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Time to vote in ValleyCAST’s Art Palette Contest

An opening reception will be held on Friday, March 10 from 5:00 to 7:30 p.m. at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill, 50 Douglas Road, Whitinsville, for ValleyCAST’s Art Palette Contest.
ValleyCAST, the arts and culture arm of Open Sky Community Services, recently invited artists of all ages and abilities to transform ordinary wooden art palettes into unique works of art. The approximately eighty finished palettes will be hung together in the Spaulding R. Aldrich Heritage Gallery at Alternatives’ Whitin Mill.
Members of the community is welcome to attend the opening reception, which will feature free wine and cheese and a chance to vote for their favorite palettes. Cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third-place winners in three different categories and determined by visitors’ votes. Some palettes are for sale. Voting ends April 7th. The exhibit ends on April 21st.
ValleyCAST’s mission is to foster a creative and engaged community the historic Blackstone Valley that is inclusive and supportive of all people with and without disabilities.
By blending best practices with the power of community, Open Sky provides individuals and families with the support they need to see beyond and live beyond perceived limitations to pursue fulfilling lives.