Artreach Art Show and Sale on December 20th and 21st


Artreach, Inc. will host a pop up art show and sale on Wednesday, December 20 and Thursday, December 21, 2023 from 2:00 to 6:00 pm. The art show and sale, will take place at Chestnut Street Playhouse located at 24 Chestnut Street, Norwich, CT. Admission is free. Artwork created by Artreach members can be purchased at the event. For more information, visit

The show and sale will feature Artreach members’ work created in weekly visual arts workshops, as well as personal projects including photography, jewelry and more. Proceeds from art sales go directly to the individual artists. Doors will open at 2:00 pm for the art show on both days.

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Artreach, Inc., a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization, also receives funding from the CT Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (DMHAS); CT Department of Economic and Community Development/Office of the Arts, which also receives support from the national Endowment for the Arts; CTHumanities; Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut; The Edward and Mary Lord Foundation; City of Norwich/Cultural Coalition-Impact Grants; Dime Bank Foundation; Chelsea Groton Foundation; and countless individuals.


Artreach heals through creativity. Using the creative arts, Artreach supports sustainable recovery from psychiatric disorders and raises awareness about mental health in the community-at-large. By providing theater, music, visual arts, and recreational opportunities to members, Artreach enhances the quality of its members' lives and teaches skills that help them achieve and sustain recovery after experiencing mental illnesses. Our public performances and art exhibits engage attendees in conversation about mental health and serve to bust the stigma of mental illness, creating social change in our community. Founded in 1985, Artreach is know for the Second Step Players sketch comedy troupe, the Music Heals Coffeehouse, and Mixed Bag performances of comedy and music. and social media @ArtreachHeals.

WHO:         Artreach, Inc.

WHAT:        Art Show & Sale

WHERE:    Chestnut Street Playhouse, 24 Chestnut Street, Norwich, CT 06360

WHEN:    Wednesday, December 20 and Thursday, December 21, 2023
                2:00 - 6:00 pm

HOW:        More information visit www.; or

                   call Artreach at (860) 887-0014.    

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Emma Palzere-Rae, Associate Director