The Guild's April 2014 chartered bus trip to the Hispanic Society of America (pictured), and the Salmagundi Club, in NYC

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The May 10th featured artist was collage & watercolor artist Chris Piantek, who demonstrated collage techniques.             

All Demonstrations are held at Woodside Intermediate School, 30 Woodside Road, Cromwell CT 06416


Fall 2018 Meetings:

To Be Announced.

Upcoming Show:  2018 Juried Show at Zilkha
We hope you will consider entering a painting or two in the Art Guild of Middletown's annual show at the Zilkha Gallery South at Wesleyan.  It should be a great show -- 7 or more prizes will be awarded.  The show will be juried for entry and judged for awards. 

We are honored to welcome Christopher Zhang who will be the judge for this show.
Please find the following links to the show's Prospectus, entry form, and labels to attach to entries at drop-off.  Receiving for the show is Monday June 4th from 10-2 and 5-7 pm.  The opening reception is June 8th from 7 to 9 pm. 


Past Shows: Annual Members' Show:  November 4 through November 28, 2017 at Portland Library.   

Thank you to all those who participated and attended!

Some of the award-winning art from the show is shown below.  

First Prize- "Rock Sculpture" - Richard Raicik  



Second Prize- "Portrait of Harley"- Jody Glynn



Third Prize- "Pumpkin Mask & Leaves"- Nancy Stevens




"Arianna" - Bonnie Desaulnier

"My Family Tree" - Adele Johnson


"Tuscany"- Rosemary Matus 


Demo Details:  These fun and educational demos and workshops will be held at 

Woodside Intermediate School on 30 Woodside Road, Cromwell.

We  hold Demos on the Second Thursday of the month 4 months of the year. 

The  Demo meetings begin at 7 pm with short "artsy" announcements followed
by a demonstration by an invited artist.  
After the demonstration there is time for voting for "Artwork of the Month". 

The winning painting is hung for one month at "Ursel's Web Art Gallery and Framers".
There is a social time that follows when the artists and art lovers present can exchange
ideas, socialize and enjoy light refreshments.

We have an "information" table where you can find information on events in the 
state and country
There is no fee  to attend the monthly Guild Meetings/demonstrations, although donations are gratefully accepted. 

Non-members may join the Guild for $25.00 a year.

Contact Joyce Senesac, President, for details.


The Workshops will also be held at Woodside Intermediate School on 
30 Woodside Road, Cromwell, CT

Workshops are usually held on a Saturday from 9 am to 3 pm. 

There is a one hour break for lunch.

Cost is $50 for members and $85 for non members



The "Artwork of the Month" display which is open to members; you can bring along any
piece of artwork, any medium; i
t is given a number and everyone at the meeting votes
on a winner. The winner then is able to display their winning piece at Ursel's Web in
Middletown for a month!
 Artwork of the Month is open only to members.

Artwork Of The Month winner for May was member Joyce Senesac for her watercolor, Peggy's Cove.  Congratulations Joyce!!  






Artists Workshops

Art Guild of Middletown hosts both one day, and from time to time, 2 or 3 day long artists


To register for a workshop, see our contact information page.

Cost for one-day workshops: $50.00 members / $85.00 non-members in the form of cash

or checks made payable to "The Art Guild of Middletown".

Please write a memo on your check with the name of the workshop for which you are paying so that it is assigned properly. 

Workshops are generally scheduled on Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.



 Workshops will be held at Woodside Intermediate School on

30 Woodside Road, Cromwell, CT.



On occasion we will  move to a spot nearby for a plein aire painting experience- weather permiting of course! 

Lunch is  one hour and "bring your own" or go to a local deli or restaurant.

A materials list will be given to each participant 
prior to the workshop. 

Classes and workshops are subject to cancellation if there is low registration. 







 We appreciate our community's support!  


We would like to thank Paula Talty, Superintendent of Cromwell Schools, for the 

generous donation of a room for the Guild to meet at Woodside Intermediate

School on 30 Woodside Road, Cromwell.


We would also like to give thanks to Middletown Commission on the Arts 

for awarding Art Guild of Middletown $500 for the support of Workshops

and demonstrations in 2015.


Both donations have allowed us the opportunity to lower the cost of our workshops and 

other activities which, in turn, will allow more people who are interested in 

the arts to take part.


A Big Thank You to both Supporters!


If you would like to make a donation please contact

Joyce Senesac at

IIt is a wonderful gift for someone or in honor of someone 

who is interested in the arts.