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The Washington Art Association & Gallery

Is a 64 year old not for profit organization dedicated to enriching and educating our community through the arts. Located in the scenic Litchfield Hills of Northwest Connecticut, WAA has hosted over 450 exhibitions showcasing the work of both emerging and established local, national, and international artists.


Student and member artists are invited to exhibit in the Member's exhibitions annually.

Special WAA events fill the year starting with a festive Summer Solstice Party in the spring, a family Harvest Barn Party in the fall, a month long Holiday Gift Fair in December, plus many exceptional workshops, lectures, films and tours throughout the year.


Hours: Tuesday through Saturday 10:00am - 5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00 - 4:00pm


Faculty Exhibition
Faculty Exhibition
We are thrilled to showcase selected works from the portfolios of our talented instructors.

Featured are several works of Glenn Kessler, Robert Lenz, Edward S. DeVoe, Vincent Giarrano, Ira Barkoff, Linda West, Marc Chab
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Katie Whipple
Katie Whipple
Join us on Sunday, October 16 for a painting demonstration by Katie Whipple.

Katie (b. 1991) grew up in central Indiana. After graduating high school, Katie decided to forgo traditional college education and move to Ne
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Painting Wine with Vincent Giarrano
Painting Wine with Vincent Giarrano
This one day workshop in which students will be painting a wine still life is for beginner to intermediate oil painters. Vincent will do a demonstration in oil painting, followed by individual instruction while students ... click for more

Education
Education
Now Open: Registration for Fall, 2016 Classes: September 14 - November 12!
Whether you wish to explore a new discipline, become more adept with a particular medium, or take an already substantial creative trajectory to
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Robert Parker & James Grashow:  Still At It
Robert Parker & James Grashow: Still At It
The Washington Art Association is delighted to present a new exhibition by two modern masters who are “still” old friends: Robert Andrew Parker & James Grashow. They have known each other for two centuries, but have never intentionally exhibited together before. Each artist is superbly imaginative, their works infused with keen wit, and both are “still at it”. Robert Andrew Parker is well known as a world-traveled painter and illustrator who also sculpts and constructs things; a long time jazz drummer who leads “Jive by Five”, and who’s zest for life infuses his bold and luscious painted landscapes, animals, portraits, airplanes and military campaigns. His multitudinous hand colored aquatints, monotypes and lithos are masterful and beguili... click for more

"The Cardboard Bernini" a documentary on James Grashow
"The Cardboard Bernini" a documentary on James Grashow
The Gunn Memorial Library is delighted acclaimed artist James Grashow will be joining them for a screening of the award winning documentary " The Cardboard Bernini". It examines his life and work as he spends four years... click for more

Holiday Home Fair
Holiday Home Fair
From the day after Thanksgiving, November 26 to Christmas Eve day December 24 the annual juried Holiday Gift Fair fills the galleries at Washington Art Association with a unique selection of irresistible gifts for that ... click for more


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