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Best of the arts in the weeks ahead

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BRAN­FORD “Lu­mi­nos­ity,” paint­ings by Ray­mond Pu­pedis and Bev­erly Schirmeier, Wil­loughby Wal­lace Me­mo­rial Li­brary, 146 Thim­ble Is­lands Road. Open­ing re­cep­tion: Sun 4-6 p.m.

BRIDGE­PORT Dis­cov­ery Mu­seum, 4450 Park Ave. “Get Phys­i­cal,” “En­ergy Net­work” on view on the Up­per Level; “Ad­ven­ture Science,” “Dare to Dis­cover,” “Preschool Power,” on view in the Main Level; “Science on a Sphere,” “Space Gallery,” “Moon­base Dis­cov­ery” “Apollo 11 Space­suit” on view in the Lower Level. 203-3723521, dis­cov­ery­mu­seum.org

DAN­BURY “All Ex­pe­ri­ence is an Arch” works by Megan Mar­den, @287 Gallery, 287 Main St. Ex­hibit on dis­play. DARIEN

“About Time: The Master­work of Mar­garet Brassler Kane (1909-2006),” Darien His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 45 Old Kings High­way N. Through Feb. 3. Ex­hibit is free mem­bers, $5 non­mem­bers. 203-6559233, darien­his­tor­i­cal.org

DARIEN “Maria Korr: New Eng­land Re­flec­tions,” Geary Gallery, 576 Bos­ton Post Road. Through Jan 31. Gallery is open Tue-Sat 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. 203- 655-6633, geary­gallery.com

FAIR­FIELD “Chas­ing Splin­tered Sun­light Iconic Rock ‘n Roll pho­tog­ra­pher, Jay Blakes­berg…,” Ex­hibit by Fair­clough and Wil­cox, South­port Gal­leries, 330 Pe­quot Ave. On view. 203-292-6124, south­port­gal­leries.com

FAIR­FIELD “Take the Time” art­work of Sarah Chap­man, Charles Hall, and Michele Hubler, Li­brary, 1080 Old Post Road. Through March 31. 203256-3155, fair­field­pub­li­cli­brary.org

FAIR­FIELD “Rodin, Truth, Form, Life,” Fair­field Univer­sity’s Walsh Art Gallery, 1073 N. Ben­son Road. through Dec. 21, 2019. Gallery hours: Mon-Fri 11 a.m.-4 p.m. fair­field.edu.

FAIR­FIELD “Al­ice in Mu­seum Land,” Mu­seum & His­tory Cen­ter, 370 Beach Road. Through Feb. 17; “Flap­pers: Fash­ion and Free­dom,” through Feb. 203-259-1598, fair­field­his­tory.org.

FAIR­FIELD “Egyp­to­ma­nia: The West­ern Fas­ci­na­tion with Egypt” Ex­hibit, Pe­quot Li­brary, 720 Pe­quot Ave., South­port. Through Jan. 27. 203-259-0346, ext. 120, pe­quotli­brary.org

GREEN­WICH Joint ex­hibit of wa­ter­color paint­ings and pho­tog­ra­phy pre­sented by Art So­ci­ety of Old Green­wich Co-Pres­i­dents Elaine Con­ner and Julie DiBaise, Green­wich Bank & Trust, 1103 E. Put­nam Ave. Through Jan. 31.

GREEN­WICH “His­tory Is .... ,” His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety Gallery for Spe­cial Ex­hi­bi­tions,” 39 Strick­land Road. Through Sept. 7. 203-869-6899, ext. 10. green­wich­his­tory.org.

GREEN­WICH “Forces of Na­ture,” Li­brary Flinn Gallery, 101 W. Put­nam Ave. Through Jan. 23. 203-622-7972, green­wich­li­brary.org.

GREEN­WICH “Pressed for Time: Botan­i­cal Col­lect­ing as Gen­teel Pas­time or Sci­en­tific Pur­suit?,” Bruce Mu­seum, 1 Mu­seum Dr. Through March 3; “The Dawn of Mod­ern Medicine: Se­lec­tions from the Med­i­cal Ar­ti­fact Col­lec­tion of M. Don­ald Blau­fox,” through Jan. 27; “Down­sized: Small-Scale Sculp­ture by Con­tem­po­rary Artists,” through Jan. 27. Mu­seum hours: Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m. Closed Mon. $7 adults, $6 stu­dents up to 22 years, $6 se­niors, free for mem­bers and chil­dren un­der 5. 203-869-0376, bruce­mu­seum.org

HAM­DEN Ham­den Art League with Rick Daskam, “Oil: Mon­hegan Land­scapes,” Miller Me­mo­rial Li­brary Se­nior Cen­ter So­cial Hall, 2901 Dixwell Ave. Tue 7 p.m. 203-287-1322, ham­denartleague.org

