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MADISON, CT – Chapel Haven Schleifer Center is proud to announce “Chapel Haven: Transforming Lives,” an exhibit of paintings by Chapel Haven adults, will be on display at Madison Art Cinemas for the month of February and into early March.

The exhibit begins Feb. 8 and will continue through March 13 at the cinema, located at 761 Boston Post Road, Madison.

“We encourage families, friends and supporters to plan a movie date and visit the theater’s art gallery to view these beautiful works,” said Tina Menchetti, Chapel Haven’s Art Director.

The works will include an original oil painting of Chapel Haven’s new campus by noted artist and Chapel Haven community member Chris Murray; an original watercolor rendering of the new campus by artist and Chapel Haven community member David Hogin; a George Stubbs zebra painting created in Chapel Haven’s Out to Art class in partnership with the Yale Center for British Art; and abstract acrylics studying the interplay of color and movement to music under the guidance of CH Art Director Tina Menchetti.

The Madison Art Cinemas is owned and operated by Arnold Gorlick and provides a highly personalized movie-going experience. The Madison Art Cinemas plays first-run independent art and upscale foreign and domestic films. It is used as a center for community activity with many local organizations using the theatre for fundraisers, art exhibits and community events. It is part of the national Key Sunday Cinema Club and has many special events and programs as well.
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Founded in 1972 in a house on Chapel Street, New Haven, CT, Chapel Haven is a nationally accredited transitional living program and approved private special education school with a mission of teaching adults with cognitive disabilities and social disabilities to live independent and productive lives. Chapel Haven has undertaken a $41.5 million campus transformation at its Westville, Conn. campus, opening a newly constructed REACH residential and classroom campus and new Welcome Center. Chapel Haven also has broken ground on the Schleifer Adult Independent Living (SAIL) facility, a state-of-the-art intergenerational residential, community and engagement facility which is designed for residents to age in place in a vibrant and non-institutional setting. Read more here