Monday, March 25, 2013
Fixtures will be for sale through this Saturday.
The Westboro Gallery isn't selling art anymore. The not-for-profit downtown Westborough gallery hosted a special closing reception Saturday afternoon. Some of the artists attended it. The event was the last time to buy art there. The board members of the gallery at 8 West Main St. voted unanimously on Feb. 21 to close, Communications Director Holly Kenny has said. The cooperative has about 22 members, with as many as 25 during its history, she said. Fixtures will be for sale from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday from March 24 to March 30, Kenny said. Let Patch save you time. Get great local stories like this delivered right to your inbox or smartphone everyday with our free newsletter. Simple, fast sign-up here.
Thursday, March 7, 2013
A March 23 reception is the last time to buy art.
The Westboro Gallery will close later this month, ending 15 years in downtown Westborough. "I think the last few years have been a struggle, because people aren't buying ary the way they used to," Communications Director Holly Kenny said Wednesday. The board members of the not-for-profit cooperative gallery at 8 West Main St. voted unanimously on Feb. 21 to close, Kenny said. The cooperative has about 22 members, with as many as 25 during its history, she said. The last day to buy art is March 23, when a special closing reception will be held from 2 to 5 p.m., she said. Until then, art will be for sale from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. Thursdays; from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday; and from noon to 3 p.m. Sundays. Fixtures will be for sale …
Monday, November 19, 2012
'Reflections of Nature' runs until Jan. 20.
Barbara Brosnihan says that “wherever I go, I look for beautiful spots.” Lately, Westboro Gallery visitors have gotten a sense of Brosnihan’s perspective on nature. “Reflections of Nature,” featuring the Worcester artist’s oils and acrylics, opened at the gallery Oct. 28 and runs until Jan. 20. “Nature inspires me. Just the beauty of it,” says Brosnihan, who taught art in the Worcester public schools for 31 years, mainly at South High Community School.
Monday, October 29, 2012
The Westboro Gallery hosts the exhibit until Jan. 20.
"Reflections of Nature" opened at the Westboro Gallery on Sunday as Hurricane Sandy entered the area. Worcester artist Barbara Brosnihan discussed her paintings with guests at Sunday's opening reception. The show runs until Jan. 20.
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Westboro Gallery's photographer Ian Tink, a Westborough resident, shares his passion for the people of the Dominican Republic.
(To read this story in Spanish, click here.) More than the initials that follow Ian Tink's name (MBA, MEd, MPA, SPHR), his 2002 marriage to Dominican Republic-born Elvira (pronounced Elvida) Paulino has shaped his photography during that decade. A portion of his work will be featured in the new photography show, ¡Domincanos!, at the Westboro Gallery through Oct. 21. Tink told Westborough Patch, "Eleven years ago I went to Santo Domingo and Punta Cana (for the first time) with my (now) wife. She tested me by taking me on a local bus with animals and car parts." Tink says that he has now been to the Dominican Republic about 30 times, and knows the country well. In spite of not speaking Spanish, Tink often travels to the Dominican Republic …