Exhibits and Events

Fall Leaf Bowl gourd class by Ceil Rossi at the Train Station.

Saturday, October 20 • 10:30 AM to 3:30 PM

Come and enjoy a relaxing day learning a new and most unusual craft. Students will receive a cleaned craft ready gourd, and instructor will provide the ink dyes and wood burning tool. This project will take about 6 hours to complete.

The fee is $60 per student with a $15 materials fee for gourd and dyes is payable to instructor.

Americana 1 – An Exhibition of Work by 1st Generation Americans
October 25–November 24, 2018

Opening Reception:  Saturday • October 27 • 5–7pm
Rough Edges Art Productions (REAP) and the Windsor Art Center have joined hands to present the work of two first-generation Latin American artists, Balam Soto and Corina Alvarezdelugo. Soto creates contemporary, exploratory artworks that fuse low tech with high tech, including interactive art installations, public artworks, and video. Alvarezdelugo works with different materials and techniques in mixed media painting and sculpture.

Special events during the exhibition at the Train Station:

Friday, November 2 • 6-8:30 pm: Kid’s Movie Night.
Movie: Chicken Little A courageous chicken and his friends must come to the rescue of his fellow citizens when aliens start an invasion of their town.
Craft: Designing your own aliens
Food: Pizza, popcorn, clementines
$22 per kid ($20 for members)


Special events during the exhibition at the Windsor Art Center:

Sunday, November 4 • 3pm: Guitarist Joe Carter and vocalist Isabella Mendes will perform Brazilian Jazz. Suggested donation: $15 general admission and $12 for Windsor Art Center members at the door.

Thursday, November 8 • 6pm: Robert DiNiro’s film Ellis leads off I Am America, a Panel Discussion exploring the role of art in the Latin American immigration experience. Panelists will be the exhibition’s artists, Balam Soto and Corina Alvarezdelugo; as well as artist/social activist Carlos Hernández Chávez; and musician/social worker Juan Brito. Moderator will be MaryJoan Picone, a clinical social worker and social justice advocate for Central American immigrants. FREE

This exhibition is made possible in part through a grant from the Connecticut Office of the Arts to Rough Edges Art Production, and sponsored by the Greater Hartford Arts Council’s United Arts Campaign and other individuals, businesses, an organizations in our community.