Gallery 25 and Creative Arts Studio in New Milford will celebrate its opening Nov. 16 from 1 to 5 p.m.

Announcements and refreshments will be offered at 3 p.m. at the 25 Church St. center.

Gallery 25 offers a community arts experience, featuring paintings, sculptures and fine artisan creations by prominent local artists.

Many of the exhibiting artists and artisans will be available during the opening event to answer questions and assist with purchases.

The center's creative arts studio is seeking ideas and instructors for adult classes, workshops, and other visual arts events.

Displayed work will change periodically, with additional handcrafted items arriving for the holiday season.

The gallery is open Thursdays through Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

For more information, email