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 November 17, 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 thru grants which occurs at the Lakeville Public Library, “Made In Lakeville” a Holiday Craft and Gift Sale, Open Studio held periodically in late spring, FREE July Tuesday evening concerts, 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
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 ANNUAL holiday craft and gift sale (MIL) sponsored by the Lakeville Arts Council, is scheduled to take place at the usual TWO locations in Lakeville;
the Lakeville Senior Center at 1 Dear Crossing AND
the Lakeville Public Library at 4 Precinct Street.
A variety of Lakeville-made arts and crafts will be on display and for sale at both locations as well as "LIVE" music at both locations.
"Mark your calendar" NOW to begin or end your holiday shopping with us on December 2!!
Below is a list of the hand-made,
one-of-a-kind crafts you can expect to purchase:
quilted goods- for the entire home; pet accessories-dog collars, cat & dog toys, treats; children's bows & accessories; hand-woven table runners, shawls, scarves, hats & more; yarn; cookie mixes, holiday green arrangements, tree ornaments, holiday table arrangements; stoneware pottery, photography, cards, needle felted figurines; gooey chocolate bars, mixes for baking & cookies in a basket, hand-tooled leather items--pouches, journals, bracelets; hand painted stones, frameable art, hand knitted and crocheted items.
And there will even be an opportunity for a Tarot/rune reading or give a gift of one to that special someone with an Aura photo or charm.
During the months of November and December, the Great Ponds Gallery in the Lakeville Public Library at 4 Precinct Street will feature the medium of oils by Margaret McEachern with her exhibit titled: HOME HERE. Carver resident and artist Maggie McEachern creates narrative oil paintings that place the human form in nature. Growing up on the South Shore and spending time on the Cape, she aims to develop works that are reminiscent of summertime and the beach.
This free exhibit is open to the public from October 23 through December 27. The library is open from noon-8PM Mondays; 10am to 8pm Tuesdays and Thursdays; 10am-6pm Wednesdays; and 10am-2pm Saturdays. It is closed Sundays and Fridays.
For additional information please contact the library director at 508.947.9028.
MADE IN LAKEVILLE Holiday Craft & Gift Sale
December 2: 10am-2pm