Mother’s Day Shopping

The Marlborough Arts Center at 231 North Main Street in Marlborough, CT is opening its Gift Shop and Art Gallery on Saturday, May 10, the day before Mother’s Day, from 10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m., especially for those who would like to buy a special, unique gift for the mothers in their lives. The Art Gallery is showing works by renowned artists Jim Grabowski, Audrey Carroll-Prucnal, and Bob Desaulnier available for sale. Items in the Gift Shop are created by one of their regional artists and so is literally one-of-a-kind,  presenting an opportunity to choose from jewelry by Kristee Foss and April Quast; knitted, felted, and hand-loomed apparel and home decor by Marilyn Ulion, Kristen Walsh, and Rita Reimer; ceramic pottery by Arline Edmunds and Lynn Quinn;  hand-carved wooden bowls and objects by Albert d’Antonio; note cards by Barbara Sherman; fused glass and other decorations that will not fade, and items too numerous to mention. Prices start at less than $10 for gifts that will be remembered and cherished for years to come.

The Marlborough Arts Center is a non-profit regional center for the fine arts, performing arts, and fine crafts. For more details about various classes and artistic activities, visit the website,, or telephone (860) 295-9389.

But do come on May 10 just before Mother’s Day to browse and shop, see a class in progress, and discover a gem of art in myriad forms, in an historic building that is the Marlborough Arts Center.