Art Exhibits

Art exhibits and receptions, as well as talks or discussions about art

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Pet Portraits, Landscapes, Still Lifes on Display, Reception Thursday, Aug 8

Susan Kurnit works Atria Darien August 2019
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Artist Susan Kurnit’s pet portraits, landscapes and still life paintings will be on display this month at the Gratia Gillespie Art Gallery at Atria Darien for the month of August. A reception for Kurnit will be held from 5 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Aug. 8 at the gallery. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Darien Native Peter Saverine’s Artwork on Display in Westport, Reception 4 to 7 PM, Sunday

Peter Saverine beach dunes art
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Fairfield County native Peter Saverine will be the featured artist at Bistro du Soleil in Westport through Labor Day. An opening reception to meet the artist, preview and purchase paintings and celebrate over wine and tasty treats with the restaurant owners and local friends will be held from 4 to 7 p.m., Sunday, August 4. The event is open to the public. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Focus Under Forty’ Exhibit Opens Sunday with Reception at Rowayton Arts Center

Focus Under 40 Receiving at Rowayton Arts Center
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A new show at the Rowayton Arts Center (RAC), “Focus Under Forty” will be on view July 28, 2019 through August 25, 2019. This all-media exhibition features artwork by local artists aged 16 to 39 years old. The opening reception is free and open to the public on Sunday, July 28, 2019 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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The Late Margaret Bourke-White of Darien One of Four Notable Photographers Featured in Bruce Museum Exhibit

Margaret Bourke-White
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Works of four singular American photographers: Margaret Bourke-White (a Darien resident until her death in 1971), Carl Mydans, Patrick Nagatani, and Brett Weston are the focus of “From Butterflies to Battleships,” a photography exhibit at the Bruce Museum. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Farm to Gallery’ Fundraiser at Rowayton Arts Center Celebrates All Things Culinary and the ‘At the Table’ Exhibit

Farm to Gallery event Rowayton Arts Center
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The Rowayton Arts Center is hosting a “Farm to Gallery” fundraising event on Wednesday, July 17 from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
The evening celebrates all things culinary with the current show “At the Table” on display and the recent “Food for Thought” creative writing contest. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Silvermine Arts Center Hosts ‘Summer Salon Guild Exhibition’ of 130+ Artists

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Silvermine Arts Center will devote its Galleries this summer to the work of more than 130 Guild members from across the country. The Summer Salon Guild Exhibition runs from July 6 to Aug. 21, and an opening reception will take place on Saturday, July 13 from 6 to 8 pm. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Westport Fine Arts Festival, July 20 to 21, Includes Art, Food, Kids Activities and That Gargantuan Book Sale

Westport Fine Arts Festival
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The Westport Fine Arts Festival takes place on the weekend of July 20 and 21 with works on display from more than 175 juried artists, arts fun for kids, food and  the Wesport Library’s giant annual summer book sale — heavy enough to slow down the rotation of the Earth. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Small Treasures’ Exhibit at Maritime Garage Gallery in SoNo

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Works of art that are small in size, but big on creativity are on exhibit at the Maritime Garage Gallery in SoNo. “Small Treasures” features works of art that are no larger than 12 by 12 inches. The exhibit runs from July 15 to Oct. 5, 2019. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Grieb’s Pharmacy Displays Art by Peter Saverine All Summer

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Following recent interior renovations at Grieb’s Pharmacy, a Darien landmark in its original location since 1947, owners Debi and Chuck Hibben wanted to create an ideal space to showcase local artwork. To kick off what they hope will be an ongoing, rotating exhibit of local art, Darien native and artist Peter Saverine created some oversized seascapes. Each work will be for sale for $450 and 20 percent will be donated by the artist to support Darien Post 53 EMS. The exhibit will hang until the end of August. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Various New Offerings at Holistic and Integrative Wellness Center in Darien

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Allison Milano-Stolar, CEO of Inspire Train Fit, is pleased to announce the spring offerings of her health and wellness business and the Holistic & Integrative Wellness Center in Darien. (more…) Continue Reading →

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