Jun
12
Fri
Gardens by the Sea @ Stonington Borough Tickets
Jun 12 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gardens by the Sea @ Stonington Borough | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

Gardens by the Sea is a walking tour of rarely seen private gardens in the historic Borough of Stonington. Artists in the Borough, a unique feature of the 2020 tour will showcase New England en plein air artists, who will be painting in selected gardens and throughout the borough, drawing inspiration from seaside village landscapes. A tented marketplace, located on Wadawanuck Square will have vendors offering a wide variety of garden accessories, plants, crafts, clothing, jewelry, and home decorating gift items. A Celebrity Lecture and Luncheon on Friday, June 12th will feature acclaimed author and garden designer Page Dickey.

Tour tickets are $35 in advance and $40 if purchased after June 1st and on the day of the tour and are valid both days. Luncheon tickets are $65 and seating is limited, so ticket orders will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. All tickets will be held for pickup at check-in.

Friday, June 12th + Saturday, June 13th*
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*rain or shine

Tickets:
$35 in advance
$40 after June 1st and the day of
$65 lecture + luncheon

Jun
13
Sat
Gardens by the Sea @ Stonington Borough Tickets
Jun 13 @ 10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Gardens by the Sea @ Stonington Borough | Stonington | Connecticut | United States

Gardens by the Sea is a walking tour of rarely seen private gardens in the historic Borough of Stonington. Artists in the Borough, a unique feature of the 2020 tour will showcase New England en plein air artists, who will be painting in selected gardens and throughout the borough, drawing inspiration from seaside village landscapes. A tented marketplace, located on Wadawanuck Square will have vendors offering a wide variety of garden accessories, plants, crafts, clothing, jewelry, and home decorating gift items. A Celebrity Lecture and Luncheon on Friday, June 12th will feature acclaimed author and garden designer Page Dickey.

Tour tickets are $35 in advance and $40 if purchased after June 1st and on the day of the tour and are valid both days. Luncheon tickets are $65 and seating is limited, so ticket orders will be accepted on a first come, first served basis. All tickets will be held for pickup at check-in.

Friday, June 12th + Saturday, June 13th*
10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
*rain or shine

Tickets:
$35 in advance
$40 after June 1st and the day of
$65 lecture + luncheon

Jun
29
Mon
Community Print Night @ Spark Makerspace Tickets
Jun 29 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Community Print Night @ Spark Makerspace | New London | Connecticut | United States

Our amazing printmakers put together a small curated selection of prints (block, linoleum, screenprints, etc) to help show aspiring printers and members of the public the basics of this art form! While this is not a fully structured course on printmaking, participants can get their feet wet in this new medium and walk away with a small number of prints that they made themselves!

This event is free to Spark Members, but a $5 donation FOR Non-Members to help cover the cost of materials (ink, screens, blocks, etc).

Aug
8
Sat
Mystic Outdoor Art Festival @ Downtown Mystic Tickets
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Mystic Outdoor Art Festival @ Downtown Mystic | Groton | Connecticut | United States

Planned and executed by the Greater Mystic Chamber of Commerce, the two-day Mystic Outdoor Art Festival is the oldest of its kind in the Northeast region. As a juried art show, the Mystic Outdoor Art Festival serves a national audience of discriminating art enthusiasts, as well as weekend visitors and residents from surrounding communities including Groton, New London, Waterford, and southern Rhode Island.

The festival showcases over 230 artists from around the United States, with more than two miles of arts and crafts including oils, watercolors, photographs, pastels, sculpture, woodwork, comics, acrylics, and more. The Mystic Outdoor Art Festival, lovingly known as “MOAF”, is a FREE event and features activities and artwork for all ages to enjoy, including a Children’s Art Park located in Mystic River Park.