Silvermine Guild Arts Center

1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan, CT 06840.

1(Rte. 15 Ex. 38). (203) 966-9700. Artists have been drawn to Silvermine since visionary sculptor Solon Borglum moved here in 1908 and established it as a place for artists to gather. Today, the Silvermine Arts Center is comprised of a Guild of over 300 professional artists, award winning galleries presenting new exhibitions every six weeks and sponsoring prestigious regional and national competitions; a gift shop; a School of Art providing a wide range of classes for all ages and levels; and public programs. Silvermine is the preeminent visual arts center in Fairfield County.