November 16, 2013 -January 5, 2014
The annual Women Artists Collective Holiday Show and Sale, featuring pottery, jewelry, paintings, prints, glass, quilts, gourds, cards and more by 35 local artists and artisans, opens at the Windsor Art Center, 40 Mechanic Street in Windsor, CT, November 16. The Annual Holiday Sale Weekend is November 23 and 24 with 20% off items both days. The Show continues through January 5.
Gallery hours are: Thursday, 6:00 to 8:00 pm.; Saturday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; and Sunday, 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
During the exhibition, artists will conduct various workshops, including the following. Preregistration is required.
- November 16, 1-2:30 pm Nature and the Mandala
Visual artists Deb Wadsworth and Harriet Winograd facilitate a workshop using the Mandala (Sacred Circle) as a container to regenerate participants’ connection to nature. Meditation and visualization and nontoxic materials, such as colored pencils and pastels, are part of the exploration. Maximum participation: 10. $5 materials fee
- November 30, 1 -2 pm The Very Lonely Garden
An interactive storytelling and art workshop for children ages 4 and older with author/illustrator Virginia Lynn Anderson and her newest book, The Very Lonely Garden. $5 materials fee.
- December 7, 1-3 pm Pastel Workshop
Award-winning pastel artist Karen Israel presents a hands-on still life workshop. Participants should bring small nylon brushes, rubbing alcohol in a covered container, hard and soft pastels (no oil pastels), and UART Sanded Paper taped to a drawing board and an easel, and paper towels. $15 materials fee.
- December 14, 1-3 pm Mixed Media Workshop
Artist Jessica Feliciano leads this fun, mixed media workshop for children ages 5 and older as participants create a holiday card for a special someone. $10 materials fee.
- December 21, 1-2 pm Watercolor Demonstration Noted artist Luciana Heineman demonstrates various water color techniques. No charge.
All workshops and demonstration will be held at the Windsor Art Center. To register for workshops or for more information, call 860-688-2528 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Live Music Events -Suggested Donation: $10.00 at door
Thursday, Nov. 21 at 6:30PM -Jen Lowe and Lee Sylvestre
Thursday, Dec. 5 at 6:30PM -Joe Carter with Jeff Fuller
Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6:30PM – Judy Handler and Mark Levesque
Thursday, Jan. 2 at 7:00 PM -Stacy Phillips and Paul Howard
The Windsor Art Center is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a grant for $2,500.00 from the NewAlliance Foundation in support of its exhibition, Howard Fussiner: Paintings and Works on Paper. ”An independent charitable foundation, the mission of NewAlliance Foundation is to provide financial support to charitable organizations addressing diverse community needs in the arts, community development, health & human services, and youth & education.”
The Windsor Art Center would like to give a special thank you to the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport for their generous donation of $1,000.00 in support of our exhibition, Howard Fussiner: Paintings and Works on Paper. Sam Hinckley, Windsor Art Center board director and secretary, was delighted to receive this generous donation from Anish Patney, General Manager of the Sheraton Hartford Hotel at Bradley Airport.
We are delighted to announce our new Windsor Art Center Studios (formerly Windsor Station). We currently have artist studios available to rent in this beautiful, historic building. Each space has excellent light for studio art. For more information, please visit our Studios page.
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.