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Farmington Valley Arts Center

25 Arts Center Ln, Avon, CT 06001-3746
+1 860-678-1867
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Fun out of the way find. Great local artist work.

Nice local artist painting and jewelry. You can see the artists work and look at the gallery and... read more

Reviewed 27 July 2017
snowflake711
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Boynton Beach, Florida
Great spot for inspiration!

I love the FVAC! They have wonderful teachers, artists, classes! The gift shop is amazing and a... read more

Reviewed 13 March 2017
Leslie G
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Avon, Connecticut, United States
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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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25 Arts Center Ln, Avon, CT 06001-3746
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Reviewed 27 July 2017

Nice local artist painting and jewelry. You can see the artists work and look at the gallery and gift shop.

Thank snowflake711
Reviewed 13 March 2017

I love the FVAC! They have wonderful teachers, artists, classes! The gift shop is amazing and a great spot to pick up a unique gift. It is located in a beautiful spot in Avon. I love this place!!

Thank Leslie G
Reviewed 27 August 2016

If you want unique, high quality gifts, this is the place. The store has a wonderful selection made by professional artists from a broad spectrum of arts and crafts. But there are also wonderful classes here, and the open houses, where you can tour the...More

Thank ConnecticutLocavore
Reviewed 26 October 2015

Been to shows at gallery. Shopped in gift store. Taken workshops and classes. visited studios. Wonderful place to inspire what little creativity I possess!

Thank Janice M
Reviewed 9 July 2015

awesome art exhibit when i visited and lots of fantastic art for sale. definitely stop by here if you're in the neighborhood, if only to learn about the local artist community.

1  Thank Red8910
Reviewed 20 February 2015

Love this place! I get an idea or find just the right hand crafted gift every visit! Set in the back of the old dynamite factory "Avon Park North" its the1st brownstone outdoor mall straight out of 1800's for people sick of crowds and enjoy...More

2  Thank andy c
Reviewed 9 December 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...More

1  Thank EFTech
Reviewed 7 February 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...More

3  Thank mushroommarlene
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