Candlelight Opening: Friday, November 15, 2019, 5-8pm

The artists of the Farmington Valley Arts Center invite the community to join them for a twinkling start to the holiday season. The Candlelight Opening showcases the diverse and talented artists who work on-site year-round creating everything from paintings, prints, photography, and filmmaking to textiles, sculptures, jewelry, ceramics, and fine art illustrations.
As you stroll the illuminated boardwalk at the historic, two-story brownstone, and enjoy some complimentary delectables, you will feel miles away from the frenetic places frequented by most holiday shoppers. Step into the inspiring and inviting studios and galleries, all decked out with beautifully crafted gifts and fine art and get a chance to meet the creators of each thoughtfully crafted piece.

Holiday Events

Friday, November 15, 5pm - 8pm

NEW THIS YEAR!! Open Studio Hartford
November 16 & 17, 11am - 5pm

We are participating in Open Studio Hartford and will be welcoming visitors at the Arts Center!
Open Studio Hartford is a free, city-wide event, now a month-long. The November events include a popular Art Reception that takes place either as a Kick-Off or as an After Party, a Group Show, a Performance Art Weekend and, the main event, Open Studio Weekend, when art studios, galleries, educational institutions, art-related businesses and other creative group locations open to the public. It is a collaboration designed to promote the local arts community, the artists themselves and their work and to bring people into the neighborhoods of our capital city for an enjoyable, educational and inspiring event.

Nuts About Art!
Thursday, December 5, 5pm - 8pm

A fun and relaxing shopping night in the studios, galleries and gift shop with wine, treats and prizes!

More info

Holiday Season Open Studios
Saturday, November 23, 12pm - 4pm
Saturday, November 30, 12pm - 4pm
Saturday, December 7, 12pm - 4pm
Saturday, December 14, 12pm - 4pm