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Guests of all artistic levels invited to participate in Aug. 25 event: Sip and Sketch evening at WCSU pairs art with wine and refreshments

DANBURY, CONN. — An entertaining creative evening that pairs the experience of drawing from a live model with wine and refreshments will be offered in the “Sip and Sketch” series event to be held from 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 25, 2017, at Western Connecticut State University.

Guests of all artistic skill levels are invited to create original drawings as they enjoy wine and an assorted snack sampler during the “Sip and Sketch” evening in the Drawing Studio, Room 241 of the WCSU Visual and Performing Arts Center on the university’s Westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Extension in Danbury. The ticket fee of $25 per person includes admission and refreshments as well as basic art supplies including charcoal and paper. Attendees are welcome to bring their own drawing supplies if they wish.

Admission to the event is open to adults 21 years of age and older. Reservations should be made online at

The “Sip and Sketch” series is sponsored by Whole Foods Market Danbury and presented by the WCSU Department of Art. The 2017 series will conclude with a “Sip and Sketch” event from 7 to 9 p.m. on Oct. 6, also at the VPAC Drawing Studio.


Western Connecticut State University offers outstanding faculty in a range of quality academic programs. Our diverse university community provides students an enriching and supportive environment that takes advantage of the unique cultural offerings of Western Connecticut and New York. Our vision: To be an affordable public university with the characteristics of New England’s best small private universities.