Center for Contemporary Printmaking Second East Coast Screenprint Biennial

01/22/2017 to 03/25/2017

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

The Second East Coast Screenprint Biennial will be on display January 22 through March 25, 2017, with an Opening Reception on Sunday, January 22, from 3 pm to 5 pm. The Screenprint Biennial is an art exhibition that showcases a range of screenprint-based art applications, from framed, editioned prints, to installation, sculpture, video, ephemera, and posters.

Center for Contemporary Printmaking SECOND ANNUAL EAST COAST SCREENPRINT BIENNIAL

01/22/2017 to 03/25/2017

Norwalk, CT Phone: 203.899.7999.

The East Coast Screenprint Biennial is an art exhibition that showcases a range of screenprint-based art applications, from framed, editioned prints, to installation, sculpture, video, ephemera, and posters. This exhibition showcases artists from around the country who utilize adventurous, relevant, and passionate takes on the screen printed medium. Gallery and Studios Open
Tuesday, 9am - 9pm, Wednesday to Saturday, 9am - 5pm, Sunday, 12pm - 5pm, Closed Mondays.

Canvas and Cast: Highlights from the Bruce Museum’s Art Collection

02/11/2017 to 06/11/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

Featuring 35 paintings and 7 sculptures from the Bruce's growing collection, Canvas and Cast celebrates long-time favorites and many recent acquisitions representing significant moments in the history of art from the 16th through the 20th centuries.

Stamford Museum and Nature Center Powerful yet Fragile CT's Waterways

02/17/2017 to 05/29/2017

39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903. Phone: 2033221646.

Explore these themes through dramatic and poignant images captured by the Women Photographers of Connecticut, a diverse group of women photographers from across the state. This exhibition is being presented at a critical moment for our community, as the National Weather Service has recently reclassified the ongoing drought in Fairfield County as severe, with ground water, wells, rivers, and streams all below normal levels. The Stamford Museum Galleries are open Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sundays 11 am - 5 pm.

Bruce Museum Street Smart: Photographs of New York City, 1945-1980

02/18/2017 to 06/14/2017

One Museum Dr., Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

This exhibition features 30 photographs, chiefly drawn from the Bruce Museum's permanent collection, including work by Larry Fink, Herman Leonard, Leon Levinstein, John Shearer, and Garry Winogrand. Street Smart provides a glimpse at life in the city during the post-war period and at how street-savvy New Yorkers navigated its bustling landscape.

Bruce Museum Street Smart: Photographs of New York City, 1945-1980

02/21/2017 to 06/04/2017

One Museum Dr, Greenwich, CT Phone: 203-869-0376.

The new exhibition Street Smart: Photographs of New York City, 1945-1980 provides a glimpse at life in the Big Apple during the post-war period. Featuring 30 black-and-white works drawn from the Bruce Museum's permanent collection, the show records both cacophonous scenes of urban life and moments of quietude and respite from the chaos. Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm. For more information, call the Bruce Museum at 203-869-0376 or visit www.brucemuseum.org.

Franklin Street Works, "Love Action Art Lounge.

02/21/2017 to 05/07/2017

41 Franklin Street , Stamford, CT Phone: 203-595-5211 .

"Love Action Art Lounge" is a group exhibition that features works that are generated from or encourage convivial social scenes, freedom of expression, and interpersonal connectivity. Through installations inspired by underground music clubs, written scores that instruct audiences, performed celebratory rituals, and videos that simultaneously world-build and critique existing sociopolitical systems, "Love Action Art Lounge" becomes its own hang out space that reflects the people-positive, aspirational, and, at times transgressive, attributes of its artists and collectives. Hours: Café: Tues-Fri, 10am – 5pm; Sat/Sun, 9am – 5pm. Gallery: Tues – Sun, 12pm – 5pm.

Housatonic Museum of Art: Prints that Work

02/23/2017 to 03/25/2017

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

PRINTS THAT WORK: printmaking in the service of a bigger picture features the work of four artists offering unique perspectives on printmaking. Roxanne Faber-Savage, Kelsey Miller, John O'Donnell and Neil Daigle-Orians mine a range of subjects including wildlife trafficking and conservation, sexuality, religion, gender and the illusion of domestic bliss. The exhibition, which will remain on view through March 25, is curated by Leslie Giuliani. The opening reception will take place on Thursday, February 23 from 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm; all are encouraged to attend. 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.

Rowayton Arts Center-Inspiration- Juried*

02/26/2017 to 03/26/2017

145 Rowayton Ave,, Rowayton, CT Phone: 203-866-2744 .

Opening Reception Sun. Jan. 29, 4-6. Gallery Hours Tuesday-Saturday 11am to 5pm Sunday 1pm to 4pm (Closed Jan-Mar) Monday Closed. *Juried exhibitions, other than Focus Under Forty, are open to all artists.

Maritime Garage Gallery Chromatic

03/07/2017 to 06/02/2017

North Water St, Norwalk, CT

Art that represents music, tones paired with visions of grandeur, will be on exhibit at the Maritime Garage Gallery from March 7 through June 2, 2017. The Gallery is located in the Maritime Parking Garage exhibit space in Norwalk, CT. The exhibit is free and open to the public from 9:00am -5:00pm, Monday through Friday. The exhibit, entitled "Chromatic," features art that shows the visual crossing of the sense of hearing and sight. Exhibiting artists include Binnie Birstein of Norwalk; Tania Canteli of Beacon, NY; Ashley Nelson and Mary Grace Leone of West Haven; Lori Slotkin of Darien; Eric Chiang of Westport; Heidi Lewis Coleman and Mari Gyorgyey of Stamford. Jeanine Esposito and Frederic Chiu of Beachwood Arts in Westport, CT were ​guest jurors for "Chromatic".