Art Exhibits

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

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Artist’s Holiday Ornaments and Prints to Benefit Restoration of Greens Ledge Lighthouse

Lighthouse painting by Peter Saverine
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Hoping to make the holidays brighter for the Greens Ledge Lighthouse Preservation Society, local artist Peter Saverine will share some of the proceeds from the sale of his specially designed holiday ornaments and signed art prints to benefit the lighthouse restoration project. Saverine’s work will be featured at the Rowayton Historical Society Holiday Bazaar at Pinkney Park this weekend. On Sunday, Nov. 25, it will be open from 12 to 7 p.m. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Works by Two Area Artists on Display at Darien Nature Center, Reception Nov 28

Hanneke Goedkoop art
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Paintings by area artists Hanneke Goedkoop and Sandy Mills are on display in the “Spirit of Nature” exhibit at Darien Nature Center, now through Jan. 19. A wine and cheese opening reception for the artists will be held from 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 28. This event is free and open to the public. A total of 30 percent of sales proceeds will be donated to the Nature Center. Continue Reading →

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Opening Reception Sunday for Silvermine Arts Center’s Latest Guild Group Exhibition

Works at Silvermine Galleries Guild Group Exhibition
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The Silvermine Galleries will present a Guild Group Exhibition with new work by 44 members of the Silvermine Guild of Artists. The public is invited to an opening reception on Sunday, Nov. 18 from 2 to 4 p.m., and the exhibition runs through Dec. 20. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Westoberfest’ on Oct 13 in Westport Has Beer Tasting, Family Activities, Artisans, Car Rally

Westoberfest wide image for Facebook Westport Downtown Merchants Association
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More than 16 local and regional breweries will serve up their favorite seasonal craft beer tastings at Westoberfest, which runs from 1 to 5 p.m., Saturday, Oct. 13  in the heart of downtown Westport on Elm Street. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Artists at Grove Street Plaza Outdoor Arts Fair This Saturday, Sept 22, Downtown

Nobu Miki Artists at Grove Street Plaza poster part
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The Artists at Grove Street Plaza art event will be back this Saturday, Sept. 22, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Now in its fourth year, the event has grown to become a popular Darien fall tradition, and many people are looking forward to this unique community event. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Learn About Delacroix Thursday, Then Go See the Exhibit at the Metropolitan Museum

Eugene Delacroix self portrait
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Get a preview of the just-opened hit exhibit from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Devotion to Drawing: The Karen B. Cohen Collection of Eugène Delacroix. Page Knox of Columbia University an the Met will talk about Delacroix from 7 to 8 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 20 at Darien Library. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Irony Overload: Clock Stops For Opening Art Exhibit Called ‘Drip Drop, Tick Tock’ — After Sprinklers Activated

Drip-Drop, Tick-Tock by Joseph Fucinga
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The name of the ‘Drip-Drop, Tick-Tock’ exhibit at Housatonic Museum of Art in Bridgeport went beyond irony and well into eerie coincidence when sprinklers were activated and, you might say, the “clock stopped” on the exhibit opening, which will be postponed for two years. At this rate, it’s probably fortunate that “Boom Boom” wasn’t part of the exhibit’s name. (more…) Continue Reading →

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