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Venue:Old Sturbridge Village
Dates:Saturday, July 16, 2022 - Sunday, July 17, 2022
Hours:The Village is open 9:30 am to 5:00 pm
Ages:Infants, Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
In/Outdoor:Indoor, Outdoor
Cost:$$ see below
Category:Special Events

music and art weekend the sights and sounds of everyday life photoThroughout history, art and music have served as a platform for expression, connection, documentation, and change.

During Music and Art Weekend at the Village, learn about a variety of artistic pursuits, including song, watercolor, portraiture, sculpture, drawings, and other crafts.

Listen to 19th-century music, learn about the history of violins and guitars, see our talented artists hard at work, watch demonstrations of profile cutting, and more.

Performances and demonstrations will include:*

Listen to a selection of historical waltzes See demonstrations of landscape art, botanical watercolors, and pastel portraits in the style of Ruth Hanshaw Bascom Learn about the “hurdy gurdy” and hear a sampling of music played on one Watch profiles being skillfully cut Take a walking tour of Village art See the Old Sturbridge Village Dancers and Old Sturbridge Village Singers perform (Saturday only)
See part of the process of reproducing an 1830s classical guitar (Sunday only)
View artwork inspired by OSV and created by friends of the Village
*Subject to change; check back closer to the event for times and locations.

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Included with standard daytime admission or Village membership. Standard daytime admission is $28 for adults, $26 for seniors (55+), $14 for youth (4-17), $14 for college students (with a valid college ID), and free for children 3 and under.



Route 20, Sturbridge, MA map
Phone: 800-SEE-1830

1 Old Sturbridge Village Road
Sturbridge, MA 01566
(800) 733-1830

For GPS use: 29 Stallion Hill Road


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