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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Sep 26, 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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Rick Shaefer: The Refugee Trilogy

Walsh Art Gallery

Sep 26, 2016 - Oct 21, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

This monumental three-piece suite addresses the perilous journeys faced by refugees and is a reaction by artist Rick Shaefer to the ongoing immigration crisis unfolding across the globe. The three works in the trilogy are Land Crossing, dealing with the migration across foreign lands; Water Crossing, depicting the perilous journeys faced by refugees on the open seas; and Border...

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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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"Family" Artworks by Elisa Khachian

Art/Place Gallery

Sep 26, 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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Her Crowd: New Art by Women from Our Neighbors’ Private Collections

Bruce Museum

Sep 27, 2016 - Dec 31, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

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

September 24, 2016 - December 31, 2016  Only yesterday, it seems, one was hard-pressed to name more than a handful of successful women artists; now the list would be extensive, and the choices rich and varied. Although numerous recent exhibitions have featured women’s art, scant attention has been paid to the collecting of art created by women. In fact, private collections are in...

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Bruce Beginnings

Bruce Museum

Sep 27, 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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Science Lab: Balancing Robots

EverWonder Children's Museum

Sep 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Can you make a robot stand on its hands? We are testing balance and center of gravity through making balancing robots. Children will make a paper robot and then manipulate the robot's center of gravity to test its balance through placing two pennies in various locations on the paper robot.  ### Formed in January 2011 by a group of parents, EverWonder Children’s Museum...

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Crafting the Elements: Ceramic Art of Modern Japan from the Collection of Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz will be on view at the Fairfield University Art Museum from September 29 - December 16, 2016; an Opening Reception will take place on Thursday, September 28, from 6-7:30 pm in the Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the...

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Museum After Dark Exhibit Opening

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Sep 29, 2016 @ 06:00 PM

Thursday, September 29, 6pm – 8pm. Free.   Enjoy the exhibition opening of “Rising Tides” and learn about the fascinating history, past and future, of Fairfield’s use of the shoreline. The evening will feature an informal discussion with representatives of the Town of Fairfield. Learn about the behind-the-scene efforts to protect Fairfield’s coast and prepare for rising tides and...

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5:30-6:30 pm Drinks and open galleries; Museum staff will be on hand to give informal tours of the exhibitions on view including Her Crowd, Science and Motion, Electricity, and Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson. Light refreshments and Two Roads beer will be served. 6:30-8:00 pm Movie screening of Women, Art, Revolution! (1 hour, 23 minutes), a film about the feminist art...

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