The Winthrop Arts Association is holding its annual juried “Spring Arts Festival” Friday, April 28th to Sunday, April 30th. The opening reception is Friday April 28th from 7pm to 9pm . Special for ArtWeek, Dawn Mahoney, President of the Winthrop Art Association, will give a brief talk about the exhibition at 7:30PM. All the public is welcome!
The Spring Arts Festival is a chance to see the work of local artists that compete in different categories for awards. Non-members may submit work for consideration. The rules and application will be available soon on The Winthrop Art Association website: www.winthropartassociation.org.
The exhibition will also be on display during the Spring Arts Festival on Saturday, April 29th from 12pm to 6pm and Sunday, April 30th from 11am to 4pm .
Musician Cathy Stacy will introduce and show a number of different djembes- describe what it’s made of (skins and wood). She will also talk about the 3 spirits of the djembe: spirits of the tree, animal and carver. Learn about the history, culture, and meaning behind certain rhythms and the ritual ceremonies involved. Participants will be invited to try a djembe for themselves. This program is best suited to teens and adults.