Housatonic Museum of Art Receives $70,000 Donation From Werth Family Foundation
The Housatonic Museum of Art in Bridgeport–home to treasures by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, Alex Katz and more–said today that it has received a $70,000 donation from the Werth Family Foundation.
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May 21, 2019 - 5:22:27 AM

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The Loft Artists Association Announces Summer Art Saturday Workshops for children ages 7-14
The Loft Artists Association in Stamford, CT invites children ages 7 to 14 to spread their creative wings this summer at our series of creative art workshops. The sixth annual Summer Art Saturday Workshop Program runs Saturdays 10 AM – 12PM from June 22 to August 10 and will feature explorations in FIMO clay, robot recyclables, poured and dripped painting, collage, watercolor, pressed flowers, self-portrait, and drawing — all taught by the LAA’s professional, talented and award-winning artists.
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May 15, 2019 - 5:21:24 AM

Silvermine and STAR celebrate first ArtAcademy class with a reception and exhibition of student work
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Students from the inaugural ArtAcademy class organized by Silvermine and STAR, Inc. celebrated their first spring session with an exhibition of artwork in the School of Art Gallery. Family members, students, prospective students, and Silvermine and STAR staff members gathered to view the works of art at a reception on Thursday, April 18.
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May 13, 2019 - 5:34:45 AM

May 1-31: Jim Malloy at the Geary Gallery, Darien
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This May, the Geary Gallery of Darien is proud to present “Abstract Expressions,” featuring the unique and colorful abstract paintings of New Fairfield, CT artist, Jim Malloy. His exhibit runs May 1 - 31 at the Geary Gallery located at 576 Boston Post Road in Darien.
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Apr 22, 2019 - 5:50:25 AM

“Rumble ‘N Sway” - recent work by Joanie Landau comes to Stamford Loft Artists Gallery
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Explore the latest works of award winning Fairfield, CT artist, Joanie Landau at her solo show titled “Rumble ‘N Sway” in the Phillips and West Galleries at 575 Pacific Street from June 1 to June 30, 2019, with an opening reception on Saturday, June 30 from 6-8 pm.
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Apr 11, 2019 - 5:16:43 AM

Ann Conrad Steward : Exhibition of Paintings at the Garden Cafe
The Greenwich Art Society proudly presents an exhibition of paintings by Ann Conrad Stewart from the artist’s personal collection from March 25 – August 30 at the Garden Café at Greenwich Hospital. The paintings are on view weekdays 8:30am – 3:30pm.
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Apr 8, 2019 - 7:10:33 AM

Colgate-Palmolive awards $5000 grant to Silvermine Art Partners for unique studio-art program and cultural exchange
In partnership with Creative Connections Inc., Silvermine Arts Center is expanding the cultural and creative experiences of students in the after-school studio-art program at Nathan Hale Middle School, Norwalk. The students create and exchange art with peers in other countries—this year, Uganda and Guatemala—using art to communicate about their lives and learn how others live across the globe, promoting understanding and appreciation of customs and traditions. Each semester culminates in a video conference with their new art friends. Through this face-to-face engagement, the students discover that despite differences and distance, they are more alike than they are different.
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Mar 26, 2019 - 9:53:55 AM

Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship Now Accepting Applications
The Elizabeth L. Mahaffey Arts Administration Fellowship provides funding to arts administrators to pursue professional development activities that will advance their careers in arts administration. Arts administration is the field that concerns the business operations of an arts organization, including but not limited to staff management, public relations/marketing, budget management, fund-raising, program development and evaluation and board relations.
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Feb 16, 2019 - 8:46:06 PM

“RENEWAL” : A solo art exhibit by internationally collected, Israeli-raised, Stamford based artist, Liron Sissman at the Gallery @ the J at the Stamford JCC
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The Stamford Jewish Community Center gallery proudly presents “RENEWAL” : A solo art exhibit by internationally collected, Israeli-raised, Stamford based artist, Liron Sissman. This exhibit depicts landscape paintings inspired by the Hudson Valley under changing lights. The exhibition is from May 1 through June 29, 2019 at the Gallery @ the J at the Stamford JCC, 1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford, CT 06905. Wine & Art, an artist reception will take place on Wednesday, May 8 at 6pm. The exhibit is free and open to the public.
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Feb 14, 2019 - 5:42:22 AM