HAM­DEN Ire­land’s Great Hunger In­sti­tute at Quin­nip­iac Univer­sity ex­hibit, “Fred­er­ick Dou­glass in Ire­land: ‘The Black O’Con­nell,” Lender Spe­cial Col­lec­tion Room at the Arnold Bern­hard Li­brary, 275 Mt. Carmel Ave. Through Jan. 31. 203-5283713, [email protected]

HART­FORD Paper­ma­nia: movie star posters, con­cert posters, post cards, pho­tog­ra­phy, rare books, stamps, sheet mu­sic, tins, vin­tage valen­tines, world war ephemera, so­cial and po­lit­i­cal items, news print, zo­diac signs and much more, XL Cen­ter, One Civic Cen­ter Plaza. Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 9 a.m.-2 p.m. 860-249-6333, xl­cen­ter.com

HART­FORD “Pa­tios, Pools, & the In­ven­tion of the Amer­i­can Back­yard,” Con­necti­cut His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 1 El­iz­a­beth St. Through Feb. 23; “Hamil­ton: His World, His Words, His Hair,” through Feb. 23. chs.org.

HART­FORD “Tails of Twain,” Mark Twain House & Mu­seum Cen­ter, 351 Farm­ing­ton Ave. Ex­hibit on view through Jan. 21. 860-247-0998, or visit web­site. mark­t­wain­house.org

HART­FORD “Bouke de Vries / MA­TRIX 180 “War and Pieces,” Wadsworth Atheneum Mu­seum of Art, 600 Main St. Through Jan. 6; “Bed Fur­nish­ings in Early Amer­ica, An In­ti­mate Look,” ex­hibit on view through Jan. 27. 860-278-2670, the­wadsworth.org

HART­FORD "Mon­sters & Myths: Sur­re­al­ism and War in the 1930’s and 1940’s," Wadsworth Atheneum Mu­seum of Art, 600 Main St. Through Jan. 13. Hours: Wed-Fri 11 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sat, Sun 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; First Thurs­days 11 a.m.-8 p. $5-$10. Hart­ford stu­dents (grades K-12) re­ceive free ad­mis­sion year-round. 860-2782670, the­wadsworth.org.

KA­TONAH N.Y. “Out­ra­geous Or­na­ment: Ex­treme Jew­elry in the 21st Cen­tury,” Ka­tonah Mu­seum of Art, 134 Jay St. Through Jan. 27. 914-2329555 ext. 2968, ka­ton­ah­mu­seum.org

KENT “In Liv­ing Color” paint­ings by Treasa Pat­ti­son, Kent Me­mo­rial Li­brary Gallery, 32 N. Main St. SatFeb. 27. 860-927-3761, kent­memo­ri­al­li­brary.org

MIL­FORD “Mil­ford Stu­dent Show,” Mil­ford Cen­ter for Arts, 40 Rail­road Ave. Through Jan. 10. 203-878-6647, mil­for­darts.org

MYS­TIC “Open Death in the Ice: The Mys­tery of the Franklin Ex­pe­di­tion,” Mys­tic Sea­port Mu­seum, 75 Green­manville Ave. Through April 28. Gallery hours daily 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 860-572-5331, mys­tic­sea­port.org

NEW CANAAN Jae Ko: ?? Drift, Heather Gau­dio Fine Art, 66 Elm St. Sat-Feb. 23. View the in­stal­la­tion as it takes form and see the artist at work. Open­ing re­cep­tion: Sat 4-6 p.m. View­ing hours: Tue-Sat from 10:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m. 203-801-9590, heather­gau­diofin­eart.com

NEW CANAAN “Mo­ments of Soli­tude,” Li­brary, 151 Main St. Through Mon. 203-594-5084, new­canaan­li­brary.org

NEW CANAAN “New Mem­bers Ex­hibit,” Sil­ver­mine Arts Cen­ter Gal­leries, 1037 Sil­ver­mine Road. Wed-Feb. 6. Gallery hours: Wed-Sat noon-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. 203-9669700 ext. 22, sil­ver­min­eart.org

NEW HAVEN “Sights and Sounds of An­cient Rit­ual,” Yale Univer­sity Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St. Through March 3; “Se­ri­ously Funny: Car­i­ca­ture through the Cen­turies,” through Jan. 27. Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. art­gallery.yale.edu

NEW HAVEN “Ab­stract/Dis­tract,” by Judy At­las, Joy Bush Nancy Eisen­feld, Roberta Fried­man, City Gallery, 994 State St. Thu-Jan. 27. Open­ing re­cep­tion: Jan. 12, from 3-5 p.m. Artists talk at 3 p.m. Re­cep­tion Snow Date: Jan. 13. Gallery hours: Thu-Sun noon-4 p.m. 203-782-2489, city-gallery.org

