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Art in the Park public quilting project
October 2 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Art in the Park returns to Simons Park (next to the Wellesley Free Library) on Saturday. Oct. 2, 2021 from 12-3pm.
This year’s project involves the community making a quilt using colorful discarded fabric samples, scissorsand glue. Participants will create small rectangular collage samplers that will beassembled on-site into a series of panels destined for display in storefronts around town.
Art in the Park was launched in 2013 as a free annual event with the idea of building community through making art. In previous years, visitors have painted recycled record albums, woven fabric onto discarded picture frames, and created a large-scale sculpture from painted scrap wood.
All materials are provided at the event and no experience is necessary.
The Steering Committee recognizes the event’s many local supporters, including: Art Wellesley, Wellesley Hills Junior Women’s Club, Wellesley’s Natural Resources Commission, Wellesley Parents Supporting Art Students, Wellesley Women Artisans, and Wellesley Cultural Council.