Medfield, MA [March 1, 2024] - Nestled in the heart of MetroWest on the historic grounds of Medfield State Hospital, the Bellforge Arts Center is proud to announce its spring event lineup. As a beacon of cultural and artistic expression, Bellforge is dedicated to fostering community ties and providing an inclusive environment where art thrives.
In its initial two seasons, Bellforge has blossomed into a vibrant cultural hub, drawing in over 17,000 guests with a diverse array of live music, theater, dance, wellness/fitness programs, and kids' activities. The center's unwavering commitment to accessibility is exemplified by offering 95% of its events free of charge, ensuring that art remains accessible to all.
Bellforge Arts Center Spring Events:
The Reset by TRILLFITDate: Saturday, April 13 | Time: 12:00 PM - 4:00 PMImmerse yourself in The Reset by TRILLFIT – a vibrant celebration of original Black house rave culture. This event blends fitness, wellness, music, and art for an unforgettable experience.
Green Team Recycling & Energy DriveDate: Saturday, April 20 | Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMJoin our eco-friendly initiative to make a difference. This is your chance to contribute to sustainability and learn about environmental conservation with the Green Team.
Bellforge 3rd Annual FairywalkDate: Saturday, April 27 | Time: 10:00 AM - 3:00 PMExperience enchantment at the 3rd Annual Fairy Walk with magical fairy houses, music, face painting, and scrumptious food delights for all ages.
Fun at The 'ForgeDate: Saturday, May 4 | Time: 10:00 AM - 2:00 PMA delightful day for kids featuring magic shows, music, face painting, and entertainment that brings joy to both young and old.
Fitness at The 'Forge - New Life & Soles of MedfieldDate: Saturday, May 11 | Time: 9:00 AM - 12:00 PMGear up for Fitness at The 'Forge in collaboration with New Life Furniture Bank and Soles of Medfield, featuring fun runs, 5Ks, and 10Ks.
FORGE+ Art & Craft FestivalDate: Saturday, May 18 | Time: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PMDiscover creativity at the FORGE+ Art & Craft Festival, MetroWest's newest gathering for art enthusiasts and craft connoisseurs.
FieldFest: Local Music FestivalDate: Saturday, June 1 | Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PMKick off the 2024 live music season with FieldFest, showcasing incredible talent from the Bellforge Triangle (Boston, Worcester, and Providence) and celebrating the dynamic local music scene.
Bellforge Pride CelebrationDate: Sunday, June 9 | Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PMJoin us for Bellforge Pride to celebrate diversity through vibrant music, support local vendors, and promote LGBTQIA+ equality and visibility.
Juneteenth Unspoken FestivalDate: Saturday, June 15 | Time: 12:00 PM - 5:00 PMCome together at Unspoken to celebrate Black Stories with art, music, and spoken word during our annual Juneteenth Celebration, curated by Amanda Shea.
Stay Connected with BellforgeVisit our website at and follow us on Instagram and Facebook for the latest updates, exclusive content, and a behind-the-scenes look at our events. Celebrate art, community, and culture with us this spring at the Bellforge Arts Center.
About Bellforge Arts CenterThe Bellforge Arts Center is transforming the former Medfield State Hospital into a vibrant arts hub. With its rich history, the center already offers a wide range of outdoor concerts, festivals, and community events. Our development plans include adding a 300-seat performance venue, arts education classrooms, rehearsal spaces, and artist studios. As we grow, we're excited to introduce culinary arts, sustainable farming, and artist housing, further enriching our community.
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