Curiosity Concerts Russian Duo

05/15/2016

10 Bible Street, Cos Cob, CT Phone: 203.862.6750.

2 pm at the Garden Education Center of Greenwich. Space is limited and we frequently have wait lists. Tickets are free but advance registration is required. Please do not hold seats while deciding. Only reserve if you are certain you will attend.

Westport Arts Center Eliot Fisk

05/15/2016

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT Phone: 203) 222-7070.

Guitarist ELIOT FISK is known world wide as a charismatic performer famed for his adventurous and virtuosic repertoire. He is also celebrated for his willingness to take art music into unusual venues (schools, senior centers, and even logging camps and prisons!). After 45 years before the public he remains as his mentor Andres Segovia once wrote, "at the top line..4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Westport Arts Center -Eliot Fisk

05/15/2016

51 Riverside Avenue, Westport, CT

 4pm - 6 pm. Guitarist ELIOT FISK is known world wide as a charismatic performer famed for his adventurous and virtuosic repertoire. He is also celebrated for his willingness to take art music into unusual venues (schools, senior centers, and even logging camps and prisons!).

66th Annual Art of the Northeast Exhibition – Call for Entries Deadline

05/16/2016 to 05/27/2016

1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840. Phone: 2039669700.

Art of the Northeast, Silvermine’s signature juried show, now in its 66th year, creates each year a new map of the themes, explorations, and preoccupations of the contemporary art world. 2016 AoNE curator Steven Sergiovanni is an art advisor & curator based in New York City and a former director of Mixed Greens, a gallery established in the late 1990s to support emerging artists so they could gain a wider audience.  Mixed Greens was known for its approachable and inventive presence in the art world. Sergiovanni will immerse himself in the work of practicing artists from Maine to D.C. as he brings his refreshing sensibilities and 20 years of gallery experience to Art of the Northeast. The 2016 competition is now open. The deadline for submissions is May 27th, and this year’s exhibition will open on July 9.

Bruce Museum Spring 2016 Bob and Pam Goergen Lectures: Electric Modernism.

05/16/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.413.6756.

6:00 – 8:00 pm. Spring 2016 Bob and Pam Goergen Lectures: Electric Modernism. Lecture by Holly Clayson, Professor of Art History and Bergen Evans Professor in the Humanities at Northwestern University, and curator of the exhibition. The Goergen lectures for spring 2016 look closely at the relationship between the arts and technological advances made in the late nineteenth century. Advance admission is free for members, $10 non-members; at the door is $10 members, $20 non-members. Reservations via Eventbrite.com. Open galleries, wine and cheese reception begins at 6:00 pm. Lecture 6:30 - 7:30 pm followed by Q&A.

Bruce Museum Belle Époque Concert

05/16/2016

One Museum Drive, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203.413.6756.

6:30 - 8:30 pm. Belle Époque Concert: Chamber Players of the Greenwich Symphony Orchestra. The Chamber Players will play music from Paris at the turn of the century, including works by Claude Debussy and Maurice Ravel. The event is open to the public. Admission is $10 for members, $20 for non-members. Tickets can be purchased on Eventbrite. Reception with light refreshments and open galleries begins at 6:30 pm; the concert performance is from 7:30 - 8:30 pm.

Housatonic Museum of Art Waking the Dead: A Lecture and Demonstration with Forensic Sculptor Lisa Bailey

05/16/2016

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

Waking the Dead is a lecture and demonstration by forensic sculptor and author, Lisa Bailey. This lecture and demonstration is part of the STEAM education program at HCC and is sponsored by the Housatonic Museum of Art, Bridgeport, CT. The lecture will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2016 in the Burt Chernow Galleries in Lafayette Hall from 9:30 am to 11:00 am. Space is limited and registration for this free event is recommended.
Call (203) 332-5052 for reservations.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Workshop: The Painterly Print--Norwalk

05/17/2016 to 05/19/2016

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

May 17-19, 2016---THE PAINTERLY PRINT with Kate McGloughlin--Tuesday - Thursday, 10am-4pm. 3-day intensive workshop, limited to 8. Using a variety of techniques including drypoint, carborundum aquatint, pochoir and monoprint, move beyond the edition to realize personal imagery through the inexhaustible possibilities and rich visual vocabulary inherent in unique prints. Bring existing plates (any medium) or create a new matrix to use as a wellspring for a suite of gratifying prints and three days of collegial working conditions.

Fairfield Museum Hosts Evening Lecture with Author Nat Philbrick: Valieant Ambition

05/17/2016

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

Annual Meeting of the Members of the Fairfield Museum followed by Evening Lecture with Nat Philbrick: Valiant Ambition Tuesday, May 17, 6:30pm. This event is exclusively for members of the Fairfield Museum. Join us to be a part of the discussion about the Museum's upcoming plans for the year.  Award winning author Nathaniel Philbrick will speak on his latest novel, Valiant Ambition: George Washington, Benedict Arnold, and the fate of the American Revolution. A surprising account of the middle years of the American Revolution and the tragic relationship between George Washington and Benedict Arnold. The book will be released on May 10, 2016.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking Workshop: The Painterly Print--Norwalk

05/17/2016 to 05/19/2016

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

May 17-19, 2016--Kate McGloughlin, Grafton Barns III, Carborundum Monoprint with Drypoint--THE PAINTERLY PRINT
with Kate McGloughlin--Tuesday - Thursday, 10am-4pm. 3-day intensive workshop, limited to 8. Using a variety of techniques including drypoint, carborundum aquatint, pochoir and monoprint, move beyond the edition to realize personal imagery through the inexhaustible possibilities and rich visual vocabulary inherent in unique prints. Bring existing plates (any medium) or create a new matrix to use as a wellspring for a suite of gratifying prints and three days of collegial working conditions.