DMHS to host ‘in the heART of winter’; an Accessible Art 2013 exhibit

Snow Scene at the Danbury Museum & Historical Society

The Danbury Museum & Historical Society’s ‘in the heART of winter’ art exhibit opens on Saturday, January 26th from 4pm to 6pm, with an artist reception in Huntington Hall, located at 43 Main Street, Danbury.
This juried exhibit is sponsored in conjunction with The Cultural Alliance of Western CT and features the work of eleven area artists:
Christa Forrest of Stamford; Tiffany Johnson, Claudine Mussuto and Dayna Wenzel of Danbury, Jerome Nevins of Redding, Daniela Kinsbourne of Ridgefield, Randy Lagana and Joan McCaffrey of Brookfield, Honorah O’Neill of Bethel, Peach Pair of Gaylordsville and Jane Bennett of Patterson, New York.

Photo by exhibiting artist Jerome Nevins of Redding, Connecticut

The museum is the first scheduled venue tapped this year by the CAWC for the their Accessible Art Project 2013 initiative. Artwork in a variety of mediums will be featured including sculpture, photography and painting.
“We’re thrilled to partner with CAWC for a second time in filling Huntington Hall with the artwork of these talented local artists,” stated Brigid Guertin, Executive Director of the Danbury Museum & Historical Society. “The museum began seventy years ago as The Danbury Historical Museum and Art Center. We’re pleased to continue our tradition as a longstanding promoter of the arts, culture and local history in downtown Danbury.”
Regular gallery hours are Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 4pm through March 22nd.  The exhibit is FREE and open to the public.

Find out about all of the wonderful, upcoming events at the Danbury Museum…including our 3rd Annual “Bake What You Love!” Valentine’s Day Cake Creation Celebration happening on February 9th and a presentation from CT State Archaeologist Nicholas Bellantoni on February 16th “Albert Afraid of Hawk and His Long Journey Home.”