Our Mission

Southington Community Cultural Arts Center (SoCCA) strives to create a welcoming environment where people of all ages and abilities are free to imagine, create, exhibit and welcome the arts into their lives.  An open door for all local cultural activities and art organizations; we seek to provide a place for the sharing of artistic talent and enriching the quality of life in our community.

Offering a multifaceted art programs, art classes, view artwork, hear live music, and interactive events. The gift gallery features hundreds of handmade items and crafted by local artisans. Located in an historic building, the center is a great setting for meetings, showers, parties and celebrations.

Our Instructors

Susan Brereton - Adult and Teen Drawing & Painting
James Brunelle - All Access, Youth and Adult Drawing and Printing
Ulla Budde - Weaving
Mary DeCroce - Painting
Jhenea Gooden - Youth Art Adventures, Multi- Media
Margaret Freedman - PreSchool Art Fun
Deb Jaffe - Jewelry and Youth Mixed Media
Andy Mars - Digital Photography
Mo Myra - Watercolor
Robert Riggs Lombardi - Pottery
Abbe Wade - Painting

Get familiar with our Instructors, Find the Instrctor/Artist statements and biographies HERE:    



Check out our available Art Studio spaces for rent on the second floor!  Contact us at 860.276.1581 to schedule an appointment to visit and set up a lease!

Ariana Straznicky - Packer
The Staznicky Violin Studio