🌞 Summer Arts Adventures

During the summer, the Farmington Valley Arts Center’s picturesque and inspiring Avon campus becomes a place where young artists unleash their creativity and develop confidence in their abilities to express their ideas. Each week campers will be led by professional teaching artists in projects related to the theme of the week using various mediums including painting, drawing, sculpture, collage and kiln-fired clay!

Sessions run daily from 9 a.m. - 1 p.m. and are ideal for kids ages 6 through 12 years.

✵ $225 for members click here for membership information
$250 for non-members.


Please fill out the online form below ↓ to register.

• Pay online with click on the "Buy Now" button and pay via PayPal/Credit Card
• Send a check to 25 Arts Center Lane, 06001 Avon CT
• call us at 860-678-1867, during office hours


✵Members save 10% for a year on tuition. click here for membership information

Session 1: June 25 - 29

Mix and Match
Not sure what your favorite art material is? Experiment with everything from paint to clay and fiber to wood!


Session 2: July 2 - 6 (no 7/4)

Red, White, and Blue  
Celebrate America's Birthday by creating unique gifts of art inspired by American artists.
4 days only, no class on July 4. Reduced tuition: $200/$180. Individual days also available, call 860-678-1867.

Session 3: July 9 - 13

Drawn to Nature
Artists will explore the beauty of the natural world as they depict the nearby flora and fauna using a variety of materials and techniques.

Session 4: July 16 - 20

Magical Fantasy
Once upon a time … create fantasy creatures and settings inspired by your favorite stories, movies, and imagination.

SOLD OUT (seats still available in Magical Fantasy session August 13-17)

Session 5: July 23 - 27

Passport to Art
This is your ticket for exciting global art making adventures! Begin each day in a new country & design your own artwork based on your visit!

Session 6: July 30 - August 3

Thumbs up for 3D
Art adventurers will add some depth to their works of art created in metal, paper, wood, stone, fiber, plaster, ceramics, or any other material we can find to create 3-dimensional art.

Call 860-678-1867 for waitlist

Session 7: August 6 - 10

Deep Blue
An ocean of projects will inspire artists as they explore fish, fin and all things aquatic.

Call 860-678-1867 for waitlist

Session 8: August 13 - 17

Magical Fantasy
Once upon a time … create fantasy creatures and settings inspired by your favorite stories, movies, and imagination.

1 seat remaining, please call 860-678-1867 during office hours or email: info@artsfvac.org to make a reservation.

Office hours: Monday-Friday: 10-4 and Saturday: 12-4

Session 9: August 20 - 24

Time Travelers
Paint like Pollock and dream like Dali in this blast from the past week! Each day we will be exploring art history through some of the most bizarre and fun techniques famous artists used to create their masterpieces.

Non-Members Session 9

Members Session 9