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In response to COVID-19 guidelines by the State of Connecticut as well as the CDC:  

The Hotchkiss School's schedule of arts events for spring 2020 has been canceled until further notice. This includes all concerts, recitals, plays, and exhibits in the Tremaine Art Gallery.

If the policy should change, an update will be posted here. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation.

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Santa’s Real Helpers, Jerry Sheng’s winning series of photographs in the portfolio category for the 2020 Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, was selected for a gold medal alongside eleven other winners from a pool of more than 110,000 students who submitted nearly 320,000 works of art and writing. Sheng’s work first won a gold key designation at the state level competition in Connecticut.

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Fourth Graders Get Creative on Arts Day

Down in the art wing, young creatives were hard at work tapping into their imagination. Fourth-grader Todd Silvernail from North Canaan Elementary School was deep into constructing an abstract cardboard piece in artist Henry Klimowicz workshop. By the time the class was over, he was delighted to have made two spindly monsters with movable arms that could fight each other. In Christine Owen’s ceramic’s workshop, budding artists shaped clay into bowls and added animal features. Students moved their feet to a beat in the dance studio, while another classroom they carefully etched Ukrainian Easter eggs in a classroom. 

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