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2nd Annual Studio Fundraiser

On Sunday, September 15, 2019, Spatial Engineer and artist James Kitchen is opening his magical forested world and studio to the Snow Farm community. This rare occasion will feature studio and gallery tours, walks through the expansive art-filled grounds known as Ironhenge, an elegant seated picnic, bluegrass opera, and more!  From 1 - 4 pm, you will be entertained, inspired, delighted, and filled with awe.  James does not disappoint!

James has been welding scrap metal for nearly twenty years at his home and studio in Chesterfield, MA. In the large studio behind his house, he creates spectacular sculptures crafted from recycled objects made of iron and steel. “Old rusted tools and farm equipment are favorites of mine," said Kitchen. "I grew up in Wisconsin near farms and remember seeing all the old plows and parts. There’s some kind of connection that pulls at me." James' art can be seen throughout the Pioneer Valley at libraries, museums and many public spaces. James' infectous enthusiasm and wacky sense of humor make him a beloved instructor at Snow Farm.

 Special musical guests include James & the Appliances along with sopranos Claudia Waite and Rory Mason.

James serenading Claudia during rehearsal. 

$500 pp Benefactor

$250 pp Supporter

Benefactor tickets include arrival at noon for appetizers, a personal tour with James, inclusion in a raffle for a James Kitchen sculpture, and overnight accomodations at Snow Farm after the event.

Beef and vegan entrees are available for the picnic. All sides for both meals are gluten- and dairy-free. 

Please RSVP to Development Manager Holly Martineau, 413-268-3101, by September 1.