June 19 and 20
Gallery Reception and Open Studios
Open studios (reg. business hours)
Visit over 30 studios and businesses and see the inner workings of the artists and creative businesses at The Velvet Mill’s 11th Annual Holiday Show and Open Studios in Stonington on Friday, November 21st from 6 – 9pm (Gallery Opening) and Saturday, November 22nd from 11am – 3pm (Open Studios).
Explore the works of ceramic artists, creative art therapists, glass blowers, graphic designers, interior designers, jewelry makers, metal fabrication artists, painters, photographers, printmakers, restorers and conservationists, sculptors and weavers. Also open will be the bakery, the brewery, the clothing boutiques, antique vendors, life coach, scanning business, reiki practitioner and numerous other new creative endeavors.
Come see the art, meet the artists, the crafts people and the entrepreneurs. Engage, ask questions, discuss process, express your opinions, and learn about the class offerings at the mill. Most of all enjoy the Mill’s places of creativity and support the local artist community.
A large map of the venue is available to help you navigate through the building and find the locations you want to visit.
The Velvet Mill is a creative community in itself tucked away by the beautiful shores of Stonington Ct. The Silver and Gold Holiday Showcase opens the doors to the public giving them a new local place for a night of Shopping, Art, Tastings, Music and Fashion.
The Silver & Gold Holiday Showcase will Feature: The Velvet Mill Shops and Galleries, Stonington High School Choir Caroling at 6:30, Hospitality hour with Pizza from Stonington Pizza Palace, & Holiday treats to sample and buy from Zest Bakery and Elm City Kettle Corn. Live Music from lead guitarist Ryan Mckiernan from Jeremiah Haze in South Studios At 8:15pm a Fashion show with the South Studios retail stores. Followed by tastings at Beer'd. Free admission to the Public. A New way to experience an Old Tradition.
Come see and Explore what's going on at The Velvet Mill. The Velvet Mill Local Artists and Small Businesses All Under One Roof.
November, 21st: 6pm-9pm (Gallery Opening)