2014-15 Calendar of Events

September 2013

Saturday, September 1

Museum closed for Labor Day holiday

Saturday, September 14, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open

Family Day activities - Explore Pueblo Pottery (1-4 p.m.)

The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Wednesday, September 25, 5-6 p.m.

Lecture: Dr. Bruce Bernstein, Independent Curator (formerly Executive Director, Southwestern Association for Indian Arts and Assistant Director for Collections and Research, National Museum of the American Indian) Pueblo Pottery from the American Southwest, in conjunction with Fire and Earth: Native American Pottery from New Mexican Pueblos (at the Bellarmine Museum of Art, June 27 - October 3, 2013)*

The Bellarmine Museum of Art, Diffley Board Room

Saturday, September 28, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open

Smithsonian Museum Day

The Bellarmine Museum of Art

October 2013

Friday, October 4 - Thursday, October 10

Museum Closed - for installation

Thursday, Oct. 10, 7:30 p.m.

Exhibitions on Screen: Vermeer and Music: The Art of Love and Leisure

Tickets required.

Quick Center for the Arts

Thursday, October 10, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Opening Reception: The Collectors' Cabinet: Renaissance and Baroque Masterworks from the Arnold & Seena Davis Collection (exhibition runs Oct. 10, 2013 - Jan. 10, 2014)

Free and open to the public

The Bellarmine Museum of Art and the Great Hall

Saturday, October 12 , 12-5 p.m.

Museum open

Family Day activities - Fun with Baroque Art (1-4 p.m.)

The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Monday, October 13

Museum closed for Columbus Day holiday

Monday, October 28 , 5-6 p.m.

Lecture: Dr. Jenifer Neils
, Case Western Reserve University, Ruth Coulter Heede Professor of Art History with a secondary appointment in Classics, Athenian Identity and the Athena Parthenos Shield.

DiMenna-Nyselius Library, MultiMedia Room

November 2013

Saturday, November 9, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open

Family Day activities - Portraiture (1-4 p.m.)

The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Thursday, November 26 - Sunday, November 30

Museum closed for Thanksgiving holiday

Thursday, November 28 - Sunday, November 31

Museum CLOSED for Thanksgiving Recess

December 2013

Saturday, December 14, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open

Family Day activities - Ruffs & Cuffs: Renaissance Costume and Culture (1-4 p.m.)

The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

January 2014
Thursday, January 23, 5-7 p.m.

Opening Reception: In the Wake of the Butterfly: James McNeill Whistler and His Circle in Venice (exhibition runs January 23, 2014 - April 4, 2014)

Free and open to the public

The Bellarmine Museum of Art and the Great Hall

February 2014

Saturday, February 8, 2014, 1-4 p.m.

Museum closed - Family Day will take place at the Walsh Art Gallery and the Wien Experimental Theatre in the
Quick Center for the Arts.
Family Day activities - The Art of Printmaking

Tuesday, February 25, 2014, 5-6 p.m.

Gallery Talk by Dr. Eric Denker, National Gallery of Art, Senior Lecturer. American Artists in Early 20th-Century Venice,  in conjunction with the exhibition, Reflections and Undercurrents: Ernest Roth and Printmaking in Venice (Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, January 23 - April 4, 2014), and In the Wake of the Butterfly: James McNeill Whistler and His Circle in Venice (at the Bellarmine Museum of Art, January 23 - April 4, 2014)

Diffley Board Room, Bellarmine Hall

March 2014

Saturday, March 8, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open
Family Day activities - Daily Life in Ancient Greece (1-4 p.m.)
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Tuesday, March 18, 5-7 p.m.

Draw On!: The Cast Party

Come sketch works from the museum's Plaster Cast Collection. All necessary materials will be supplied. Free and open to the public.
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

April 2014

Monday, April 7 - Thursday, April 10

Museum closed for installation

Thursday, April 10, 5-6 p.m.

Lecture by Giampaolo Seguso, Glassmaker and Poet. Multi-media room, DiMenna-Nyselius Library, in conjunction with the exhibition,La Ragnatela/The Spiderweb: Works by Giampaolo Seguso from the Corning Museum of Glass (at the Bellarmine Museum of Art, April 10 - June 13, 2014)

Thursday, April 10, 5-6 p.m.

Lecture by Bill Gudenrath, Resident Advisor, Corning Museum Of Glass. Venetian Glassmaking Techniques. Diffley Board Room in conjunction with the exhibition, La Ragnatela/The Spiderweb: Works by Giampaolo Seguso from the Corning Museum of Glass (at the Bellarmine Museum of Art, April 10 - June 13, 2014)

Thursday, April 10, 6-8 p.m.

Opening Reception: La Ragnatela/The Spiderweb: Works by Giampaolo Seguso from the Corning Museum of Glass (exhibition runs April 10 - June 13, 2014)

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum and Great Hall

Saturday, April 12, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open
Family Day activities - All the Colors of the Rainbow (1-4 p.m.)
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Friday, April 18

Museum closed for Easter break

Monday, April 21

Museum closed for Easter break

May 2014

Tuesday, May 6, 12-2 p.m.

Screening: Glass Masters at Work: William Gudenrath. A film by Robin Lehman.
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Saturday, May 10, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open
Family Day activities - Shapes and Patterns (1-4 p.m.)
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Monday, May 26

Museum closed for Memorial Day holiday

June 2014

Friday, June 6, 2-4 p.m.

Screening: Glass Masters at Work: William Gudenrath. A film by Robin Lehman.
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Saturday, June 7, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open
Family Day activities - Art and Music (1-4 p.m.)
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Monday, June 9 - Friday, June 13

Museum closed

Monday, June 14 - Tuesday, June 15

Museum closed for deinstallation
 
July 2014
 
August 2014
 MUSEUM will be open by appointment only for the month of August. If you would like to make an appointment, contact Carey Weber at cweber@fairfield.edu.
September 2014

Thursday, September 4, 6-8 p.m.

Walsh Art Gallery - Opening Reception: Not Ready to Make Nice: The Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond (exhibition runs September 4 - November 14, 2014)

Free and open to the public.

Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts

Thursday, September 18, 6-8 p.m.

Opening Reception: Rick Shaefer (exhibition runs September 18 - December 19, 2014)

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum and Great Hall

Tuesday, September 23, 5 p.m.

Guerrilla Girls: A Dialogue on Discrimination in Art, Media and Politics - A Guerrilla Girl "Gig" with "Frida Kahlo"

Free and open to the public.

Oak Room, Barone Campus Center

October 2014
 

Saturday, October 4, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open
Family Day activities - Art & Animals (1-4 p.m.)
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Thursday, October 23, 12 noon

Guerrilla Girls Gallery Talk with Professor Marice Rose

Free and open to the public.

Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts

Saturday, October 25, 10-2 p.m.

Museum open

Thursday, October 29, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk with artist Rick Shaefer

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum of Art, Meditz Gallery

November 2014
 

Saturday, November 8, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open
Family Day activities - Street Art (1-4 p.m.)
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

December 2014

December 19

Last day to see Rick Shaefer exhibition

January 2015
 
February 2015
 
March 2015

Thursday, March 5, 5 p.m.

Lecture: Dr. Joanne Catron, Exhibition Curator and Curator of Gari Melchers Home and Studio

Diffley Board Room, Bellarmine Hall

Thursday, March 5, 6-8 p.m.

Opening Reception: Gari Melchers: An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad  (exhibition runs March 5 - May 22, 2015)

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum and Great Hall

 
April 2015
 
May 2015
 
June 2015