On Saturday, September 13 – Sunday, October 5, the Carriage Barn Arts Center located on 681 South Ave., New Canaan will celebrate the diverse work of its strong contingency of current artist members in its annual Members’ Show. There will be over 150 artists participating mainly from Connecticut and New York and the work will represent all subjects, styles and media. A highlight of this show are the outdoor sculptures of renowned sculptor Carole Eisner.
At the opening reception on Saturday, September 13th, the Carriage Barn Arts Center will also celebrate winning and receiving the Editor’s Pick of Moffly Media’s Best of the Gold Coast. It is a great honor for the Carriage Barn to be recognized as one of the leading arts venues in Fairfield County.
The opening reception is Sept 13 from 4 pm – 6 pm. There will be a talk with the artists on Saturday, September 27 from 4- 6 p.m. and children’s art workshops led by exhibiting member artist and teacher Nancy Scranton on Sunday, September 21st, 2-3:30 pm and Sunday, September, 28th, 2-3:30 pm. for kids ages 8-12.On the closing day of the show, Sunday, October 5th, Madera Winds will perform a free concert from 3-4 pm.
About The Carriage Barn Art Center
The mission of the New Canaan Society for the Arts, Inc. is to promote the visual and performing arts, and to enrich the community through exhibitions, education, and cultural experiences, and to operate the Carriage Barn Arts Center. The Carriage Barn Arts Center offers artists opportunities to exhibit their work in an exceptional gallery space in a unique nineteenth-century stone barn. Exhibits, lectures and educational workshops, concerts and other events are held in this adaptively reused historical building on the grounds of a former estate, now Waveny Park.