The members of the Lakeville Arts Council would like to wish all of our friends a Happy and Healthy 2015!
We would also like to take this opportunity to remind you of a few programs coming up in 2015. Check out the 6 Cultural Programs on
the Cultural Presentation Page and the dates for the Festival and "Made In Lakeville" on the Events Page! Plus read below for all the rules to participate in Chair-ish Your Library!!
Website last updated April 3, 2017
This site attempts to share with you our ongoing mission to encourage and support the arts as a vital part of our community. The LAC strives to support all forms of art and culture within our community so everyone can experience its many diverse forms. The LAC accomplishes our mission through various FREE to the public programs. i.e.: the Cultural Presentation Series which occurs at the Lakeville Public Library, “Made In Lakeville” Holiday Craft and Gift Sale, Open Studio held periodically in late spring, and our major annual event celebrating its thirteenth year, the Lakeville Arts & Music Festival to held on September 30. Visit the FESTIVAL PAGE for photos of the 2016 celebration! Be sure to check each page of this website to learn when and where each event will take place.
VISIT the Great Ponds Gallery at the Lakeville Public Library
This free and interactive exhibit is open to the public between April 3 and May 30. The Lakeville Public Library is open from noon to 8 pm on Mondays; 10 am to 8 pm on Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10 am to 6 pm on Wednesdays; and 10 am to 2 pm on Saturdays. It is closed Sundays and Fridays. For additional information please contact the library director at 508.947.9028.
The Lakeville Arts Council, as part of the Massachusetts Cultural Council, promotes excellence, access, education and diversity in the arts, humanities and interpretive sciences, in order to improve the quality of life for our community and its residents and to contribute to the economic vitality of our town. (To check out more information about the MCC visit www.mass-culture.org.)
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Lakeville Arts Council (LAC)
The members of the Lakeville Arts Council would like to let you know about some of the programs coming up in 2017.
BIG NEWS: All 3 summer Center Stage Concerts to be held on Tuesday evenings have been booked. Read the details below:
Be sure to mark your calendar for July 18, 6-8PM for an evening of unique jazz with Lakeville's Bela Sarkozy Jazz Trio!! Have a listen: March in New England - YouTube
This soundtrack is a guitar solo of Ray Charles' "You Don't Know Me" arranged and performed by Bela Sarkozy, Jr.
Also mark your calendar for July 25, 6-8PM for an evening of
the right mixture of nostalgia that will touch the hearts of all audiences, playing songs from the era of The Beatles, Steely Dan, and The Rolling Stones, with The Corvairs!! They played at the 2014 Lakeville Arts & Music Festival. Do you remember?
Summer concert #3 will be held Tuesday, August 1, 6-8PM! Hailing from the Bristol County area, The Moldy Suitcases is a tribute to the underground style of the 1920’s. Over the past year, the group has developed their own quirky originals, even their own instruments, in hopesof recapturing that long forgotten sound. Take a listen: https://www.reverbnation.com/themoldysuitcases
The Lakeville Arts & Music Festival will be held September 30. Mark your calendar! Check out the “FESTIVAL” page to see photos from last year’s celebration!
Check out the “CULTURAL PRESENTATION” page and our new "OTHER GRANT PROGRAMS" page to see details for all 14 MCC Grants that the LAC approved in December to be held throughout 2017 in and about Lakeville.
Write us if you have any questions:
During the months of April and May the Great Ponds Gallery in the Lakeville Public Library at 4 Precinct Street in Lakeville will present some fun with a challenge when abstract art meets US geography. Local artist Bonnie Sloan titled show: USAbstract has created 50 abstract paintings -- one for each state -- inspired by
The reception with Ms. Sloan will take on Saturday, April 8 between 11am and 1pm.
50 different abstract artists. Your mission: identify which painting represents which state! (Clues are provided.)