From Greenwich to Milford, there is art to be seen this week

sokolov2Greenwich’s Flinn Gallery continues to push through its 2013-14 season with the opening Thursday of “On the Move. ” The show features the work from around the country, featuring images such as motorcycles, planes, railroads and people, as well as other fauna and flora.

The gallery is located in the main branch of the Greenwich Library. The show, which opens with a reception from 6 to 8 p.m., is sponsored by the Friends of the Greenwich Library.

Six curators have selected works from seven artists, including Charlie Hunter, Judith Wyer, Laure Dunne, Pierre Gagnon, Lisbeth Firmin, Joel Sokolov (“Departure,” at right) and Andrei Palmer.

The show continues to Jan. 22. Hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday; 1 to 5 p.m. Sundays. Hours are extended until 8 p.m. Thursdays. A portion of the sales will benefit Friends of the Greenwich Library.

There are other openings and special events, too:

In Stamford, a juried photography show will open on Thursday at the UConn Stamford Campus art gallery, with reception from 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday. Call 203-251-8400. Also on Thursday is the start of Franklin Street Works newest exhibition, “Neuromast: Certain Uncertainty and Contemporary Art.” It will open with a reception at 5 p.m. The Loft Artists Association, meanwhile, will host a reception on Friday from 5 to 8 p.m. to kick off its Holiday Show and Boutique.

In Milford, celebrate the conclusion of the Holiday Wreath Show and Sale with a reception tonight at the Center for the Arts.

In Fairfield, the Fairfield County Arts Association will launch its members art show at  Independence Hall with a reception on Dec. 17, from 7-9 p.m.

Christina Hennessy