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More Fall Workshops; Ladies Night; December in The Shop


New Classes Starting Next Week

These classes are running but there are still a few spots left. Click each linked class to see more details and register ASAP!

Kids Classes:

Adults Classes:

The Shop is Open to 8 PM TOMORROW

The Guilford Green Merchants have organized an evening of shopping and strolling Thursday, Oct 15 – and GAC is participating. We’ll have special opening hours in The Shop from Noon until 8:00 PM. Visit the shops on the Green, then drive 5 minutes up Church Street where we’ll be waiting for you!

Link here for more event information and participating shops.

October is the new December

We’ve opened our shop early this year to give everyone a head-start on holiday shopping. Come see our shop and gallery space filled with work by over 200 American artists. We’re offering a safe shopping experience, but with all of the warm customer service you’d expect.

 Fall Adult Workshops

Have some extra time? Try a workshop! There are many still available this fall, however, make sure to register right away. We’ve cut our class sizes to comply with social distancing regulations, so there are fewer spots available. Click each linked workshop to see more detail and to register.


Wire Wrapped Beads: Thurs, Oct 8, 6:30-8:30pm (ONLINE


Spoons, Ladles & Bowls: Sat-Sun, Oct 17-18, 10am-4pm

Frontier Knife & Hatchets: Thurs – Mon, Oct 22-26, 10am-5pm

Intro to the Hand-Forged Blade: Sat-Sun, Oct 31-Nov 1, 10am-5pm

Intro to Blacksmithing: Sat-Sun, Nov 7-8, 10am-4pm

The Bowie Knife Workshop: Thurs-Mon, Mov 19-23, 10am-5pm

Intro to Damascus Steel: Sat-Sun, Dec 5-6, 10am-4pm


Calligraphy & Knotwork Design: The Uncial Hand Sat, Oct 24, 10am-12:30pm

Celtic Knotwork Design: Sat, Oct 24 1:30-4pm


Tote Bag 101: Sun, Oct 18, 10am-4pm


Stacking Rings: Sat, Oct 17, 10am-4pm

All about Stone Setting: Sun, Oct 18, 10am-4pm


Faux Batik: Watercolor on Paper: Thurs, Oct 22, 6:30-8:00pm (ONLINE)

Mixing Color in Acrylic or Watercolor: Sat, Oct 24, 10am-12pm

Abstract Painting: Nov 14, 21, 10am-1pm (ONLINE)


Angelina Fibers, Papers & the Possibilities: Sat, Oct 17 10am-12pm (ONLINE)

Expressive Surface Textures (Collage): Oct 29, Nov 5, 6:30-8:30pm (ONLINE)

2D Abstract Painting with a 3D Twist: Thurs, Nov 12 6:30-8:30pm (ONLINE)

Wax Paper Art, Thurs, Nov 19, 6:30-8:30pm (ONLINE)

Please take note of our new shopping hours:

Wednesday 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Thursday 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Friday 12:00 – 4:00 pm

Saturday 10:00 am – 4:00 pm

Youth Workshops

Ages 5+

Pom Pom Critters Workshop ,Tuesday, Nov 3. 4:30-6:00 pm (ONLINE)

A Message in a Box Workshop,Tuesday, Nov 10. 4:30 – 6:00 pm (ONLINE)

Ages 6+

Halloween Marionette Workshop,Saturday, Oct 24. 10-12pm (ON CAMPUS)

All Ages

Holiday Ornament Making Workshop for All Ages,Sunday, Dec 6 3:00 – 4:30 pm (ONLINE)

This workshop provides an opportunity for families to be creative together, welcome the holiday season and enjoy family time in a relaxed and fun manner. Materials needed are not costly and some substitutions can be made. Make a cup of hot chocolate or cider and join us!

Tuition $22.50 per person; GAC members $20.25 per person.

Contacting GAC

Our office staff continue to work from home. The best way to contact us via email at (our staff director is listed here) or to leave a message on the office phone (203) 453-5947. We check it regularly and will get back to you. If you are looking for your Zoom class information, please check your registration confirmation. It is listed there and the login codes remain consistent throughout the semester.