Category: Culture

Stamford Arts & Culture Grant Winners Announced

STAMFORD, CT – Stamford Mayor David Martin and the Stamford Arts and Culture Commission are proud to announce the winners of the 2021 Stamford Arts & Culture (SAC) Grant. The commission received 18 grant applications with $160,000 in grant aid requested. The following winners were selected for their commitment to providing quality programs that are…

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…

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…

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to present a virtual talk on American Impressionist Mary Rogers Williams by author & scholar Eve Khan

Norwalk, CT – On Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 2 p.m. the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will present author and scholar Eve M. Kahn for an illustrated virtual talk on the forgotten American impressionist, Mary Rogers Williams. Ms. Kahn said, “I grew up visiting the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and can’t wait to bring my research and…

Housatonic Museum of Art Receives Gift of More Than 600 Contemporary Photographs Ranging from Iconic to Everyday

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Museum of Art announced today that it received a donation of 615 photographs by nine contemporary artists, including pieces by well-known sports photographer Walter Iooss Jr. and photojournalist Peter Turnley. With works ranging from historic photos of Yogi Berra and Michael Jordan that graced the cover of Sports Illustrated to…

Norwalk’s Maritime Garage Gallery Extends Call For Art for Next Exhibit

Norwalk, CT – The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery has extended its call for art for its next exhibit, entitled “DeFACEment: Through Artistic Eyes

”.  The new deadline for submissions is April 30, 2020. The exhibit, which was to open on April 30 has been postponed and is expected to open mid-2020, at…