Thinning of the Veil The Thinning of the Veil The Thinning of the Veil
juried multimedia exhibit

OPENING RECEPTION: Saturday, October 8, 2:00-4:00pm - costumes encouraged!

EXHIBIT DATES: October 8-30, 2022
GALLERY HOURS: Thursday-Saturday, 1:00-5:00pm

With this exhibit, we invited artists to embrace the three voices of death, love, and art, whether drawing inspiration from celebrations like Day of the Dead, All Souls Day, Halloween, or Samhain, or the natural world around us as the season changes.
Annual Appeal 2022 Annual Appeal We've been busy at Arts Center East with new classes, exhibits, and programming for the public. If there is one thing we continue to see, it's that the arts have the power to enhance the emotional, mental, and spiritual health of so many who come through our doors. We are proud to be a part of the growing and thriving Arts community in Eastern Connecticut, And we want you to be a part of this growth too! Holiday Fair Holiday Artisan Craft Fair Mark your calendars!

FAIR DATES: November 10-20, 2022
Thursday & Friday, 1:00-5:00pm
Saturday, 9:00am-5:00pm
Sunday, 10:00am-3:00pm

DTC Papermaker Dionysus Theatre Company 's next production is "Papermaker" by Monica Wood.

Set in Abbott Falls, Maine, 1989, Ernie’s taken a notion to build an ark. Without his job at the papermill for the last three months and his wife ill at home, Ernie Donohue is building an ark in his backyard.

And building an ark is no small feat for our theatre company! You can donate to support the production and have your name displayed on our website and at the Arts Center.

Performances dates:
Friday, October 28 at 8:00pm
Saturday, October 29 at 8:00pm
Sunday, October 30 at 2:00pm
Friday, November 4 at 8:00pm
Saturday, November 5 at 8:00pm
Sunday, November 6 at 2:00pm


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Arts Center East is home to a rich arts community. We are the heart of the arts east of the river.

We are a place where visual artists from across the state – and beyond – exhibit and sell their work through juried exhibits and members exhibits.

Unique handmade creations of pottery, jewelry, wood crafts and other gifts made by local and regional artisans fill our seasonal craft fairs. Musical and theatrical performances delight audiences of all ages, and our classrooms hum with the joy of artistic creation and growth.