Thursday, December 13, 2012

Reconstructed: My Hands, Our History

Reconstructed: My Hands, Our History
January 2nd - January 27th, 2012
Opening Reception/First Thursday: Thursday, January 3rd, 5:00pm - 9:00pm

Leisure Art, in collaboration with the Gallery at Porter Mill, is pleased to announce it's first exhibition of the new year, Reconstructed: My Hands, Our History. The show includes assemblage and installation work by Brian Thomas and Sarah C. Rutherford. 

Sarah Rutherford

Both Thomas and Rutherford offer the viewer an intimate journey into the past, while at the same time consider future ideas and generations through installations, delicately cut paper, softly lit viewing spaces, and an appreciation for re-purposing.

Brian Thomas
If you would like to donate reproductions of your personal photography from the early 1900s to be included in this exhibition please contact curator Sarah Johnson at or call (802) 999 – 5506. This exhibition is supported in part by a grant from the Beverly Cultural council, a local agency which is supported by the Massachusetts Cultural council, a state agency. 
Gallery Hours:
Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday 12:00pm - 4:00pm
First Thursday Opening Receptions are held the first Thursday of every month form 5:00pm - 7:00pm.

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Tuesday, December 4, 2012


Friday, December 7th 5:00pm - 9:00pm

The Fall 2012 Body as Art Class of Montserrat College of Art taught by Sandrine Schaefer, is pleased to announce their final performances to take place on all four floors of Porter Mill. Please join us for a night filled with performance art, food and drink, and support these young up and coming performance artists.

Performances by:

Small Works Exhibition

2nd Annual Small Works Exhibition
November 29th - December 20th

In case you missed the opening reception, the 2nd Annual Small Works Exhibition will be on display through December 20th. These small works, all under 12" x 12", are priced accordingly and perfect for the art lover on your holiday shopping list. Once paid for, your art can be wrapped up on the spot and brought home immediately!

Gallery Hours:
Wednesday, Thursday and Friday - 5:00pm - 7:00pm
Saturday & Sunday - 12:00pm - 4:00pm

The Gallery at Porter Mill happily accepts cash, checks and all major credit cards.

Please contact Bea Modisett with any questions.