2014-15 Calendar of Events

August 2014
 
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.)
Free and open to the public
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Monday, October 13

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Columbus Day holiday

Monday, October 20, 10-12 a.m.

CREATIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE Symposium at Dolan School of Business

Nationally acclaimed speaker, Randy Cohen (VP of Research at Americans for the Arts), will be the guest at a symposium, hosted by Fairfield University's Charles F. Dolan School of Business. Panelists will include:

  • Kip Bergstrom Deputy Commissioner CT Dept of Economic and Community Affairs,
  • Chris Bruhl President & CEO, Business Council of Fairfield County
  • Jill Saverine Vice President, Human Resources, priceline.com and
  • James Simon Dean, College of Arts and Sciences, Fairfield University.

The symposium will discuss the role of creativity in the workplace, and the place of the arts, humanities and cultural organizations in fostering that creativity.

RSVP to david@culturalalliancefc.com for this Symposium.

The Creativity in the Workplace series is presented as part of Connecticut at Work, a year-long conversation about the past, present and future of work life in Connecticut created by Connecticut Humanities.

Wednesday, October 22, 5 p.m.

Lecture: Art After Stonewall, Jonathan Weinberg, Ph.D., Yale University

Free and open to the public.

Kelley Center Presentation Room

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

Wednesday, 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.)
Free and open to the public
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

Wednesday, November 12, 5 p.m.

Lecture: Tradition and Globalization in Contemporary Chinese Art, Aileen June Wang, Ph.D., Long Island University

Free and open to the public.

DiMenna-Nysellius Library, Multi-Media Room

Friday, November 14

Last day to see Not Ready to Make Nice: The Guerrilla Girls in the Artworld and Beyond exhibition at Walsh Art Gallery

Wednesday, November 26 - Sunday, November 30

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Thanksgiving Recess

December 2014

Friday, December 19

Last day to see Rick Shaefer: Rendering Nature exhibition at Bellarmine Museum of Art

Monday, December 22 - Tuesday, December 23

MUSEUM CLOSED - for De-installation

Wednesday, December 24 - Sunday, January 4

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Holiday Recess

January 2015

Monday, January 19

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Martin Luther King Day

Sunday, January 25, 3:00 p.m.

Open Visions Forum Lecture: The Monuments Men: The Search for Nazi Art Loot - Robert M. Edsel

Tickets required - $45. Contact Quick Center for the Arts Box Office

Quick Center for the Arts, Kelley Theatre

February 2015

Tuesday, February 3, 5:00 p.m.

Lecture: Women in the Classical World - Dr. Rebecca Sinos, Chair, Classics Dept., Amherst College -

Free and open to the public.

DiMenna-Nysellius Library, Multi-Media Room

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

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

March 2015

Thursday, March 5, 5 p.m.

Lecture: Gari Melchers in Context - Dr. Joanna Catron, Exhibition Curator and Curator of Belmont: 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

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

Museum open
Family Day activities - Exploring Impressionism (1-4 p.m.)
Free and open to the public
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom

April 2015
 
May 2015

Monday, May 25

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Memorial Day

June 2015

Saturday, June 6, 12-5 p.m.

Museum open
Family Day activities - Ruffs & Cuffs: Costume & Culture in Renaissance Art (1-4 p.m.)
Free and open to the public
The Bellarmine Museum of Art, smART classroom