Calendar: Art and history exhibits in Fairfield County

"Baggage #3" by Mohamad Hafez is part of the “The Golden Door” exhibit at the Silvermine Gallery, 1037 Silvermine Road. It runs through Jan. 16. In-person viewing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Schedule in advance at 203-966-9700, ext. 3; .

"Baggage #3" by Mohamad Hafez is part of the “The Golden Door” exhibit at the Silvermine Gallery, 1037 Silvermine Road. It runs through Jan. 16. In-person viewing, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Schedule in advance at 203-966-9700, ext. 3; .

Silvermine Gallery / Contributed photo

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic please contact the venue to ensure the event hasn’t been cancelled.

Art Centers

Carriage Barn Art Center, 681 South Ave., New Canaan. Info:

The Golden Door, through Jan. 16, Silvermine Art Center, 1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan. Exhibition examines the complex histories and cultural identities that define and enrich contemporary America. It is recommended that visitors to the galleries make an appointment by calling 203-966-9700, ext. 3, or emailing Info:

Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport. Info:

Pic Darien 2021: Images of Hope, Heroes and Home, accepting entries through Feb. 10. Winners announced March 28. Darien Arts Center, 2 Renshaw Rd., behind Town Hall in Darien. Info: or 203-655-8683.

The Brookfield Craft Center, 286 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield. Info:

Rowayton Arts Center, 145 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton. Info:

Brookfield Craft Center, Lynn Tendler Bignell Gallery, 286 Whisconier Rd., Brookfield. Info:


Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White St., Danbury. Info: 203-778-8337,

Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main St., Ridgefield. Info: Scores for the Stars, Dec. 21 through Jan. 3. Scan a QR code to listen to Ander Mikalson’s score for Frank Stella’s Stars pieces in the sculpture garden. Twenty Twenty Exhibition, through March 14. Frank Stella’s Stars, A Survey through May 9. Genesis Belanger: Through the Eye of a Needle through May 9. Info:

Fun / No Fun: Children’s Book Art Exhibition, by James Stevenson, through April 18, The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. Exhibition of children’s book illustrations from the archives of artist, illustrator, and author James Stevenson. She Sweeps with Many-Colored Brooms, Paintings and Prints by Emily Mason, through March 21. Info:, 203-869-0376, ext. 311.

Howard Skrill: Monumental Follies, virtual art exhibition explores the impact of public monuments, as well as their removal, and their absence. Created using Kunstmatrix, a unique tool that helps to create virtual 3-D exhibitions for the digital presentation of artworks. Runs through 2021. Info:

The Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport. Info: or 203-372-3521.

The Osborne Homestead Museum, 500 Hawthorne Ave., Derby. Info: 203-734-2513.

Housatonic Museum of Art, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport,, 203-332-5052.

Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk. Info: or 203-899-0606.

EverWonder Children’s Museum, 31 Pecks Ln., Newtown. Info:

Barnum Museum, 820 Main St., Bridgeport. Info:

Currently closed: Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., New Haven. Info:

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven. Info: or 203-432-5050.

Currently closed: Yale Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven. Info: or 203-432-0600.

The Glass House, 199 Elm St., New Canaan. Info: or 866-811-4111.

Christmas Playtime at the Mansion, through Jan. 3, The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave., Norwalk. The Museum will offer tours of the new exhibit on a limited basis. Info:

Currently closed: The New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., New Haven. Info:


Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Rd., Redding. Free. Tickets/Info:, 203-938-2545.

Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. Info:

Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport. Info:, 203-259-0346, ext. 115.

Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Info:; 203-762-6334.

Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St., Ridgefield. Info/Registration:

Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd., Darien. Info:

New Canaan Library, 151 Main St., New Canaan. Info:

Kershner Gallery, Fairfield Public Library, 1080 Old Post Rd., Fairfield. Info:


Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Pl., Westport. Info:

The New Canaan Museum and Historical Society, 13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan. Info:

Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Rd., Wilton. Info:

Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center, 152 Main St., Ridgefield; 203-438-5485 or

Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave., Norwalk. Info: or 203-846-0525.

Darien Historical Society, 45 Old Kings Highway North, Darien. Info: 203-655-9233 or

Greenwich Historical Society, Bush-Holley Historic Site, 39 Strickland Rd., Greenwich. Info: 203-869-6899, ext. 10 or

Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Rd., Wilton. Info: 203-834-1896 or

Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St., Danbury. Info: 203-743-5200 or

Ridgefield Historical Society, 4 Sunset Ln., Ridgefield. Info:

Weston Historical Society, 104 Weston Rd., Weston. Free. Info:


Living Lights Exhibit, open through December, The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 N. Water Street, Norwalk. Info: 203-852-0700,

New Pond Farm Education Center, 101 Marchant Rd., West Redding. Info: 203-938-2117 or

Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, 151 Brookdale Rd., Stamford. Info: 203-322-6971 or

Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Ln., Westport. Info: 203-227-7253 or

Greenwich Audubon Center, 613 Riversville Rd. Greenwich. Info: or 203-869-5272.

New Canaan Nature Center, 144 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan. Info: 203-966-9577.

Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield. Info: 203-259-6305 x109 or


Ridgefield Guild of Artists, 34 Halpin Ln., Ridgefield. Free. Info:, 203-438-8863.

Newton Roux Gallery, 14 Elm St., Westport. Info:

Isabella Garrucho Fine Art, 40 West Putnam Ave., Greenwich. Info:

Rockwell Gallery, Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton Center. Info: 203-762-8311.

Fairfield Museum & History Center, 370 Beach Rd., Fairfield. Info:

Housatonic Museum Art, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport. Info:

RPAC Gallery, RPAC Gallery, 410 Main Street, Ridgefield. Info: 203-894-5609,

Greenwich Art Society Gallery, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Info: 203-629-1533,

The Stamford JCC 1035 Newfield Ave., Stamford. Info:,

Mayor’s Gallery, 10th floor Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd., Stamford. Info: 203-858-3082,

The Geary Gallery, 576 Boston Post Rd., Darien. Gallery hours: Wednesday-Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. Info: 203-655-6633,

Art/Place Gallery, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Info:, 203-374-9720, 646-258-6912.

Greenwich Arts Center, 299 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Viewing hours by appointment weekdays, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.; weekends, noon-4 p.m. Info: