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Press Release- Art in the Windows


Carriage Barn Arts Center Announces


New Canaan, CT –The Seventh Annual Art in the Windows exhibition will open on May 22nd and last until June 8th. The display, which is organized by the Carriage Barn Arts Center (the home of the New Canaan Society for the Arts) and the New Canaan Chamber of Commerce (NCCC), will feature 71 local artists in 59 New Canaan store windows. This exhibition showcases paintings, drawings, prints, photography, mixed media, and sculpture by local artists from Connecticut and New York. All of the works will be for sale. The purpose of the exhibit is to promote artistic talent in the town center while increasing customer sales for merchants.  This collaboration exemplifies the power of partnership between artists, merchants and non-profits (CBAC and NCCC).  An Inaugural Art Stroll in the town of New Canaan on Thursday, May 22nd, 6 – 8pm, will kick-off the opening of the exhibition. Stores will be open late and will serve refreshments. Additionally, on Saturday, May 31st, 12 – 4 pm, we welcome you to participate in Pop Up ART DAY! Local artists will be working “en Plein Air”, and there will be art activities for children in the Pop Up Park.