Calendar of Events
All located at Arts Escape except where noted.
All ages are welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult.
Come join us for one or more special portrait events! Registration and details below.
October 1, 2 - 4 pm Opening Reception & Events
See 41 original fine art portraits and meet the artists. Refreshments, Entertaiment, Awards. Open to the public. Free.
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> Portrait Subjects Program
This is YOUR chance to experience the classic art of portraiture. Model for one of our artists during the month of October and your portrait may unveiled at the closing ceremony October 28. All ages welcome. Pre-registration is FREE and gives you priority selection of an artist on October 1 to schedule your single-sitting portrait. Purchase of completed work is not required, however it is an option with prices starting at $500. For additional information and to pre-register, click this link: CALL FOR PORTRAIT SUBJECTS
October, Portrait Artists in Residence Program
Check the ArtsEscape.org calendar to see which CSOPA artist may be working on site. Free and open the public. To be placed on the mailing list, write to firstname.lastname@example.org
October 5: New Britain Museum Face-to-Face Tour
Thursday Field Trip New Britain Museum for a special docent-lead Face-to-Face Portraits Tour. Seniors, students, and general public are invited to join members of The Connecticut Society of Portrait Artists. Museum entry with tour is $15. Museum Tour + Copy Session is $20. We meet at Arts Escape at 10 am to view the CSOPA portrait exhibit together or you can meet us at the museum at 11am. Pre-registration is required. For details and to register, click this link: Museum Tour
October 14, Live Portrait Drawing Demo 1-4pm
CSOPA artist, Eddie Nino creates demonstrate hows to draw the portrait. Topics of discussion will be light, likeness, basic portrait sequence, among others. The demo's information will be as valuable to draftsmen as well as painters of all mediums. $25. Pre-registration is required. Maximum 15 people. Click this link for details: Eddie Nino Portrait Demonstration
October Adults and Seniors Portrait Workshop
Dates and details to be announced. Instructor Deb Howland-Murray.
October 21, Child Sketches.
10am - 1 pm Grades K - 12. $75 for 45-minute sitting includes matting. Preregistration begins in August: email@example.com
October 28, Closing Ceremony Portrait Subjects Unveilings
12-1pm - See some of the original head and shoulder portraits created for this event. Free and open to the public.