Items tagged with Exhibits

Panel Discussion & Reception: Women Photojournalists of CT

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photojournalistsIn conjunction with the Riverwalk Hallway exhbit of "Women Photojournalists of Connecticut," hear a panel discussion of some of the exhibitors moderated by Town Curator Kathie Bennewitz. A reception will follow at 7 pm. Image: Lighted Angels by Michelle McLoughlin

"Women Photojournalists of Connecticut" highlights work of some 20 women photojournalists in Connecticut shooting on both dangerous and everyday assignments at home and around the world. On display April 15-July 16.

McManus Room
Talks & Readings, Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

Canceled: Artist Reception for Riverwalk Display Case Exhibit: "Still Smoldering: Reflections of 9/11 by Karen E. Gersch"

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GERSCH--RemainsAfter witnessing firsthand the 2001 collapse of the Twin Towers, Montgomery, NY, artist Karen E. Gersch incorporated the printed articles that appeared daily in The New York Times to create these vivid painted collages, that are part Kadish and part eulogy. On display August 1-November 30.

Image: Remains by Karen E. Gersch

Artist reception, Thursday, August 14, from 6-7 pm in the McManus Room.

Riverwalk Level Display Case
Exhibits
Exhibits

Docent-Led Tour of the Great Hall Exhibit: FACE TO FACE: Portraits from WSPAC As It Turns 50

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punching generalTown Art Curator Kathie Bennewitz will led art lovers on a tour of the current exhibit in The Great Hall of portraits from the Westport Schools Permanent Art Collection. “FACE TO FACE: Portraits from WSPAC As It Turns 50,” is an exhibit of more than 20 portraits from the Westport Schools Permanent Art Collection in celebration of WSPAC's 50th anniversary year. On display March 28-June 27.

Image above: Punching General by Enrico Baj, 1970, lithograph, WSPAC no. 765.

Below, links to YouTube videos on artists/items in the exhibit:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

 

The Great Hall
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

Reception for The Great Hall Exhibit: FACE TO FACE: Portraits from WSPAC As It Turns 50

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punching general“FACE TO FACE: Portraits from WSPAC As It Turns 50,” an exhibit of more than 20 portraits from the Westport Schools Permanent Art Collection in celebration of WSPAC's 50th anniversary year. On display March 29-June 27.

Image above: Punching General by Enrico Baj, 1970, lithograph, WSPAC no. 765.

 


 

The Great Hall
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

The Great Hall Exhibit: FACE TO FACE: Portraits from WSPAC As It Turns 50

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punching general“FACE TO FACE: Portraits from WSPAC As It Turns 50,” an exhibit of more than 20 portraits from the Westport Schools Permanent Art Collection in celebration of WSPAC's 50th anniversary year. On display March 28-June 27.

Opening reception, Friday, April 4, 6:00-7:30 pm.

Bus tour of town facilities where other items from the collection are displayed—Saturday, May 10 from 1-4 pm. Register online; fee $30.

Image above: Punching General by Enrico Baj, 1970, lithograph, WSPAC no. 765.

 

 

 

 

Below, links to YouTube videos on artists/items in the exhibit:

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 


 

The Great Hall
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

Artist Reception for Remnants of the Original Erie Canal: Tintypes by N.W. Gibbons

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erie canal“Remnants of the Original Erie Canal: Tintypes by N.W. Gibbons,” chronicles the remains of the once great Erie Canal, completed in 1825, which ran from Lake Erie to the Hudson River, and originally included 83 locks to accommodate the increasing barge traffic between the two points. On display January 10-March 27, 2014

Light refreshements served. Enter through upper level entrance.

Image above: Lock 60--Friction Path (providing a solid surface for the lockmen to anchor their feet while manually pushing open the lock gates)
 

The Great Hall
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

Remnants of the Original Erie Canal: Tintypes by N.W. Gibbons

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erie canal“Remnants of the Original Erie Canal: Tintypes by N.W. Gibbons,” chronicles the remains of the once great Erie Canal, completed in 1825, which ran from Lake Erie to the Hudson River, and originally included 83 locks to accommodate the increasing barge traffic between the two points. On display January 10-March 27, 2014

Opening reception, Friday, January 17, 6-7:30 pm. 

Demonstration of technique: Sunday, March 16 at 2 pm in The Great Hall.

Image above: Lock 60--Friction Path (providing a solid surface for the lockmen to anchor their feet while manually pushing open the lock gates)
 

The Great Hall
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

Great Hall Art Exhibit: "Art of the Automobile"

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Yellow Fin“ART OF THE AUTOMOBILE,” an exhibit of photorealistic paintings by Weston artist Ken Scaglia celebrating the elegant lines and polished surfaces of classic cars. Trained in illustration and graphic design at Purdue and Yale universities, he works as both a realist artist and a trompe l’oeil painter, whose work is found in private collections in Connecticut and around the country. On exhibit September 27-January 8, 2014.

Opening reception, Friday, October 4, 6-7:30 pm. Light refreshments served. 

Left: Yellow Fin

The Great Hall
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

The Merritt Parkway Turns 75

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MERRITT Bridges--Comstock Hill Rd
RT110 bridge detail“Part I of the Merritt Parkway Turns 75,” a glimpse at the history and design of the Merritt Parkway. Part I is the section built first, from Greenwich to Norwalk.

On display: May 1-August 30.

Opening reception: Friday, May 3, 6-7 pm, McManus Room.

Pictures above: (L) MERRITT Bridge at Comstock Hill Rd & (R) Rt. 110 detail (credit N.W. Gibbons).

Riverwalk Level Hallway
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art

Opening Reception: Merritt Parkway Exhibits in Riverwalk Display Case and Riverwalk Hallway

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MERRITT Bridges--Comstock Hill RdOpening reception for “Painting the Merritt: Cynthia Mullins Celebrates the Parkway” and "Part I of the Merritt Parkway Turns 75."MULLINS--Exit 46-Easton Turmpike Bridge

 

 

 

 

 

 

Riverwalk Level Display Case
Exhibits
Exhibits, Art