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

*NEW* Monthly Youth Arts Meeting – a free event for student members grades 5-12, the first Saturday 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 Elements. ELEMENT can be defined as a basic or essential part or aspect of something that cannot be broken down into a simpler form. For this show, we ask community visual and performing artists to submit entries inspired by your interpretation of elements. Visual art, music, written/spoken word, dance art forms encouraged…learn 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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September Monthly Arts Networking Meeting 7:00 pm
September Monthly Arts Networking Meeting @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Sep 6 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
September Monthly Arts Networking Meeting @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Theme Challenge: The American Worker Join us at the September Monthly meeting of  Arts Alliance of Stratford. Meet and network with other local creative people. The August/September challenge is The American Worker. September begins by honoring the American worker with[...]
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Figure Drawing via Zoom 5:45 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Sep 7 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 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: 6:15 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 3:15 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts or[...]
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Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom 5:45 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Sep 14 @ 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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Figure Drawing via Zoom 5:45 pm
Figure Drawing via Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Sep 21 @ 5:45 pm – 9:00 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: 6:15 – 9:00 PM, Eastern Time 3:15 – 6:00 PM, Pacific Time If you live between the 2 coasts or[...]
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All Creative Writing Classes 7:00 pm
All Creative Writing Classes @ Zoom Online
Sep 27 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
All Creative Writing Classes @ Zoom Online
SELECT TUESDAYs THROUGH THE YEAR (New Topic Each Time!) Online (Zoom) Workshops 7:00pm – 9:00pm Eastern Time Cost: Arts Alliance of Stratford members: $30 each session Non-members: $40 each session Learn about membership About the instructor Brian Hogan is a[...]
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Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom 5:45 pm
Long Pose Figure Study on Zoom @ Zoom Videoconferencing
Sep 28 @ 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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