Art Exhibits

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

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Public Invited to Opening Reception Jan 26 for Silvermine Arts Guild New Members Exhibition

New Members Exhibition works
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Silvermine Arts Center will welcome more than 50 new members (including three from Darien) to its Guild of Artists in January 2020 with a New Members Exhibition presenting a broad spectrum of innovative work. The public is invited to the opening reception, which will take place from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 26. The event is free. The New Members Exhibition runs Jan. Continue Reading →

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Maritime Garage Gallery Winter Exhibit, ‘Seeds of Peace’ Runs Through Feb 29

Shanan Haislip I Rise
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Stop by the Maritime Garage Gallery’s winter exhibit in SoNo to experience a sense of calm during the busy holiday season. The works of art featured in the gallery’s “Seeds of Peace” exhibit embrace the senses of peace and serenity. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Curator H.S. Miller of Darien Describes Bruce Museum’s Coming Exhibit: a ‘2D Cabinet of Curiosities’

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Opening on Saturday, Dec. 14, the Bruce Museum’s latest exhibition will feature depictions of sea serpents crushing ships, seven-foot-tall giants, a mummified Porsche, and a menagerie of other oddities sure to pique the interest of any visitor interested in the intersection of art and science. (more…) Continue Reading →

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Curator Available Sunday to Talk About New Darien Historical Society Display of 19th Century Pottery

Spittoon Shards of History Exhibit Darien Historical Society
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A spittoon, beer bottle and milk pan are part of a unique collection of Norwalk Pottery items featured in the exhibition “Shards of History” now at the Darien Historical Society. Richard Prowse, a longtime collector of Norwalk Pottery, will discuss the display and answer questions on Sunday, Nov. 17 from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Darien Historical Society. (more…) Continue Reading →

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83 Artists in Rowayton Art Center’s Autumn Juried Show — Reception on Sunday

Martin Dull
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A new show at the Rowayton Arts Center, with works by 83 area artists, will be on view Oct. 13 through Nov. 9, 2019.  
The “Autumn Juried Show,” an all-media exhibition, features artwork by 83 artists from the area, chosen from over 350 submissions. The opening reception is free and open to the public from 4 to 6 p.m., this Sunday, Oct. Continue Reading →

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Darien-Made, Paris-Themed: You Can Savor Art, Music and Food in ‘Artists at Grove Street Plaza’ Art Show, Sept 21

Nobu Miki art Artists at Grove Street Plaza
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The fifth annual Artists at Grove Street Plaza open-air art show will feature top local painters, photographers and ceramicists, with live chamber music and five food vendors as part of a Paris-style exhibit produced with Darien talent. (more…) Continue Reading →

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‘Marine and Coastal Art’ Exhibit Starts Sunday with Reception at Rowayton Arts Center

Rowayton Art Center Receiving Art for Exhibit
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“Marine & Coastal Art,” a new exhibit opening on Sunday, Sept. 8 at the Rowayton Arts Center, features artwork by RAC Exhibiting Members with a marine and coastal theme. The opening reception is free and open to the public on Sunday, September 8, 2019 from 4 to 6 p.m.
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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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