NEW HAVEN “Be­fore the Del­uge: Apoca­lyp­tic Flood­scapes from John Martin to John Goto, 1789 to Now,” Yale Cen­ter for British Art, 1080 Chapel St. Through March 24. 203432–2800, britishart.yale.edu

NEW HAVEN “The Artist’s Eye: Figuar­ines of the Pa­le­olithic,” Yale Pe­abody Mu­seum of Nat­u­ral His­tory, 170 Whit­ney Ave. Through March 17; “Cal­i­for­nia Gold: Mod­ern Mar­vels from the Golden State,” ex­hibit on­go­ing. 203-432-5050, pe­abody.yale.edu

NEW HAVEN “Christ­mas in Poland,” Knights of Colum­bus Mu­seum, 1 State St. Through Feb. 3; Christ­mas Tree Fes­ti­val, Through Feb. 3. Open daily from 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Free ad­mis­sion and park­ing. 203-865-0400, kofc­mu­seum.org

NEW LON­DON “Emil Carlsen’s Quiet Har­monies,” Ly­man Al­lyn Art Mu­seum, 625 Wil­liams St. Through March 24; “Win­ter Cir­cus,“through Jan. 14; Amer­i­can Vi­sion­ary: John F. Kennedy’s Life and Times,” through Feb. 24. Mu­seum hours: Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun 1-5 p.m. Closed Mon­days. 860-443-2545, ext. 2129, ly­manal­lyn.org.

NOR­WALK “In­side the Mind of 5iveFingaz, solo ex­hibit,” Side­walk Gallery at Press Proof Stu­dio, Inc.,18 S. Main St. Through Sun. side­walk­[email protected]­s­tu­dio.com

NOR­WALK “Street Level,” Mar­itime Gallery is lo­cated in the Mar­itime Park­ing Garage ex­hibit space. Through Jan. 18. The gallery is free and open Mon-Fri 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-831-9063, nor­walk­park.org/ pub­lic-art NOR­WALK “The Artist’s View: Trav­el­ing the Mer­ritt Park­way,” Lock­wood-Mathews Man­sion Mu­seum, 295 West Ave. Through Sun. WedSun noon-4 p.m. 90 minute tour $20, $18 se­niors, $16 ages 8-18; 45 minute tour $10 adults, $8 se­niors, $6 ages 8-18 years old. 203-838-9799, lock­wood­math­ews­man­sion.com

NOR­WALK “From the RAC Stu­dio/ In­struc­tors and Stu­dents Show,” Roway­ton Arts Cen­ter, 145 Roway­ton Ave. Sun-Jan. 19. Open­ing re­cep­tion: Jan. 6, from 4-6 p.m. Cen­ter hours: Tue-Sat noon-5 p.m.; Sun 1-4 p.m. (closed Mon­day). Ad­mis­sion is free. For in­for­ma­tion, visit roway­tonarts­cen­ter.org. or call 203866-2744.

NOR­WALK “Con­struct/De­con­struct: Karen Vo­gel Solo Show,” and “Sur­face Mat­ters: CCP's 2018 Mem­bers' Show,” Cen­ter for Con­tem­po­rary Print­mak­ing, 299 West Ave. Duel ex­hibits on view Through Jan. 27. View hours: Tue-Sun 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Free. 203-899-7999, con­tem­prints.org.

OLD LYME “Pa­per Trail: Amer­i­can Prints, Draw­ings, and Wa­ter­col­ors,” Flo­rence Gris­wold Mu­seum, 96 Lyme St. Through Jan. 27. Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m., Sun 1-5 p.m. $10 adults, $9 se­niors, $8; stu­dents, free ages 12, younger. 860-434-5542, flo­rence­gris­wold­mu­seum.org

RIDGE­FIELD “Art Meets Science,” Art by Vic­tor DeMasi, Way of the Sword, 21 Gov­er­nor St. Through Jan. Mon-Thu 4-8 p.m.; Sat 11 a.m.-3 p.m. 203-448-0106.

