“ART & CRAFT BEER” FUNDRAISER
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March 4, 2016 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm| $50
Arts & Craft Beer Event on Friday, March 4 in the GAC gallery: GAC will host CT breweries for a fun beer-tasting event with creative food, music and auction of artwork. There will be a show of local blacksmithing works displayed in the gallery for this event as well. All funds raised will benefit GAC scholarship fund and continuing programming.
Sample some of Connecticut’s best craft brews at Guilford Art Center’s Art & Craft Beer event, scheduled for Friday, March 4 from 6-8:30 pm at Guilford Art Center.
Guests are invited to try a selection of beers from area breweries, including DuVig, Stony Creek, Thimble Islands and Two Roads. There will be bar food and live music, featuring alt-country music by Frank Nerkowski from Clinton, CT. Wine and non-alcoholic beverages also will be served.
The Art Center gallery will feature the CT Blacksmith Exhibition, a show of works by blacksmiths from the GAC forge and around Connecticut. This exhibition was developed by Mace Vitale, GAC Forge Manager and a winner of the History Channel’s Forged in Fire series in 2015.
Additionally, there will be a silent auction of brewery tours, growlers (large glass jugs for beer), and bar accessories design by GAC staff and students.
“This event will be a really fun, relaxed evening that allows people to enjoy some great drink, food, live music and exhibits, while supporting the arts. We’re excited to host all of the great local breweries and so appreciate their support of this event” says Guilford Art Center Executive Director Maureen Belden.
Reservations for Art & Craft Beer are $50 per person, with proceeds to benefit Guilford Art Center’s educational and community programs. Reservations are limited; call to make a reservation: 203-453-5947 or pay for reservations online now!