Jan 8 - Feb 12, 2023 Opening Reception - January 12, 5-7PM Landscape and seascape have been an inspiration for artists since the first artists tried to represent the world around them. In Earth, Sea, Sky, Suzanne Hill, Liz Newell and Barbara Willis present unique visions of landscapes in clay and fiber arts.
Local artists once again have an opportunity to show their work at the Bedford Free Public Library this year. On hold since 2019, the Community Juried Art Show will take place in the library gallery from March to May. All art makers—amateur or professional—who live or work in the Bedford area are encouraged to apply. Art and craft in all media is eligible; work must be original, created in the last 5 years, and not shown before in the Library. Details and an application are posted on the library website, www.bedfordlibrary.net
On January 24, 2023 at 7 pm the Bedford Center for the Arts Photo Group will welcome Bobbi Lane, a Fujifilm “X” Photographer, for a virtual presentation on Flash Photography. Bobbi is an award-winning commercial photographer specializing in creative portraits on location and in the studio. Bobbi Lane's multi-faceted approach to photography incorporates over 40 years of technical experience with innovative artistic interpretation. Her corporate and editorial work includes corporate websites, annual reports and hundreds of environmental portraits for a wide variety of magazines. As a dedicated photoeducator, Bobbi brings insight and enthusiasm to her students in workshops held worldwide. She
Join the Native Pollination Task Force (NPTF) and the Rotary Club of Bedford for a presentation on what the Native Pollinator Initiative is and how the Rotary Club is working to create a garden for at-risk native pollinators right here in Bedford. Learn all about at-risk pollinators, get practice advice and resources from local experts. This will be a hybrid meeting - you can attend in person or via Zoom. The Zoom link will be sent to registered guests the day before the meeting. Please note on the registration form if you will be attending in person. The event will
History Day at BHS: At BHS, the NHD experience begins a class project in High Honors United States II history classes. Between September and January, students engage in the process of discovery and interpretation of historical topics related to the NHD theme, while honing their creative talents producing original presentations. Those projects are publicly presented at the Winter History Fair in late January. From there, some brave souls choose to continue working on their projects as an extracurricular activity with the intention of submitting those projects in the NHD competition. The Winter History Fair will be held in the Bedford
Join our panel of experts as they provide information on skillfully navigating life changes that aging might bring. Topics include supporting good financial health for seniors, such as noticing signs they might need assistance with their finances, which legal documents are critical to have in place, account and password organization, how to avoid financial scams and managing medical bills. This free program is brought to you by the Corporators and Auxiliary of Emerson Health in collaboration with Emerson’s Community Benefits program. To register, visit EmersonHealth.org/AdaptingtoChange.
The Concord Orchestra presents “The Vernacular Express” at 8:00 p.m. on January 28 and 3:00 p.m. on January 29 at the Performing Arts Center at 51 Walden. The orchestra, directed by Eric Culver, performs Bernard Hoffer’s Fanfare for Dick, George Gershwin’s An American in Paris, Bernard Hoffer’s Kurt Weill Songbook, and Charles Ives’ Symphony No. 2. A pre-concert talk by the conductor is scheduled for 7:15 p.m. Guest conductor Eric Culver has been The Concord Orchestra’s consulting conductor during the process of finding a new music director. He has been active as a composer, pianist and conductor at New Stagecraft