Lexington Arts & Crafts Society :: 75th Anniversary


Lexington Arts & Crafts Society :: 
75th Anniversary Celebration
August 31 - September 18, 2010
Lexington Arts and Crafts Society, Lexington, MA

The
Lexington Arts And Crafts Society (LACS) is celebrating their 75th year in 2010. A series of special events will be held as a tribute to their founders and current members and to thank the community for their continued support.

The Lexington Arts and Crafts Society was founded in 1935 when a group of artists and craftspersons met and drew up a constitution with the objective "to foster in the community a more active interest in the arts and crafts and to encourage higher artistic standards in the arts and handicrafts." In 1953, the Society broke ground for its own building at 130 Waltham Street. Designed by Marjorie Pierce, this art center was built entirely through the efforts of Society members. The building was dedicated the next year, and the first exhibit and fair were held.


Free Events

-August 31 through September 18, 2010: A Gallery show featuring the best work from the artists of our nine guilds some of which will be for sale. Gallery Hours: Tuesday – Friday & Sunday 12-4pm, Saturday 10 am-4 pm

-Friday, September 10th from 6pm to 10pm: A party with music, light refreshments and cash wine bar. Please join us in celebration of this extraordinary group of artists and artisans who are part of your community and show your appreciation of the local art community by stopping by to view the show, celebrate on the 10th and maybe sign up for a class or workshop. RSVP to the Gala by emailing
events@lacsma.org.

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