SoCCA Reindeer Games Holiday Parade 2021 Fundraiser

BReindeer Games Flyer image.pnge one of 25 donors to exhibit a personalized painted Reindeer Sculpture for the 2021 Holiday Season.

Apply to be matched with a sponsor to  design a 5ft reindeer to be displayed along the Linear Trail in Southington. 

Sponsors support SoCCA with $500 donation to host a reindeer, painted/decorated by an artist of your choice or one assigned to you via SoCCA.

Reindeer must be complete by Monday, November 1,  2021  or dropped off in October during SoCCA's business hours, Tue-Fri, 12noon-5pm & Sat. 12noon-3pm.

Process Sponsor/Registration Form HERE:

Register to be a painting Artist to be aligned with Sponsor HERE:

SoCCA/Gift Gallery Artist Submission

Artist interested in consigning artwork inventory to SoCCA Galleries click HERE:

SoCCA invites area fine Artists and Craftsmen and women to submit information and images for consideration to the Gift Gallery and Exhibit Gallery programs.  Individuals aiming to be considered and selected as consignors should fill out the form including uploading images of the artwork and items to be consigned.  Merchandise is to be presented and received by scheduled and confirmed appointments only.  All items received and removed are at the discretion of the organization.  To schedule an appointment or for any questions contact 860.276.1581 Tuesday - Friday Noon - 3:00pm.

SoCCA will be in touch via eMail to confirm receipt of information and images. Then will review materials in a timely manner.

SoCCA Scholarships

SoCCA strives to make the arts available to everyone. For those who cannot afford our classes and who really need the creative healing of the arts we have a scholarship fund to fulfill those needs. SoCCA also offers Art classes free for our local veterans in painting, drawing and collage in appreciation for their service to our county. Please feel free to inquire about these funds if you have a need or know someone who does.

Contact Us to inquire of available funds HERE:

Annual Artisan Showcase - Apple Harvest Festival 2021

SoCCA introduces an indoor Fine Arts and Crafts event to be held Saturday and Sunday October 2 & 3, 2021, during Apple Harvest Festival. The team at SoCCA is currently in the process of curating this showcase and seeks artists with high quality handcrafted works/products willing to self-represent and showcases their works at the event.  Deadline to submit slides for participation, September 1, 2021

Process electronic application for jury selection HERE:

Contact us for an application for jury selection HERE:

Download and print the application HERE:

SoCCA Seeks Art Instructors for Youth and Adult Programming

Southington Community Cultural Arts Center offers classes to youth, adults and to people with disabilities in drawing, painting, printing, photography, sculpture, ceramics, writing, music, jewelry and film making. SoCCA seeks to expand its education programming to introduce new instructors with a long history of experience in arts education at all levels offering innovative approaches to informing students of classical and contemporary techniques within all art medium.

Proposals should include a title to workshop and a workshop description. Those seeking instructing a series of classes over a seven week timeframe should include a syllabus and timeline of topics demonstrated and a description of those techniques participants will experience. A full paragraph description of what will be presented in sessions, and references to facilities organizations and individuals you have worked with in the past should also be included. A brief biography of work history and electronic images to support marketing efforts in listing the sessions in our catalog are also required.

Opportunities are evaluated on a first come basis.


Please Include:
Mobile phone
Decipline medium
History of instruction
Method of teaching
Materials required
Any special studio necessities
Preferred day of week and time of availability beginning November and January excluding Sunday and Monday.