Art Party

Enjoy a glass of wine and appetizers 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 and textiles. Our instructors are experienced teachers, many of whom are Farmington Valley Arts Center studio artists.

☆ ART DÉCOR with Maurice Casas (BYOB)

Friday, June 30, 2017, 7-9 PM, $35


Learn to create a beautiful work of art; interesting and artistically charming, ready to be framed and displayed in any interior or to be given as a terrific personal gift. You can bring your own drinks and enjoy a cocktail as you create in the beautiful Arts Center's environment.
If you like Modern or Contemporary art this night out is for you. We will be creating mixed media works on paper. Each work will be unique with no art experience required, it is all about creativity and learning to work with it.
It is a very flexible class with step-by-step instructions, but open to exploration. Bring your friends and come join us for a creative night out.

Fee: $35 includes all supplies except frames. BYOB

♔ Market Bags and Coin Purse Art Party

Friday, July 28, 2017, 6:30 – 8:30PM


Join artist Nancy Doherty for a relaxed, enjoyable evening dyeing 2 all cotton market bags, and hand painting a matching coin purse. Keep them for yourself or give as a special gift. Bags are 100% cotton. Dyes are colorfast when fixed, and last for years after repeated washings.

Fee: $45 includes 2 market bags, 1 coin purse, all materials, glass of wine, and refreshments.

Book A Private Art Party

Contact us to book a two-hour creative gathering with your friends, family, or co-workers.
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, 860.678.1867, sandy.buerkler@artsfvac.org