RIDGE­FIELD “BAS­COVE Sus­te­nance,” Paint­ings & Works on Pa­per, Sarah’s Wine Bar, 20 West Lane. Through Jan. 203-438-8282, bernard­sridge­field.com

RIDGE­FIELD He­lena Hern­marck: Weav­ing in Progress, Aldrich Con­tem­po­rary Art Mu­seum, 258 Main St. Through Jan. 19. “The Do­mes­tic Plane: New Per­spec­tives on Table­top Art Ob­jects,” through Jan. 13. 203438-4519, aldrichart.org

STAM­FORD ”Vari­a­tions” an ex­hibit of art­work by artist Ellen Gor­don, Stam­ford Jewish Com­mu­nity Cen­ter’s Gallery @ the J, 1035 New­field Ave. Thu-Feb. 28. Artist re­cep­tion: Jan. 17, from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is free. el­lens­gor­don.com

STAM­FORD Mayor’s Gallery pre­sents "4 Vi­sions” Pho­tog­ra­phy from mem­bers of the Stam­ford Art As­so­ci­a­tion, Jean-Marc Bara, Carol Bat­tin, Chris­tine Irvin, Gre­gory Pres­ley, Gov­ern­ment Cen­ter, 10th Floor, 888 Wash­ing­ton Blvd. Mon-Feb. 28. Re­cep­tion: Jan. 17, from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Open 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 203-858-3082.

STAM­FORD “False Flag: The Space Be­tween Para­noia and Rea­son,” Franklin Street Works, 41 Franklin St. On view through Sun. 203-2530404, tcamille­[email protected]

STAM­FORD “Nat Con­nacher Art,” Bartlett Ar­bore­tum & Gar­den Sil­ver Ed­u­ca­tion Cen­ter, 151 Brook­dale Road. Mon-Feb. 1. 203-322-6971, bartlet­tar­bore­tum.org

STAM­FORD “Hol­i­day Trip­tych: N.C. Wyeth: Po­ems & Paint­ings of Amer­i­can Pa­tri­o­tism,” Stam­ford Mu­seum & Na­ture Cen­ter, 39 Scofield­town Road. Through Jan. 27. 203-9776538, [email protected]­ford­mu­seum.org

STAM­FORD “Art Doesn’t Have to Match the Sofa: A Dig­i­tal En­counter,” Dig­i­tal Col­la­graphs by artist Joanie Lan­dau, Mayor’s Gallery, 10th fl. Gov­ern­ment Cen­ter, 888 Wash­ing­ton Blvd. Through Thu. Open week­days 9 a.m.-4 p.m. 203-858-3082.

STAM­FORD “False Flag: The Space Be­tween Para­noia and Rea­son,” Franklin Street Works, 41 Franklin St. Through Sun. 203-595-5211, franklin­street­works.org

STAM­FORD "Faces & Fig­ures," Stam­ford Art As­so­ci­a­tion Town­house Gallery, 39 Franklin St. SunJan. 31. Re­cep­tion: Sun 4-6 p.m. Gallery hours: Thu, Fri 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; Sat, Sun noon-3 p.m. 203-325-1139, stam­for­dar­tas­so­ci­a­tion.org

WA­TER­BURY “Con­ver­gence: Med­i­ta­tions on Amer­i­can Land­scape,” Mat­tatuck Mu­seum, 144 W. Main St. Through Jan. 13. Mu­seum hours: Tue-Sat 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun noon-5 p.m. 203-753-0381, ext. 130, mattmu­seum.org

WEST­PORT “Kris­ten Am­brosi & Katya Le­brija~ Ab­stract Art Ex­hibit,” The Gallery at Pearl at Long­shore, Pearl Restau­rant & Bar. Through Feb. 4. 203-222-1424, west­por­this­tory.org

WILTON Con­necti­cut His­tory-Wilton’s Story, Wilton His­tor­i­cal So­ci­ety, 224 Dan­bury Road. Per­ma­nent ex­hibit on dis­play. 203-762-7257, wilton­his­tor­i­cal.org

WILTON Visual Eight Art Ex­hibit, Li­brary, 137 Old Ridge­field Road. Through Jan. 27. Re­cep­tion: Fri 6-7:30 p.m. 203-762-6342, wilton­li­brary.org.


ELMS­FORD, N.Y. "Phan­tom," Westch­ester Broad­way Theatre, 1 Broad­way Plaza. Through Jan. 27. Call or visit web­site for show­times and tick­ets. 914-592-2222, broad­waythe­atre.com NEW HAVEN “Miller, Mis­sis­sippi,” Long Wharf Theatre’s Stage II, 222 Sar­gent Dr. Wed-Feb. 3. 203-7874282, long­wharf.org.

WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. "Beauty & The Beast," White Plains Per­form­ing Arts Cen­ter, 11 City Place (3rd level of City Cen­ter). Through Jan. 13. Per­for­mance times: 2, 7 p.m. Tick­ets start at $35. wp­pac.com., 914-328-1600.

Getty Im­ages

Our fas­ci­na­tion with Egypt is the topic of an ex­hibit at the Pe­quot Li­brary in Fair­field’s South­port neigh­bor­hood. See list­ing

“The Artist’s View: Trav­el­ing the Mer­ritt Park­way” is on view at the Lock­wood-Mathews Man­sion Mu­seum in Nor­walk. See list­ing.

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