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COMING THIS SUMMER!

Click Here for ART CAMP 2018 Class Info and Pricing

 MORNINGS 4 Days * Ages 8 – 12 – 10 am – 1 pm
                          July 9, 10, 11, 12  – Who Am I? – Mask Making 
                          July 16, 17, 18, 19, – Fun with Fantasy
                         August 13, 14, 15, 16 – Home is Where My heART is.

Each week will be a different theme for our young artist which will include working will all mediums including paper mâché in various theme related projects. Spend your summer creatively with your friends and make some new friends too.  Instructors are Priscilla Watson, Becky Butler and High School Student, Michael Morgan.

 


AFTERNOON’s – 5 Days/Ages 13+ – 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
July 9, 10, 11, 12, 13 – Foundation Drawing & Painting
July 16, 17, 18, 19, 20 – Design and Refine
August 13, 14, 15, 16, 17Realism to Abstract

Students will be able to work at their own pace with guidance from the instructor following initial assessment. 

Instructor, Priscilla Watson


Young Kids Art/Music Camp – Ages 5 – 9
August 6, 7, 8, 9 – 9:30 am – 12:30 pm

Instructor Annie Grilli, & Erin Butler
A fun interactive multi-arts program that celebrates the wonders of nature through hands on art, music, and dance culminating in a performance showcasing the work the children created!  Annie Grilli has been a singer/songwriter and teacher for young children for over 30 years and has performed extensively in the United States, Europe, Scandinavia, and the Caribbean.  She has recorded 9 Cd’s about the wonders of nature as Annie & the Natural Wonder Band.

Erin has been teaching grades K- 3  for over 10 years in the Litchfield School system.  She brings her years of teaching experience and her love for the arts to Arts Escape this summer.

Please call the Gallery for further information
or register at: 203-586-1474
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Morning classes are limited to 12 children and
Afternoon classes are limited to 10.
 



Threads, Weaving Words and Art will be a collection of work being created at Arts Escape. The goal of this project is to formalize what our participants have experienced and created through our programming.  The publication will reflect the positive and creative work of our students using the arts as a tool to stay active and engaged. Threads will be a book to share with others how the arts can bring joy and growth at any age.

Threads will be a year-long project with workshops and classes designed by our instructors to correlate with the project.   The publication will include written work as well as artwork.  We have professional instructors in both art and writing that will guide our students through their self-reflective journey creating a final published book of their collective pieces of work.

General Information

  • Arts Escape students participating in the Threads Project may submit up to three (3) pieces (written and/or visual) for consideration. Each student is guaranteed a minimum of one (1) published piece at the discretion of the instructors.  Arts Escape reserves the right to edit any written submissions prior to publication.
  • Submissions must be original, unpublished written or created since the student joined the Threads Project and not infringe on any existing copyright.
  • Submissions must be received by no later than October 31, 2018.
  • Cost to join is as follows:
    • Registration is – $85.00
    • Registration includes:
          • First choice of Arts Escape writing and art classes through October 31, 2018. Students must enroll one week prior to desired class to ensure enrollment.
          • Complimentary attendance at monthly Open Studio sessions held on the last Friday of each month with instructors.
          • Copy of “Threads” book which will be published in 2019.



        Thank you to the Connecticut Community Foundation’s Pathways for Older Adults for sponsoring our Launch.

      • OPEN STUDIOS for all THREADS Participants
        Friday, March 31 – 10 am – 2 pm
      • Friday, April 27 – 10 am – 2 pm
      • Friday, May 25 – 10 am – 2 pm
      • Friday, June 22 – 10 am – 2 pm

      PAST EVENTS                           

      THANK TO EVERYONE THAT SUPPORTED THIS WONDERFUL EVENT ON SATURDAY, AUGUST 12TH.  IT WAS A HUGE SUCCESS FOR ARTS ESCAPE AND WE APPRECIATE EACH AND EVERYONE’S CONTRIBUTION, ESPECIALLY OUR HOSTS, DR. ROBERT MCWILLIAM AND MR. WESLEY ROUSE!

                       

           


      Couples Dinner and Paint Night

      Saturday, February 11, 2017

      Bob and Grace LaFlamme & ida

      Ida Azevedo, Bob and Grace LaFlamme

      cooking demo

      Chef Dean Marino

      Grand Opening

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      Saturday, September 10th, 2016 – 11am

      The Downton Abbey Experience
      January 2, 2016

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