Joanne White hangs handkerchief angels on SVAN tree.

The Sacandaga Valley Arts Network’s Gallery & Gift Shop at 303 South Main Street in Northville, is kicking off a Holiday “Tiny Art” Open House Weekend with a Holiday Reception on Friday, December 7 from 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Gallery Coordinator, Sandra Peters, hopes many visitors, residents and holiday shoppers will come and enjoy the wide variety of wall art, 3-D art and “tiny art” installed on gallery walls, shelves, on tabletops and in the windows, many designed especially for the holiday season. Many of our SVAN artists will be present to share their artistic insights and information about their art. Holiday-themed refreshments will be prepared and served by our SVAN Event Coordinator Deb Hoffman.”

“SVAN’s Gallery & Gift Shop serves to promote the arts throughout the Sacandaga region and in carrying out our vision.” Peters related, “We strive to provide a place where the arts are accessible and affordable for all. We continue to be grateful to the First United Methodist Church for the use of the warm, gracious and beautiful space in which we are able to exhibit, administer and promote the arts.”

The Holiday reception on Friday, December 7th at 3:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. will continue with enlarged hours on Saturday, December 8 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and on Sunday, December 9 from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Anyone interested in becoming a member of SVAN, as an artist, and/or to help enrich our community with visual and performing arts, please visit our website at If you are a member of SVAN and would like to have your work displayed and/or sold at the SVAN Gallery & Gift Shop, please contact Sandra Peters, at 518-774-1799.

SVAN is a non-profit organization supporting the visual and performing artists in the Sacandaga Valley region with gallery exposure, community concerts, and skill development workshops that are offered to the public.