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Unleash Your Inner Artist At Free Workshops, Demos At Silvermine School

Silvermine Art Center will host a free day of art demonstrations and workshops on Sept. 9.
Silvermine Art Center will host a free day of art demonstrations and workshops on Sept. 9. Photo Credit: www.silvermineart.org

NEW CANAAN, Conn. — Creative types can get a sneak peek into one of the country’s oldest artist communities at the Silvermine School of Art’s Open Art Studio, a full day of free workshops and demonstrations.

Held from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 9, the day of artistic exploration is open to artists of all ages and levels.

Try a new technique or medium, learn a new discipline, join an in-depth workshop or just observe some of the many demonstrations going on throughout the day.

The extensive schedule includes hands-on workshops in landscape painting, metal fabrication, stone cutting, wood carving and clay.

Expert demonstrations will feature glasswork, lithography, watercolors and oils.

Participants can meet over coffee at 9:30 a.m., with sessions beginning at 10 a.m. Attendees are also invited to browse the annual Faculty Exhibition in the Silvermine Galleries.

For more information, visit www.silvermineart.org or call 203-966-6668, ext. 2.

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