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Farmington Valley Arts Center

Address: 25 Arts Center Lane, Avon, CT 06001
Phone Number: +1 860-678-1867
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Ranked #1 of 7 Attractions in Avon
Type: Art Galleries, Shopping & Fashion, Museums
Owner description: The Farmington Valley Arts Center is home to twenty professional artist studios, workshops and...
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Type: Art Galleries, Shopping & Fashion, Museums
Owner description: The Farmington Valley Arts Center is home to twenty professional artist studios, workshops and classes and located in a beautiful park like setting, right of Route 44, Avon, CT., Fisher Gallery with ongoing exhibits and The Drezner Gift Shop and Gallery. You will find painitng, illustration, ceramics, pottery, fine craft, mixed media, printmaking, photography, sculpture, decorative arts and more. Incorporated in 1974 as a not-for-profit organization, the Farmington Valley Arts Center in Avon, Connecticut, is dedicated to the belief that artistic expression and creativity are vital to daily life. FVAC connects the community to the creative process by offering arts education for people of all ages, supporting and encouraging working artists, and serving as a community resource for promoting the arts. The Arts Center is a vibrant arts community that enables visitors to experience the entire creative process, from seeing artists at work to viewing finished creations in a gallery to learning the skills necessary to create works of their own.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

An old two story building with individual spaces for the artists to work and display, there are around 20 resident there. You walk along the walkway outside, kind of like at a motel, each "room" is an artist's space, you can look in the windows to see what they do, then go in if you are interested. At the far... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2012

FVAC has been around for scores of years, supporting local artists, offering instruction, inspiration and connecting art to life! The center is a stone two story enclave that are artist studios, classrooms, a gallery and a visitors/gift gallery. The studio artists offer 'open studios' many weekends throughout the year, there are several special and juried shows, stimulating classes and seminars,... More 

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