Greenwich Arts Council

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Beautiful Spring Weather Draws Many to Art to the Ave Opening Night

Art to the Ave has returned to Greenwich Avenue in 2022 after a two year hiatus due to the pandemic. Opening night was warm, with clear skies, and residents enjoying the strolling gallery and abundant receptions. Art to the Ave runs through May. All the art on display is for sale, and a 30% tax deduction for the purchaser benefits GAC. Tyler Whitley and Maggie Yang from TD Bank on Greenwich Avenue at the reception for Art to the Ave. Continue Reading →

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PHOTOS: A Perfect Sunny Day for 2021 Sandblast at Tod’s Point in Greenwich

On Saturday, the town’s annual Sandblast Sand Sculpture Festival took place at Tod’s Point. The annual event was organized by the Parks & Rec Dept and the Greenwich Arts Council. This year the sponsor was Logos. Participants were invited to bring their own shovels, sculpting tools and equipment, and use natural objects found on the beach to enhance their sculptures. The weather forecast had not been optimistic, but the sun was bright nevertheless. Continue Reading →

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Bring Your Creativity to the Annual Sandblast Sand Sculpture Festival at Tod’s Point

Participants need only bring shovels, pails, and any tools to create a sand sculpture. Participants will also need to check-in on the beach under the pavilion to get a flag to mark their sculpture. This year’s event will include live music, as well as a professional artist and sculptor on site. Continue Reading →

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SPLURGE to Launch Young Artists Program in Partnership with C Parker Gallery, Greenwich Arts Council

SPLURGE will host an opening event at the beginning of each month for students to invite their family and friends to view and celebrate their work, and art will remain on display for approximately 30 days. Continue Reading →

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Art to the Ave Opening Festivities Set for First Thursday in May

Opening night of the 22nd annual Art to The Ave festival is set for Thursday, May 2 from 5:30pm to 8:00pm. The festival is collaboration of local stores in the Greenwich Avenue area and local artists, made possible by the Greenwich Arts Council. Each May, with the overwhelming support of the Greenwich business community, the Arts Council turns Greenwich Avenue into a strolling gallery. 

The evening launches a truly spectacular show as musicians and street performers fill the street entertaining strollers. 

Most stores host receptions for the hundreds of visitors who attend to preview the work of over 120 artists. The artworks selected by the retailers remains in place through Memorial Day, so there is ample time for viewers to experience the “gallery” that downtown Greenwich becomes. 

All the art on display is for sale. New this year, all are invited to an after party to be held at the Greenwich Arts Council the night of May 2 from 7:30 to 9:00pm. Continue Reading →

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