The opening reception for the Summer Art Show at the Old Schwamb Mill was held Saturday, June 21.
"The Schwamb Mills Artistry and Craftsmanship Today" exhibits artwork by local artists from the former Theodore Schwamb Mill.
Featured artists include Ed Banks, Rick Berry, Christiane Corcelle, Ann Goodwin, Leigh Guldig, Adrienne Landry, Mark Luiggi, Gail McCormack, Ivan Myjer, Kathy Parkinson, Rich Pellegrino, William Turville ,Martha Wakefield, Ellen Wineberg and Wendy Young.
The show runs through Sept. 6.
A historical talk was held at the Old Schwamb Mill on Friday, June 20, at 6:30 p.m. A reception started at 6 p.m.
"Meet the Machines" is a talk about the machinery of the Charles Schwamb Frame Factory, founded in 1864.
Presented by Tom Calderwood, former mechanical systems researcher at the mill, the talk is the fourth in a five-part series celebrating the 150th anniversary of the purchase of the mill by brothers Charles and Frederick Schwamb in 1864.
The Old Schwamb Mill, a 19th-century picture frame factory and living museum, is the country’s only manufacturer of hand-turned, museum-quality oval and circular frames.
Open Tuesdays and Saturdays 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for tours, art gallery viewings, and frame sales.
Shopping is available at the Shaker Workshops store in the mill’s barn: furniture, lamps, rugs and unique gifts. Mill members receive a 10-percent discount Monday through Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Old Schwamb Mill, 17 Mill Lane (off Lowell Street).
Contact: Ed Gordon at 781-643-0554 or info at oldschwambmill.org.
Visit www.oldschwambmill.org for more event listings.
This story was published Sunday, June 8, 2014.