What’s Happening at the Alliance

We Make Art Happen™

We’re a friendly bunch of artists who like to get together and share our creative passions.

The pandemic hasn’t stopped us! We’ve got a full calendar of Zoom events, so come and join us for these great events.

Each month we offer a variety of artist opportunities:

Monthly Arts Networking Meeting – a free event, the first Tuesday of each month where we share our creative challenge pieces and give/get feedback

Figure Drawing Sessions – both long and short pose and occasionally costumed. 18 years of age or older.

Figure Drawing on Zoom – short, athletic gesture poses, from 1- to 20-minutes
Long Pose Figure Study – after a few warmup poses, the model takes one pose for the remainder of the session
In-Person Figure Drawing – At Sterling House Community Center. Format (long or short poses) will be set by the moderator.

Arts Workshops – come polish your skills or learn new ones to enhance your creative pursuits… learn more

Writing Workshops – come polish your skills or learn new ones to enhance your creative pursuits… learn more

Writers’ Group – Meets the first Wednesday of each month… learn more

Creative Conversation Series – Where creatives present on a topic via Zoom and share their knowledge and experiences with the participants… learn more

Call For Artists  – The Alliance invites artists to share their interpretation of the theme Strength in Colors: Our Differences Make Us Strongerlearn more

Spotlight on Creatives – A new series of artist interviews, highlighting members and creatives in the greater Stratford area and others connected with the Alliance… learn more.

Member News – What are our members up to with their art? learn more.

Here’s our calendar of events:

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January Monthly Arts Networking Meeting 7:00 pm
January Monthly Arts Networking Meeting @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 3 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
January Monthly Arts Networking Meeting @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Theme Challenge: Dreams Join us at the January Monthly meeting of  Arts Alliance of Stratford. Meet and network with other local creative people. The December/January challenge is Dreams. Dreams are your goals, aspirations and fears. When you dream, implausible and[...]
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Figure Drawing via Zoom 5:45 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 4 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month Time: 5:45 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 2:45 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 North America[...]
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Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom 5:45 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 11 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month Time: 5:45 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 2:45 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts, be[...]
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Strength In Colors Opening Reception – Show & Sale 6:00 pm
Strength In Colors Opening Reception – Show & Sale @ Sterling House Community Center
Jan 16 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Strength In Colors Opening Reception - Show & Sale @ Sterling House Community Center
Directions to Sterling House Community Center The show runs from Monday, January 16 to Friday, February 10 The Alliance invited artists to share their interpretation of the theme “Strength in Colors: Our Differences Make Us Stronger.” For this show, we[...]
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Figure Drawing via Zoom 5:45 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 18 @ 5:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the first and third Wednesdays of each month Time: 5:45 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 2:45 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 North America[...]
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Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom 5:45 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Jan 25 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
This will be a digital session. Register here. Sessions will meet the second and fourth Wednesdays of each month Time: 5:45 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 2:45 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts, be[...]
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Paper-making with Invasive Plants 12:30 pm
Paper-making with Invasive Plants @ Sterling House Community Center
Jan 28 @ 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
Paper-making with Invasive Plants @ Sterling House Community Center
Ages: 16+ All materials will be supplied by the instructor Skill level: absolute beginner Cost: Arts Alliance of Stratford members: $42.00 Non-members: $50.00 Register below Directions to Sterling House What are invasive plants? Invasive plants are defined as non-native plant[...]
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