Old Stone Mill Center of Arts and Creative Engineering

Old Stone Mill center llc

Funding Received: 2016
Adams, MA
$325,000
Funding Period: 2 years and 11 months

The Old Stone Mill will restore and reuse an historic mill as a zero waste maker space that will process community waste; serve as a center for economic innovation; and function as part of the region’s brand of cultural creation as part of a play to attract new residents.  The project will use applied arts, science, and technology to address environmental challenges and economic disinvestment in this rural context.

 

This is the video we did for the ArtPlace grant. We used the technique used in Monty Python movies. It's called cut out animation.

It represents the goals and aspirations for the mill.

 

 

Here is our bike and hands on learning program at Youth Center Inc. They are one of our partners in the ArtPlace grant.  When the mill is open we will have our Youth Programs there as well. For now every Friday we go there to work with the kids.

 

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See below for recent updates, press, and events from this project

press
Apr 19, 2019
On a recent rainy day, a couple of painted prints were drying in one of the windows at the Old Stone Mill Center for Arts... Read More
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Apr 18, 2019
Following the model of a nearby community, Pittsfield, Massachusetts residents have organized a bag share program to promote the use of reusable bags. Almost six... Read More
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Apr 16, 2019
Got reusable bags? Pittsfield organizers want to make sure you do. That's why they're launching a campaign to craft 15,000 reusable bags by January 2020... Read More
blog
Phase 1 of the Old Stone Mill Center is now in the final stretch of the planning stage - getting set to start renovations this... Read More
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One of our neighbors in Adams , walking distance from the mill is a linens rental service. Artists always look in dumpsters so we did... Read More
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The Old Stone Mill Center Of Arts and Creative Engineering in Adams MA, was founded by Leni Fried and Mike Augspurger. Their mission is to...Read more