Special Events Archive

Mark Your Calendar! Shop Downtown Darien

posted Nov 12, 2015, 7:59 AM by Darien Arts Center   [ updated Nov 12, 2015, 8:09 AM ]

Joins us on Thursday, November 19th, 5 - 8pm and shop downtown Darien.  A $25 donation at the door of a participating store gives you 20% off at all participating stores including Baubles, Beadz Boutique, Coco & Grace, Everything is Rosey, Kirby and Company, Helen Ainson, Folly, Olivette, Wiggles and Giggles, Spree & Tina Dragone.  The discount applies to dinner and drinks at Scena Wine Bar & Restaurant, too.

REMEMBER to mention at the door that your donation is for the Darien Arts Center!

40th Birthday Party & Open House

posted Sep 3, 2015, 8:24 AM by Darien Arts Center   [ updated Nov 12, 2018, 7:38 AM ]

Come help us celebrate our 40th year and learn more about all we have to offer! Participate in a complimentary mini dance class, Young Divas! singing class or printmaking project. Learn more about DAC Stage, our community theatre or the Annual Art Show & Sale. Music performed by DAC music teachers.
Event Schedule:

1:00-2:00pm Visual Arts Studio:  Enjoy birthday cake & music performed by music department faculty. Find out more about DAC Stage & the Annual Darien Art Show & Sale. 

1:45-2:15pm DAC Weatherstone Studio: Multi-media music presentation.                 

2:00-4:00pm Visual Arts Studio: Printmaking project for all ages.

2:00-4:00pm DAC Lobby: Find out more about DAC Stage & the Annual Darien Art Show & Sale.

2:15-2:45pm DAC Weatherstone Studio: Martial arts mini-class for all ages.

2:30-3:00pm Music Studio 3: Young Divas! Singing mini class for ages 7-12.

2:45-3:15pm DAC Weatherstone Studio: Mini-dance class for preschoolers.

3:00-3:30pm Music Room 3: Piano mini-lesson for ages 5-8.

3:15-3:45pm DAC Weatherstone Studio: Hip Hop mini-dance class for grades 1-3.

For more information, call the DAC at (203) 655-8683 


40th Anniversary Celebration to Benefit The Darien Arts Center

posted Apr 2, 2015, 12:09 PM by Darien Arts Center   [ updated Nov 12, 2018, 7:38 AM ]

Saturday the 20th of June 2015 from 6-9pm

Featuring music by Lew and Mary Green

Cocktails, Hors d’Oeuvres & Auction 

Tickets $125 per person


Midsummer Night's attire

Please call 203.655.8683 with questions

Fiona Moves to Asia

posted Apr 2, 2015, 11:46 AM by Darien Arts Center   [ updated Nov 12, 2018, 7:38 AM ]

   Fiona Moves to Asia, an original production will be presented on April 25th & 26th at 12pm and 2:30pm in the Weatherstone Studio.  Tickets are $10 and can be reserved by emailing or by calling the office at 203-655-8683                                                        

Support the DAC and Dance with "Aladdin!" on October 26

posted Aug 29, 2014, 12:23 PM by Darien Arts Center   [ updated Nov 12, 2018, 7:39 AM ]

Learn the moves to Arabian Nights from a professional choreographer/Aladdin cast member! 
And see a matinee performance of Aladdin on Broadway! 
Participants will arrive at a midtown dance studio at 10:30 a.m. for a studio session from 11:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and will work with a professional choreographer from the cast of Aladdin to learn the dance moves, staging and music from the show’s Arabian Nights number. After lunch on their own, they will enjoy the 3 p.m. matinee of Aladdin in front mezzanine seats at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theater for prime viewing of the show. 

Ticket sales will support the Darien Arts Center, which provides educational programs in dance, visual arts, music and theatre for the community. 

Tickets are limited and are $225 per person. Lunch and transportation not included. 

Tickets sales are now closed. Thank you for your support!

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