The Holiday Shop
November 1, 2019 – January 5, 2020
THE HOLIDAY SHOP is Guilford Art Center’s annual holiday sale of fine craft, jewelry and unique objects from artists throughout the country. It is the Shoreline’s most unique shopping destination to purchase distinctive and unique holiday gifts.
The Holiday Shop features a wide-range of craft in many price ranges, including ceramics, candles, glass, fine art, metal, jewelry, fiber, wood, ornaments, cards, specialty foods, soap, leather, toys and much more. All proceeds benefit Guilford Art Center, its educational and community programs.
The Holiday Shop, known previously as Artistry, was established in 1978, and has since expanded in size and prominence to become one of the most popular holiday shopping destinations in Connecticut.
HOURS: Monday through Friday 9am-5pm, Saturday 10am-4pm and Sunday 12-4pm.
Friday, November 1, 5-8pm, free and open to the public. Kick off the season with this festive event, including beverages, snacks and good cheer!
MEMBERS’ WEEK—SPECIAL MEMBERS’ BENEFITS
Nov 1 -November 7: Members receive 15% off all items and 10% off throughout the rest of sale. Become a member at any time and immediately receive this benefit.
JEWELRY & PROSECCO RECEPTION
Thursday, Dec 5, 5-8pm Enjoy a night of sparkle and fun! Sip glasses of Mionetto Prosecco and Aperol cocktails while viewing the wide range of jewelry made by American artists for all tastes, budgets, shapes and sizes. Enjoy giveaways and delicious treats. Free and open to the public.
MEN’S SHOPPING NIGHT
Thursday, December 19, 6-8 pm Need to do some last minute shopping? We’re here to help – especially our male customers (but ladies are welcome too!). We’ll serve refreshments to keep up the energy levels, as well as have staff on hand to help with shopping and wrapping. Free and open to the public.
Artistry features work by more than 200 artists from across the country. Here is a sampling of some of the fine products you’ll see at the holiday event this year.