Roberta Witts
Roberta Witts

It's a hands-on event plus the chance to land art supplies on the cheap at the Chelmsford Art Society's Cash and Carry Art Supply Sale.

The free event, open to all, takes place Wednesday, April 24, at 7 p.m., at Chelmsford Center for the Arts, 1A North Road.

Besides the sale, Roberta Witts will present a picture-framing demonstration for artists, sharing framing tricks and answering questions.

She has owned Picture Yourself Gallery and Custom Framing in Chelmsford's Central Square for more than 40 years.

Members are invited to sign up for tables and display and sell their surplus art supplies. Call Witts at 978-256-0140.

Members with tables are urged to have cash to make change for their sales of overstocked art supplies.

Nancye Tuttle's email address is

Gallery Notes

KHMER NEW YEAR: The Cambodian Mutual Assistance Association of Lowell hosts its eighth annual Khmer New Year Celebration on Saturday, April 20. It starts at 8:30 a.m., at Lowell Senior Center, 276 Broadway St., followed by a parade at 11 to Roberto Clemente Park, 803 Middlesex St., where festivities continue from noon-5 p.m. Enjoy traditional foods, music, dancing and activities for young and old. Free and open to all.


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THIRD THURSDAY AT WAM: Worcester Art Museum hosts its Third Thursdays Master Series on Thursday, April 18, at 6 p.m. Contemporary artist Lee Mingwei, whose naturally formed rock installations, "Stone Journey," is on view through Aug. 4, will share his insights. Visit or call 508-799-4406 for info.

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