Friday, October 11 2013
Classes offer firsthand experience of the entire pottery-making cycle. Beginning emphasis is placed on working with one of the fifteen potter's wheels. Beginning as well as advanced students are welcome. Sets of eight week classes are offered Tuesday or Thursday evening 6 to 9 p.m., year-round. Sign up now to reserve your place.
Call or go to the website for more information. 860-528-6090, www.greenleafpottery.net
The Higganum Village Farmers' Market Celebrates 5 years on Higganum Green in 2013!
Every Friday from the beginning of June through October, we bring you the farm-freshest foods and locally made foods and other artisanal crafts, too -- all on our green oasis in the heart of Higganum! Market times: 3:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Summer brings evening concerts immediately following the market at 7 p.m. on the gazebo stage. There's something for everyone as you explore Middlesex County and the Connecticut River towns this summer -- hope you'll visit us soon! (Find all our current information on our Facebook page and at our website: www.higganumvillagefarmersmarket.org.)
This exhibit of rich mixed media nature based work, focuses on themes of memory, loss and the passage of time. Trees serve as a metaphor for the cycle of life; symbols of dormancy, growth, strength and renewal.
The themes for this exhibit revolve around domesticity, including topics such as identity, sexuality, gender and care giving. The tactile domestic inspired sculptures map the artist’s emotional and physical space, using a monotonous process in which she connects her internal and external landscapes.
Richard Heys Exhibit " What's in there? Exploring the Beauty and Energy within trees through Woodturning
The UConn Torrington ARTS Project presents an exhibit of Richard Heys' work. "What's in there? Exploring the beauty and energy within trees through woodturning." This exhibit explores the creative work and process of Richard Heys, a fine wood turner whose beautifully turned and sculpted works are accompanied by photographs that chronicle the making of two of his pieces on view in the Whitson Gallery. The exhibit features decorative and utilitarian wooden bowls, vases, lidded boxes and sculptural objects. The exhibition runs from September 16th through November 8th at the campus' Brick Wall Space Gallery and Whitson Gallery. Richard Heys will give an artist's talk in the Whitson Gallery on October 10th at 7pm.
This year’s HNMF features resident composers Neely Bruce and Michael Schelle. Featured Concert: Sacre du Automne. The 016 New Music Ensemble, based in Hartford, is dedicated to performing the works of contemporary composers in the classical music tradition. They will perform the U.S. premiere of Michael Schelle’s Crusher for Guitar and Piano. Additional selections will feature Neely Bruce, Michael Schelle and local composers.
Come for the show which starts at 8 p.m.
Abbondanza! From the composer of Guys and Dolls comes a vibrant musical that blossoms in the vineyards of Napa Valley. Your heart will be warmed by this May-December romance when a city bride is wooed by an aging Italian grape farmer who nearly botches everything until his true goodness shines through. With a gorgeous score and spirited dancing, it’s a simple and touching love story that makes for an extraordinary night of theatre. Favorite songs include “Standing on the Corner” and “Somebody, Somewhere.” Don’t miss it!
Wednesday/Thursday 2 & 7:30pm, Friday 8pm, Saturday 3 & 8pm, Sunday 2 & 6:30pm
(Sun evening ends 10/20, Thurs mat starts 10/24)
Thanksgiving Week Special Times:
Monday 11/25: 2 & 7:30pm
No shows Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Friday 11/29: 2 & 8pm
Saturday 11/30: 3 & 8pm
Sunday 12/01: 2 & 6:30pm
In celebration of the relaunching of the last surviving wooden whaleship, Lyman Allyn presents Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan.
The exhibition, which runs from September 21 through June 8, 2014, will look at how whaling—its myths and reality, risk and reward—left its mark on Connecticut and American identity.
In the 1800s, friends and family gathered on the docks to wish “greasy luck” for a successful voyage to departing whaleships.
To most people, whales were mysterious creatures. Yet whaling was big business.
The thousands of barrels of oil the whalers brought home made ports like New London and Mystic some of the wealthiest places in the young nation, supporting a wide array of dockside occupations.
Fridays, October 4 & October 11 10am – 2pm
This fall the Fairfield Museum will open Creating Community, Exploring 375 Years of Our Past, a new hands-on exhibition that invites visitors to explore nearly 400 years of Fairfield and Connecticut history. Docents will have the unique opportunity to participate in programs and training for this exhibit of original objects, individual stories, and engaging activities that explores how people worked, lived, and built a community over time.
Please contact Christine Jewell, director of education, to pre-register and for more information at 203-259-1598 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Over the course of ten days, New York-based artist Alex Schweder will participate in the cultural life of the Glass House campus while occupying a mobile living unit temporarily situated alongside the Brick House.
Speculating that architecture is enacted as well as built, Rehearsal Space comprises a portable accommodation (combining a van, a scissor lift, and an inflatable room) that anticipates the Glass House’s potential artist residency program.
he Glass House is pleased to announce its first site-specific exhibition: SNAP! by E.V. Day. Conceived for the building known as Da Monsta - designed by Philip Johnson in 1995 as a visitor center and now a gallery - SNAP! interprets the pavilion's peculiar geometry and atmosphere both inside and out. Day has roped the exterior of Da Monsta with massive climbing webs and populated the interior with an ensemble of recent sculpture that tease out the noir qualities of Johnson's late work.
Vocalist B. Balasubrahmaniyan, Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music, is joined by Adjunct Assistant Professor of Music David Nelson on mridangam, violinist L. Ramakrishnan, and Sriram Ramesh on Kanjira.
In honor of the 40th anniversary of the Center for the Arts.
The Alumni Show II looks back at four decades of Wesleyan artists. Building on the first Alumni Show held in November/December 2003 in celebration of the 30th anniversary of the CFA, this exhibition features an entirely new selection of seventeen alumni artists.
Their work spans a broad range of contemporary practice and media, including painting, sculpture, drawing, installation art, video art, performance, and films.
The artists featured in this exhibition are Ian Boyden '95, Stephanie Calvert '08, Rutherford Chang '02, Nicolas Collins '76 MA '79, Renee Green '81, Raphael Griswold '06, John Hatleberg '79, Gabriela Herman '03, Elsie Kagan '99, Liz Magic Laser '03, Danielle Mysliwiec '98, Ed Osborn '87, Juliana Romano '04, Aki Sasamoto '04, Arturo Vidich '03, Stephanie Washburn '03, and Ben Weiner '03.
Date: Friday, September 6 through Sunday, December 8, 2013
Dates Closed: Wednesday, November 20 through Monday, November 25, 2013
Hours: Tuesday-Sunday, 12 Noon-5pm
This adults-only fabulous event will feature German inspired fare, craft beers, live music, as well as a silent auction.
Guests will also be invited to be a part of the soft opening of our annual Howl-o-ween event.
Come in disguise, anything goes! $50 per person.
Windham ARTS will host a "Pop-Up Gallery" art show and sale at the Prudence Crandall Museum's John Carter House (5 South Canterbury Road, Canterbury, CT).
An opening reception will be held on Friday, Oct. 11 from 5 to 7pm.
Hours: 10am to 3:30pm, no admission to tour the installation.