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Lecture: The Art of Black Mobilization: Afro-Latin American Artists, History and Racial Justice

April 2 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum
200 Barlow Road, Fairfield

Held in the DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Alejandro de la Fuente, PhD, the Robert Woods Bliss Professor of Latin American History and Economics and Professor of African and African American Studies at Harvard University will present this lecture in the multi-media room. This lecture is part of the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History, and is funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation. This lecture is presented in conjunction with Archives of Consciousness: Six Cuban Artists. This exhibition will be on…

The Young Artists Concert Series: Youlan Ji

April 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Fairfield University Quick Center
200 Barlow Road, Fairfield

Award-winning pianist, Youlan Ji, was born in 1996 in Beijing, China, and became the Joyce B. Cowin First Prize Winner of the 2018 New York International Piano Competition, a biennial event presented under the auspices of The Stecher and Horowitz Foundation. She has performed the Chopin Piano Concerto No.2 with the Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra and the Beethoven Piano Concerto No.2 with Juilliard’s Pre-College Orchestra as the winner of its concerto competition. Youlan was a young scholar during the 2015-2016…

Toddler Nature Explorers

April 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until May 19, 2020
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield,United States

Tuesdays, March 31 through May 19; no class April 14 and 28. Hands-on, fun exploration of nature, for children ages 2 to 3 with participating adult. Learn about nature and animal life through stories, crafts, games, sensory experiments and meeting animals up close. CAS Members $15/class; Non-members $20/class. Pre-registration necessary at: www.ctaudubon.org/2019/02/nature-nursery-14/ or call: 203-259-6305, x109.

Beach Bunny 5K and Annual Egg Scramble!

April 11 @ 7:45 am - 11:00 am
Jennings Beach
880 South Benson Road, Fairfield

Join Fairfield Parks & Recreation for our First Annual Beach Bunny 5K on Saturday April 11, 2020! This family friendly run/walk takes place through the picturesque Beachfront Neighborhood of Fairfield, Connecticut. From the 5K to the Family Bunny Hop, the Food Trucks to the Children’s Easter Egg Scrambles, this event will be fun for the entire family! Family Fun Run and Easter Egg Scramble 7:45am Registration/9:00am 5K Race and Family fun run/10:00am Awards Ceremony/10:30am-11:00am Annual Egg Scramble Registration: www.fairfieldrecreation.com

Printmaking and Pattern Kids Workshop

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road, Fairfield

History and art collide in these fun school vacation workshops. The Fairfield Museum invites children, ages eight and up, to join us as junior fashion designers. They will discover different arts and crafts techniques using the current exhibit, which explores the history and trends in dress as inspiration, and create original, fashion-related crafts and artwork. In this workshop use floral or nature-inspired motifs to create a printed design on your very own tote bag accessory. Explore the ways in which…

Illustration Kids Workshop

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road, Fairfield

History and art collide in these fun school vacation workshops. The Fairfield Museum invites children, ages eight and up, to join us as junior fashion designers. They will discover different arts and crafts techniques using the current exhibit, which explores the history and trends in dress as inspiration, and create original, fashion-related crafts and artwork. In this workshop design your own clothing line! Illustrate an outfit for a variety of occasions (casual, formal, etc.). Consider the use of color, pattern…

Spring Break Camp

April 14 @ 9:00 am - April 17 @ 1:30 pm
Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield
2325 Burr Street
Fairfield,United States

Connecticut Audubon’s Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., hosts a spring break nature camp, for ages 4 to 8, Tuesday, April 14 through Friday, April 17, 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Nature-based, hands-on activities to welcome back spring include outdoor exploration and indoor stories, games, crafts and live animal presentations. CAS Members: $52/day, $255/week; Non-members: $62/day, $265/week. Pre-registration required. Visit: www.ctaudubon.org/2019/03/spring-break-camp-2/ or call 203-259-6305, x.109.

Sewing and Embellishing Kids Workshop

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum and History Center
370 Beach Road, Fairfield

History and art collide in these fun school vacation workshops. The Fairfield Museum invites children, ages eight and up, to join us as junior fashion designers. They will discover different arts and crafts techniques using the current exhibit, which explores the history and trends in dress as inspiration, and create original, fashion-related crafts and artwork. In this workshop learn basic sewing stitches to join fabric together. Embellish with appliqued designs, buttons and other materials. Turn your unique creation into a…

Family Day: Ancient Roman Art

April 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum
200 Barlow Road, Fairfield

In the museum’s Bellarmine Hall Galleries and Smart Classroom for drop-in arts & crafts activities and child friendly gallery tours or activity! Ages 4 – 10. Session 1: 1 – 2:30 p.m. Session 2: 2:30 – 4 p.m. Please register for the number of children only. If all spots are filled, please add your name to our waitlist. If you are no longer able to attend, please contact the museum at museum@fairfield.edu or call at 203-254-4046 to cancel your reservation.…

Gallery Talk: Collecting Cuban Art, with Steve Certilman

April 23 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum
200 Barlow Road, Fairfield

Art collector Steven Certilman, will give a gallery talk in the museum’s Walsh Gallery. This gallery talk is presented in conjunction with Archives of Consciousness: Six Cuban Artists, which will be on view in the museum’s Walsh Gallery through – May 15, 2020. Image: Abel Barroso Arencibia, Lounge Chair (Sillón), 2015, poster board, pencil shavings, wood, mixed media. Collection of Steven and Terry Certilman

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