Washington Art Association



Founded in 1952, the Washington Art Association & Gallery is a nonprofit organization dedicated to enriching the Washington community through education, exhibitions, and special events. Since its opening, WAA has hosted over 500 exhibitions showcasing both emerging and established artists. WAA features about ten exhibitions a year and students, faculty, and member artists are all invited to participate in these annual exhibitions.


  • WWA offers 15 classes a year in painting, ceramics, drawing, sculpture, and printmaking.
  • WWA hosts several special community events throughout the year, including the annual Summer Solstice Festival, a Harvest Barn party, and the month-long Holiday Gift Show in December
  • WWA’s past exhibitions have included a showcase of works from Cuban artists, sculptures by Robert Andrew Parker and James Grashow, and paintings by local Connecticut artist Malcolm Moran.