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2023 Annual Member Show
September 9  – October 12, 2023
Opening Reception: Sept. 9 from 4 – 6pm
Annual Meeting & Gallery Talk: Oct. 4 at 6:30pm
Call For Entry: Jul. 10 – Aug. 14


Waveny Arts Festival
Sunday, October 1 from 10am-4pm
Featuring a juried selection of fine artist & artisan booths, live music and performances, art activities and demos.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis through August 23.


Through Your Looking Glass Art Showcase
October 28 – November 11, 2023
2nd annual student art showcase n partnership with
Stand Together Against Racism (S.T.A.R.) and The Glass House,  Fairfield County Middle School, High School and college students are invited to create and submit art that reflects how social justice impacts their lives.


Deck The Walls Holiday Exhibition Small Works Sale & Wreath Auction
November 26 – December 15, 2023
Opening Preview & Artists Sunday Event: November 26
Call For Entry: Oct. 1 – Nov. 5


44th Annual Juried Photography Show
February 3  – March 8, 2024
Opening Reception February 3 from 4 – 6pm
Submission deadline: Jan. 3 (midnight)


Through Our Eyes: Annual New Canaan High School Art Show
March 15 – 30, 2024
Opening Reception Mar. 15 from 5-7pm


Photographs by Edward Keating, 1956-2021
April 6-28, 2024
Retrospective exhibition highlighting the late Pulitzer-prize winning photographer’s 40-year career, as well as his connection to New Canaan, CT. 


Spectrum 2024: Juried Contemporary Art Exhibition
May 4 – June 2, 2024  Submission deadline: March 25
Opening Reception May 4 from 5 – 7pm
Submission deadline: April 5


Art in the Windows – Exhibition & Downtown Arts Celebration
May 31 – June 22, 2024
Call For Entry Deadline: May 5


Summer Exhibition TBD


Check back for updates & additions to the schedule…

About the Carriage Barn

The mission of the New Canaan Society for the Arts, Inc. is to promote the visual and performing arts, and to enrich the community through exhibitions, education, and cultural experiences, and to operate the Carriage Barn Arts Center.


Keep in Touch

Carriage Barn Arts Center
Waveny Park
681 South Avenue
New Canaan, CT 06840

(203) 594-3638

[email protected]