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Register for Summer Classes & Workshops
The summer semester begins the week of June 21 for all youth and adult classes. Sign up now to secure your spot! Please know we’re following all state mandates. Your health and safety while on our campus is our top priority.

Glassblowing Studio Tour with Cedric Mitchell, June 18
Join GAC for an online studio tour on Friday, June 18, 7pm with Los Angeles-based glassblowing artist Cedric Mitchell. Mitchell will demonstrate his process in his “hot shop,” discuss his work, and answer questions about the techniques and artistry of this fascinating and captivating medium.
$10; Zoom link will be sent upon registration.

New Artisan Pop-Up Series Starts this Saturday
Don’t miss GAC’s exciting new Summer Artisan Pop-Up Series, featuring fine craft artists representing ceramics, jewelry, fiber, eyewear, soap, accessories, metals and more. Pop-Up shows will be held outside on the GAC campus on May 29, June 5 & 19, July 10 & 24 and Aug 7 (all Saturdays) from 10am-4pm. Admission is free and open to the community. Rain or shine!
May 29 Pop-Up (tomorrow!)
Kathleen Scranton, Beez, Vintage Book Purses
Brett Hillman, Raising Wallz Pottery
Susan Roberts, jewelry

Now in the Gallery
If you haven’t visited the GAC gallery yet, what are you waiting for?! It’s terrific!
The ARxT Exhibition featuring the artists of Gallery One is on view through June 12. Free and open to the public.
The ARxT Exhibition featuring Gallery One artists at Guilford Art Center, May 15 - June 12, 2021

Call for Artists for the GAC Student Exhibition
The student exhibition will take place in the gallery, June 25 – July 31. All students who have taken a GAC class between September 2019 and June 2021 are invited to participate. Work should be delivered to GAC June 16-18. We encourage everyone to participate – it doesn’t matter if you’re a beginner or have experience! There is no good or bad. There is just creative expression. And we want to share all of that with you and our supportive community.
Click here for more information and submission form.

Financial Aid Forms Due June 11 – Prospective GAC students are encouraged to apply for financial aid if it will better enable them to enroll in classes. Aid is based on need and may be limited to classes that do not otherwise have full enrollment. Click here to download and print a financial aid form. For more information, please email

The Shop
When the weather is so unpredictable, it’s good to have an extra layer!
The Shop is open Wed-Fri, 12-4pm; Saturdays 10am-4pm.

In the GAC Lobby Gallery
Mary Beeman: Pet Portraits & More
Guilford’s Mary Beeman presents her beautiful and expressive watercolor pet and animal portraits and other images from May 5 – June 5.
Mary will share proceeds with GAC on any custom commission she receives during the course of her exhibition.
The lobby gallery is open Wednesday-Friday, 12-4pm and Saturday 10am-4pm. Admission is free and open to the community.

Thank you to all of our Business Sponsors
Prospector Partners · Yale New Haven Health 
Eder Brothers · Page Hardware & Appliance · The Stone Agency
Bailey Scarano · CK Architects · East River Energy · Kebabian’s ·
Ladd Capital Management · Monte Financial Group · Shoreline Financial Advisors ·
William Pitt Sotheby’s International Realty