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Margaret Plaganis “Inside-Out; Assemblages & Collages”

Duncaster CCRC - Wednesday, May 02, 2018

BLOOMFIELD, CT, May 2, 2018 – A unique display of mixed media by Margaret Plaganis will be showcased at the Duncaster Art Gallery during June. There will be an opening reception for the exhibit, called “Inside-Out; Assemblages & Collages”, on June 6 at 4:00 P.M. The exhibit will be open Monday through Friday from 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M until June 29.

Plaganis Art WorkThe exhibit will include Plaganis’ quirky approach to mixed media in various forms. The exhibit will feature her “Ride the Raft to Shore,” a collage made up of bright colors and designs to create one image. She has produced artist-books, collages, wall hangings and sculptures. She has even created handmade books of poetry.

Plaganis is a visual artist, writer and educator. A Connecticut Master Teaching Artist, Plagnis piloted creative arts programs that forged strong links to visual arts and academic skills.

In the past, she has collaborated with museum programs, Very Special Arts CT and Yale School of Medicine in New Haven. The collaborations opened her path to special education and visual arts in Hartford Public Schools for sixteen years.

Attendance for the opening reception on June 6 is free and open to the public; however, advanced registration is required. For more information or to make a reservation to attend the opening reception, call 860-380-5006.

About Duncaster:

Duncaster, the Hartford area’s first LifeCare community, is located minutes from West Hartford and Simsbury in Bloomfield CT. This boutique Life Plan Community sits on 94 acres. While catering to the active and engaged in independent living neighborhoods, Duncaster also offers options for those seeking assisted living, memory care, long-term care and rehab services (all private) in intimate settings. Duncaster was voted the Best Retirement Community by readers of Hartford Magazine and the Connecticut Law Tribune. Residents have a role in governance and sit on the board – a rare distinction.

For more information, call us at 860-380-5006 or send us a note through our Contact Us form.

Media contact:

Andrea Obston aobston@aomc.com
860-243-1447 (office) 860-803-1155 (cell)

 

 

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