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Maple and Main opens its Holiday Show

In Art, Chester Business, Chester CT Events on November 1, 2013 at 8:13 am

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The Holiday Exhibit at Maple and Main Gallery, featuring the work of 37 artists from all over Connecticut, begins Wednesday, Nov. 13 with the opening reception Friday, Nov. 15 from 5 to 8 p.m.

This show of over 200 paintings and sculptures, all being shown for the first time at the gallery, will include traditional landscapes and still lifes, large abstract work,  sculptures in metal, wood and stone, watercolors, pastels, drawings, oils and acrylics, collages and encaustics.

In addition, there will be a silent auction of works starting at reasonable prices to benefit the Shoreline Women’s Club seven-year-long project to send boxes of gifts and essential to troops in Afghanistan. Cindy Stevens, one of the gallery artists, spearheads this effort, and proceeds from the sale will help her fill these boxes for the holidays.

The auction starts Nov. 13 and ends Sunday, Nov. 17 at 5 p.m.

Maple and Main, at the corner of Maple and Main Streets in Chester is open Wednesday through Saturday from 11 am to 6 p.m. and Sundays, from 11 am to 5 p.m. In December, the gallery will be open on Friday nights until 8 p.m. Visit us at our website: mapleandmain@att.net or visit us on facebook. Phone: 860-526-6065.

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