Norwalk print center to celebrate special evening, special works

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If you’ve been wondering where you can get your hands on a “MONOtini” and a monotype or two, then you are in luck. Norwalk’s Center for Contemporary Printmaking will hosts its 15th Monothon party on Saturday night, from 6 to 9 p.m., at a new venue, the Lillian August store at 32 Knight St., Norwalk. […] [Read More]

Artist to reveal layers of inspiration at South Norwalk reception

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Carmelo Blandino, an artist whose work has been exhibited in New York, Stockholm, Calgary and other international cities, will be making an appearance, along with his art, at Galerie Sono in South Norwalk on Saturday, Nov. 16. The visit, which will begin at 6 p.m., is part of an opening reception that will give visitors […] [Read More]

What should LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya build next?

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Area residents may remember Nathan Sawaya‘s work back in 2008 when he put on “Architecture of the Imagination: The Lure of the LEGO Brick” at the Stamford Museum and Nature Center. A year later, his work was featured at the Flinn Gallery in Greenwich. You can see Sawaya’s work these days, at least the pieces […] [Read More]

From ‘Trail’ to ‘Harvest,’ art will be explored, cultivated this week

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Every week typically offers fans of visual arts a chance to criss-cross Fairfield County in search of new shows and events. And, this week, and weekend, is no exception. In particular, Bridgeport’s Art Trail opens on Thursday and will run through Sunday with multiple events and locations highlighting the work of artists from the greater […] [Read More]

Out and about: Things to see and places to be this weekend

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Art, music, comedy, wild animals … could you ask for more when it comes to the events and activities of this weekend and beyond? I guess you could, but you should have plenty enough to keep you and yours busy this weekend. Art: In Stamford, the Loft Artists Association will open the doors to their […] [Read More]

Aspetuck Land Trust hosts art show to aid conservation efforts

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The Aspetuck Land Trust, a nearly 50-year-old nonprofit organization that works to preserve and conserve open space in Fairfield County, will be hosting its first arts fundraiser. More than 40 area artists have contributed their work to raise awareness to the land trust’s cause and provide a way for the group to raise funds. Although […] [Read More]

American Ballet Theatre artists join Connecticut Ballet for Stamford ‘Nutcracker’ performance

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In just over seven weeks, the music of Tchaikovsky will be filling Stamford’s Palace Theatre as part of Connecticut Ballet’s presentation of the classic ballet “The Nutcracker.” This week, Connecticut Ballet, which has offices in Stamford and Hartford, announced this year’s guest artists, all of whom are with American Ballet Theatre. They will perform as the […] [Read More]

Beyond foliage and pumpkins, fall is time for crafts and antiques

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Some upcoming crafts shows in the area have embraced the latest trend of “pop-up” markets, as well as unveiled several other new components to what have been traditional events for the fall season. The first such event will be Crafts at Purchase: The Art of the Craft, which will benefit the Performing Arts Center at […] [Read More]