Connecticut Historical Society - Venue 2017

One Elizabeth Street in the West End of Hartford (intersection of Asylum)

CHS is a SHUTTLE STOP where you can park and take the buses to other venues. Routes and schedules.

Connecticut Historical Society offers FREE admission to the museum every Open Studio Weekend. Featured will be over 20 OSH mixed media artists many that live in the West End. 

CHS is now the home of the Institute for Community Research featuring the CR Sewing Circle Project. Exquisite crafts by local artists from Burma, Bosnia, Somalia, Romania and Iran

The fine artists that participated in 2017. Check back for the 2018 roster.

Allen Freshler, Traditional oil painting in the style of Olde Lyme artists

B.Rossitto, Impressionist landscapes from the heart in oil and watercolor

Balkun Woodcarving, Handcrafted decorative and functional wood sculpture

CQM Photography, Nature and landscape photography

Diane L. Cadrain, Fiber Artist, Celebrating the majesty of nature with cloth, yarn and thread

Drew R Darley, High-quality wheel thrown ceramic bottles and vases

Erika Novak, Wheel thrown functional and non-functional ceramic artwork

Grace Epstein, Functional ceramics imprinted with print blocks, lace and lidded pots with twisted stems

JC Spock, Photography layered with acrylic paints and vintage and local ephemera

Karyn Sweezy, Playing with Glass in the flame of a torch-creating beads, jewelry & sculpture

Katz Framing Company, Works by Paul Zimmerman, images of old Hartford

L. Boisvert-DeStefanis, 'Contemporary Realism'. I love water and paint waterscapes/landscapes mostly.

Linda Rahm, A painterly interpretation of reality

Lori Racicot, Colorful, multilayered paintings, inspired by nature, that invite the viewer in

MudWonk Clayground, Fun and playful juxtapositions of functional and sculptural ceramic work

My Precious Stones, Unique one of a kind handmade jewelry with Semi-precious stones in sterling silver

Nan Runde, Meticulous drawings and dreamlike paintings

Normand Photography, Landscape, seascape and nature photography primarily of New England

Poesia Graminia by Manuma, An exploration of craft, materials, and climate change through fashion & design

Rita W. Bond, Colorful paintings of coastal and inland New England

RPL- Roxann Poppe Leibenhaut, Representational city and beach scenes

The Sewing Circle Project, Exquisite traditional craffs by local artists from Bosnia, Burma, Romania Iran

WorksbyAnne, Abstract Impressionist Oil Paintings that have elemental energy










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