The Art Social @ Home
Celebrate with us, virtually!

OCTOBER 15, 2020
7:00 – 8:00 PM

Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us, we’re looking forward to an amazing year!

Congratulations to our 2020 Arts Inspiration Honorees: Elizabeth Normen, Paul Eddy, and Deloitte!

Meet our performers for The Art Social @ Home: GOZA, Dr. Gary Capozziello, B R I, and Savana Jones!

Learn more about how the Arts Council makes an impact on the Greater Hartford community using the transformative power of the arts.


Registration for the cocktail and meal kit packages is now closed, but we hope you’ll still consider making a donation to support the arts! 

Help keep the arts alive right here in the capital region, while enjoying some incredible benefits – like signature cocktails or cooking a specially curated meal from Chef Tyler Anderson! See details below.

$50 Donation: Show your support!
Show your support for the arts and you will be recognized with a name listing on the Event website.

$75 Donation: Raise a glass! – Registration for this package is now closed!
Receive a stemless wine glass to use during The Art Social @ Home’s kick-off toast to the arts, as well as goodies from our amazing sponsors.

$100 Donation: Mix it up! – Registration for this package is now closed!
Mix up the Art Social’s signature cocktail with your kit from the master mixologists from Millwright’s Restaurant and Tavern. Kit will come with the recipe, a stemless wineglass and the ingredients needed to mix up this special drink for our toast to the arts!

Art Social @ Home Signature Cocktail is a delicious mix of bourbon, homemade apple syrup, lemon and cinnamon. Or enjoy a comforting mocktail that is a mix of apple cider and vanilla caramel tea.

$250 Donation: Cook alongside the Chef! – Registration for this package is now closed!
Cook alongside renowned local chef, Tyler Anderson, as he shows you how to prepare a delectable three course dinner for two made with seasonal ingredients that can be enjoyed during The Art Social @ Home. The cooking demonstration and Q&A with Chef Anderson will take place from 6:00 – 6:45pm via Zoom and will conclude just before the main event so your meal will be ready to enjoy during The Art Social @ Home! Invite your friends to join you for a socially-distanced dinner party and enjoy the event together!

Meal Kits will come with all ingredients needed to prepare your delicious dinner for two, ingredients to mix up two of the signature cocktails, two of our stemless wine glasses, as well as printed instructions to use as you watch the cooking demonstration.

The Art Social @ Home Menu

Gnocchi with Pomodoro sauce
Roast beef sirloin with braised farm greens and roasted squash
Vegetarian option available, which makes roasted squash the star ingredient of the entrée!
Apple hand pie (Ready to enjoy! No cooking required.)

Package Details:

How will the meal kits and cocktail kits be packaged?
Meal Kits will come with all ingredients needed to prepare your delicious dinner (for two) to enjoy during The Art Social @ Home, ingredients to mix up the signature cocktail, two Arts Council wine glasses, as well as printed instructions to use as you watch the cooking demonstration. Chef Anderson will also be answering your questions live during the demonstration!

Cocktail (or Mocktail!) Kits will include ingredients needed to shake up our signature cocktail before The Art Social @ Home kicks-off!

How can I pick up my kit?
Both meal and cocktail kits can be picked up on Wednesday, October 14th between 4 and 6pm from either:

Millwright’s Restaurant and Tavern, 77 West St, Simsbury
Greater Hartford Arts Council, 100 Pearl Street, Hartford
Pick up location can be selected when you make your donation and register. 

Special pick up requests outside of these dates and times can be directed to Sierra Vazquez, Donor Relations Manager, svazquez[at]

What if I have certain dietary restrictions?
Please let us know any dietary restrictions in the notes section of the donation form when making your donation.

In order to receive a meal or cocktail kit, donations must be received by Friday, October 9th.

Thank you to our generous event supporters!

Julie Alleyne • Duffield Ashmead • Sarah Barr • Jim Barry • Wes Boyd • John Byrnes • Shari Cantor • Richard Caporaso • Matt Conway • Meredith & Matt Crowther • Juliana Dalton • Jeffrey Devereux • Judy Dworin • Paul Eddy • Karen Eisenbach & Dan Yee • Helen & Henry Frye • Grace Gentile • Joan Gentile • Pamela Goodling • Briann Greenfield • Paul Guzzardi • Andrea Hawkins • Susan Heffernan-Gaieski • Joanne Huelsman • Joan Hultquist •  Eva Issavi • Stephen Jackson • Emma Ladd • Danielle Ladd-Gentile • Margaret Lawson • Kathryn Lewis • Janet Link • John Livingstone • Edward Macdonald • Christopher McGoldrick • Jody McGoldrick •  Kjedly McGoldrick • Jack Moynihan • Roy & Nancy Normen • Keith Percy • Michael Pignatella • Dina Plapler • Jenny Quigley • Darlene Refici • Karen Schulitz • Edwin & Patricia Shirley • Kevin Smith • Eli Williams • Janee Woods Weber • Michael Zaleski

Thank you to our sponsors!

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Community Supporter

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact Roxane Sanders, Director of Development, at rsanders[at]