On Exhibit: Opening and upcoming

OPENING In Living Color, March 21-April 14, MAC’s Firehouse Gallery, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. Opening reception, March 21, 5:30-7 p.m., 81 Naugatuck Ave., Walnut Beach-Milford. Info: milfordarts.org. ART CENTERS Carriage Barn Art Center, 681 South Ave., New Canaan. Info: carriagebarn.org. Paper 2019 exhibit, April 3-May 16, Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan. Opening reception: April 7, 2-4 p.m. … read more

This Weekend: Concerts, plays and more

Merchant of Venice The Merchant of Venice runs March 7-17 as part of the Valley Shakespeare Festival at 415 Howe Ave., Shelton. Tickets are $10-$35. For more information, visit vsfestival.org. Xeno & Oaklander Xeno & Oaklander will perform on March 7 at 7:45 p.m. at the Fairfield Theatre Company, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Tickets are $18. For more information, visit … read more

Material Witness: Aldrich presents a survey of Harmony Hammond’s work

A comprehensive look at the work of a woman at the forefront of feminist and lesbian art is coming to the region. After moving to New York City, artist Harmony Hammond in the 1970s co-founded the city’s first all-women’s co-op gallery, A.I.R., and the journal Heresis: A Feminist Publication of Art & Politics. She later wrote the book Lesbian Art … read more

Westconn exhibit challenges viewers to engage

The Western Connecticut State University will present “neither here nor there (or And),” as its 2019 winter exhibition, to be held at the WCSU Visual and Performing Arts Center Art Gallery on the university’s Westside campus in Danbury. The exhibition will run from Jan. 31 through March 3. “The Department of Art decided it was important for us to create … read more

On Exhibit: Opening and upcoming

OPENING Neither here nor there (or And), Jan. 31 through March 3, Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Info: wcsu.edu/svpa/events/. Color in Winter Art Show & Sale, Feb. 1 through March 29, Newtown Municipal Center, Fairfield Hills Campus, 3 Primrose St., Newtown. Artists reception Feb. 27, 3-4:40 p.m. Info: scanart.org. Celebrating Life Through Art, Feb. 1-28, Geary … read more

On Exhibit: Opening and upcoming

OPENING Surf and Turf, July 27 through Sept. 4, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. Stratford’s FranCesca Winfield’s art will be displayed. Info: stratfordlibrary.org. ART CENTERS Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 12-4 p.m. Info: www.rgoa.org or call 203-438-8863. Carriage Barn Arts Center, home to New Canaan Society for the Arts, … read more

This Weekend: Plays, concerts and more

The Tempest The Tempest runs July 19-22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center, University of Bridgeport, 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport. The show is free. For more information, visit ctfreeshakespeare.org. Billy & the Showmen Billy & the Showmen will perform on July 19 at 5 p.m. at the Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Road, Wilton. The … read more

On Exhibit: Opening and ongoing

OPENING Reconstructions, July 21 through Sept. 15, Kershner Gallery, Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Rd., Fairfield. The exhibit displays paintings by Karen Neems, Cherril Kolesik and Philip Eras. Opening reception, July 28, 4:30-6:30 p.m. Info: call 203-256-3155. ART CENTERS Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Regular gallery hours are Wednesday – Sunday, 12-4 p.m. Info: www.rgoa.org or … read more

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