Calendar of Events

Jun
24
Mon
Afternoon Studios: Colors of the Wheel at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Jun 24 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Visit the galleries and think about the use of color in our exhibitions. Examine how Harmony Hammond employs earth tones and metallics, how Sara Cwynar incorporates bright and bold colors in her work, and how N. Dash uses industrial materials that come in baby blue. Then, join us in The Studio and use magazines to create a collage of the color wheel!

Jun
26
Wed
Story Time! Ages 2-6 at Hill-Stead @ Hill-Stead Museum
Jun 26 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Hill-Stead’s new Story Time is on the last Wednesday of every month at 9 am.  Your child will be introduced to stories related to art, museums, nature and more (with music and movement) in the historic setting of Hill-Stead.  Create an art project to bring home.  Then, romp around Hill-Stead’s natural playground of walking trails, gardens and sheep farm.

$8 per child or FREE with museum membership. Ages 2-6.

Teen Program at Yale University Art Gallery @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Teen Program

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jun 26 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Jun
27
Thu
Afternoon Studios: Pride Inside at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Jun 27 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Create your own flag celebrating you! Brainstorm about the things that make you unique as you walk through exhibitions such as Harmony Hammond and Sara Cwynar, then join us in The Studio to create a fabric flag painting that you can wave proudly.

Jun
28
Fri
Stone Wall Tour at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Jun 28 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Learn more about the Park’s historic stone walls during special guided hikes throughout the 2019 season. Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi on a ramble through the fields of Weir Farm National Historic Site to examine the three different types of stone walls on the property and learn about their rich history. The stone walls not only provide an opportunity to explore New England’s geologic and cultural past, but they have also served as a source of inspiration to the artists that have lived and visited here for over 135 years.
No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

 

Jun
30
Sun
Hike and Write – Nature Journaling and Sketching at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Jun 30 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Connect with the beauty of Weir Farm through your own outdoor writing experience. Join Art Educator Whitney Hoffman for a guided hike to Weir Pond that includes nature journaling and sketching. Journals and sketching supplies provided!

Registration: Registration Opens May 15. 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
1
Mon
Afternoon Studios: Jenga-tastic at The Aldrich @ The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Jul 1 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

It’s always fun and games at The Aldrich! Hop into The Studio to paint a piece of one of our new outdoor Jenga sets! Leave your bricks here to dry and come back later in the summer to use our Jenga sets in the Sculpture Garden.

Jul
3
Wed
Teen Program at Yale University Art Gallery @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Teen Program

Wednesday, June 26, 2019, 3:00 pm4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.

Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Jul 3 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Come check out the Gallery’s teen program on Wednesday afternoons from 3:00–4:30 pm. Bring your friends, explore the museum’s diverse collection, and make art. Recent sessions have focused on drawing, painting, and photography. Snacks and bus passes are provided. For teens ages 13–19.

No registration required; please meet by the couches in the Gallery lobby.