Color Warms Up Winter Exhibit At The Maritime Garage Gallery
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The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery’s latest exhibit features art that brings a bit of spring to winter, through color. “Migrating Colors” runs from February 19 through May 10, 2019 with an opening reception on February 19th at 5:00 pm.
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Feb 11, 2019 - 5:29:21 AM

WCSU announces spring 2019 wellness lectures, workshops
The Western Connecticut State University Institute for Holistic Health Studies (IHHS) will present a number of lectures and workshops that focus on physical, mental and spiritual health and wellness in the coming months. The holistic and integrative health programs will be free and open to the public.
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Feb 11, 2019 - 5:19:27 AM

Exhibition at Silvermine Explores Majesty and Mortality
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On Feb. 16, Rick Shaefer’s solo exhibition, “Three Trees: Life-Size Drawings,” will open at Silvermine in the Vassos Gallery. Shaefer was Best in Show in Silvermine’s Art of the Northeast, and this solo exhibition is a result of that honor.
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Feb 9, 2019 - 5:42:11 AM

Silvermine Launches New “ArtAcademy” Program in Partnership with STAR, Inc.
Silvermine Arts Center, in partnership with STAR, Inc., Lighting the Way, announced on Thursday a new arts education program called “ArtAcademy.” ArtAcademy taps into the transformative power of art for adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (I/DD) by engaging them in a variety of art classes in an inclusive setting on Silvermine’s campus. The Horizon Foundation and the Sidney Weiner Memorial Scholarship Fund generously provided inaugural funding for the program.
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Feb 1, 2019 - 5:42:56 AM

“The LAA Sketchbook Project” Exhibition at Stamford Loft Artists Gallery In Collaboration with Purchase College
The Loft Artists Association is pleased to present its first Annual Sketchbook Project; a collective exhibition curated by artist, Michael Wagner, and in partnership with Purchase College. The exhibit will run from March 2 – March 24, 2019 at the Loft Artists Galleries, 575 Pacific Street, Stamford, CT. An opening reception will be held on Saturday, March 2, 2019 from 5 – 7 PM. This format driven exhibition features over 40 artists with a vast range artistic styles and mediums, delving into the unique world of the artist sketchbook. The exhibition is making its debut at The Loft Artist Association in Stamford Connecticut and then will move to Purchase College. Featuring both emerging and established artists, the exhibition is a unique display of intimacy and variety, in which artists are provided with a 5”x8.5” sketchbook in order to create an original piece of art within the pages of the book.
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Jan 28, 2019 - 5:42:04 AM

The Ferguson Library Winter Exhibit Features the Stamford Public Schools Teachers Art Show
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Fifteen Stamford Public Schools (SPS) teachers will showcase their works of art at The Ferguson Library Winter Exhibit. The opening reception, with entertainment by the Westhill High School Jazz Ensemble, is scheduled for Thursday, January 24, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., in the Third Floor Auditorium Gallery. President of the Stamford Art Association Christine Irvin, SPS Art Content Leader Module Downer and Stamford High School Art Teacher Paul Cusano worked together to provide the opportunity for SPS teachers to participate in his professional exhibition.
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Jan 23, 2019 - 11:20:26 AM

January Exhibit: New Artist, Maria Korr at the Geary Gallery, Darien
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This January, the Geary Gallery of Darien cordially invites you to view “New England Reflections” featuring the ‘en plein air’ Northeast landscapes of Forest Hills, New York painter, Marla Korr. Her exhibit runs January 2 - 31 at the Geary Gallery located at 576 Boston Post Road in Darien.
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Dec 19, 2018 - 8:53:05 AM

The Stamford Jewish Community Center's Gallery @ the J proudly presents "Variations" artwork by artist Ellen Gordon
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The Stamford Jewish Community Center’s Gallery @ the J proudly presents an exhibition of artwork by artist Ellen Gordon. The exhibit takes place at The Stamford Jewish Community Center from January 3, 2019 thru February 28, 2019. A reception for the artist will be held on January 17, 2019 from 6:30 - 7:30 pm. Admission is free. The JCC is located at 1035 Newfield Avenue, Stamford CT 06905.
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Dec 11, 2018 - 10:03:45 AM

