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Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Robert Lawson (1892–1957) had a long and distinguished career as an artist and children’s book illustrator and author. Perhaps best known for illustrations of Ferdinand the Bull and Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Lawson is the only artist and author to have won both the Caldecott and the Newberry Awards. A resident of Westport, Connecticut, Lawson and his wife Marie, also an illustrator, lived at...

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New Art Exhibition opening at New Canaan Library: "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective"

New Canaan Library

Aug 31, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Liana Moonie's vibrant, color saturated abstract paintings might bring to mind Rothko's fields of color, but it is the pronounced infusion of joy that makes these works so distinctively Liana Moonie.  Her many periods of work and diverse influences are beautifully evident in "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective."  The exhibition opens at New Canaan Library's H. Pelham...

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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Aug 31, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Artist Francesca Anderson specializes in capturing natural history in her exquisite illustrations of plants and wildlife. Twenty of her scratchboard and pen-and-ink drawings will be on view in the exhibition Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. The show opens on Saturday, July 23, and runs through October 30, 2016. Flora and Fauna brings...

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Now Accepting Nominations for the 1st Annual SilverSource Awards

Awards presented at SilverSource Autumn Breakfast

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 1, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

This event occurs every 4 week(s) on Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

SilverSource – a leader in advocating for the needs of older adults and their families –  is accepting nominations for the first annual SilverSource Awards.  The awards celebrate the exceptional advancements and meaningful contributions made in improving the lives of adults over age 60 throughout Fairfield County by volunteers, individuals, businesses and organizations....

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Nature-based Summer Enrichment: Three Imaginative Weeks of Summer Fun with the Sprouts & Seedlings

Garden Education Center of Greenwich

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016 @ 09:15 AM

Our day’s activities are led by our own Director of Youth Education, Deanna Novak, and are rooted in science, art, literature, math and dramatic play to encourage the development of the whole child: mentally, emotionally and physically.  Ages 3-6 and 6-8. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Cost: $375 per child with a 10% sibling discount All Sessions are daily from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Session 1:...

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Flower Power

Kenise Barnes Fine Art

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Press Release For Immediate release New exhibition opens on July 13, 2016 Reception: Wednesday evening, July 13, 6:30 – 8:00, public invited Gallery hours: Tuesday – Saturday 10 – 5:30 and by appointment Flower Power "The cry of 'Flower Power' echoes through the land. We shall not wilt. Let a thousand flowers bloom." — Abbie...

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The traveling exhibition Science and Motion: The Photographic Studies of Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton and Berenice Abbott opens at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, on July 16, 2016. This exhibition is provided by Bank of America’s Art in Our Communities program and is organized by Bank of America Corporation, by which all rights are reserved. The show offers an extensive view of the...

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Electric Paris

Bruce Museum

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity.  The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of metaphorical illumination.  By the mid-nineteenth century, the epithet became associated with the city’s adoption of artificial lighting: in the 1840s and 1850s, gas lamps were first...

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Waterways IV

Heather Gaudio Fine Art

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016 @ 10:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Waterways IV,” a group exhibition showcasing themes and interpretations on water, its environment and our interaction with it.  On view will be paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints and photography by Will Clift, Beth Dary, Peter Dayton, Betsy Eby, Karen Gunderson, Alex Katz, Wayne Levin, Jonathan Smith, Alex Weinstein and...

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Catholic Charities of Fairfield County 100th Anniversary Gala

Stamford Marriott

Aug 31, 2016 - Sep 21, 2016 @ 3:15 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

Join the Centennial Celebration of Catholic Charities of Fairfield County on September 24th! Special musical performance by "Shadows of the 60's: a Tribute to Motown," dinner, & live auction -- all to benefit this amazing non-profit organization which has helped the needy in Fairfield County over the last 100 years!

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