We need community support.

 On March 1st, 2024, we suffered a tragic fire.

Thankfully, no one was injured.

Help save the historic Oakhurst Manor

Article: Help us preserve what remains of Oakhurst Manor

Donations of money, goods, and skilled labor are tax-deductible through our 501(c)(3) fiscal sponsor, Playable Theatre Inc.

Donate money: ko-fi.com/est8ofmind

Help the survivors in their personal recovery

Article: Statement from the survivors of the fire at Oakhurst Manor

The survivors and other affected residents have asked us to publish their statement as they seek community support for their immeasurable losses. Please read this article to find out how you can directly help the people affected.

Note: Donations made directly to the survivors are not tax-deductible.

All upcoming events have been cancelled.

Donate goods & labor:

1-234-888-EST8 ext. 1

Organize a fundraiser:

1-234-888-EST8 ext. 2

Below is the original content of our home page, (mostly) as it was before the fire.

We have chosen to leave this up for now, so that those discovering us for the first time can learn about our organization.

A DIY arts collective
in a Victorian Manor

We are fiscally-sponsored by registered nonprofit Playable Theatre Co. 501(c)(3), so your donations are now tax-deductible!

ESTATE OF MIND is a DIY arts collective in a storied Victorian Manor complex on 25 acres in Whitinsville, MA. We are also a...

Film & Photography Location

Popular for horror, film noir, historic Victorian-period settings, music videos, engagement & wedding photography, portraits, art photography, boudoir, and more.

The rate to book a film or photo shoot is pay-what-you-can. Affordable no matter your budget.

Venue For Your Events

A glamorous setting for DIY weddings, workshops & classes, retreats, private parties, community gatherings, performances, activism or activity meetups, exhibits, and more.

The rate to book our venue is pay-what-you-can. Affordable no matter your budget.

Collaborative Creator Community

Come make art, theatre, or sawdust with us! Our events are open-to-the-public. Meet other creators and find like-minded community.

Join us the first Friday of every month at 7-9pm for a free mini-festival of interactive arts & activities spread across the whole property, including fire spinning, flow arts, co-crafting, a music open mic, board games, and more.

Co-Living Residence 

An intentional community of artists, creatives, and makers, with a focus on collaborative projects and events.

AND THAT'S NOT ALL! We are also...

A Heritage Property

We are collectively restoring & revitalizing the historic Oakhurst Manor with the shared goal of creating local hub for arts & lifestyle events.

Home of the Frightinsville! immersive Halloween haunt

Our annual Halloween immersive-theatre haunt brings creators of all disciplines together.

Volunteer Run

Everything we do is powered by an incredible, dedicated, and talented team of volunteers. 

Donation Based

Our operations are entirely donation based. If you support what we do, please consider donating to help keep us around. Funds raised will be put toward the renovations required to house up to 20 more artists and operate as a community arts & lifestyle event venue year round.