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West Hartford’s ‘485 New Park’ Will Join ‘Open Studio Hartford’ Celebration

485 New Park will participate in Open Studio Hartford. Submitted photo

Several artists from the Shops at 485 New Park in West Hartford will participate in the creative tour of the area.

485 New Park will participate in Open Studio Hartford. Submitted photo

485 New Park will participate in Open Studio Hartford. Submitted photo


The shops at 485 New Park look forward to the celebration of art during Hartford’s Open Studio weekend. The event takes place on Saturday, Nov. 12 and Sunday, Nov. 13, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and will showcase various participants including area artists, businesses and food vendors as well as artisans of many differing genres and mediums.

Artists featured at the 485 New Park venue include Karen Israel (pastels), Christine Quallen (photography), and Paws That Draw (acrylic painting) to name a few.

As the holiday season approaches, visitors can kick-start their holiday shopping with the shops at 485 New Park’s unique blend of art, home décor, consignment shopping, framing, vintage finds, photography/photo printing, comic books, health & fitness options, and delicious confections to enjoy!

The current tenants are excited to welcome their new neighbors Old Crow Vintage, Mindfulness & Matters, as well as Friendly Neighborhood Comic Book Store.

The event promises something for everyone, so save the dates and be sure to make a pit-stop on your tour of Hartford & West Hartford’s creative road map.

For further information and a list of all participants visit our website at www.485newpark.com or our Facebook page www.facebook/485newpark. Additional details regarding Open Studio Hartford can be found via www.openstudiohartford.com.

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