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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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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Aug 30, 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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IMAGES 2016 at the Fairfield Museum

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 30, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

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

In 1940 and ‘41, photographer Jack Delano (1914–1997) documented farm and city life in CT for the Farm Security Administration. In rare early color photographs and black & white, Delano captured views of everyday life in Connecticut as it recovered from the Great Depression.

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Electric Paris

Bruce Museum

Aug 30, 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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Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 30, 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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FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS-The Hidden Life of ANTS

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Aug 30, 2016 - Sep 5, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

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

Daily, June 18 –Sept. 5, Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sundays 11 am - 5 pm. Ants are everywhere, living complex and diverse lives that are mostly hidden from our view. Now, with the aid of a macro lens and the insights of ant expert and photographer Mark Moffett, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the Smithsonia's National Museum of Natural History present...

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Vaults of Heaven: Visions of Byzantium

Bellarmine Museum of Art

Aug 30, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

The splendor of Byzantine sacred art, preserved in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of Turkey, is the subject of this photography exhibition which features 8 large-scale works by innovative, acclaimed Turkish photographer Ahmet Ertug. The exhibition documents the interiors of three churches-the Karankik Kilise (Dark...

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Bruce Beginnings

Bruce Museum

Aug 30, 2016 - Sep 27, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday.

For ages 3-5 with adult - Tuesday mornings @11:00 am & afternoons @1:00 pm. Explore the museum collections and exhibitons through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics change weekly: Tuesday, July 19: Moving and Grooving Tuesday, July 26: Flora and Fauna Tuesday, August 2: Smelly Skunks Tuesday, August 9: Nocturne Nights Free with Museum admission and no registration...

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"Family" Artworks by Elisa Khachian

Art/Place Gallery

Sep 1, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016

The public is invited to a reception for "Family", the solo show of vintage paintings of member Elisa Khachian at Art/Place Gallery on September 11, 2-5pm. The artist will talk about her work at 3pm. The show will run from September 1st through October 9th. The gallery is at 70 Sanford Street in Fairfield. See artplacegallery.org or call 203-292-8328. The gallery is open...

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People's Choice Art Show Winners Exhibit

Pequot Library

Sep 1, 2016 - Sep 20, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

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

Three artist joint exhibition, winners of last year's art show, Exploring the Landscape of Art, Exploring the Art of Landscape will be featured in The Perkin Gallery at Pequot Library. The "People's Choice" winners were selected by the viewers at the Preview Party, artists are: Miggs Burroughs, Deborah Kouzoukian, Nancy Smith. Lenticular photography, jewelry and ceramics,...

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