Dedham Square Artist Guild ~ 553 High Street, Dedham, MA www.dedhamguild.com
Founded in October 2011, we are Dedham’s first artist cooperative, owned and operated by its 20 members. We provide members of the cooperative a home for their work and opportunity to connect with the community, while striving to enrich the cultural life of all residents, through classes, workshops, art openings and more. The collection of work at the Guild encompasses a diverse style of art, including painting, photography, pottery, jewelry, monotype, wood, glass, textile and much more.
Custom Art Framing & Gallery 9 ~ 45 Central Street, Norwood, MA www.customartframing.com
Custom Art Framing has been a Norwood fixture since 2003. Julie Vecchio brings years of picture framing expertise to a unique customer-service centered frame shop. In 2007 the shop’s gallery added to it’s focus on affordable artwork by local artists with the creation of Gallery9. With this expansion comes fun and exciting opportunities for artists and art collectors to interact, face to face, with our First Friday Artist Reception series. Currently at Gallery9 and Custom Art Framing you’ll find the most unique designs in custom picture framing, as well as, art classes for kids and adults, workshops, monthly artist events and the most fabulous little art gallery around.
Decor & More ~ 695 High Street, Westwood, MA http://www.decorandmoredesign.com
Our interior design services include decor, consulting, and space planning for every room in your home. With over 30 years experience and a philosophy of “down to earth design,” our designs allow form to follow function. We carry a wide selection of gift and decorative items made by local artisans.
Potters Place Gallery ~ By appointment only… 127B Old West Street, Walpole, MA www.pottersplace.info
Potters Place has 23 members and all are involved in the running & maintenance of our co-operative studio. Six of the members are instructors and offer a variety of clay classes. Twice a year we hold a Show & Sale to showcase the work of our members & to raise a donation for a local charity. We also maintain a gallery of our members’ pottery that can be viewed by appointment by calling us at 508-668-0363.
What is Small Business Saturday?
Sandwiched between “Black Friday” and “Cyber Monday”, SBS is a day to pledge to “shop small” and support independently owned businesses in the Square and around town. Amex is even offering an added incentive to shop small today!
Why does it matter?
Money spent at a small, independently owned business stays in the same community at a rate of three times more than when it is spent at a chain store. Shopping locally is investing in your community.
Please shop small today at the following shops and galleries who sell my ceramics:
Small Business Saturday is a day dedicated to supporting small businesses across the country. Founded by American Express in 2010, this day is celebrated every year on the Saturday after Thanksgiving. This year, Small Business Saturday is on November 30th.
Potters Place, 127B Old West Street, Walpole, MA open 9-1
Dedham Square Artist Guild, 553 High Street, Dedham, MA open 12-6
Dedham Square Artist Guild “Big” exhibit at the Dedham Community Theatre, 580 High Street, Dedham, MA open during theatre hours.
Custom Art Framing & Gallery 9, 45 Central Street, Norwood, MA open 10-4
Cristina Hurley Gallery, 554 Washington Street, Canton, MA open 11-6