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Artful Home Exhibit to Open Oct. 22

September 2021

Artful Home

ValleyCAST Art Gallery Exhibit at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill

Artful Home, an exhibit of unique, handcrafted gifts and artwork will be on display beginning October 22 at the Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, MA. An opening reception with the artists will be held at the gallery on Friday, October 22nd from 5:00 – 7:00pm.

This holiday exhibition and art market will showcase the work of eight local artisans and fine artists. Their wares, which will be available for purchase throughout the run of the exhibit, include quilted pillows, hand-printed tea towels and napkins, pottery, stained glass, and framed artwork. The participating artists are potters Caly Almy and Ann Schunior, mixed-media artist Lisa Barthelson, quilters Rosemary Dziubinski and Liz Foss, knitter David Lane, stained glass artist Stephen Paulson and printmaker Morgan Tartakoff.

Regular gallery hours will be held on Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00 – 7:00 PM; and Fridays from 1:00 – 4:00 PM. The exhibit will also be open on Saturday, November 27 from 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM as part of Shop Small Saturday. The gallery is closed on Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Eve. Visits outside of regular gallery hours are by appointment. The exhibit ends on December 31.

For more information about the exhibit and links to participating artist websites, visit


or https://www.facebook.com/ValleyCAST


To learn more about ValleyCAST and/or Open Sky Community Services, visit openskycs.org. To schedule a visit to the Gallery, call (508) 234-6232 or email: Cristi.Collari@openskycs.org.


About ValleyCAST: ValleyCAST’s mission is to foster a creative community in the Blackstone Valley that is inclusive and supportive of people with and without disabilities. ValleyCAST is the arts and culture arm of Open Sky.

About Open Sky Community Services: By blending best practices with the power of community, Open Sky provides individuals and families with the support they need to see beyond and live beyond perceived limitations to pursue fulfilling lives.
Photo ID: Sunflower Napkins by Morgan Tartakoff