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Saxonville Mills Open Studios
The Saxonville Mills by Lynne Damianos.

You are Invited - First Annual Saxonville Mills Open Studios!

Saturday and Sunday, April 7and 8, 2018
Noon to 5:00 pm
Mills Tours 2:00 pm

Join us for the First Annual Saxonville Mills Open Studios in our renovated former woolen mills complex.

Our free event will feature the artists of Saxonville Studios, new artists at The Mill Contemporary Art Studios and Gallery (some formerly of Fountain Street Studios), forward-thinking businesses including photographers, music practice and recording studios, machine and woodworking shops, inventors and potters, plus neighborhood organizations. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour our spaces, talk with artists and business owners, and purchase original works.

Kevin Swope, researcher/board member of the Framingham History Center and author of “The Saxonville Mills: Three Generations of Industry in Framingham,” will give guided historical tours of the Mills at 2:00 pm each day. 

At Damianos Photography:

  • See our new digs and pose for a complimentary “Saxonville” photo portrait if you’d like.
  • Lynne's NatureScapes and BuildingScapes photographs (from greeting cards to framed images) will be on display and available for purchase.
  • Our book, “The Saxonville Mills: Three Generations of Industry in Framingham,” will be available.
  • Enjoy an ongoing slide show about the Mills, plus images highlighting our photography of client projects.
  • The Friends of Saxonville will sell reusable shopping bags featuring the Saxonville waterfall, plus other goodies.
  • Framingham Historic District Commission will have information regarding the proposed local historic district in Saxonville.

Light refreshments will be served throughout the complex. The event and parking are free (parking lot at the end of Watson Place off of Concord Street). Families and children are welcome. Handicap accessible entrances and special offerings are indicated on the map. PDF invitation here.