May 29, 2013, Pomfret, CT . . . Celebrations Gallery & Shoppes invites you to attend CT Open House Day on Saturday, June 8, 2013. Sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism, this event promotes art, culture, history and tourism throughout the state. It is free and open to all.
From 11AM to 4PM, Celebrations will feature a variety of demonstrations, including artists painting “en plein aire” on the Gallery’s expansive lawn and jewelry artists showing techniques on the wraparound porch. Participating artists include Olof Aspelin, Melissa Feinberg, Christine McIntyre Hannon, Susan Scott Kenney, Mary Anne Magiera, Anna Mancini, Donna O’Scolaigh Lange, Jackie Peterson, Jen Stone, Robert Thomas, and Margaret Young. Inside, Celebrations will host a trunk show featuring eco-friendly, made in the USA clothing by Roxi Sugar, owner of angelrox; jewelry by internationally known Israeli designers Ayala Bar and Michal Golan; Steampunk jewelry designer Ann Pedro; and colorful polymer clay jewelry and accessories by Lisa Mackin of Boston Baked Beads. Ann Pedro will also be selling copies of the newly published book she was featured in, The Art of Steampunk. Freshly brewed specialty iced teas by Harney & Sons and Adagio Teas will be available for purchase. Also, winner of CT Specialty Foods Awards Tea-riffic Ice Cream will be on site selling their delicious all-natural tea-infused ice cream. It will be a day designed to engage all the creative senses.
While at Celebrati
ons, enjoy the current art exhibition, Flower Power, highlighting recycled and repurposed elements. This exhibition also commemorates Celebrations Gallery’s 7th Anniversary.
Celebrations Gallery showcases & sells an eclectic collection of original artwork by over 40 local and regional artists, artisans and designers. The gallery is proud to support the local community through numerous, creative fundraising efforts throughout the year. Celebrations Gift Shoppes feature a wide selection of unique merchandise in all price ranges. Celebrations Tea Room is open to all for Monthly Themed Afternoon Tea Events by reservation. Celebrations will also create a custom tea event for a group, to celebrate a special occasion or host an offsite business meeting. Celebrations is proud to support the local community through numerous, creative fundraising efforts throughout the year. For more information, visit, our Facebook page, or call 860-928-5492