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Call for Entries for IMAGES

Feb 28, 2015 - Apr 2, 2015

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

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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Fashion & Fantasy: 250 Years of Wedding Dresses

Feb 28, 2015 - May 31, 2015

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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Mobilizing the Home Front: Posters from World War II

Feb 28, 2015 - May 10, 2015

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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In Our Own Backyard - Augustus Smith and Richard Daggy

Feb 28, 2015 - May 2, 2015

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

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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Pages From Pequot: Connections--Black Poets & Writers American Visionaries 1700s - Present

Feb 28, 2015 - Apr 12, 2015

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

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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Heather Gaudio Fine Art Presents "Jasmina Danowski: Taking in the Obscenery"

Feb 28, 2015 - Apr 11, 2015

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

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present Jasmina Danowski: Taking in the Obscenery, to be held February 21th through April 11th.  This is Danowski’s first exhibition with the gallery and will feature her most recent body of work.  The public is invited to attend a reception for the artist on Saturday, February 28th, 1-5 pm. Danowski translates personal situational...

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Monday Scholars at the Oliver Wolcott Library- The Magna Carta and Its Legacy

Feb 28, 2015 - Mar 16, 2015

Enjoy online learning and engaging discussion at the Oliver Wolcott Library with the Monday Scholars! Monday Scholars combines the best of online learning with face-to-face classroom discussion! This session’s course will be The Magna Carta and Its Legacy taught by members of the History Department at Royal Holloway, a college of the University of London. OWL’s Book Club Liaison,...

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"Jasmina Danowski: Taking in the Obscenery" Opening Reception February 28th, 1-5pm

Feb 28, 2015

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to present Jasmina Danowski: Taking in the Obscenery, to be held February 21th through April 11th.  This is Danowski’s first exhibition with the gallery and will feature her most recent body of work.  The public is invited to attend a reception for the artist on Saturday, February 28th, 1-5 pm. Danowski translates personal situational...

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Pound Ridge Historical Society Quilt Exhibit & Sale

Feb 28, 2015 - Feb 28, 2015

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Wednesday and Saturday.

The Pound Ridge Historical Society is hosting a Quilt Exhibit and Sale. It features the work of members of the Northern Star Quilt Guild and promises to be an exquisite exhibit of textile art. Modern design and traditional American heritage pieces will be on display. The exhibit and sale is at the Pound Ridge Historical Museum located at 255 Westchester Ave in Pound Ridge and is open...

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Chinese New Year Celebration @ Pelham Art Center

Feb 28, 2015

Free paper-craft workshop and a traditional Lion Dance performance Chinese New Year returns to Pelham Art Center on Saturday, February 28, 2015 with family-friendly activities commemorating the beginning of the Year of the Sheep! From 1:30-3:30PM, a paper-craft workshop will be held in which participants can create a Chinese lantern or drum. At 2:45PM, members of Kwan’s Kung Fu, from...

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