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8:30am

Day Art Trip with Pequot Library

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04/19/2017

Experience the elegance and extravagance of the Gilded Age on guided tours of the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s American Wing and the Museum of the City of New York’s special exhibition Gilded New York during this day-long outing with Pequot Library.

5:30pm

Gallery Talk on H. A. Sigg

03/23/2017

A gallery talk on artist H. A. Sigg will start off the opening night for the Fairfield University Art Museum’s exhibition, H. A. Sigg: Abstract Rivers. The gallery talk will be presented by Lauren Cesiro, Adjunct Professor of Art History, Fairfield University, at 5:30 p.m. in the Walsh Gallery of the Quick Center for the Arts.

1:00pm

Family Day: Sketching the Landscape

04/22/2017

Please join us on Saturday, April 22, from 1 – 2:30 pm for Session I of Family Day: Sketching the Landscape. Family Day activities include arts & crafts and a child friendly gallery tour designed for ages 4-10.

8:30am

Sherri Wolfgang Solo Painting Exhibit Housatonic Art Museum

06/01/2017 - 07/31/2017

Westport painter, Sherri Wolfgang, is a Contemporary Renaissance figurative painter. Using contemporary narratives with Renaissance oil painting traditions in combination with Old Master techniques, her bold, life size paintings are breathtaking.

10:00am

Special Education Celebration at State Capital

05/02/2017

SPECIAL EDUCATION DAY AT THE STATE CAPITAL– celebrates the achievements of special education students. Opening remarks by Senator Ted Kennedy Jr., also ACT Rookie of the Year racecar driver Devin O’Connell announces “Champion Challenge” competition, plus Unified arts and sports for all to enjoy! Sponsored by SEPTO Alliance the special education PTO for all of CT.

3:30pm

Pequot Presents: The Oscars Matinée Movie Series, Arrival

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03/01/2017

Kicking off with the movie Arrival (PG-13), this free weekly series at Pequot Library allows movie buffs to bring their own refreshments and enjoy all of this year’s Best Picture Nominees on the big screen. These matinée screenings are general seating, with no reservation required.

5:30pm

Prints That Work: Printmaking in the Service of a Bigger Picture

02/23/2017

Features the work of four artists offering unique perspectives on printmaking. Roxanne Faber-Savage, Kelsey Miller, John O’Donnell and Neil Daigle-Orians mine a range of subjects including wildlife trafficking and conservation, sexuality, religion, gender and the illusion of domestic bliss. The exhibitionis curated by Leslie Giuliani. Opening reception 2/23 at 5:30pm. HousatonicMuseum.com

4:00pm

Meet The Author: Jeff Benedict At Pequot Library

03/05/2017

Come listen to New York Times bestselling author Jeff Benedict talk about his latest book QB: My Life Behind the Spiral at Pequot Library. It is the autobiography of Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young (Houghton Mifflin/October 2016). This free event offers: 30-40 minute author talk, Q & A, book sales/signing, light hors d’oeuvres and wine served.

12:00am

Help A Syrian Refugee At Panera Bread!

03/09/2017

Have you ever wanted to help a SYRIAN REFUGEE but never knew how to? Well, here’s one way to do so: call your friends and meet up at Panera Bread in the Westfield Trumbull Mall on March 9th and have your lunch/dinner there! By purchasing your meal and showing the cashier the flier attached, you will be donating part of the money spent to Syrian refugees. Don’t miss out, it’s that simple to help!!!

10:45am

Lenihan School of Irish Dancers Perform

03/11/2017

Kick off St. Patrick’s Day celebrations with an Irish Step Dancing Performance at Pequot Library on Saturday, March 11, from 10:45 – 11:45am. The Lenihan School of Irish Dance troupe visits for a costumed, spirited performance.

1:00pm

Family Day: Colors of the City

02/18/2017

Please join us on Saturday, February 18, for Family Day: Colors of the City. Family Day activities include arts & crafts and a child friendly gallery tour designed for ages 4-10.

Register at fuam.eventbrite.com for one of the two sessions (1-2:30pm or 2:30-4pm).

7:00pm

Come Draw! An Evening of Drawing at the Fairfield University Art Museum

02/28/2017

Come alone or grab some friends for a relaxing evening at the museum! Sketch in the gallery inspired by the work of Adolf Dehn or create still lifes in the classroom studio. Studio Art Professor Suzanne Chamlin will be on hand for pointers and critiques.

Drawing supplies and refreshments will be provided. Free and open to the public!

5:00pm

The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia

03/02/2017

Join author Susan Jaques for an illustrated talk, “The Empress of Art: Catherine the Great and the Transformation of Russia” on Thursday, March 2, at 5 p.m. in the Diffley Board Room in Bellarmine Hall, sponsored by the Fairfield University Art Museum. The talk will be followed by a reception and book signing of Jaques’ biography, The Empress of Art (Pegasus Books, 2016).

6:00pm

Opening Reception — H.A. Sigg: Abstract Rivers

03/23/2017

The Fairfield University Art Museum presents a new exhibition, H.A. Sigg: Abstract Rivers on view from Friday, March 24, 2016, through Saturday, June 10 2017, in the museum’s Walsh Gallery in the Quick Center for the Arts on the campus of Fairfield University. An opening reception, free and open to the public, will take place on Thursday, March 23, from 6:00-7:30 pm.

6:30pm

Havana Nights 2017 Benefit

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02/25/2017

One night this February things are going to get hot… Join Habitat CFC for Havana Nights! 2017 Benefit will be on Saturday, February 25, 2017 6:30 – 11:00 p.m. FAIRFIELD THEATRE COMPANY WAREHOUSE 70 Sanford Street, Fairfield, CT.

6:00pm

Evenings of Wellness: The Truth About Concussions

03/01/2017

You are invited!
by the Fairfield Chamber of Commerce to attend the 6th in the 2016-2017 Health & Wellness lecture series at Norma Pfriem Breast Center. The lecture will be given on March 1, 2017 by Michael Lee, M.D. Dr. Lee will present and hold a discussion on this very important topic:

The Truth About Concussions

4:00pm

Meet the Author: Jeff Benedict at Pequot Library

02/12/2017

Come listen to New York Times bestselling author Jeff Benedict talk about his latest book QB: My Life Behind the Spiral at Pequot Library. It is the autobiography of Hall of Fame quarterback Steve Young (Houghton Mifflin/October 2016). This free event offers: 30-40 minute author talk, Q & A, book sales/signing, light hors d’oeuvres and wine served.

10:00am

Pequot Founders: Building a Library and a Legacy

02/16/2017

Explore the earliest history of Pequot Library, the opening of its doors in 1894 as a public library, “free as air to all,” and the founding efforts of Virginia Marquand Monroe and Elbert B. Monroe.

– Discover letters from Pequot founders
– Explore 1894 acquisition ledgers and blueprints
– View vintage photographs
– Examine an 1855 passport
– See stereoscopic images from 1890s to the 1900s