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Arts Events

The Arts Commission sponsors many events throughout the year like New Milford’s VNA Sip and Stroll in December

Gallery 25

Regularly changing curated shows and gift shop - visit the Gallery 25 web site to see current offerings

Sonny Carroll Band

One of the many concerts on the green the New Milford Arts Commission sponsors each year

Showcasing the Best of the Arts in New Milford

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About Us

About Us

The Commission's goal is to organize, coordinate, and encourage arts and cultural activities within New Milford

Concerts - Performances

Concerts & Performances

See below for upcoming arts events in greater New Milford

Gallery 25

Gallery 25

Gallery 25 Creative Arts Studio is a unique gallery venue and gift shop located at 11 Railroad Street. Click here to learn more

Local Arts

Local Arts

We support local arts in Western CT. Click here to see a list!


About New Milford Commission on the Arts

The New Milford Commission on the Arts was established in 1977, by Ordinance to fund, advise on, originate, coordinate and encourage, within the Town, participation in, and promotion, development, acceptance and appreciation of, artistic and cultural activities, which shall include, but are not limited to, music, theater, dance, painting, sculpture, architecture, literature, films and allied arts and crafts, and to this end may join or contract with consultants, private patrons, individual artists and ensembles and with institutions, local sponsoring organizations and professional organizations.

The Commission is a volunteer organization that maintains monthly meetings that are open to the general public. Agendas and Minutes of these meetings are held on file in the New Milford Town Clerk’s Office per the Freedom of Information Act requirements.

Events

ART SHOWS

It’s The Season! holiday art show is now on view at Gallery 25

and don’t miss New Milford’s Annual “Hands-On” Model Train Exhibit:
DECEMBER 20, 21, 22, 23 27, 28, 29, 30
THURSDAY and SUNDAY, NOON TO 5 pm, FRIDAY and SATURDAY, NOON TO 8 pm
This exhibit is an opportunity to participate “hands on” by tooting the whistle and driving the trains. Several trains will be set up. This exhibit is a favorite holiday activity among families with young children, model train enthusiasts, and holiday visitors!

*Santa will visit on Saturday, December 22 from about noon to 5 pm. Visitors may bring their own cameras to take a picture with Santa!


Gallery 25 is located at 11 Railroad St at the historic train station in New Milford - see the WEB SITE for gallery hours and more information.

Gallery 25 New Milford

EVENTS

Carol Sing


New Milford Theatreworks

Theater:
Man of La Mancha
book by Dale Wasserman, lyrics by Joe Darion, music by Mitch Leigh, directed by Francis A Daley, musical director Morgan Kelsey
Show Dates: DECEMBER 7, 2018 - JANUARY 5, 2019


The Edwin Kinkade Concerts on the Green series is organized by the New Milford Commission on the Arts. The free concerts are held during the summer at 7:30 PM at the bandstand on the Village Green. Residents are invited to bring blankets and lawn chairs.

 

ARTS FUNDING

The New Milford Commission on the Arts funds and encourages the development and appreciation of artistic and cultural activities which includes but is not limited to music, theater, visual arts, literature, and music. To apply for Arts Funding, please download the file below:

Arts Funding App

Local Arts

CONTACT

If you are an band or performer interested in being one of our acts, or if you have a general question or comment, please contact us. We will do our best to answer in a timely manner.

Town of New Milford
ATTN: Commission on the Arts
10 Main Street
New Milford, CT 06776
860-355-6009
arts@artsnewmilfordct.org