Oliver Jensen Gallery

A room at the former Dickinson Witch Hazel bottling plant, now known as “River Valley Junction” has been transformed into the “Oliver O. Jensen Gallery”, which opened July 11, 2008. Oliver was one of the founders and chief visionary of The Valley Railroad Company and for many years President and/or Chairman of the Company.

Just in Time by Pam Carlson

“Just in Time” by Pam Carlson

Images of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat

November 14 – December 28, 2014

Sponsored by The Valley Railroad Company, in collaboration with Essex Art Association members, Images of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat features artwork by members of the Essex Art Association of the Essex Steam Train and Riverboat “Becky Thatcher”. The show will run from November 14 through December 28, 2014, during the Essex Steam Train operating hours.

There will be an opening reception, free to the public, on Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 5 – 8 pm

For more information, visit the Essex Art Association website, or email EssexArtCt@gmail.com


Previous Exhibitions

A Dozen Miles in a Decade: The Valley Railroad from Old Saybrook to Haddam – 2003-2013
An exhibit of the photographic work of Thomas J. Nanos
May 30 – October 26, 2014

Images of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Artwork by members of the Essex Art Association
November 9 – December 29, 2013

On the Job
A Photo Essay by Caryn B. Davis
June 20 – October 27, 2013

Images of the Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Artwork by members of the Essex Art Association
November 16 – December 27, 2012

Requiem for Steam
The Railroad Photographs of David Plowden
June 24 – September 5, 2011

Remembering Steam Locomotives
by Frank Barry
June 3 – August 29, 2010

Locomotive Quarterly Covers
by Robert Hauschild
June 25 – October 12, 2009

Pinhole Revisited
The Photography of Brandon Dole
May 13 – June 21, 2009

Original Artwork for “Old 97 Saves the Day”
Gretchen Hatfield
Nov 22 – Dec 28, 2008

Faces of Essex Steam Train & Riverboat
Caryn B. Davis
July 13 – Oct 10, 2008