The 2022 Festival: Art, Music, Literature!

Join us for a major regional festival of the arts, returning to Grafton in October

Read more about last year’s Festival here

Get ready for the 2022 edition of the Small Stones Festival of the Arts, a collaboration of Apple Tree Arts, the Worcester County Camera Club, the Blackstone Valley Arts Association, the Shakespeare Club of Grafton and Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra. The festival will include a juried exhibition of photography and painting, a major musical performances event arranged by Apple Tree Arts and Claflin Hill Symphony Orchestra, and a new Literary Track. Art will also be available for purchase on site at the exhibition. Admission is free to the general public.

This year’s festival will be held from October 14th to the 23rd in three locations, including the Great Hall at Apple Tree Arts, the Grafton Public Library and the Congregational Church of Grafton.

Artists: the Art Call opens on July 15 and runs until we receive 500 entries. Please click here for more information.

New this year: We will accept up to four (4) submissions from each entrant.  Be sure to review the acceptance criteria and other useful information.  Don’t miss your chance to have your work displayed at this important exhibit!

Small Stones Festival of the Arts

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