The Visual Arts program offers various rotating classes in painting, drawing, collage, sculpture and other art techniques for children and adults in fall, spring and summer terms. The educational experience focuses upon learning the fundamentals of art, refining skills and exploring creativity. Our dedicated and professional staff emphasizes individual instruction with students. We are committed to offering the highest caliber art programs to our community and fostering a life-long appreciation of art.

The bi-annual Darien Art Show is the perfect arena for all Darien artists to exhibit their work each spring. Prizes, donated by local merchants and businesses are awarded in a broad range of categories and presented at the opening night reception for participants and Darien Art Center members. PicDarien is an annual smart phone photo contest the DAC started in 2016. Sponsored prizes are given in several categories to adults and children.