Friday, May 24, 2013

Art highlights this Spring /Summer 2013...

Looking for Art events in Stamford Downtown?  Here's a quick list to keep on hand...

Art in Public Places- Downtown Abstractions
Around Stamford Downtown locations
Each year Stamford Downtown hosts a distinguished outdoor sculpture exhibit designed to attract both local and regional audiences. Art in Public Places features sculptures lining the sidewalks and parks of the Downtown as well as the Stamford Town Center. They will be on display around town starting early June to mid August.

Kiwanis Art - Art in our Park
 Saturday, May 25 - July noon - 4pm
 61 Atlantic St
Bring your family to one of Stamford's most active Art Parks. Your little ones can create hands-on art that they can take home! Parents can enjoy the art of local artists, displayed for your pleasure and purchase, at Kiwanis Park.

ARTWALK in Stamford Downtown:
Friday, June 14, 6-9pm
Saturday, June 15, 10am-7pm
Around Stamford Downtown; walk along to view the art.  Art work from professional artists will be displayed in stores and on a walking route of the Downtown. 
Over 25 participating stores and galleries.

Other art in the downtown:

Fernando Luis Alvarez Gallery
Phone: 888-861-6791
96 Bedford StreetGallery Hours: Wed-Sun 11am-8pm.

Franklin Street Works
Phone: 203-595-5211
41 Franklin StreetA not-for-profit contemporary art space, café, and social gathering place showcasing original on-site and off-site exhibitions, artist projects, and innovative cultural programming.

Stamford Art Association
Phone: 203-325-1139
39 Franklin StreetFine arts center. Shows, juried by art professionals, expertly exhibited. Educational component. Ongoing local and national events. Thur & Fri 11am-3pm Sat & Sun 12pm-3pm.

UConn Gallery
Different Strokes : The Pink House Painters
May 13, 2013 – July 12, 2013
DIFFERENT STROKES The UConn Stamford Art Gallery is pleased to announce it newest art exhibit entitled "Different Strokes". The show is available for viewing from May 13, 2013 to July 12, 2013 in the Art Gallery located in the heart of UConn's downtown campus. The Artists' Reception is scheduled for Saturday, May 18th from 2:30-4:30pm.Admission is FREE to the exhibit.
 University of Connecticut - Stamford
One University Place
(203) 251-8400 Monday-Thursday 9:00am-7:00pm
Friday 9:00am-5:00pm
Saturday 9:00am-1:00pm

City of Stamford, Mayor's Gallery Changing exhibits
10th floor Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd 
(203) 977-4140
more info:

Sackler Gallery -Stamford Center for the Arts
Palace Theatre - Stamford Center for the Arts
Phone: 203-325-4466, 358-2305
61 Atlantic StreetThe region's premier center for the performing arts offers world class theater, dance, music, comedy, and family entertainment, plus changing art exhibitions in our gallery. 

Art at the Ferguson
In the Main Ferguson’s Auditorium Gallery.  Changing exhibits.
Reanimation Library Original Art
6 to 8 p.m.
A juried multi-media show
Exhibit runs through September
Sponsored by The Ferguson Library, the Stamford Art Association and Franklin Street Works

 Some art available for purchase at:
Arts & Crafts on Bedford
September 21 & 22, 2013

Arts & Crafts on Bedford is back for its ninth year in Stamford Downtown. Shop at our craft and artisan boutiques on Bedford Street, which will be closed to traffic for the weekend. Dine in our extended sidewalk cafes.

 Additional information at

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