Art Guild In Port-To-Port Art Exchange

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“Dalias in a Ginger Jar” by Frances Ianarella, oil
“Dalias in a Ginger Jar” by Frances Ianarella, oil

Members of The Art Guild (TAG) and the Greater Port Jefferson Northern Brookhaven Arts Council (GPJNBAC) will swap gallery space for the first Long Island Port-to-Port Art Exchange Exhibit, from Tuesday, Oct. 6 to Sunday, Oct. 18. This unique joint exhibit not only opens opportunities for art lovers to see work from different communities, it allows artists from Nassau and Suffolk to connect with each other.

TAG members will exhibit their varied styles—from abstract and modern to the more traditional, from watercolor, oils, acrylic and pastel, to mixed media, photography and prints at The Port Jefferson Community Center, 101A Broadway, Port Jefferson. The work of members of the Greater Port Jefferson-Northern Brookhaven Arts Council (GPJNBAC) will be on exhibit at Elderfields.

“Mae II” by Diana DeSantis, pastel
“Mae II” by Diana DeSantis, pastel

This event is a signature event for Long Island Arts Alliance’s Arts Month in October, and is sponsored by Nassau County Department of Parks, Dick Blick Art Materials and Fern & Hersh Cohen.

The Art Guild, Elderfields Preserve, 200 Port Washington Blvd., Manhasset, is open Wednesday and Friday through Sunday from 1 to 5 p.m. or by appointment. For more information, visit www.theartguild.org or call 516-304-5797.

“Hunky Dory” by Dave Wollin, photograph
“Hunky Dory” by Dave Wollin, photograph

The gallery at Port Jefferson Village Center, 101A East Broadway, Port Jefferson, 11777, is open seven days a week from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. For more information, visit www.gpjac.org or call 631-473-5220.

GPJNBAC Artists’ Opening Reception at The Art Guild will be held Saturday, Oct. 10, from 3 to 5 p.m.

TAG Artists’ Closing Reception at Port Jefferson Village Center will be held Sunday, Oct. 18, from 3 to 5 p.m.
The Art Guild encourages people of all ages to take a class, participate in an exhibition, come to a lecture, volunteer their time, attend a workshop or set up an easel on Elderfields’ lovely grounds and paint. Check The Art Guild website and Facebook page throughout the year for information about exciting programs and events. The Art Guild is a nonprofit organization.

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