Category: Culture

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and The Stamford Art Association are issuing a Call for Artists for a juried exhibition

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and The Stamford Art Association are issuing a Call for Artists for a juried exhibition titled, Envisioning Space: Architecture Through the Ages. The deadline to submit is June 26, 2021 by midnight. This juried exhibition will be on view at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue, Norwalk,…

Free session offers help to families of at-risk teens and those affected by substance use disorder

SIMSBURY, CT – Every day, more and more families in Connecticut are affected by substance use disorders or realize they have a teen at risk of developing a substance use disorder (SUD). On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, a local organization, A Promise to Jordan, will present a session to introduce families to CRAFT: Community Reinforcement…

Silvermine School of Art Summer Camps are back and offering week-long art camps for students ages 5-17

NEW CANAAN, CT – The Silvermine School of Art Summer Camps are back! Offering week-long art camps for students ages 5-17, Silvermine provides extraordinary opportunities for young children and high school students to learn from regionally and nationally known artists—while meeting new friends and having fun on Silvermine’s five-acre campus. Students will gain new skills,…

The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts Establishes  Textbook Lending Library at Housatonic Community College

Helping low-income, high-need students seeking higher education and vocational learning. BRIDGEPORT, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) is easing the burden of textbook costs for low-income students thanks to a grant from The Scripps Family Fund for Education and the Arts (SFFEA) for the creation of a new Textbook Lending Library. The Textbook Lending Library…

Housatonic Museum of Art Nominated for  2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA), announced on Thursday that it has been nominated for The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service. Rep. Jim Himes submitted the museum for the nation’s highest honor that recognizes outstanding American museums and libraries that have made…

HCC Art Professor Lydia Viscardi Opens New Show on August 28  Solo art exhibition at Five Points Gallery: “Here and Hereafter”

TORRINGTON, CT – Housatonic Community College (HCC) studio art adjunct professor Lydia Viscardi will present “Here and Hereafter,” a solo exhibition of mixed media painting and works on paper at Five Points Gallery from August 28 – October 3, 2020. The gallery, located at 33 Main St. in Torrington, CT, is free and open to…