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Share Your Story event with Adair Heitmann

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

Celebrate National “Tell A Story Day” at the Carriage Barn — come listen or share your own story (6-mintues) about your unique creative process or journey using a theme of Remembrance, Honoring, or Gratitude. 

This special event, emceed with award-winning author and storyteller, Adair Heitmann, celebrates and showcase artists and other creatives, including those participating in the “Craft Your Story workshop” on April 13.

Participants will share to an audience of friends, family, and community members.

Storytellers are asked to submit a brief bio (2-3 sentences) and story synopsis (1-2 sentences) sent to [email protected] before April 20th so they can be introduced by the emcee right before they share a story.

This event is free for Carriage Barn members and $10 for other guests.  Please register below.


Adair Wilson Heitmann is an award-winning artist, author, storyteller, and educator. Her call-to-action both in visual and literary arts is about personal narratives, relationships, nuance, and layers. Her fine art (printmaking, photography, mixed media) is in international collections and is exhibited widely in galleries and online platforms.

A 2024 Storytelling World Resource Award winner and an Artist Grant recipient from the Connecticut Department of Culture and Tourism, Connecticut Magazine cited her as “One of Seven Connecticut Artists Who Are Good Investments.”

Adair is currently Poet-in-Residence with Silvermine Art Outreach Partners in schools highlighting Literacy and Visual Arts, and a Guest Lecturer in colleges and universities teaching personal narrative feature story writing.   Adair graduated cum laude with a BFA from Syracuse University, and studied at the Art. Students League, the Visual Studies Workshop, and the Center for Contemporary Printmaking.



April 27
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm