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Welcome! We are celebrating 62 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.


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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Holiday in the Depot
Holiday in the Depot
Fun for the whole family, including a special opportunity for kids! Affordably priced teachers' gifts handcrafted by local and regional artisans and crafts people.

See you there!

Place: WAA galleries and studio
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Holiday Gift Fair
Holiday Gift Fair
An extraordinary collection of handmade crafts will once again tempt shoppers at the Washington Art Association's annual Holiday Gift Fair, the premier source for an exceptional selection of distinctive pottery, jewelry, ornaments, knitted goods, soaps, hand-turned wood, and fused and blown glass, and much more. These marvelous, one-of-a-kind gifts have made the sale a holiday institution for more than half a century. A richly varied selection of work from more than 60 innovative artists and craftspeople will be on display in our galleries from Friday, Nov. 28th Wednesday, Dec. 24th.Among the new items available this year will be lazy susans made of slate, end-grain wooden breadboards, handmade soaps and therapeutic bath salts, eco-friendl... click for more


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