PHILLIPSTON — It hasn’t been an simple calendar year for area artists hunting to exhibit their operate to the general public. The pandemic has meant that numerous regular artwork displays have had to be canceled in the interest of community safety.

That is why anticipations are substantial for the 2021 once-a-year Spring Art Exhibit sponsored by the Gardner Location League of Artists (GALA) and hosted by Red Apple Farm. The a few-working day weekend occasion, which will kick off on the evening of Friday, May 21, will characteristic a lot more than 80 artists displaying approximately 200 items of their do the job.

“This is our largest demonstrate of the calendar year,” mentioned GALA President Deborah Giordano, who explained she expects hundreds of people to flip out for occasion. “We have artists from all over the condition and this is a likelihood for them to all get alongside one another and see just about every other’s artwork. And the general public enjoys it because of the wide range of media on exhibit.”