Calendar of Events

Jun
1
Fri
Vacation Time @ University of Saint Joseph
Jun 1 – Aug 19 all-day

Vacation Time

June 1 – August 19

Drawn primarily from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition is the ultimate staycation. Visit the cathedrals of France, the canals of Venice, and the markets of Morocco without ever leaving Connecticut.

Image: Edward Dufner (1872-1957). Vacation Time. Watercolor. Bequest of the Reverend John J. Kelley, 1966.

 

 

Jun
15
Fri
Vacation Time @ University of Saint Joseph
Jun 15 – Sep 2 all-day

Vacation Time

June 1 – August 19

Drawn primarily from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition is the ultimate staycation. Visit the cathedrals of France, the canals of Venice, and the markets of Morocco without ever leaving Connecticut.

Image: Edward Dufner (1872-1957). Vacation Time. Watercolor. Bequest of the Reverend John J. Kelley, 1966.

 

 

Jun
29
Fri
Vacation Time @ University of Saint Joseph
Jun 29 – Sep 16 all-day

Vacation Time

June 1 – August 19

Drawn primarily from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition is the ultimate staycation. Visit the cathedrals of France, the canals of Venice, and the markets of Morocco without ever leaving Connecticut.

Image: Edward Dufner (1872-1957). Vacation Time. Watercolor. Bequest of the Reverend John J. Kelley, 1966.

 

 

Jul
13
Fri
Vacation Time @ University of Saint Joseph
Jul 13 – Sep 30 all-day

Vacation Time

June 1 – August 19

Drawn primarily from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition is the ultimate staycation. Visit the cathedrals of France, the canals of Venice, and the markets of Morocco without ever leaving Connecticut.

Image: Edward Dufner (1872-1957). Vacation Time. Watercolor. Bequest of the Reverend John J. Kelley, 1966.

 

 

Jul
21
Sat
Impressionist Painting Workshop for Teens @Weir Farm National Historic Site @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Teen artists are invited to take part in a workshop hosted by Weir Farm National Historic Site. Taught by Impressionist artist and master instructor Dmitri Wright, this workshop will feature plein air painting during the afternoon. Wright will lecture and demonstrate how to capture light and color from an impressionist’s perspective. 

Participants are encouraged to bring their own art supplies, and must be able to handle their equipment for plein air fieldwork and in the studio. Watercolor painting kits will be available for teens who do not bring their own supplies. Workshop will include introductory classroom lectures, field demonstrations, and critique of the participant’s artwork.

Registration is free, but space is limited to fifteen participants, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28. 

Third Saturdays @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Jul 21 @ 10:00 am – 5:00 pm

Visit The Aldrich for FREE the Third Saturday of each month! See the latest in contemporary art and participate in family-friendly art-making workshops in The Studio.

 

Family Workshop: Summer Fun Printmaking in the Sun!

10 am to 12 noon; children ages 2 to 5

1 to 3 pm; children ages 6 to 10

Join us during Ridgefield Summer Fest for an afternoon exploring the magic of cyanotype prints. Using both natural and found materials, we will use the sun as our medium to create one-of-a-kind photograms. We do summer right!

Jul
22
Sun
Nature Writing Workshop @ Weir Farm National Historic Site @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Jul 22 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm

Introducing Nature Writing at Weir Farm National Historic Site! Join us for an introduction to nature writing and enjoy an opportunity to write in the landscape which inspired three generations of artists. In this workshop, you will learn a bit of nature writing history, become familiar with some of the genre’s well-known authors, and connect with the beauty of Weir Farm National Historic Site through your own writing experience. Please bring paper and pen which will inspire your creativity! Participants will be writing outdoors for approximately an hour, so please bring whatever seating arrangement will be most comfortable for you (blanket, chair, etc.).

Registration is free, but space is limited, so please call early to secure a spot! To register or for more information, please call 203-834-1896 ext. 28.

Jul
27
Fri
Vacation Time @ University of Saint Joseph
Jul 27 – Oct 14 all-day

Vacation Time

June 1 – August 19

Drawn primarily from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition is the ultimate staycation. Visit the cathedrals of France, the canals of Venice, and the markets of Morocco without ever leaving Connecticut.

Image: Edward Dufner (1872-1957). Vacation Time. Watercolor. Bequest of the Reverend John J. Kelley, 1966.

 

 

Aug
3
Fri
Vacation Time @ University of Saint Joseph
Aug 3 – Oct 21 all-day

Vacation Time

June 1 – August 19

Drawn primarily from the Art Museum’s permanent collection, this exhibition is the ultimate staycation. Visit the cathedrals of France, the canals of Venice, and the markets of Morocco without ever leaving Connecticut.

Image: Edward Dufner (1872-1957). Vacation Time. Watercolor. Bequest of the Reverend John J. Kelley, 1966.

 

 

Yoga in the Garden at Weir Farm National Historic Site @ Weir Farm NHS
Aug 3 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm

Introducing Yoga in the Garden at Weir Farm National Historic Site! Join us every other Friday evening to unwind, renew and reconnect to nature in the beauty and serenity of Weir Farm National Historic Site’s stunning gardens. This bi-weekly outdoor yoga series is part of the park’s Healthy Parks Healthy People program and is the perfect way to end your week!

Experience how the park can improve your physical and mental well being with yoga instructor Suzan Converse. Suzan has been practicing yoga for almost 40 years. When she discovered Amrit Yoga she knew that she wanted to devote her life to this unique yoga practice. Amrit Yoga is a meditative practice intended to still the mind as well as give you maximum physical benefits. She has a 400 hr certification as well as over 100 hrs training in Yoga for Back Care and Scoliosis. Suzan is able to teach to every student regardless of their level with modifications as needed. She also is a Thai Massage practitioner trained in Thailand 30 years ago. Suzan’s intention is to reach as many people as she can to reveal the inherent peace that is naturally within each of us.

No Registration Required! Just bring your yoga mat and water bottle!