Lectures, Films, Workshops
& Off-Site Events

Throughout the year, the Washington Art Association & Gallery hosts lectures by noted artists, curators and creative thinkers. We also host a variety of special events, including film screenings, benefit performances, parties, and fundraisers. Please check this page regularly to find out about ongoing opportunities to explore your artistic interests and interact with other members of Litchfield County's creative community.


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    WAA Costume Soirée Benefit

    Reluctantly we have to cancel this weekend's Sculpture Soirée due to a Nor'easter storm arriving Saturday. Will let you all know when we reschedule. 
    Date TBD
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    Artist Talk: Lisa Brody

    Please join us for an Artist Talk by Lisa Brody at WAA. Lisa's work is the subject of our current exhibition,"Lisa Brody: A Life in Parts" on view through November 10. 

    Saturday November 3
    5 - 6 pm
    Free and open to the public.
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    CultureMax Awards Ceremony

    The CultureMAX Awards recognize Artists, Heritage, Cultural Organizations and Philanthropists in Northwest Connecticut. The Washington Art Association & Gallery will be honored as 2018 Cultural Organization  https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2...

    Tuesday November 13
    5:30 - 7 pm

Film Series

  • Film Series

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    EXHIBITION ON SCREEN Documentary Film Cezanne: Portraits of a Life

    directed by Phil Grabsky

    Co-Sponsored with Gunn Memorial Library

    Described by Picasso and Matisse as the father of us all, Paul Cézanne is considered one of the greatest artists of all time. During his life Cézanne painted almost a thousand works, two hundred of which were portraits. Cézanne - Portraits of a Life is based on a never-to-be-repeated exhibition from the National Portrait Gallery, London; Musee d'Orsay, Paris; and Washington’s National Gallery of Art. 

    The film provides a rare understanding of the significance and genius of Cézanne and a key to a true appreciation of 20th century art. Directed by Phil Grabsky. 1h 30 min. Visit exhibitiononscreen.com

    Thursday September 13
    6:30 pm - 8 pm
    Screening at Gunn Memorial Library. Duration: 1 hour and 30 minutes
    Free and open to the public. Registration is requested. 860-868-7586
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    EXHIBITION ON SCREEN: Michelangelo: Love and Death

    Exhibition on Screen Film Series at the Gunn Memorial Library. Co-sponsored by the Washington Art Association & Gallery. 

    A giant artistic force and universally loved, discover why Michelangelo is without a doubt one of the greatest artists of the Renaissance and perhaps of all time. Spanning his 89 years, Michelangelo: Love and Death takes a cinematic journey from the print and drawing rooms of Europe, through the great chapels and museums of Florence, Rome and the Vatican to explore the tempestuous life of Michelangelo.  Through expert commentary and Michelangelo’s own words, this film takes a fresh look at an enigmatic man whose life is celebrated in every mark and every stroke he made.  1h 31 min.  Visit exhibitiononscreen.com 

    GUNN MEMORIAL LIBRARY ~ www.gunnlibrary.org  Free and open to the public.  Registration is requested. Please contact the library directly: 860-868-7586 

    5 Wykeham Road, Washington, CT 06793
    Thursday November 1
    6:30 - 8 pm
    1h 31 min
    Free and open to the public

For more information about our classes and to register for a class, you may also telephone us at 860.868.2878 or email us at washingtonart@snet.net.

Tuition must be paid in full one week prior to the first class. Students are guaranteed a place in class only after full payment is received.

Materials are extra for some classes and workshops.

Please note: Occasionally, WAA documents classes and other educational events using photography and video. This is for publicity purposes and these images may be used in our promotional and informational materials as well as on our website.

Registration for any of these events at WAA or sponsored by WAA assumes permission to collect an image of you and/or your artwork and to use those images publicly to promote WAA. You may inform us at the time of registration, or inform the photographer/videographer at the event, that you do not wish to have your image taken.

Whether you wish to explore a new discipline, become more adept with a particular medium, or take an already substantial creative trajectory to the next level, the Washington Art Association & Gallery offers high-quality, personalized instruction that will reward your efforts. We welcome all ages and levels of experience.

Students of WAA classes receive a 10% discount on art supplies at the Washington Supply Company. 860.868.7395