Upper Goat Hill Trail

I had a wonderfully relaxing walk today in the upper Goat Hill trails in Uxbridge. They were steep and rocky, which made it a better workout than the flatter lower trails. Sometimes you trade off lower step counts for more muscle building! I always think of my dad when I discover old stone walls on… Read More

Goat Hill Lock Trail in Uxbridge, Massachusetts

On Sunday Bob and I went for a beautiful walk along the Goat Hill Lock Trail in Uxbridge, Massachusetts. This is one of the few surviving locks from the historic Blackstone Valley Canal. Lots of beaver-chewed trees! What are you up to today?… Read More

The Blackstone Valley Art Association has a special photography seminar lined up for Sunday, February 17th, 2019. Talented photographer Stephen DiRado will come in to the Uxbridge gallery to discuss his series he created documenting his father Gene’s descent into dementia / Alzheimer’s disease. Stephen has been featured on NPR and in the Washington Post.… Read More

A reminder that WE HAVE POSTPONED the Blackstone Valley Authors & Artisans Festival until the fall! We are not live this weekend. Be sure to check out the 33rd Annual Valley Friendship Tour which will be going on in Whitinsville on Sat the 2nd! https://alternativesnet.org/2018/01/03/33annualvft/ And next Saturday is the Sutton Art Festival on their… Read More

artwork by Carol Frieswick The Blackstone Valley Art Association is sponsoring the “Watercolors Then and Now” show to celebrate all past and present BVAA members and their watercolors. We are in our 60th year! The opening reception will be Friday, May 11th, 2018 from 5-7. Invite family and friends – all are welcome! Where: BVAA… Read More

Image by Joe Altruda Uxbridge features some of the most beautiful scenery in the region. Did you know that within a 5 minute walk of our Uxbridge Art Gallery there is a train station, several old churches, two historical homes, a waterfall, and several old stone buildings? The BVAA has created a day of creativity,… Read More

It’s time for the Blackstone Valley Authors & Artisans Festival 2018! All authors and artists welcome! The date is Saturday, June 2nd, 2018. The place is the beautiful gazebo and field alongside the Whitin Community Center! Save the date! Celebrate local authors and artisans! To claim your own booth, here’s the form: Blackstone Valley Authors… Read More

Coming up this Saturday afternoon Jan 27th 2018 from 1:30-3pm! FREE workshop on Long Exposure photography. What is long exposure all about? What is exposure on a camera? How do you alter it? What does it do to the photo? Free at the Uxbridge Art Gallery! http://bvaa.org/2018/01/01/long-exposure-photography-workshop-jan-27-2018/… Read More

Saturday 1/27 from 10am – noon! FREE fun session on painting photographs with watercolor paints. Come on out and give it a try! In the Uxbridge Art Gallery. http://bvaa.org/2017/12/31/hand-coloring-photos-with-watercolors/… Read More