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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Sep 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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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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"Family" Artworks by Elisa Khachian

Art/Place Gallery

Sep 30, 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 30, 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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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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Rick Shaefer: The Refugee Trilogy

Walsh Art Gallery

Sep 30, 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 SM&NC Sunday Farm Market Is Back!

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Oct 2, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Sundays June 12 Through October 9. 10 am to 2 pm Many favorites are returning and we've added some new vendors to offer a larger variety of items. We'll be selling our very own Heckscher farm-fresh eggs, maple syrup made in our own maple sugar "shack," and wool from our flock of sheep. There will be weekly farm-related family activities with our "Market...

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Be Green Connecticut! Family Open House - Protecting our Coast

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Oct 2, 2016 @ 12:00 PM

Sunday, October 2, 12pm – 3pm. Free.   Enjoy the community opening of the exhibition “Rising Tides: Fairfield’s Coast, Past to Future” and find out what YOU can do to protect the environment for future generations. Learn about sustainable energy with hands-on activities presented by Energize ConnecticutSM’s eesmarts program throughout the day.   Take the ENERGY STAR® Pledge or...

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Scarecrow Making

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Oct 2, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 2:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Sundays, October 2 & 9, 2 - 4 pm Session I: 2 - 3 pm & Session II: 3 - 4 pm Bring your family to our 7th annual scarecrow making program and create a life-sized scarecrow! Your creation will be exhibited and entered in our scarecrow contest at Harvest Festival, October 15 & 16. You can then take your scarecrow home to decorate the lawn for Halloween. Although some materials...

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FALL BREAK OUT DAY: Fabulous Fibers

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Oct 3, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

No school? No problem! Join us for a day of special programs and self-guided activities for all ages. Get wild about wool and fawn over flax as we celebrate National Wool Week. Learn about the farm animals that we can get fibers from as you meet our goats, sheep, alpacas and llamas. Try your hand at washing and carding wool, practice dying wool, and create other crafts. Trek a llama and meet...

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