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Fairfield University Art Museum

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Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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April 2021

Rara avis: John James Audubon: Artist, Naturalist, & Early Conservationist

April 14 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum, 200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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Join curator Roberta Olson for “Rara avis: John James Audubon: Artist, Naturalist, and Early Conservationist”! On Wednesday, April 14th, at 5 p.m. Roberta Olson, Curator of the New-York Historical Society and Professor of Art History Emerita at Wheaton College, will give a virtual lecture titled “Rara avis: John James Audubon: Artist, Naturalist, and Early Conservationist”. This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Birds of the Northeast: Gulls to Great Auks. Learn more about the exhibition here. Learn more about the…

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Art in Focus: Diptych: Scenes from the Life of Christ and the Virgin

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum, 200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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Our virtual Art in Focus series offers the opportunity for a close look at a single work of art. On Thursday, April 15th, join Curator of Education and Academic Engagement Michelle DiMarzo for a discussion of the Unknown French, Diptych: Scenes from the Life of Christ and the Virgin, mid-14th century, relief sculpture, ivory. Take a peek at Scenes from the Life of Christ and the Virgin and send any questions you have about the artwork ahead of the Art in Focus to…

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Virtual Lecture: Women, Status, and the Family Code in Morocco

April 20 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum, 200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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Join Silvia Marsans-Sakly for “Women, Status, and the Family Code in Morocco”! On Tuesday, April 20th, at 5 p.m. Silvia Marsans-Sakly, Assistant Professor of the Department of History, will give a virtual lecture titled “Women, Status, and the Family Code in Morocco”. This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition By Design: Theater and Fashion in the Photography of Lalla Essaydi. Learn more about the exhibition here. Learn more about the event and how to watch on Eventbrite.

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Painters and Poets: Unity of Nature Past and Present

April 21 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum, 200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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Join poet Kay Cosgrove for a virtual webinar on Wednesday, April 21 at 7:30 p.m. The emphasis on the natural world is an ever-present theme for American poets and painters. Through the eyes of these poets and painters, we discover the captivating beauty of the American landscape. Kay Cosgrove takes us through a journey into America’s earliest poets from the 19th century, where landscape was used to emphasize American land and language, to the 20th century where the ecopoetic movement…

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May 2021

Art in Focus: Lalla Essaydi, Harem Revisited #31

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield University Art Museum, 200 Barlow Road
Fairfield, CT 06824 United States
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Our virtual Art in Focus series offers the opportunity for a close look at a single work of art. On Thursday, May 20th, join Curator of Education and Academic Engagement Michelle DiMarzo for a discussion of Lalla Essaydi’s Harem Revisited #31, 2012, chromogenic print. Take a look at the current exhibition By Design: Theater and Fashion in the Photography of Lalla Essaydi and send any questions you have about the artwork ahead of the Art in Focus to Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo…

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