation
Premier Imprints
Bella & Harvey Bakery
Design of Mine
The Wine Trap
Beth Williams . Art Glass Beads & Jewelry

https://www.facebook.com/events/1745275302173999/

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American Craft Fair at Tower Hill
Oct
28
to Oct 29

American Craft Fair at Tower Hill

  • Tower Hill Botanic Garden (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Now in its second year, The American Craft Fair is a highly curated fine craft sale set in the beautiful venue of the Stoddard Education and Visitors Center of Central Massachusetts' premier Botanic Gardens. Crafts include jewelry, fiber art, clothing, woodworking, furniture, floor cloths, ceramics, toys and much more, all made by hand in America.

American Craft Fair at Tower Hill
A Collaboration with the Worcester Center for Crafts
October 28 & 29, 2017
Stoddard Education and Visitors Center
Tower Hill Botanic Garden

11 French Dr, Boylston, MA 01505
More information to come at Tower Hill Botanic Garden

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Annisquam Arts & Crafts Show
Oct
7
to Oct 8

Annisquam Arts & Crafts Show

Open to the public:  Sat. and Sun. Oct. 7th and 8th, 201710-5 at the Annisquam Village Hall in Annisquam.   The Annisquam Village Church receives 25% of all sales.

Wide range of exhibitors – artists, jewelry designers, wood carvings, ceramics, pottery, children’s handpainted furniture, gourmet jellies, silk scarves, leather goods, knit wear etc.
 

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Celebrate Wearable Art IV
Oct
1
2:00 PM14:00

Celebrate Wearable Art IV

Celebrate Wearable Art!  It’s not just a runway show.  It’s an opportunity for every creative “maker” to find a new way to showcase their artistry and for true patrons of hand-made, one-of-a-kind jewelry, clothing, and accessories to experience the art in full living color. 

We're now looking forward to our Celebrate Wearable Art Runway Show 2017, coming in October--a show not to be missed!   With dedicated talent and volunteers we continue to build this exciting destination event for the region.

Doors Open at 2:00 PM

Runway Event Begins at 3:45 PM

  • Witness 50+ exquisite fashion and wearable art designs come to life on the Celebrate Wearable Art Runway
  • Shop for beautiful, hand made jewelry, clothing and accessories created by carefully selected artisans.
  • Enjoy fabulous networking, light appetizers, and a cash bar with the backdrop of Gloucester's working waterfront.

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