Exhibits Schedule

Reminder! You must be a paid member to participate in QAA exhibits

Auntie Elsie's Oatmeal Crisps, located at 40 Daniel Shays Hwy #4, Belchertown, MA, exhibits are starting back up on weekends in July with Noah Mashiak scheduled to exhibit, followed by Randi Shenkman in August, and Mary Gelezunas in September. Visit Auntie Elsie's website for more information on shop hours. Members interested in exhibiting can contact Mary Gelezunas mary_gel@yahoo.com for scheduling.

Plein Air Exhibit

Quabbin Art Association members are scheduled to exhibit their Plein Air artwork at the Palmer Public Library in November 2021. More information to follow.


Palmer Public Library is open and welcoming artists to exhibit their art work once again. For the next 12 month period they have openings for September, October, and January of 22. Contact Denise Fontaine-Pincince, their volunteer coordinator, at dcfontaine@yahoo.com to schedule your exhibit. Stop by the library during working hours now thru the end of August to view Darlene Bergeron-Burns' multi-media show, 'Creativi-TEA'. It is out of this world!

Our next members plein air paint session is scheduled on July 28th at Mount Sugarloaf in Deerfield, MA. If you are interested in painting with us please reply to Bev Phaneuf, plein air coordinator, dbphaneuf@aol.com for outdoor painting site locations, and confirmed dates and times.

Thank you to Rick Guimond for volunteering to co-chair (with Tina Addison) our exhibit hanging committee. As of this writing our first QAA exhibit is scheduled for November at the Palmer Library featuring plein air paintings.

Maureen Oldham has a new job and her company is looking for an artist interested in facilitating a paint and sip event for their employees. If you would like to apply, email Maureen Moreenflanagan17@gmail.com or call 413-275-4878.

Ruth Sanderson will be conducting a plein-air workshop at the Norman Rockwell museum on Saturday August 7th, painting "Magical Trees." An accomplished, award winning artist, Sanderson is featured in the Fantasy exhibition. Canvas and basic oil paint included; participants may bring favorite colors if desired. See program description online for more information.

Monson Arts Council is sponsoring Come and Write: a 4-week Poetry Workshop on Monday evenings, September 13, 20, 27 and October 4 from 6:30-8:30. $15 for all four sessions. Write, share and explore poetry, search for places to publish, and learn to constructively critique poetry. There will be a six person limit to attend this event- Sign up early! To register, email Maureen Solomon Maureen@goodread.com.

Workshop13 & Art Works Gallery are thrilled to announce the 3rd Annual Northeast Fine Arts Exhibition in Traditional Realism. Now accepting entries in oils, watercolor, sculpture, drawing, acrylic, pastel and mixed media. Awards in all 7 categories, over $5000 in prizes, including a $1000 Best in Show award! Online and hand delivered entries are due by August 28th. For more information and to enter, visit website.

Announcement Submissions

Quabbin Art Association members are welcomed to submit news of their publications, exhibitions, workshops and events to be featured on the website, newsletter and social media. Please list the details of your activity or event and submit it for review to info@quabbinartassociation.com.

Exhibits Archive

Thank you to all who participated in our shows and events.

Burnett Gallery Virtual Exhibit - Jones Library, June 1-30, 2021

Cooley Dickinson Health Center, January-February 2021

Granby Free Public Library, January 2020

Wilbraham Library, December 2019

Photography & Mixed Media at South Hadley Library, October 2019

Plein Air Artists at Palmer Library, September 2019

Hitchcock Center for the Environment, March-June 2019

Greenfield Savings Bank, April–May 2019

ArtWeek Open Studio, April 2019

Monson Arts Council Festival of Art, April 2019

Baystate Medical Center’s Arts Alive Gallery, March–May 2019

Cooley Dickinson Hospital, January—February 2019

Palmer Public Library, December 2018

Amherst Town Hall, November—December 2018

Visitors' Information Center, Amherst, October 2018

Aunt Elsie's Oatmeal Crisps, April–June 2018

ArtWeek Open Studio, April 2018

Woodstar Cafe, January-March 2018

Storr's Library, December 5–29, 2017

Baystate Medical Center, November 8, 2017–January 8, 2018

Wilbraham Library, October 2017

Granby Public Library, May 2017

Palmer Library, February 2017

Chicopee Library, January 2017

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The Quabbin Art Association provides education, support and opportunity for local artists, and promotes community interest and appreciation in the visual arts.

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