Ashford Area Arts Council

Next meeting is MAY 8th, at the Ashford Senior Center, 7pm.
Want to VOLUNTEER or be an ARTIST for our upcoming A Summer’s Palette Show June 29th?
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Upcoming in 2024:

Upcoming Workshops
Call to new membership and participation
View our Calendar of Events
AAAC artists at the new INDOOR Ashford Farmer’s Market
A Summer’s Palette, June 29th at Westford Hill Distillers
Vanilla Bean Art Show, month of September
Holiday Artist Market 11/16 & 11/17 & Search for Event Coordinator

Spring Open House – Charles McCaughtry

Charles McCaughtry will have an Open House on the following dates; Saturday April 27th; Sunday April 28th; Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th. Hours for all days are 10am to 6pm. The studio is located at 44 Portland Drive in Ashford. Phone: 860-429-1016. Studio Gallery is open at other times by appointment.

Early American Decoration Talk & Tea

Babcock Library May 11th, 10:00 a.m.

Valerie Oliver will be giving a talk about her publication The Historical Society of Early American Decoration, its historical record at the Babcock Library at 10:00 a.m. on May 11th, a Saturday. There will also be a tea, and she will display a few objects decorated using the
historical techniques. She will speak about how she came to write the history and what it revealed about a mostly female led group since its founding in 1946, etc. Valerie was a Society Trustee from 2002-2012 and Pres. 2011 and 2012 and is currently their Historian and asst. editor of their journal The Decorator.

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Purchase from Local Artists

View our gallery of artists: click on an artist to view their work, see their contact info and how to purchase directly.

How about volunteering? We’re looking for people to help out during our events, you don’t need to be an artist: we’re looking for people to help on event days to park cars, man our info booth and more! Just a few hours of help is wonderful!

Are you an AAAC Member who would like to present workshop?
Contact Stacey Palmer today, send an email with a subject line of “AAAC Workshop”.

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