Our mission is to promote creative expression; inspire, motivate and support artists of all mediums to enrich our community.
We are in our new home at 57 Andrew in Wayland Town Center! There will be exciting opportunities for everyone here, from taking/teaching classes, enjoying music nights, a new podcast series being broadcast from theW, and sharing our art with the community.
Arts Wayland has started an exciting new venture. A pop-up art gallery in the Wayland Town Shopping center. We invite members and artists from around the region to be part of this coop gallery location. Keep subscribed for updates.
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We need your donations! We have materials to purchase to make this an exciting, exhibition space. Please visit our donations page: http://www.artswayland.com/support/
Thank you to CORT furniture, Ace Hardware, the Village Bank and Eversource for their support. Thanks to Panera, Stop & Shop, Whole Foods, and Takara for providing refreshments.
Wayland Community Art Fair 2015 - Thanks to past president Nasser K for making this event happen!
Mary and John Antes, Wayland
Charles and Lea Anderson, Wayland
Linda Brooks, Wayland
Jeffrey Dinardo - dinardodesign.com
Marian Dioguardi, Newton artist
Joan Duffy, Wayland
Anne Gilson, Wayland
The Krakauer Family, Wayland
Will Kirkpatrick, Stow artist
Judy Larson, Wayland
Ellen Wittneben, Framingham
Past Activities and Events
Arts Wayland has brought art and creativity into the community in many ways over the years. From the community wide Art Fair in 2015 to the Art in Rotation program, exhibits and programs at the Trinitarian Church, Wayland Library, Traditions of Wayland, Carriage House, the many volunteers and art lovers have used their time and creativity to enrich our community. View some past activities here
Arts Wayland has participated in town-wide events including:
375th anniversary of Wayland where we designed the website, offered special art workshops, participated in the parade, documented with photos that were used extensively
Sponsored the film “Five Miles astride the River - the story of Wayland”
Art in Business program which rotated art through local businesses
Community Art Fair which welcomed hundreds of visitors and featured dance, music, art, business activities
TCC Art Show which ran for 3 years and exhibited over 100 works by local artists and was featured in the Metrowest Daily News
Annual art show at the Wayland Library
Arts Wayland thanks all the board members, treasurers and presidents that over the years established and maintain Arts Wayland and its role in the our community. The past presidents of Arts Wayland: Mimi Rogers, Marvin Feit, Jo Wilson, Charles Shane, John Seiler, Allen Barker, George Brawerman, Nasser K. and Lisa Puckett.
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Nancy Boyle, President
Jean-Pierre Ducondi, Co-chair Exhibitions
Aurora Grabill, Secretary
Lois Novotny, Director
Judith Stein, Co-chair Exhibitions
Joanne Tarlin, Director
The board of directors of Arts Wayland include members who support the arts and are professionals in the community. Including, a patent and copyright attorney, Wayland middle school art teacher, museum docent and art history lecturer, recent graduate of Framingham State college, pet sitter and watercolorist, full-time artist and art educator, and full-time artist and retired graphic designer.
All give of their time and talents to keep Arts Wayland a vibrant part of the Wayland and Metrowest community.
About Arts Wayland and @theW Gallery
Arts Wayland Foundation, Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization. ID# 04-2720386. All contributions are tax deductible.
Arts Wayland has been a part of Wayland and the surrounding community since its founding in 1981 as a non-profit educational organization.
In December 2018, we began a new initiative - @theW Gallery - in the Wayland Shopping Center. This 3,200 sq ft space with large windows is an art gallery and community art space. We welcome artists and non-artists to be involved in this all-volunteer initiative. We have been allowed use of the space with the support of the owners, and with the assistance of the management company, National Development.
Future plans for the space include exhibitions of all art media; programs: art demos and workshops; music: bands, recitals, jams, vocal; poetry and literature readings; book groups; art talks; dramatic performances. Artists of all media should apply to be involved.
Special thanks to Chris McMahon, Summit Realty Partners; John Tardiff, Summit Realty Partners; Dave Costello, National Development; Sharmeen Dossani, Zurich Company; Sarkis Sarkisian, Town Planner of Wayland; Paul Chorzewski, National Development, for making theW Gallery possible for the community.