Calendar of Events

Sep
12
Wed
Gun Violence in Connecticut: Realities and Paths Forward @ Quick Center for the Arts, Wien Experimental Theatre
Sep 12 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

The Fairfield University Art Museum will host a panel discussion titled Gun Violence in Connecticut: Realities and Paths Forward on Wednesday, September 12 at 5 p.m. in the Wien Experimental Theatre in the Quick Center for the Arts.

Panelists include:

  • Bret Peterkin, Statewide coordinator, DOJ Project Longevity
  • Reverend Anthony Bennett, Co-Chair, Congregations Organized for a New Connecticut (CONECT)
  • Jeremy Stein, Executive Director, Connecticut Against Gun Violence

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition#UNLOAD: Guns in the Hands of Artists.

Image (detail) © Generic Art Solutions, courtesy of Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

Sep
20
Thu
Conversation: Gun Violence as Public Health Crisis @ Barone Campus Center, Oak Room
Sep 20 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

The Fairfield University Art Museum will host a panel discussion moderated by Rep. Jim Himes titled Gun Violence as Public Health Crisis on Thursday, September 20 at 6 p.m. in the Oak Room of the Barone Campus Center at Fairfield University.

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Patrick Kelley, Distinguished Visiting Fellow, Egan School of Nursing and Founder, Forum on Global Violence Prevention, National Academies of Science
  • U.S. Senator Chris Murphy [to be confirmed]
  • LaToya Cantrell, Mayor-elect of New Orleans [to be confirmed]

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition#UNLOAD: Guns in the Hands of Artists.

Image (detail) © Ron Bechet, courtesy of Jonathan Ferrara Gallery

Sep
27
Thu
Art in Focus: Saint Jerome, Limoges enamel, 16th century – FUAM @ Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries
Sep 27 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm

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 September 27, we’ll be looking at this 16th century French enamel plaque of Saint Jerome. This object is a recent addition to the Fairfield University Art Museum collection.

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


Image (detail): 
Saint Jerome, French, Limoges, 16th century, Painted enamel on copper. Fairfield University Art Museum, Gift of Douglas and Alice Hyland (2017.34.01).