Category Archives: Art

Two Great August Events for MRGI Members

While not directly related to the Mill River, both these events will appeal to MRGI members — first, a play and second, a paddle. 1. Join us for an outing to the William Cullen Bryant Homestead in Cummington for a performance … Continue reading

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Fran Kidder’s 1874 Flood Art Show

Artist’s Statement:  This work is based on the Mill River disaster, of 1874, which killed 140 people in the towns of Williamsburg, Haydenville and Leeds Massachusetts. I live on that same river and have watched it, listened to it, and … Continue reading

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A Glorious Paddle at Arcadia

Thanks to Dave McLean, Jonah Keane and all the folks at MassAudubon’s Arcadia Refuge, the MRGI folks had a wonderful Sunday morning exploring the floodplain forest.  How lucky we are to have such natural beauty and expert guides so close … Continue reading

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Todd Lynch 9/13 Updated Link

Here’s a link to Todd Lynch’s blog that gives you a hint of this exciting adventure next month.  Note the nest (probably a Carolina wren) a bird couple already built in the photo in the second row, far right.

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Sept. 13th New River Walk and Art Installation in Williamsburg

MRGI is proud and excited to support Todd Lynch’s art installation, lecture, and walk on the Mill River in Williamsburg on Saturday Sept. 13th.  Todd is a landscape architect and artist who’s been a long-time friend of the Mill River.  … Continue reading

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1874 Williamsburg Flood Song

It’s time to celebrate the 1874 Williamsburg Flood with a lecture by Eric Weber and a tour with Ralmon Black (see events and field trips).  With that in mind, check out local songwriter Drew Smith’s 1874 Williamsburg Flood Song on … Continue reading

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