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Welcome! We are celebrating 63 Years of Serving the Arts Community

The Washington Art Association--a not-for-profit organization run principally by volunteers-- was established in 1952 by a group of local artists who were seeking ways to nurture creative life in and around Litchfield County. Their goals were to promote greater understanding and appreciation of art, and to encourage and facilitate the study, creation, and exhibition of art.

The high caliber of exhibitions for which the Washington Art Association is known was established early on, with celebrated artists such as Alexander Calder, Andre Masson and Yves Tanguy participating in early shows.

Since its founding, the Washington Art Association has staged more than 450 exhibitions, which have showcased the work of both emerging and established artists from all over the world. Our exhibits attract more than 10,000 visitors per year, drawing people from both near and far.

We follow Region 12 school system for studio/gallery closings and class cancellations. Please check the Channel 3 WFSB website or the Region 12 website for up-to-date information.


The Winners!
The Winners!
We are proud to announce the winners of the 2015 Ferguson-Sherr-Rea Awards!

Congratulations to these brilliant artists. We so proud of all of you!

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Annual Meeting
Annual Meeting
Calling all current members!

The Washington Art Association will hold its annual meeting on Sunday, February 22, 2015. A new slate of officers & members for the Board of Trustees will be presented and voted on that day
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Education
Education
Now Open: Registration for Winter 2015 Classes!

We follow Region 12 school system for studio/gallery closings and class cancellations. Please check the Channel 3 WFSB website or the Region 12 website for up-to-date
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Members Show 2015
Members Show 2015
We're always excited for this exhibition! It's thrilling to showcase the extraordiary talents of our members!We have members of all ages working in a variety of mediums: ceramic, pottery, oils, watercolor, monoprint, graphite, charcoal, and more. You're invited to the opening reception on Saturday, February 7 from 4 - 7 pm. Meet the artists and be inspired by their stories and their work!This show runs from February 7 through February 28. Gallery hours are Tuesdays through Saturdays from 10 am - 5 pm.For more information contact us either by telephone at 860.868.2878 or by email at washingtonart@snet.net.For instructions on how to submit, either scroll to the bottom of this page or click ... click for more

Next: Landscapes by Reilly, Day, & Jessel
Next: Landscapes by Reilly, Day, & Jessel
This exhibition is a re-examination of the traditional subject of landscape. Each of the artists, with their own individual voice, brings a fresh new perspective on what is landscape.

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Art & Food: The Cookbook
Art & Food: The Cookbook
We're pleased to offer this cookbook in celebration of our 60th Anniversary!

Art feeds the soul. Food feeds the body. Art & Food, a new artbook/cookbook being published this spring by the Washington Art Association, bri
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