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Event Details

  • 12/07/2013

    A white haired gentleman is centered in the image. Bill Giavis looks out at us with a smile on his face and his original artwork to his right.
    Location: Boott Cotton Mills Museum, 115 John Street Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM Fee Information: Free Contact Name: David Blackburn Contact Email: e-mail us Contact Phone Number: 978-970-5055

A reception to showcase the work of Vassilios "Bill" Giavis, Lowell National Historical Parks first Artisit In Residence will be held on Saturday, December 7th,2013 from 2:00pm – 4:00pm. The show will run through February 17, 2014 at the Boott Cotton Mills Museum.

Bill Giavis is a native Lowellian and has been painting for over 25 years. Embracing his native city, Bill uses the cityscapes and Lowell to inspire his work. Much of what Mr. Giavis represents through his art connects to Lowell's rich history as an industrial city and the stories, sites, and places preserved by Lowell National Historical Park. The show at the National Park will represent his career as a painter with a selection of oil paintings, water colors, and prints. This gallery show marks the completion of Bill's tenure as Lowell National Historical Park's first artist in residence. Mr. Giavis maintains a studio at the Brush Gallery and Art Studios in downtown Lowell.

The reception is free to attend and willbe held at the Boott Cotton Mill Museum at 115 John Street in downtown Lowell. The art exhibition in the Boott Gallery is free. If you would like to also visit the Museu, there is a fee. Parking is available at the City's Joseph Downes Garage (75 John Street) at the corner of John and French Streets.For information on the event, please contact David Blackburn at (978) 970-5055. For information on Lowell National Historical Park