The Wareham Historical Society’s Fearing Tavern will soon be open for tours with an additional attraction, an art show. Along with WHS docents discussing the features and history of the tavern, members of the Bourne-Wareham Art Association will be displaying their original artwork for sale. The weekend tours and art show will commence on August 4th ending the last weekend of September.
The collaboration between WHS and BWAA is intended to benefit both organizations. A portion of all art sales will be donated to each for their student scholarship/art award endeavors. Over the years, local high school seniors have received these awards to help supplement their higher education costs. It is hoped that this joint utilization of the Fearing Tavern will prove valuable in continuing each organization’s community contributions.
BWAA members scheduled to exhibit are Patricia White, Betty Beaulieu, Tim Foley, Charlene Mackiewicz, Mary Nyman, Mark Madden, John Wiliszowski, Maureen Bean, and Charles Wood. Visitors to the Tavern will see original watercolors, oil paintings, pastel paintings, wood carvings, prints, photography, and craft items, depending on which weekend they come to tour. Also on display will be items from the Historical Society’s archives. The Tavern will be open weekends in August and September from 1:00-4:00 pm.