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Open Studio at Holliston Mills

by Lisa Kaplan

Holliston Mill artists will host their annual Open Studios on Saturday and Sunday, October 22 and 23, 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. each day. The Mill is located at 24 Water Street, Holliston.

Holliston resident Janine Geradi, above, has her creative jewelry on display at the studio.

Participants in the event include resident artists as well as a number of local guest artists.
Visitors to the studio spaces will see finished works as well as works-in-progress. The
artists work in a wide range of media including: oil, acrylic and watercolor, sculpture and
mixed media pieces, photography and digital media, drawing, printing, jewelry and

Art work by Lisa Jobe of Holliston will be displayed at the studio.Mill artists come from Holliston and surrounding towns including Millis, Sherborn, Hopkinton, Framingham and Newton. Light refreshments will be served throughout the building highlighted by a tasting on Sunday from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m., hosted by crafted beer and wine merchants Crafted of Holliston.

The Holliston Mill building was built in the late 1800’s for use as a shoe factory.

Above is remnant of the overhead gear shaft of 1891 that lends vintage character to the studios.Currently, the mill is home to several small businesses as well as artists’ studios.The
structure remains largely as originally designed and therefore has minimal access for handicapped patrons.

For more information visit the website: or like the Holliston Mill
Facebook page. The event is free and open to the public.