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Nature-based Summer Enrichment: Three Imaginative Weeks of Summer Fun with the Sprouts & Seedlings

Garden Education Center of Greenwich

Aug 26, 2016 - Sep 2, 2016 @ 09:15 AM

Our day’s activities are led by our own Director of Youth Education, Deanna Novak, and are rooted in science, art, literature, math and dramatic play to encourage the development of the whole child: mentally, emotionally and physically.  Ages 3-6 and 6-8. REGISTRATION REQUIRED. Cost: $375 per child with a 10% sibling discount All Sessions are daily from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm Session 1:...

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Fabulous Animals: The Illustrated World of Robert Lawson

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Aug 26, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Robert Lawson (1892–1957) had a long and distinguished career as an artist and children’s book illustrator and author. Perhaps best known for illustrations of Ferdinand the Bull and Mr. Popper’s Penguins, Lawson is the only artist and author to have won both the Caldecott and the Newberry Awards. A resident of Westport, Connecticut, Lawson and his wife Marie, also an illustrator, lived at...

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New Art Exhibition opening at New Canaan Library: "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective"

New Canaan Library

Aug 26, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 9:00 AM

Liana Moonie's vibrant, color saturated abstract paintings might bring to mind Rothko's fields of color, but it is the pronounced infusion of joy that makes these works so distinctively Liana Moonie.  Her many periods of work and diverse influences are beautifully evident in "Liana Moonie, A Retrospective."  The exhibition opens at New Canaan Library's H. Pelham...

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Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson

Bruce Museum

Aug 26, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

Artist Francesca Anderson specializes in capturing natural history in her exquisite illustrations of plants and wildlife. Twenty of her scratchboard and pen-and-ink drawings will be on view in the exhibition Flora and Fauna: Drawings by Francesca Anderson at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT. The show opens on Saturday, July 23, and runs through October 30, 2016. Flora and Fauna brings...

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Weekday Walks with Earthplace

Sherwood Island Nature Center

Aug 26, 2016 @ 1:00 PM

Shore Walk at Sherwood Island Nature Center Take a walk along the shore with Harbor Watch Associate Director Pete Fraboni.  Between the intertidal area and the salt marshes at Sherwood Island Nature Center, Pete will discuss the bird and animals that live at the water’s edge, and how they co-exist.  All Ages.   For Addition Information:  Visit www.earthplace.org...

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Chelsea Piers Dance Company Auditions

Chelsea Piers Connecticut

Aug 26, 2016 @ 3:30 PM

We are very excited to announce that the Chelsea Piers Dance Academy will hold an audition for acceptance into the Chelsea Piers Dance Company, which aims to provide emerging dancers with the opportunity to perform and excel in artistry and technique. For more information please click here! REQUIREMENTS: Company members are required to enroll in a Chelsea Piers Dance Academy ballet class...

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America's Got Talent Finalist Performing in Fairfield

Fairfield Theatre Company

Aug 26, 2016 @ 8:00 PM

America's Got Talent finalist, comedian Gary Vider, will be performing at Fairfield Theatre Company August 26th. In the history of the NBC hit show "America's Got Talent" only four comedians have made it to the final round. Gary Vider is one of them! This summer stand-up comedy is coming to the Fairfield Theatre Company. Gary will be headlining StageOne at FTC on Friday...

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Electric Paris

Bruce Museum

Aug 26, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

Paris had been known as the City of Light long before the widespread use of gaslight and electricity.  The name arose during the Enlightenment, when philosophers made Paris a center of ideas and of metaphorical illumination.  By the mid-nineteenth century, the epithet became associated with the city’s adoption of artificial lighting: in the 1840s and 1850s, gas lamps were first...

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Vaults of Heaven: Visions of Byzantium

Bellarmine Museum of Art

Aug 26, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

The splendor of Byzantine sacred art, preserved in early Christian churches in both Constantinople, the capital of the Byzantine Empire, and the Cappadocia region of Turkey, is the subject of this photography exhibition which features 8 large-scale works by innovative, acclaimed Turkish photographer Ahmet Ertug. The exhibition documents the interiors of three churches-the Karankik Kilise (Dark...

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