Bruce Museum Diane Darst Learning to Look® Family Art Day

09/21/2014

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.869.0376.

1 pm - 3 pm . This program is designed especially for families and children to foster appreciation and understanding of art related to current Museum exhibitions and based on the Learning to Look® curriculum developed by Diane W. Darst and Sue Ann Massey Williamson. Today's program will be presented in conjunction with the Bruce Museum exhibition Roz Chast, Beyond The New Yorker. The lessons will be led by a Learning to Look Instructor beginning at 1:15 repeated again at 2:15 p.m. and will focus on character development. There will be art making activities in the Education Workshop. All activities are free with Museum admission, are fully accessible and suitable for people of all abilities and ages.

The Stamford Jewish Community Center - ShaNahNah with Sandi | Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot and Simchat Torah

09/23/2014

458 Lakeside Drive, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.322.6541 .

9:15 a.m. to 10 a.m. For children ages 6 months - 2 years and their parents or caregivers. Celebrate a whole year of holidays with the JCC Sara Walker Nursery School located at Temple Sinai, 458 Lakeside Drive, Stamford. We will have songs, movement activities, stories and a snack. The fee is $5 per child per event. Contact Sandi Waldstreicher at 203.322.6541 or swaldstreicher@stamfordjcc.org.

Philip Johnson Glass House Program Featuring Michael Govan and Annabelle Selldorf

09/25/2014

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

Join Michael Govan and Annabelle Selldorf on September 25, 2014, 5:30 - 8:00 p.m. Michael Govan (CEO and Wallis Annenberg Director, LACMA) and Annabelle Selldorf (Principal, Selldorf Architects) host  a conversation about the ideal environment for art. Photos by Catherine Opie (left) and Dean Kaufman.

Fairfield Museum and History Center - Museum After Dark: Accused Exhibit Opening

09/25/2014

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

September 25, 6-8pm.  Free.   Join us for a talk and book signing with author and illustrator Jakob Crane who's graphic novel is featured in the exhibition Accused: Fairfield's Witchcraft Trials. Wine and cheese will be served. For more information, call 203-259-1598.

Fairfield Museum Exhibit: Accused: Fairfield's Witch Trails--Opening Event

09/25/2014

370 Beach Rd., Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-1598.

Fairfield Museum After Dark: Accused Exhibit Opening--September 25, 6-8pm--Free. Join us for a talk and book signing with author and illustrator Jakob Crane who's graphic novel is featured in the exhibition Accused: Fairfield's Witchcraft Trials. Wine and cheese will be served.

The Glass House Night Michael Govan + Annabelle Selldorf

09/25/2014

199 ELM STREET, New Canaan, CT Phone: 203.594.9884 .

5:30 pm - 8 pm Tickets: $50.  Michael Govan joined the Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) as Chief Executive Officer
and Wallis Annenberg Director in 2006. In this role, he oversees all activities of the museum, including art programming and the Transformation campaign, an ambitious, multi-faceted building project that is expanding, upgrading, and unifying the museum's eight-building, twenty acre campus. Annabelle Selldorf is the Principal of Selldorf Architects, a 65-person architectural practice that she founded in New York City in 1988. The firm has worked on public and private projects that range from museums and libraries to exhibition design and a recycling facility. Selldorf Architects recently completed the renovation of the Clark Art Institute in Williamstown and the Sunset Park Material Recovery Facility, a new recycling center on the Brooklyn waterfront.

FALL BREAK OUT DAY: Get to Work!

09/25/2014 to 09/25/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977-6521.

No school? No problem! Join us for a day of special programs and self-guided activities for all ages. Join SM&NC Educational and Curatorial staff for a journey back in time to see and learn about The Way We Worked. Get a rare chance to see our antique farm tool collection. Do some hands-on work, including helping to make apple cider and butter. Learn the art of processing fibers such as wool and flax. Discover the milling history of Stamford and try your hand at grinding corn. Enjoy a hayride around the farm and create great self-guided crafts to take home.

Tour our galleries for a special look at our new fall exhibition The Way We Worked with our curatorial staff. Get a lesson in campfire cooking and share a special treat cooked over the open flame. Come for a few activities or stay for the day. Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

* * * * Stamford Museum & Nature Center is dedicated to the preservation and interpretation of art, the natural and agricultural sciences, and history. The Museum is a vital cultural and educational resource for the community, and a focal point for family activity through exhibitions, educational programs and special events.

Stamford Museum & Nature Center ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Fall Constellations

09/26/2014

39 Scofieldtown Rd, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 203.977.6521.

7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on the Fall Constellations, followed by a visit to view the night sky through a 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. This program is suitable for children ages 5 and older. Members: FREE | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children (5-17) $3. For more information call 203.977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org.

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield Hosts Artwork on Display

09/26/2014

2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT 06824. Phone: 203-259-6305 Ext. 109.

On Saturday-Sunday, September 27 - 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Artwork on display. Admission is $5 (good for both days!) Connecticut Audubon Society's naturalists will present live "Birds of Prey" demonstrations.  There will be light refreshments for sale throughout the weekend provided by the Butterfly Café Committee.

Connecticut Audubon Center - Birds and Their Habitat Art Exhibit and Sale

09/26/2014 to 09/28/2014

Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr Street, Fairfield, CT Phone: 203-259-6305 ext. 109.

KATIE LEE, Artist of the Year. Renowned botanical and wildlife artist and illustrator recognized for her drawing accuracy and detailed painting techniques.  Gala Preview Party Friday Evening. September 26 at 6:30-9:30 pm, $75 per person. Art Exhibition and Sale  Saturday & Sunday, 10:00 am to 4:00 pm $5 per person. Saturday bird sketching class with Katie Lee -  11:00 am
Saturday afternoon childrens' bird crafting projects - 1:00 - 3:00 pm. Sunday James Prosek talk - 11:00 am. All proceeds benefit educational programs in the Fairfield region.