Bruce Museum Family Studio Workshop: Mother’s Day Perfume Making

05/08/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203 . 413 . 6756.

1:00 - 2:30 pm: Family Studio Workshop: Mother's Day Perfume Making. This program is a full 1 ½-hour workshop designed for families with children 5 and older. $7 per person members and $15 non-members. Advanced registration is required by email at educationreservations@brucemuseum.org.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Workshop: Monotype: An Exploration of Scale--Norwalk

05/10/2016 to 05/13/2016

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-7999.

May 10-13, 2016--Paul DeRuvo, Bed, Monotype--MONOTYPE: AN EXPLORATION OF SCALE with Paul DeRuvo. Tuesday - Friday, 10am-4pm--4-day workshop limited, limited to 8. This class will be an exploration in the effects of scale on the monotype process. Artists will work up to 30" x 40" combining additive and reductive techniques, pastel transfers, and the unique mark making opportunities presented by working at the scale of life. By creating a collaborative printing environment between participants and the instructor, this 4-day intensive will allow participants to tackle projects that they would not be able to manage on their own. Initial critiques, sketches, and color planning at the outset will help refine the images and push participants to create ambitious and resolved projects. Lastly techniques for seaming, mounting, and presentation of large scale work will all be discussed. All Levels.

Housatonic Museum of Art Student Art Show

05/11/2016 to 05/26/2016

900 Lafayette Blvd, Bridgeport, CT

Artwork of students. Gallery Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Thursday evening until 7 p.m.
Saturday, 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. (call for holiday times), Closed Sundays.

Wilton Historical Society - Wilton 2025: Architecture and Planning- past, present, and future.

05/11/2016

137 Old Ridgefield Rd,, Wilton, CT Phone: (203) 762-3950.

A panel discussion about creating the town we want Overview of Wilton in 1925 and 1975 by panel moderator and Wilton architect Rob Sanders at the Wilton Library. Co-sponsored by Silver Pine Real Estate and the Wilton Library

The Glass House Gerard + Kelly: Modern Living

05/13/2016 to 05/14/2016

199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-594-9884.

Modern Living, a new project by Gerard & Kelly, brings into dialogue two homes lived in by the architects who built them - the landmark Schindler House in West Hollywood, California, and Philip Johnson's Glass House. The project explores themes of queer intimacy and domestic space within legacies of modernist architecture.

Wilton Singers American Harmonies Concert

05/13/2016 to 05/14/2016

WEPCO Complex, Wilton, CT

Tickets are $30. Doors Open at 7 pm.  Bring your own picnic supper. 8 pm Concert starts.

The Glass House Performance--Gerard & Kelly: Modern Living--New Canaan

05/13/2016 to 05/14/2016

199 Elm St., New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 203-594-9884.

Gerard + Kelly: Modern Living--May 13 + 14, 2016. Modern Living, a new project by Gerard & Kelly, brings into dialogue two homes lived in by the architects who built them - the landmark Schindler House in West Hollywood, California, and Philip Johnson's Glass House. The project explores themes of queer intimacy and domestic space within legacies of modernist architecture.

The Bijou Theatre Presents: A Play: Take Me Out by Richard Greenberg--Bridgeport

05/13/2016 to 05/22/2016

275 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport, CT Phone: 203-332-3228.

Take Me Out is a play about baseball.  Darren Lemming, the star center fielder of the world champion New York Empires, is young, rich, famous, talented, handsome and so convinced of his popularity that when he casually announces he's gay, he assumes the news will be readily accepted by everyone. It isn't. Friends, fans and teammates react with ambivalence, and when the slipping Empires call up the young phenom Shane Mungitt to close their games, the ambivalence turns to violence.ri 5/13 8:00pm , Sat 5/14 8:00pm , Fri 5/20 8:00pm. Sat 5/21 2:00pm & 8:00pm , Sun 5/22 5:00pm.  Doors open one hour prior to show.Theatre seats: $23, Table seats: $28, Student seats: $18.

Earthplace Green Day

05/14/2016

Westport, CT

Community wide event. 9am-11 am: Clean up Westport at Parker Harding Plaza, Gorham Island & Library Riverwalk with the Town of Westport Beautification Committee, 10 am-1 pm: Earthplace Family Events: hands-on nature experiences, animal encounters, guided trail walks and more. Earthplace, 10 Woodside Lane, $5 per person, 10 am-1 pm: Wadsworth Arboretum activities with Builders Beyond Borders (B3) Volunteers and Tree Warden Bruce Lindsay to to help do the spring cleaning and blaze trails. Stony Brook Road and Woodside Avenue, 10 am and 11am: Wastewater treatment plant tours with Manny Furtado, Superintendent of Water Pollution Control Authority 6 Elaine Road, 1pm - 4 pm: Wakeman Town Farm kick off spring at the farm with kid crafts, garden tours and demos, farm animals, a Tick Talk, Sheep Shearing demo, and an old fashioned May Pole Dance! Food available for purchase. 134 Cross Highway $5 per person. 2:30pm-4:30 pm: Westport Electric Car Club EV (Electronic Vehicle) display at Jesup Green,4:30- 5:30 pm: Tesla vehicle demonstrations at Jesup Green, 3:30-4:15 pm: Talk on Climate Change and Sustainable Community with Peter Boyd, Founder & CEO of Time4Good and Executive Fellow at Yale University's Center for Business and the Environment. Westport Library 20 Jesup Road, 4:30-6 pm: Enjoy a brown box locally sourced picnic from a Westport Farmers Market vendor, available for purchase. Jesup Green, 5:30-6 pm: Shuttle to Town Hall from Library in EVs. Jesup Green to Town Hall, 6-8:30 pm: Westport Cinema Initiative screening Who Killed the Electric Car? at Town Hall 110 Myrtle Avenue, $10 per person.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Workshop: Encaustic Collagraph with Binnie Birstien--Norwalk

05/14/2016 to 05/15/2016

299 West Ave., Norwalk, CT 06850. Phone: 203-899-7999.

Binnnie Birstein, Under the Blue, Encaustic Collagraph--May 14-15, 2016 -- Saturday - Sunday, 10am-4pm--2-day intensive workshop, limited to 8.  This workshop combines encaustic painting with printmaking by creating collagraph plates that use wax to make the printable surface. Participants will be able to experiment with inlaying and incising techniques to create texture and build their images on re-useable Plexi-glass plates. The plates can then be inked with water-based Akua intaglio ink and printed on a printing press. The possibilities of using encaustic to create texture for printmaking are limitless, and producing a printable plate with encaustic generates an exciting visual and artistic journey. All Levels.