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Guilford Art Center 2018 Summer Youth Art Program Registration Now Open
Posted on March 21st, 2018

Guilford, CT —Registration is now open for the summer youth program at Guilford Art Center.  The summer sessions runs from June 25 – August 24, 2018.  Half-day and full-day classes are offered; different art themes and media are offered each week. 
The summer program is open to children ages 3 ½ and older.  “Bridge care” is available for children who are interested in the full day program.  Financial aid is also available.
Classes cover a range of media and themes, including multimedia art, digital photography, glasswork, textiles, pottery, metalworking, printmaking, beading, sewing, drawing, comics and more. GAC also offers a summer teen blacksmithing class, open to ages 13+.  All classes are currently posted on the GAC website,, with full descriptions and pricing information. Registration remains open throughout the summer.
Registration is available online at or by calling (203) 453-5947. 
About Guilford Art Center

The Guilford Art Center is a non-profit school, shop and gallery established to nurture and support excellence in the arts.  Through classes for adults and children, gallery programs, a shop of contemporary crafts, and special events, the Center fulfills its mission to provide opportunities for the public to participate in the arts, to experience their cultural and historical diversity, and to appreciate the process and product of creative work.  Founded in 1967 (as the Guilford Handcraft Center), the Center evolved from the first Handcraft Expo, held on the Guilford Green in 1957.   It currently serves over 2,000 students in classes, presents juried and invitational exhibits of art in the Center’s gallery and operates a shop of fine, handmade American crafts year-round.  The Center also presents the Craft Expo, held on the Guilford Green each year in July, that features works by more than 180 of the country’s most distinguished artisans and is a much-anticipated annual event for the shoreline community.

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