Calendar of Events

Sep
18
Wed
Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Sep 18 @ 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.

Panel: Women in Management @ Dolan School of Business
Sep 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:30 pm

How did Hildreth Meière develop strong collaborative working relationships with the craftsmen who executed her mosaics and sculptures? How many of the challenges that she faced in the early 20th century are still experienced by women in management positions today?

 

Join us for an interdisciplinary panel discussion on Wednesday, September 18th at 6 p.m. in the Dolan School of Business led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo, Dr. Catherine C. Giapponi (Associate Professor of Management), and Dr. Elizabeth Hohl (Assistant Professor of the Practice of the History Department). A reception will precede the event at 5 p.m., generously supported by the Travelers Insurance Company.

 

This lecture is presented in conjunction with Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce located in the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries which is on view through September 21, 2019.

 

 

 

Sep
19
Thu
Art in Focus: Hildreth Meière, [Study of Song #1], 1932 @ Fairfield University Art Museum; Bellarmine Hall
Sep 19 @ 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. The event is led by the Curator of Education and Academic Engagement, Michelle DiMarzo. On Thursday, September 19th at 11:00 a.m. we’ll be looking at the Study of Song #1 (1932), a work of art from the exhibition Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce (April 18 – September 21, 2019).

 

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

 

 

 

Sep
20
Fri
Stone Wall Tour at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Sep 20 @ 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.

 

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

Visit The Aldrich for FREE the third Saturday of each month! See the latest in contemporary art, explore our Sculpture Garden, and join us for a tour and art-making workshop.

Gallery Tour
12 noon

Participate in a tour highlighting key pieces throughout the Museum and Sculpture Garden and engage in conversation around the work of Sara Cwynar, Radcliffe Bailey, Tom Friedman, Nari Ward, and Tony Tasset, led by Aldrich staff member Michelle Friedman.

Art-Making Workshop: Playful Painting with Erika Rohde
10 am to 12 noon and 1 to 3 pm

All ages

A day all about experimental painting! Teaching artist and educator Erika Rohde will be leading workshops all day using unexpected tools and techniques for painting including salad spinners, string and jewelry chains, bubbles, and tape. Create an assortment of colorful and funky masterpieces to bring home or display them in The Studio!

Third Saturdays are generously sponsored by Fairfield County Bank.

 

Sep
25
Wed
Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Sep 25 @ 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.

Sep
27
Fri
Farming the Landscape: Art and Agriculture Tours at Weir Farm NHS @ Weir Farm National Historic Site
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Did the artist J. Alden Weir have a farm?  What type of crops did they grow?  What types of animals lived in the Weir Barn?

Join Park Ranger Tom Barberi every other Friday from 10:00 to 11:00 am for a guided tour and learn about the agricultural history of Weir Farm.   Learn how the agricultural history and landscape of Weir Farm inspired J. Alden Weir’s paintings.

Registration: No registration is required, but parking is limited, so please carpool if possible.

Oct
2
Wed
Yale University Art Gallery – Teen Program @ Yale University Art Gallery
Oct 2 @ 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.

Oct
3
Thu
Gallery Talk: Prints from the Age of Rodin @ Fairfield University Art Museum; Bellarmine Hall
Oct 3 @ 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Michelle DiMarzo, the Curator of Education and Academic Engagement, will present a gallery talk titled Prints from the Age of Rodin. The gallery talk is on Thursday, October 3rd in the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries starting at 5 p.m.

 

The exhibition Prints from the Age of Rodin is on view in the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries from October 4 – December 21, 2019.

 

 

 

 

Opening Reception: Prints from the Age of Rodin and Sculptured Adornment: The Jewelry of David Hayes @ Fairfield University Art Museum; Bellarmine Hall
Oct 3 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

The Opening Reception for Prints from the Age of Rodin and Sculptured Adornment: The Jewelry of David Hayes is on Thursday, October 3rd, from 6 – 7:30 p.m. in the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries and Great Hall. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public. Light snacks and refreshments will be provided.