Essex Summer Arts Festival

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2016 Summer Arts Festival!

Directions: Essex Town Green
12 Main Street, Essex CT

Saturday, June 18 (10-5pm)

Sunday, June 19 (11:30-5pm)


The non-profit Spectrum Art Gallery and Arts Center Killingworth hosts the First Annual Summer Arts Festival on Saturday, June 18, 10-5pm and Sunday, June 19, 11:30-5pm. The free festival presents award-winning artists and fine artisans from Connecticut and tri-state area. Located on the Essex Connecticut Town Green (12 Main Street in historic downtown Essex) the Festival includes representational and abstract painters working in oil, acrylic and pastel, as well as, photographers, potters, glass artisans and jewelry designers. Artisans exhibiting are those working with mixed media collage, wood, glass, fabric, silver and more.

At the festival, a Student Booth will be featured, as wells as free art activities for children, with professional face painting available for a fee!

This exciting, new annual event also includes a six-week group gallery show at the Spectrum Gallery and Store of select pieces by participating Festival artists from May 27-July 10.

There will be an Open Reception for the Festival and Group Gallery Exhibit, FREE to the public on Friday, May 27 (6:30-9pm) at Spectrum Gallery with refreshments.

Spectrum is located at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT and is open Wednesday-Friday (11am-6pm); Saturday (11:30-6pm) and Sunday (11:30am-5pm). For more information call (860) 767-0742.