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The 2021 Hilltown Open Studio Tour will take place on October 2nd & 3rd, 11AM-5PM

Meander timeless backroads and get a glimpse into the creative process and physical work of these visionary artists who live amongst mountain views, streams and Western Mass rural autumn splendor.

During the pandemic quarantine, our artists have been busy in their studios, and are looking forward to sharing their work with you!  Please be prepared to wear a mask in the studios and respect limits on indoor size gatherings.  Any changes in local or state rules and guidelines will be posted here if applicable. Thank you for your understanding.

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Here's the list of artists participating in the Open Studio Tour 2021

Worthington

1 Gloria Conwell4 S. Worthington Rd.

2 Kathy Ford27 Ireland St.

3 Mark Shapiro – 42 Conwell Rd.

4 Jen Parrish-Hill196 Prentice Rd.

5 Kevin O’Connor7 Cummington Rd.

 

North Chester

6 Olwen O’Herlihy Dowling322 East River Rd.

 

Middlefield

7 Andrew Devries – 36 East River Rd

 

Plainfield

8 Gene Montez FloresSusan Flores – 215 West Hill Rd.

9 Kathryn Jensen – 218 West Hill Rd.

10 Guy Matsuda – 12 Upper Liberty St.

11 Michael Melle – 53 Old South St.

12 Pleun Bouricius – 151 Pleasant St.

Cummington

Tour Hub & Community House Gallery – 33 Main St.

13 Michael Falcone – 167 Trouble St.

14 Ana Busto – 9 Brickhouse Rd.

15 Beckie Kravetz – 7 Frazier Ln.

16 June Ferrin – Project Art, 54 Main St.

16 Sergei Isupov – Project Art, 54 Main St.

16 Kadri Pärnamets – Project Art, 54 Main St.

16 Jeanne Johns – Project Art, 54 Main St.

17 Leni Fried494 Stage Rd.

18 Chris Bagg – 53 Swift River Rd.

 

Chesterfield

19 Cyndy Sperry257 Sugar Hill Rd.

20 David Marshall18 East St.

21 Valerianna Claff32 Munson Rd.

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2021 Map of Studio Locations

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Live Demonstrations

Located at each artist's studio or host gallery

Saturday

11:00 Bold Portraits | Jeanne Johns

12:30 Cutting Edge QuiltingKathy Ford

2:00 Watercolor: Using Washes to Create AtmosphereValerie Claff

3:30 PrintmakingLeni Fried

Sunday

11:00 Raku Firing | Sergei Isupov & Kadri Parnämets

12:30 Constructing Large Pots from Thrown Sections | Mark Shapiro

2:00 Sculpting a Really Big Head | Beckie Kravetz

3:30 Painting Watery Water | Kathryn Jensen

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Where to Eat

Old Creamery Co-op Takeout & deli sandwiches (Menu) 445 Berkshire Trail (Route 9), Cummington |413-634-5560

Velvet Restaurant at the Worthington Golf Course Lunch only (Menu) 113 Ridge Road, Worthington  | 413-238-4464

The Rabbit Hole at Fiddlehead Inn Full menu sit down farm to table restaurant (Menu) – 144 Huntington Road, Worthington | 413-238-0144

Chesterfield General Store Wood fired pizza and cafe. Sunday – Lunch only (Menu) – 432 Main Road, Chesterfield | 413-296-4354

Sena Farm Brewery Brews on tap – 151 Buffington Hill Rd, Worthington | 413-896-2627

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Hilltown Hikes and Scenic Views

Make the most of your weekend getaway in the Hilltowns!  Browse the Trustees of Reservations list of activities to enjoy more recreational opportunities in the Hilltowns during your visit.  Beautiful sites within 10 miles of the Open Studio Tour include: William Cullen Bryant Homestead, Chesterfield Gorge, Bear Swamp, Chapel Brook, Notchview, Bullitt Reservation, Glendale Falls, DAR State Forest, and Petticoat Hill.

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Chapel Brook, Ashfield

Come take the Tour!

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