Go on an art walk in Sharon Sept. 16

Sharon Connecticut is a quintessential New England town in the Litchfield Hills with a long village green bordered by perfectly manicured white clapboard colonial homes. On Saturday, Sept. 16 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. visitors to Sharon are in for an “artistic” treat.

Darren Winston Bookseller, Hotchkiss Library of Sharon, The Gallery @the SHS of Sharon Historical Society & Museum and Sharon Town Hall Art Gallery are collaborating to present the first Sharon Art Walk. Each of the participating galleries will be open from 4:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Saturday, September 16, 2017 and will host a reception with light refreshments for artists and visitors.

Darren Winston Bookseller will display “Picture Book: New Works by Jeff Joyce” (on view September 14 through September 30).

Hotchkiss Library of Sharon will exhibit a solo show of artwork by Danielle Mailer entitled “Tiny Tremors: Paintings, Prints, Sculpture” (on view September 4 through October 31).

Sharon Historical Society & Museum will present an invitational group show of multimedia landscape art called “The Land We Love” featuring the work of area artists Basia Goldsmith, Norma Kimmel, Ellen Moon, Patty Mullins, Ray Olsen and Babs Perkins (on view September 16 through October 27).

The Sharon Town Hall Art Gallery will display “Female Perspective,” a group show of recent work by local women artists including Linda Amerighi, Eve Biddle, Purdy Eaton and Tara Lisa Foley.

In addition to gallery hopping among the participating galleries, visitors will have an opportunity to visit Standard Space and The Porchlight and to view art by Sharon artists Theresa Kenny, KK Kozik and Will Trowbridge, who will open their studios to the public during the Sharon Art Walk.

All participating galleries are convenient to the Sharon Town Green: Darren Winston Bookseller at 81 Main Street; Hotchkiss Library of Sharon at 10 Upper Main Street; The Gallery @the SHS, located at Sharon Historical Society & Museum at 18 Main Street; and Sharon Town Hall at 63 Main Street. A list of addresses and locations of artists’ studios will be available at each participating gallery and studio.

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