A Day at the Galleries in Washington, CT

Washington Art Association

Washington is known for its abundance of arts and culture, and there’s no better way to immerse yourself in art than by visiting our fabulous galleries. Here’s a quick roundup of unique art exhibits on display at the galleries this fall. Plan a day to visit Washington for some inspirational gallery-hopping!

Don Gorvett: Waterfronts and Woodcuts Exhibit

October 2nd through November 10th
The Frederick Gunn School Thomas S. Perakos Arts and Community Center

The Frederick Gunn School presents a special exhibit featuring work by Don Gorvett, a Boston-born artist acclaimed for his hand-pulled color reduction woodcuts recording maritime subjects. An Artist Reception will be held on October 19th from 5pm-6:30pm. Gallery hours for the public are Monday through Friday from 10am-4pm.

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Beth Rundquist’s “Fauna” Exhibition

September 30th through October 8th
Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens

KMR Arts presents Beth Rundquist’s Fauna, an exhibition at the Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, September 30th from 3pm-6 pm with an artist talk at 4pm. The exhibition features a group of paintings with animals at play, as the artist combines the animals together in unexpected ways and in whimsical scenarios.

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“Washington Through the Seasons” Photo Exhibition

September 30th through October 13th
Bryan Memorial Town Hall

This special exhibit celebrates the beauty of each season in Washington through the lenses of local and visiting photographers. View the charm of Washington through the seasons in photographs featuring beautiful views and scenic vistas. The exhibit will be on display at Bryan Memorial Town Hall.

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Grand Opening

October 7th, 2023
Eckert Fine Art Gallery + Consulting

Join Eckert Fine Art Gallery + Consulting for their Grand Opening! Enjoy food and drinks surrounded by great art on Saturday October 7th, 2023 from 3 – 6 pm. The two exhibits at the gallery include: Connecticut Art Yesterday and Today and Artists from Eckert Fine Art Inventory. The exhibits will be on display through November 12, 2023

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Sabiha Al Khemir and Melissa Greene Exhibit

October 14th through November 12th
Washington Art Association

Join us to view the latest exhibit featuring Sabiha Al Khemir and Melissa Greene. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, October 14th from 3pm – 5pm. The exhibit will be on display from October 14th through November 12th. Gallery Hours: Wednesdays through Saturdays from 10am to 5pm and Sundays 12pm to 4 pm.

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Karen LeSage’s “Encounters” Exhibit

October 14th through November 5th
Judy Black Memorial Park and Gardens

Join us in welcoming Karen LeSage and her exhibit, Encounters at an opening reception on Saturday, October 14th from 3 to 5 pm. LeSage is a minimalist abstract landscape painter based in Lakeville, CT. This show highlights the states of stillness, expansion, and awe the artist experiences in her encounters with the natural world.

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“I am consistently pulled toward full abstraction. I am intrigued by walking the line between worlds. It mirrors the human experience: we are conceptual creatures living in a physical world.” – Karen LeSage

Stephanie Lear Henderson’s “Elements” Exhibit

Now Through November 18th
KMR Arts

View a special exhibit of Stephanie Lear Henderson’s paintings that are about simplicity of form rendered in bold color combinations. Rather than a comples composition, the use of the simple forms allows the viewer to tap into the positive energy of bold colors. Disciplined shapes coexist with playful color combinations.

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“I try to let the colors do the talking. I love seeing how the colors communicate without putting too much of myself into the paintings.” – Stephanie Lear Henderson

The Hen’s Nest Gallery

2 Green Hill Rd, Washington Depot, CT

The Hen’s Nest is a contemporary gallery located in Washington Depot that celebrates the work of more than 80 artists and artisans. The gallery features a variety of works including jewelry, ceramics, woodwork, wall art, and more.

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For details and more!

For details about these events and more great events in Washington, be sure to visit our Events Calendar!


Also in the area:

1062 Bantam Road, Bantam CT 06750
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Alofft Gallery
41 West Street, Litchfield CT 06759
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Five Points Gallery
33 Main Street, Torrington CT 06790
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Studio Hill Gallery
507 Main Street South, Woodbury CT  06798
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