Calendar of Events

Nov
4
Sat
Yankees or Red Sox Gallery Talks with Neil Scherer at The Matt @ The Mattatuck Museum
Nov 4 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Join sports lover & guest curator for the exhibit Yankees or Red Sox: America’s Greatest Rivalry for a series of informal chats on the items in collection and more.

Nov
7
Tue
Gallery Talk: “Ledger Drawings and the Evolution of Plains Indians Masculinity” – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall
Nov 7 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Gallery Talk: "Ledger Drawings and the Evolution of Plains Indians Masculinity" – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall | Fairfield | Connecticut | United States

Dr. Peter Bayers, Professor of English, Fairfield University, will present a gallery talk entitled “Ledger Drawings and the Evolution of Plains Indians Masculinity” on Tuesday, November 7, at 5 p.m. in the Bellarmine Hall Galleries.

This lecture is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Picturing History: Ledger Drawings of the Plains IndiansThe exhibition and related programs are made possible by generous support from the Donald Ellis Gallery, New York, NY.

Image: Detail from Sheridan Ledger (Kit Fox Society Dance). Southern Cheyenne, ca. 1885. Graphite and colored pencil on lined paper, 5 ¼ x 11 ¾ inches. Private collection, courtesy of Donald Ellis Gallery, New York, NY.

Nov
11
Sat
Family Day: Ancient Greek Life – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall
Nov 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
Family Day: Ancient Greek Life – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall | Fairfield | Connecticut | United States

Please join us on Saturday, November 11, for Family Day: Ancient Greek Life. Family Day activities include arts & crafts and a child friendly gallery tour designed for ages 4-10. Session 1 is from 1-2:30 p.m. and session 2 is from 2:30-4:00 p.m.

The Fairfield University Art Museum will be free and open to the public from 12-4 pm so that you may enjoy our collection of paintings and objects.

Please register number of children only.

Space is limited. If you are unable to attend, please unregister online or contact the museum at museum@fairfield.edu.

Nov
14
Tue
A Drawing Party – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall
Nov 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
A Drawing Party – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall | Cherry Hill | New Jersey | United States

Come alone or grab some friends for a relaxing evening at the museum! Visit the museum on Tuesday, November 14, at 7 p.m. to sketch in the gallery inspired by Plains Indian Ledger Drawings or create still lifes in the classroom studio.

Drawing supplies and refreshments will be provided.

Image: Detail from Fort Marion Ledger Page. Cheyenne, ca. 1870. Graphite and colored pencil on lined paper, 8 x 25 inches. Courtesy of Donald Ellis Gallery, New York, NY.

Nov
16
Thu
Art in Focus: Utagawa Hiroshige II, Soto Beach in Mutsu Province, 1859 – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall
Nov 16 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Art in Focus: Utagawa Hiroshige II, Soto Beach in Mutsu Province, 1859 – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall | Fairfield | Connecticut | United States

Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo.

On November 16, we’ll be looking together at this multi-color woodblock print by Hiroshige II, a printmaker who adopted the name of his famous master, Hiroshige I, after he died in 1858. This print, which formed part of a larger series of landscape views entitled One Hundred Famous Views in the Various Provinces, depicts a part of Mutsu Bay, which lies at the northen tip of Honshu, the largest island in the Japanese archipelago.

Join us for the opportunity to engage deeply with this work of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your seat now!

Image: Detail from Utagawa Hiroshige II, Soto Beach in Mutsu Province (Oshu Sotogahama), from the series One Hundred Famous Views in the Various Provinces (Shokoku meisho hyakkei), 1859. Ukiyo-e woodblock print (ink and color on paper). 10 x 15 inches. Fairfield University Art Museum.

Dec
14
Thu
Art in Focus: Martin van Meytens II, Portrait of a Boy, ca. 1750 – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall
Dec 14 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Art in Focus: Martin van Meytens II, Portrait of a Boy, ca. 1750 – FUAM @ Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall | Fairfield | Connecticut | United States

Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo.

On December 14, we’ll be looking together at this portrait of an unidentified youth by the Swedish-Dutch painter Martin van Meytens II, who became a fixture at the imperial court in Vienna after 1730, painting many members of the aristocratic elite.

Join us for the opportunity to engage deeply with this work of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your seat now!

Image: Detail from Anonymous painter, after Raphael, Transfiguration, 19th century. Oil on canvas. 53 3/8″ x 38 7/8″ inches. Gift of Jane Kentor Dean.