Jill Sanford is creator and primary presenter of Art For Your Mind LLC programs.  She holds a Bachelor of Arts cum laude in Art History from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. After an early background in arts administration and graphic design, she now has over 20 years of experience presenting art enrichment.  With a passion for making art history and art appreciation enjoyable and accessible for people of all ages and backgrounds - Jill will be happy to speak with you about introducing the Art For Your Mind  experience to your group, school, or business.

Art For Your Mind LLC

12 Euclid Avenue

Mattapoisett, MA 02739

Email:  jill@artforyourmind.com

Phone: 508-498-2864

Find Art For Your Mind experiences near you:

Art For Your Mind strives to create and offer high quality, well researched, engaging presentations to educate, entertain, and inspire its participants.

Creative Thinking Through Art Observation

“It's not what you look at that matters, it's what you see.” Henry David Thoreau

Listed below are upcoming programs that are available to the public.

It is advisable to call each location in advance to inquire about availability. 

Most of these locations are free, some have a small fee or ask for a donation.

Wednesday, March 8, 2023, Scituate, MA -J.M.W. Turner, the Pride of Great Britain

     11:00 AM, Scituate Senior Center, 333 First Parish Road, 781-545-8722

Tuesday, March 14, 2023, Marshfield, MA -The Fascinating Georgia O'Keeffe

      1:00 PM, Marshfield Senior Center, 230 Webster Street, 781-834-5581

Duxbury COA cancelled the following program due to weather conditions:

Wednesday, March 15, 2023, Duxbury, MA -Mary Cassatt, A New Woman

      10:00 AM, Duxbury Senior Center, 10 Mayflower Street, 781-934-5774

Wednesday, March 15, 2023, Hull, MA - Early New England Seascapes

      11:15 AM, Hull Senior Center, 197 A Samoset Ave, 781-925-1239

Thursday, March 16, 2023, Hopkinton, MA - Mary Cassatt, A New Woman

      1:00 PM, Hopkinton Senior Center, 28 Mayhew Street, 508-497-9730

Tuesday March 21, 2023, S. Yarmouth, MA - American Women Artists

      1:00 PM, Thirwood Place, 237 N. Main Street, 508-398-8006

Wednesday, March 22, 2023, Providence, RI - American Women Artists

      2:00 PM, Wingate Residences on the East Side, One Butler Ave, 401-275-0682

The Marion Art Center requests that people sign up a few days ahead for the following program:

Thursday, March 23, 2023, Marion, MA - The Fascinating Georgia O'Keeffe

      2:00 PM, Marion Art Center, 80 Pleasant Street, 508-748-1266

      to register on line, search: www.marionartcenter.org/events/afym-okeeffe-032323/

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Hull, MA -American Women Artists

      11:15 AM, Hull Senior Center, 197 A Samoset Ave, 781-925-1239

Tuesday, March 28, 2023, Hanover, MA -American Women Artists

      1:30 PM, Hanover Senior Center, 665 Center Street, 781-924-1913

Wednesday, March 29, 2023, Stoughton, MA -American Art Explored

      1:00 PM, Stoughton Senior Center, 110 Rockland Street, 781-334-8882

Thursday, March 30, 2023, Dartmouth, MA - Appreciating Animals in Art

      1:00 PM, Dartmouth Senior Center, 628 Dartmouth Street, 508-999-4717

Tuesday, April 4, 2023, Newport, RI -Why So Famous?

      1:00 PM, Edward King House Senior Center, 35 King Street, 401-846-7426

Wednesday, April 5, Mattapoisett, MA - Families in Art

      12:30 PM, Mattapoisett Senior Center, 17 Barstow Street, 508-758-4110

Thursday, April 6, Tiverton, RI -Social Realism of America's 1930s

      10:15 AM, Tiverton Senior Center, 207 Canonicus Street, 401-625-6790

Thursday, April 6, Providence, RI -Social Realism of America's 1930s

      1:00 PM, Laurelmead, 355 Blackstone Blvd, 401-273-9550

Monday, April 10, 2023, Marion, MA -Masters of the Dutch Golden Age

      1:00 PM, Benjamin D. Cushing Community Center, 465 Mill Street, 508-748-3570

                       Check back soon! Additional programs are added frequently.

Photo by Greg Derr / The Patriot Ledger


Art For Your Mind LLC has been building excitement about the visual arts in the greater Boston and MetroWest areas of Eastern Massachusetts since 2010. We're pleased to announce that presentations are now available in the South Shore and South Coast regions of Massachusetts as well as upper Cape Cod and eastern Rhode Island.

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