Call for Entries for IMAGES

Mar 31, 2015 - Apr 2, 2015

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Call for Entries The Fairfield Museum and History Center announces the seventh annual IMAGES 2015 photography competition, which celebrates the exceptional work of talented regional photographers. The museum invites professional, serious amateur and student photographers from Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts to participate. A jury will select approximately 50...

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April 7th , 8th , 9th and 10th 9:00 am to 12:00p.m.  Ages 8 -11 April 7th: Colonial Gardens and Herb Lore Create and bring home your own mini  herb garden and scarecrow! April 8th: Colonial  Food ways,  Pickling and Preserving Make your own pickled vegetables,  applesauce  and butter. April 9th:  Candle-Making Our ever popular  candle...

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Gari Melchers:  An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad will be on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from March 5 - May 22, 2015. Hugely successful during his own lifetime, the Detroit-born artist Julius Garibaldi ("Gari") Melchers left behind an artistic legacy that is as varied as it is compelling. From engaging peasant scenes inspired by his years at...

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Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at home. Part of a large propaganda effort on the part of the U.S. government, the posters utilized strong messages and iconography, linking efforts on the home front to the military campaigns in Europe...

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As We Were - 1889

Mar 31, 2015 - May 1, 2015

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Experience the fashions of 1889 now through May 2015 as the Historical Society opens its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, in celebration of the Society’s 125th anniversary. The first meeting of the Historical Society took place on August 20, 1889, where 65 prominent New Canaan residents discussed how to maintain the town’s history. The exhibit features dresses like...

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A new exhibition of paintings at the New Canaan Historical Society titled:  In Our Own Backyard – Augustus Smith and Richard Daggy. Augustus Smith (A. S.) Daggy (1858-1942) and Richard Daggy (1892-1973) were father and son.  The exhibit consists oil and watercolor landscape paintings done in and around the area known as Silvermine, CT encompassing Norwalk, New...

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School's Out / Art's In

Mar 31, 2015 - Apr 3, 2015

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Tuesday, March 31 – Friday, April 3,Drop-In 10:00 am – 3:00 pm School’s Out / Art’s In Drop into the Museum’s dynamic studio space on school vacation days for creative exploration. Ideas of home, architecture, and sculpture will be explored with unique art materials. Check website for details. Children: $5 members, $8 non-members. Adults: Regular...

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A Home for Art: Edward Larrabee Barnes and the KMA presents an overview of Barnes’ career and role in modern architecture, including a close look at the many Westchester homes he designed. With an architectural practice based in Manhattan, Barnes raised his family in Mt. Kisco, and the story of Barnes’ relationship to the Katonah Museum of Art crosses the worlds of business,...

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Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War dresses to the ubiquitous white dress of today. By looking at wedding fashion, the exhibition will examine how the idea of “the big day” has developed over time.

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View a selection of rare books from Pequot Library’s Special Collections, some published as early as 1773 through April 12, 2015 during normal library hours "Page Turnings & Poetry Readings" Fridays at 10:45am, see four dates below. Enjoy a private tour of the exhibition and see our historic books up close and personal. 2/20/15: Join First Selectman Michael Tetreau and...

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