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Geographies of the Mind

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Geographies of the Mind

The Work of Joe Goodwin and Geoffrey Detrani


September 13 - October 25th, 2014

Opening Reception September 13, 5-7PM

Artist Talk: October 11, 1-2:30PM



Which is more real:  the physical world we have created that is gradually surrendering to the forces of the natural world or that of our subconscious perceptions? Artists Geoffrey Detrani and Joe Goodwin explore this question with their interpretive work. Detrani takes elements from the natural world and melds them with our constructed environment.  Goodwin’s studies of Jungian psychoanalysis are reflected in his exploration of the abstract.


Special Event

Windsor Art Center Destinations: Colt Building in Hartford -Sunday, October 19, 2014, 1-3PM


Live Music Events

Thursday, Sept. 18, 7PM -Horizon Blue -Americana Quartet

Thursday, Oct. 2, 7PM -Monticelli Trio -Cello trio CANCELLED

Thursday, Oct. 16, 7PM -Jazz Bones, Jazz Group

Thursday, Nov. 6, 7PM -Richard Provost, Classical Guitar

*Suggested donation for all concerts is $10.00 at the door.


This exhibition is made by possible by a grant from the Greater Hartford Arts Council.

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Images featured: 

Top image: “Western Concentration” by Joe Goodwin   

Bottom Image: “Marionettes” by Geoffrey Detrani

Join Us!

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Join Us!

Please note that this event has SOLD OUT. 

We are delighted to announce the launch of a new program, Windsor Art Center Destinations, designed to showcase unique art, architectural and historic locations in and around Hartford County. Our first ‘Destination,’ a grazing brunch, to be held on Sunday, October 19th from 1 – 3 p.m. will showcase the Colt Building in Hartford.

More information about the event is available here.

If you were unable to purchase tickets in time, please email to place your name on a waiting list and to receive updates about our next Destinations event.


Living with Art

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Living with Art

Selected Works from the Margaret Penn Collection Of Haitian and African American Art





Image: “Lilly of the Valley” , Mixed Media, 2002 by Donald Boudreaux

Stephen D. Rose, guest curator 

July 19-August 30, 2014

Opening Reception July 19, 5-7PM

This exhibition will highlight works by outstanding artists of African descent (both living and deceased) in Haiti and in the United States, and will be the vehicle for educational programming that contextualizes these pieces within the African American and the more encompassing American cultures. It will also focus on the joys and challenges associated with the collection and preservation of artwork.

This exhibition is made possible by the support from the Farmington Valley (CT) Chapter of The Links, Inc. and by a generous grant from The Edward C. & Ann T. Roberts Foundation.

Special Event

Thursday, June 26 6-8PM -Collectibles Appraisal

Exhibition Events

Saturday, July 26, 1-3PM -Presentation -Protecting and Securing Your Art Collection w/James Holley, CEO of Fine Art Protection Services

Saturday, August 16, 1-2PM -Panel Discussion on collecting art.  Panelists are distinguished in their fields of curating and collecting.

Saturday, August 23, 1-2PM -Lecture by Kheli R. Willetts, Ph. D.  Assistant professor of African American Studies at Syracuse University.  Dr. Willets will discuss African American art and culture

Live Music

2014 Summer Concert Series

Sponsored by the Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A. Trustee

Thursday, July 10, 7PM - Norman Gage, Jazz Group

Thursday, July 17, 7PM -Joshua Breakstone, Jazz Duo

Thursday, August 7, 7PM -Ellen Woloshin, Pop Duo

Thursday, August 21, 7PM -Terry Blaine & Mark Shane, Jazz Duo

Thursday, September 4, 7PM -Chris Trapper, alt rock

Windsor Art Center Studios Events

Summer Art Classes -Now Registering!

Saturday, July 19, 10AM-4PM -July Open Studios

Saturday, August 2, 10AM-4PM -August Open Studios


May and Summer 2014 Calendar

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Download our MAY 2014 Calendar and Summer 2014 Calendar and stay up to date on all of our classes and events in the visual and performing arts!

Gallery Gift Shop

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Hours of Store Operation
Thursdays 6-8 PM
Saturdays 10 AM – 4 PM
Sundays 11 AM – 4 PM

Windsor Art Center operates a small gallery shop with works by local artists. It features jewelry, pottery, glass, small prints, cards, and more.