Milford Art Ramble

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By Anne Jenkins

This Holiday season please help support your local artists and artisans – shop local! Milford has a wealth of great artists and local galleries and shops to frequent. Check out our all-year self-guided studio tour – http://artramble.com.

If you’re male and haven’t a clue what to get your loved ones and can’t wrap presents to save yourself, this one is for you (well, okay, females have this problem as well and everyone is welcome!)  Downtown Milford’s Men’s Night Christmas Shopping Night is on Wednesday, 14 December from 5:00-8:00 p.m. You can complete your shopping in one night. You get to be treated to refreshments, beverages or nibbles plus the all important, free gift wrapping. And to top it all – if you still can‘t decide, Gift certificates are available from all the participating shops – many of the art ramble group will be open. Here’s the list of businesses taking part: Anne Jenkins Art Gallery, Bikes, etc., Blooming Boutique, Dolce Bakery & Coffee, Eco Chic, Earth Friendly Boutique, Fur Baby Boutique, Good News Natural Foods, The Lady Bug Shop, Lou’s Bootery, Mispillion Art League Gallery and Riverside antique Mall.

Be sure to visit all Milford artists – remember – they live in Milford, work in Milford and what they sell in their galleries and studios is made right here in Milford. Here’s the round up of what’s on in your artistic community. Enjoy the music, the dance, the sculptures, pottery, the paintings and the yummy culinary arts right here in your hometown.

Angelucci Studios & Artists’ Gallery: 4 Park Ave. Join the Angelucci Studios on Friday, 9 December, 6:00-9;00pm., for their Grand One Year Celebration of Angelucci Studios and Artists Gallery. for more information call (302) 422-4533 Open Wed-Sat. www.angeluccifinewood-stainedglass.blogspot. com

Anne Jenkins Art Gallery: 127 NW Front St. open for Men’s Shopping Night, Weds., 14 Dec from 5-8 p.m. original art makes a truly unique gift – small or large, you can find the perfect piece. Also, new Bags of Hope are in stock – help a child during this season of giving. Open Thu-Sat or just call ahead (302) 393-6629 www.annejenkinsart.com

Dolce’s Bakery & Coffee: 36N Walnut St. open for Men’s Shopping Night, Weds., 14 Dec from 5-8 p.m

Live Cheap & Make Art Studios: stop by on Friday, 9 December, 6:00-9:00pm. For the “Grand” One Year Celebration of The Studios Upstairs  and visit Rosemary in her studio. see website http://livecheapmakeart.com

Milford Community Band: Will perform at various locations during December – to check schedule, go to their website http://milfordcommunityband.org or call Joe Lear at (302) 422-6304

Mispillion Art League Gallery: 5 N. Walnut St., open for Men’s Shopping Night, Weds., 14 Dec from 5-8 p.m. The Holiday Special Show is up through 31 December. For workshop info, check website. (?(302) 430-7646 Open Wed-Sat. www.mispillion.org

Studio Upstairs at 4 Park Ave – celebrating the first anniversary since they opened, 9 December from 6-8 p.m  various resident artists, including Beth Gilbert and Betsy Rybczynski. Open Wed-Sat. (302) 359-5534 if door locked

The Music School of Delaware, Milford branch:  For information.  (302) 422-2043.

 

I wish you all that is wonderful for the holiday season and even better things to come in 2012. Thanks for listening! Call me, or e-mail me anne@annejenkinsart.com