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Robert Rauschenberg Spreads + Related Works

The Glass House

Jul 30, 2016 - Aug 15, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

The Glass House is pleased to debut Robert Rauschenberg: Spreads and Related Works. The exhibition Robert Rauschenberg: Spreads and Related Works is a group of paintings and works on paper chosen to compliment the painting Recital (Spread),1980 which Philip Johnson purchased that same year.  The Spreads series was inspired in part by the Rauschenberg retrospective that was organized by the...

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Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Jul 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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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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FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS-The Hidden Life of ANTS

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Jul 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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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Jul 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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Bugs & Beasts! Annual Summer Family Campout

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Jul 30, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016 @ 5:30 PM

Saturday, July 30, 5:30 pm - Sunday, July 31, 9 am Join us for our annual campout! This year we will focus on the amazing animals that call SM&NC home. We'll celebrate the smallest residents of SM&NC from those found in our forests to those highlighted in this year's summer exhibition — FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS: The Hidden Life of Ants. Explore the world of the...

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Electric Paris

Bruce Museum

Jul 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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WILD! Feeding

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Jul 30, 2016 - Aug 20, 2016 @ 12:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Saturdays, July 9 - August 20, 12:30 - 1 pm Ever wonder how we feed our exhibit animals in Heckscher WILD!? Help to make salads for our tortoises, lizards and other fruit and veggie-loving friends. Spaces for this program are limited to 20 children, ages 5 and up. Interested participants can sign up for a space, as available, in Heckscher WILD!  any time after 10 AM each Saturday....

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Animal Meet and Greet

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Jul 30, 2016 - Aug 20, 2016 @ 3:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Tuesday, Friday and Saturday.

Tuesdays, Fridays & Saturdays, July 5 - August 20, 3 – 3:15 pm Stop by Heckscher WILD! to meet one of our teaching animals and discover how they are adapted to their habitat. Animals will vary depending on the day and programs will be approximately 15 minutes. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail...

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IMAGES 2016 at the Fairfield Museum

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Jul 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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