Grab a ten minute/2 song slot by signing in on the chalkboard at the door. The gallery has very comfortable seating, room for safe distancing if desired, great acoustics, and a wonderfully respectful listening audience!
On Saturday, May 21st from 3 pm to 8 pm, the Wayland Town Center will host an outdoor Wayland Music Festival featuring a full stage with 6 live bands! Come enjoy the food trucks, art show, and face painting while catching local favorites the Cindy Lou Band, Easy Steeet, Lavenson & Co., Sway Island, and the Wayland High School A Capella and Jazz Ensembles. This event is free and is proudly sponsored by The W Gallery (www.artswayland.com) and The Town of Wayland.
On Sunday, June 19th from 2 pm to 3 pm, The W Gallery proudly presents the TRIO NOW. This concert is part of the monthly jazz series at the W and is led by Berklee College of Music Professor and Jazz Chair of the W Gallery, Neil Olmstead. Please stay after the concert for a reception honoring the artists featured in our May Exhibit. The reception will take place from 3 pm to 4 pm with delicious refreshments and is free to all!
In this class, students will learn the ins and outs of their iPhone Camera. They will learn about the basics of taking a photograph, how to correctly pose people, the fundamentals of composition, how to use the iPhone for travel and landscape photography, iPhone tips and tricks, organizing photos, and editing iPhone photographs. This is a two part, four hour class.
In this class you will learn the value in painting representationally but with your heart and individual touch .You will learn about the fundamentals of seeing value, color, and composition. By doing so you will express your creativity and unique vision of the gift of sight! It is important to be emotionally connected to your subject as painting is of the heart and learning happens when the student is engaged creatively. Everyone has an individual style, lets discover yours!
In this workshop you will learn the wire wrapping technique to make up to three beautiful rings using sterling silver and your choice of beads. Choose from classic Swarovski crystal, mysterious blue goldstone or beachy seaglass and wear as a set or create three different looks!
In this 6 hour workshop (over 2 sessions) you’ll have fun playing with glass shapes, colors and textures while you learn the basics of glass mosaic techniques and create a decorative panel or a 10’’ x 10” mirror. Choose from a wide selection of precut glass pieces, jewels, fused pebbles and beads or learn to easily cut pieces with wheeled glass nippers. Create a design, glue your pieces according to your layout. The following week you will grout your project with one of the many colored grouts offered. This class is family friendly and is open to students ages 8 and up, if accompanied by a participating adult.
The Splinters, a bluegrass and old-time string band from Massachusetts, deliver a relentless groove to accompany their tight 3-part harmonies. Anne Rouillard (fiddle) brings the heat to her old-time influenced fiddle playing. J Johnson (mandolin) adds a jazzy flair to his breaks. Chris Reckling (guitar, banjo) picks solid rhythm and punchy leads on top of Garrett Wallace’s grooving bass fiddle. A Splinters set veers from straight ahead bluegrass to traditional fiddle tunes and back, with the occasional detour into a modern song. They released their first album as a quartet, “Grey Owl”, at the Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival.
Beginners, come learn how to make a 12 inch round chair pad with the Oxford Punch Needle. Students will learn how to create a simple design for this project, prepare backing material, choose yarns and colors, learn basic stitches and techniques of the Oxford Punch Needle. Students will learn how to finish the project properly before class completion. Once the basics are learned, students can make many other projects with the skills learned.
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Non-Profit Spotlight: Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable
Sudbury-Wayland-Lincoln Domestic Violence Roundtable is an all-volunteer nonprofit organization of men and women incorporated in 1999. The goal of the Roundtable is to raise awareness about the issue of domestic violence through community education and networking and to improve the coordination between public and private services for victims and families touched by domestic violence.