Art Parties

Recipe Illustration Art Party

Friday, December 1, 6:30-9 PM

Bring your favorite foodie to FVAC for a fun, exciting introduction to recipe illustration! Christy Corey will provide references, materials and the tasty, simple recipe that you will be illustrating. She will guide students through the process of recipe illustration and give demos on watercolor painting, mixed media collage and hand lettering. All levels of experience are welcome! Come give your personal style to a tried-and-true dish and leave with some new skills. A glass of wine and light snacks will be served along with the dish of the night.

Instructor: Christy Corey

$39 includes all supplies, glass of wine and appetizers


Collage and Paint Flowers Art Party

Friday, January 26, 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Combine collage and painting to create your own unique vase and flower scene. Fabric remnants and scrapbook paper will be used to cut out your vase shape and bold wallpaper background, providing a perfect scene to then paint a pretty bunch of flowers on top! While this class does include step-by-step instruction, each painting will come out completely different, with various vase silhouettes, fabric types, scrapbook papers, and paint colors to choose from. All levels of experience are welcome! All materials provided.

Instructor: Hawran Michelle

$35 includes all supplies, glass of wine and appetizers.

Book A Private Art Party



We have the perfect setting for a creative celebration! Enjoy a colorful get together while artist instructors guide you through the process of creating a work of art. A variety of media are available for afternoon or evening parties, including jewelry, painting, printmaking, collages, and textiles. Our instructors are experienced teachers, many of whom are Farmington Valley Arts Center studio artists. Contact us to book a two-hour creative gathering with your friends, family, or co-workers. Children, Teens and Adults are all welcome.

Fee: $250 for a group of 10 or less ($25 for each additional person). A materials fee will apply per person. For more information or to book an Art Party, contact Sandy Buerkler, sandy.buerkler@artsfvac.org, or call 860.678.1867.