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Fundraiser for Ukraine

Needham Open Studios, in cooperation with Gorse Mill Studios and The Potter's Shop, will be hosting a fundraiser for Ukraine, which will include a drawing and silent auction of donated works by local artists. All proceeds will be donated to the UKRAINIAN EMERGENCY ART FUND (, whose mission is to ensure the continuity and development of the Ukrainian cultural process during the war. This includes providing support for artists who have remained in Ukraine and urgently need support to ensure a basic standard of living and security.


The catalog of items for the drawing and list of silent auction items is available below and at


All donated items are on display in the Gorse Mill Studios Lobby (31 Thorpe Street, Needham, MA), May 4 - 15.

Lobby Hours:

Monday                      12pm - 7pm

Tuesday                     11am - 7pm

Wednesday               9am - 5pm

Thursday                    12pm - 6pm

Friday                          11am - 5pm

Saturday, May 7       1 pm - 4pm

Sunday, May 8           Closed

Saturday, May 14     11am - 4pm

Sunday, May 15        11am - 4pm

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Ticket prices: $10 each or 3 for $25


Ticket sales:  Tickets can be purchased in person or online.

In Person:  Cash and checks accepted. Please make checks payable to: Vera Wolowodiuk, and on the memo line, write "Fundraiser for Ukraine".

- May 7:  In the Gorse Mill Studios parking lot

- May 14 & 15:  In the lobby at Gorse Mill Studios

- Weekdays May 4-13:  In the Potter's Shop (Gorse Mill Studios Lower Level)

Online:  Venmo accepted through May 15, 3pm.



(if needed:  Last 4 digits of phone number is 5741)

In the "What's it for" field, please enter your name, email, phone number, and instructions on how to distribute your tickets (Example: 2 tickets to item #2, 1 ticket to item #19).


DRAWING will be on May 15 at 4pm. Winners not in attendance will be notified on May 16. Pieces can be picked up at Gorse Mill Studios during studio hours.


SILENT AUCTION:  In-person bids only


Questions:  Email Vera at

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