"Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time"
- Thomas Merton
Art as therapy can help patients relax, combat depression and exercise their brain and fine-motor skills.
The Farmington Valley Arts Center (FVAC) is over 40 years old and located in a lovely rural setting in Avon, CT. It leases studio space to area artists, offers classes for children and adults and has a gift store and a gallery for exhibits. FVAC is a 501 (c3) not for profit organization.