Connections is the New Art Center’s community outreach program which aims to increase access to and engagement with the visual arts. Connections offers free group tours of our exhibits for school and community groups. Groups are invited to schedule a visit during our exhibitions season. Our 2013-2014 Exhibitions season features the following exhibits:


The Flash of an Instant                     March 28- May 9, 2013

The Creative Process                        May 27- June 15, 2013


Group tours are interactive and age-appropriate. New Art Center staff and volunteers ask thoughtful and open-ended questions about the artwork on display. Groups can also choose to participate in a hands-on art making activity inspired by the exhibit on view. This program allows visitors to engage with, think about and respond to contemporary art. Connections shows how the understanding of art is a necessary part of modern life.



Connections Participants include the following groups:

Avery Crossings

Avery Manor

Boston Asian Youth Essential Services

Bowen Afterschool

Newton North High School

Norumbega Point Assisted Living

Lasell College


Rosie’s Place

The Cabot School

The Newton Senior Center

The Second Step

Ward Afterschool


For more information on Connections, or to schedule a group visit please contact:
Stacy Handler
Connections Program Coordinator
(617) 964-3424 or

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The Connections Program is supported, in part, by the Massachusetts Cultural Council as administered by the Newton Cultural Council.

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