Fall Breakout Day:Election on the Farm

11/08/2016 to 11/08/2016

39 Scofieldtown Rd., Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2039776538.

Tuesday, November 8, 11 am - 3 pm Vote for your favorite farm animal during our annual Election on the Farm! Will our guinea hogs take the vote or be edged out by Dakota the Clydesdale? Perhaps our new baby goats? The ballot box is open until 3 pm, so make your vote count! Have a chance to meet and shake "hooves" with some of the candidates, try self-guided crafts, scavenger hunts, and more. Join us for hayrides from 11 am - 1 pm (weather permitting). You'll also get a chance to "Vote Local" with a local ice cream tasting from 2:30 - 3 pm. A complete schedule of events will be available on our website closer to the event.Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information, visit www.stamfordmuseum.org or call 203.977.6521

Sip and Shop Night at the Norwalk Historical Society Museum

11/09/2016

141 East Avenue , Norwalk, CT

6:00pm – 8:00pm A special highlight of this event is a talk by local artist/designer Karen Ponelli who will discuss how her contemporary art techniques are transformed into scarves and accessories. Ponelli will be selling unique silk and textured scarves from her new line of contemporary artwork. More treasures await in the Norwalk Historical Society Museum Gift Shop, where you'll find a collection of locally handmade items. A perfect place to find unique holiday gifts produced by Connecticut artists and artisans. Round out your evening with wine, cheese and a peek at the museum's three exhibits: Norwalk Collects: Celebrating Four Historic Collections; Norwalk: Portrait of Diversity and Eating off the Landscape: The Farrington-Lockwood Dessert Service. Park @ Norwalk City Hall.

Fairfield Museum and History Center Miss Annie’s Museum Munchkins

11/09/2016 to 11/30/2016

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-1598.

Wednesdays, 4pm – 5:30pm. Ages 4 – 6. Session 2: November 9 (Veteran's Day), November 16 (Fall Day), November 23 (Thanksgiving) & November 30 (Advent) Join Miss Annie of Great Beginnings Montessori School to celebrate diverse holidays and to explore the history of our town. Sessions will include reading about our theme, creating a unique craft and viewing some of the Museum's fascinating exhibits. Together, we'll learn to appreciate each other, our family, our communities and the world at large! Each Session - Members: $90; Non-Members: $110.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking -REVIVAL: SURVIVAL with Dan Welden

11/09/2016 to 11/11/2016

299 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

Wednesday – Friday, 10am – 4pm. 3-day workshop, limited to 8; All Levels $450 members, $500 non-members. This approach of creating new art from old, is not a new concept, however the techniques, materials and methods of application are exciting and revealing. Bring your old unsuccessful prints and rejuvenate them! Work with Dan Welden, a master of all mistakes, who has brought life to countless numbers of unsatisfactory prints. Learn his original combinations of layering that set these recycled papers apart from other works. Experience the joy of the 'spontaneous' approach in this three day workshop.

Italian Cultural Events - Italian Movie Night – Walk in the Clouds

11/10/2016

1620 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT Phone: 203-322-6941.

7:00pm in the Wisteria Room. Free. The cultural events are open to both members and non-members.

Bridgeport Art Trail

11/10/2016 to 11/13/2016

Bridgeport, CT

Visit the website for a complete guide of previews, openings, special events, a city wide open studio weekend.

Silvermine Art Center School of Art Do I keep My Day Job?

11/10/2016

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203-966-9700.

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm · $35. The evening will include a broad, guided conversation about what to consider when you are taking your craft from a hobby to a business.

Housatonic Museum of Art Rendezvous In Black: Cindy Sherman and Ann Chernow

11/10/2016 to 12/16/2016

900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT Phone: (203) 332-5052.

Cindy Sherman and Ann Chernow draw from the film noir style to create photographs and prints that are contemporary, yet offer moments that could have been documented on the movie sets themselves. Both artists explore the three roles women commonly play in noir films: the good woman, the marrying woman and the femme-fatale. The "stills" are provocative, mysterious and dare the viewer to decide what's happening in each scene. 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

Housatonic Museum of Art Rendezvous In Black: Cindy Sherman and Ann Chernow Reception

11/10/2016

900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, CT

An opening reception will be held on Thursday, November 10 from 5:30-7pm at the HMA, located at 900 Lafayette Blvd in Bridgeport, CT. Film professor and author Dr. Richard L. Edwards, Ball State University, will give a talk about women and film noir at 6pm. Cindy Sherman and Ann Chernow draw from the film noir style to create photographs and prints that are contemporary, yet offer moments that could have been documented on the movie sets themselves. Both artists explore the three roles women commonly play in noir films: the good woman, the marrying woman and the femme-fatale.

Audubon Greenwich Film Night with CT NOFA

11/10/2016

613 Riversville Road, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-308-2584.

6 pm - 9 pm. Joel Salatin and the Polyface Farm are making headlines worldwide. Join CT NOFA: The Northeast Organic Farming Association of Connecticut at Audubon Greenwich for a viewing of the brand new film, Polyfaces: A World of Many Choices. After, Jeff Cordulack will discuss innovative new models for the future of organic farming and its potential to reabsorb excess carbon dioxide and reverse climate change. If you eat, buy, or grow food - then this film is a must see! All proceeds will go to benefit Audubon Greenwich and CT NOFA. Reception: 6:00pm- 7:00 p.m. Film and discussion: 7:00pm - 9:00 p.m. Fee: $15. Wine and cheese reception included. RSVP by email to organic@ctnofa.org or call 203-308-2584.