Norwalk Miniaturist Vance Alexander Displays Work at NPL
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Throughout the month of December, the Norwalk Public Library hosts a display of miniature room constructions made by artist Vance Alexander, in the entry lobby, located at 1 Belden Avenue, Norwalk.
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Dec 7, 2018 - 5:40:46 AM

Silvermine celebrates the season with two weekends of holiday sales—and beautiful, unique items from artists and artisans
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Silvermine Arts Center is celebrating the holiday season this year with two weekends of holiday sales. The first, opening the day after Thanksgiving and running Friday, Saturday, and Sunday (Nov. 23-25) is a Holiday Trunk Show featuring fifteen artists and craftspeople with unique handmade items. The School of Art Annual Holiday Sale, showcasing work by Silvermine’s faculty and students, will follow on the weekend of December 1st and 2nd. Both sales will offer beautiful and practical gifts not to be found anywhere else.
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Nov 14, 2018 - 5:47:50 AM

LAA presents annual new members show
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The Loft Artists Association is hosting its annual new member show, “New Year - New Artists” in the Phillips and West Galleries at 575 Pacific Street from Friday, January 4 through Sunday, January 27, 2018, with an Opening Reception on Friday, January 11, from 6-8 PM.
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Nov 13, 2018 - 5:27:05 AM

Office of the Chair created at Silvermine Arts Center; new Board members announced at annual meeting
Silvermine Arts Center announced new leadership with the creation of the Office of the Chair led by Rose-Marie Fox, Board Chair. The Office of the Chair (“OC”) is being created to enhance Silvermine’s ability to support its growth and strategic initiatives as it nears its Centennial—while continuing to carefully manage the operations and financial performance.
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Nov 12, 2018 - 5:24:51 AM

Stamford Exhibit Celebrates American Patriotism Through the Arts
The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is displaying an exhibit of American patriotic art featuring works from some of the 20th century’s most beloved artists, including hundreds of Norman Rockwell’s iconic Saturday Evening Post covers, which helped the nation define its self-image for nearly 50 years.
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Nov 9, 2018 - 5:08:26 AM

Creativity and can-do come together at opening of local Board & Brush Creative Studio
From the outside, it looks like a charming shop with an artsy feel. Once inside, there’s no mistaking this is a place for creativity to blossom, DIY confidence to take hold, and memories to be made. The Norwalk, Conn., Board & Brush Creative Studio, located at 68 Water Street, Suite E, is holding its grand opening Monday, Nov. 19 from 5-7 p.m. with gift bags for the first 30 people, raffle prizes, and a chance to win a free sign-making workshop for six valued at $390. Attendees will also have the chance to create mini-signs during the evening. Workshops start the day prior, Nov. 18. The grand opening event is free and open to the public. For more on the new studio and to register for a workshop to create your own home décor piece of art, log on to boardandbrush.com/norwalk.
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Nov 9, 2018 - 5:02:39 AM

Silvermine receives $215,000 grant from Daniel Edward Offutt, III, Private Foundation Trust
The Daniel Edward Offutt, III, Private Foundation Trust recently awarded an unrestricted grant for $215,000 to Silvermine Arts Center. Silvermine was one of a number of non-profit cultural and arts organizations in Connecticut to receive funding.
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Oct 22, 2018 - 2:32:01 PM

UConn Stamford Art Gallery presents The Connecticut Pastel Society’s 25th Annual National Juried Exhibition, “Renaissance in Pastel”
The Connecticut Pastel Society is celebrating a quarter of a century of glorious pastel exhibitions. The opening reception will begin with a gallery tour from 1:00pm - 2:00pm by award winning artist Karen Israel. Following the gallery tour will be the artists reception from 2:00pm - 4:00pm, with the awards presentation at 3:00pm. The reception and gallery tour are free, and all are welcome!
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Oct 15, 2018 - 4:10:47 PM

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