Art Parties

BYOB Friday Night Clay Date

Looking for something new and fun to do on a Friday night with friends or a significant other? Always wanted to try your hand at clay, but without the commitment of an 8-week class? Then our Friday night clay session is for you. Come play with clay for two hours, learning basic handbuilding techniques in a fun and supportive environment. Bring a bottle of wine, some snacks, and get creative!

Instructors: Pedro Centeno
Tuition: $39 per person includes materials and firing of one piece
Time: 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

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 mixed media. 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 ($10 per additional child or $25 per additional adult).
A materials fee will apply per person.
Also available are canvas goodie bags stocked with a paintbrush, watercolor pen, hand cream, apron, palette and lollipop for $8 each.

For more information or to book an Art Party, contact Sandy Buerkler,, or call 860.678.1867.