Gallery 53 and the Arts and Crafts Association, first founded in 1907, is generating foot traffic, activity and enthusiasm in the downtown by offering after school, weekend and summer arts classes! Classes range from Pottery Wheel throwing (beginning September 18) to Painting on Rocks (beginning October 30). Additional information can be found on the Gallery 53 Facebook Page or on MeridenAdultEd.org.
Gallery 53 also has a gift shop featuring unique items crafted by local artists, art displays and special events. Try something new this fall and take an art class with their skilled instructors, or just check out the unique gifts and store in downtown Meriden, located at 53 Colony Street. On street parking is free!