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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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IMAGES 2016 at the Fairfield Museum

Fairfield Museum and History Center

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

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

In 1940 and ‘41, photographer Jack Delano (1914–1997) documented farm and city life in CT for the Farm Security Administration. In rare early color photographs and black & white, Delano captured views of everyday life in Connecticut as it recovered from the Great Depression.

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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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The traveling exhibition Science and Motion: The Photographic Studies of Eadweard Muybridge, Harold Edgerton and Berenice Abbott opens at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich, CT, on July 16, 2016. This exhibition is provided by Bank of America’s Art in Our Communities program and is organized by Bank of America Corporation, by which all rights are reserved. The show offers an extensive view of the...

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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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FARMERS, WARRIORS, BUILDERS-The Hidden Life of ANTS

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Aug 26, 2016 - Sep 5, 2016 @ 09:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Daily, June 18 –Sept. 5, Monday - Saturday 9 am - 5 pm; Sundays 11 am - 5 pm. Ants are everywhere, living complex and diverse lives that are mostly hidden from our view. Now, with the aid of a macro lens and the insights of ant expert and photographer Mark Moffett, the Smithsonian Institution Traveling Exhibition Service (SITES) and the Smithsonia's National Museum of Natural History present...

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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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Dinosaurs at the Beach

Tod's Point

Aug 27, 2016 @ 03:00 PM

  Kate Dzikiewicz, Bruce Museum Paul Griswold Howes Fellow and paleontologist, will present a family friendly program on dinosaurs on Saturday, August 27, at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center at Greenwich Point Park.  The free event begins at 3:00 pm and is part of a series of daily drop-in programs held at the Seaside Center throughout the summer. The program includes a discussion of...

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Market Madness Sundays

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Aug 28, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Sundays, June 12 - August 28, 10 am - 2 pm (no program on 6/26) Support local farmers and explore the SM&NC through hands-on activities! Our Sunday Farm Market will be the center of our Summer Sunday programs. Join us weekly for a self-guided craft on the meadow, farm animal meetings, and lunch with Bert & Edie, our North American River Otters. At 11 am, join us for "Treats and...

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The SM&NC Sunday Farm Market Is Back!

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Aug 28, 2016 - Oct 9, 2016 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday.

Sundays June 12 Through October 9. 10 am to 2 pm Many favorites are returning and we've added some new vendors to offer a larger variety of items. We'll be selling our very own Heckscher farm-fresh eggs, maple syrup made in our own maple sugar "shack," and wool from our flock of sheep. There will be weekly farm-related family activities with our "Market...

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