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Fairfield University Art Museum

Calendar of Events

Listed here are programs offered during the current semester or (if between terms), upcoming semester. Use the filter at the left to search events by date and type. Advanced registration is strongly encouraged. Use the register now link beside each listing to sign up.

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

Piece from Collateral Damage

Mohamad Hafez: Collateral Damage

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Quick Center for the Arts, Walsh Gallery and Lobby

Event Type: Opening Reception

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Collateral Damage

Date: Thursday, October 25, 2018

Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Quick Center for the Arts, Kelley Theatre

Event Type: Lecture

Artist Mohamad Hafez

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Film Screening: Pray the Devil Back to Hell

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: DiMenna-Nyselius Library, Multimedia Room

Event Type: Films

Co-sponsored by the Black Studies Program; Women, Gender & Sexuality Program; Politics Department; and Sociology and Anthropology Department

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Liberia, 1931-33: The Collections of Alfred J. Tulk

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

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Refugee Camp Simulation

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Time: 6:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Quick Center for the Arts, Lobby

Event Type: Workshop

Hosted by the Jesuit Humanitarian Action Network (JUHAN)

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Mohamad Hafez: Collateral Damage

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

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Human Flow (2017) with Film Professor Dr. Patrick Brooks

Date: Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Time: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m.

Location: Quick Center for the Arts, Kelley Theatre

Event Type:

Directed by Ai Weiwei, written by Chin Chin Yap, Tim Finch, and Boris Cheshirkov. Film Professor Dr. Patrick Brooks will facilitate conversation following the screening.

Presented in partnership with the Film, Television and Media Arts Program, JUHAN and CIRI

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Arabic Calligraphy Workshop

Date: Monday, November 12, 2018

Time: 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.

Location: Quick Center for the Arts, Walsh Gallery

Event Type:

Led by Faraz Khan, an American Islamic calligrapher and 2015 artist-in-residence at the Arts Council of Princeton University. Materials and instruction provided.


Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Mohamad Hafez: Collateral Damage

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Forum on the Worldwide Refugee Crisis

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time: 3:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Barone Campus Center, Dogwood Room

Event Type: Panel Discussion

Join us for a Forum on the Worldwide Refugee Crisis comprised of two panels in the Dogwood Room of the Barone Campus Center on Tuesday, November 13 from 3:30 - 6:15 p.m.

 

Panel 1 - 3:30-4:30: The Syrian Refugee Crisis and the Impact of Politics on Humanitarian Action

Panelists:

  • Dr. Silvia Marsans-Sakly, Assistant Professor of History at Fairfield University
  • Charles MacCormack, former President of Save the Children
  • Firas Kayal, UNHCR Sr. Policy Adviser

Coffee Break - 4:30-5:00

Panel 2 - 5:00-6:15: The Global Refugee Crisis and the Definition of “Refugee” – Refugees and Cultural Integration

Panelists:

  • Deo Byakisaka, Refugee Services Case Manager, CIRI (Connecticut Institute for Refugees and Immigrants)
  • Artist Mohamad Hafez
  • Claudia Connor, JD, President and CEO, CIRI

 

Community Partner - Westport Public Library - presenting the Film Screening & Discussion:

82 Names, Syria Please Don’t Forget Us
Tuesday, Nov 13, 2018 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Temple Israel, Westport
Visit the Westport Library Website for details →

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

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Sudanese American Coffee Ceremony

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 2:00 p.m.

Location: Barone Campus Center

Event Type: Special Events

Representatives of the Sudanese-American House in New Britain, CT demonstrate how to prepare and serve traditional Sudanese coffee

Presented in partnership with the Office of Student Diversity and Multicultural Affairs and the Arabic Studies Program, in conjunction with the exhibition Mohamad Hafez: Collateral Damage

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Learn Arabic in 30 Minutes!

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Time: 7:00 - 7:30 p.m.

Location: Quick Center for the Arts, Walsh Art Gallery

Event Type:

Members of Fairfield’s Arabic Language Club will offer a fun introductory language lesson—learn basic greetings, introductions, and more!

 

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Mohamad Hafez: Collateral Damage

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Art in Focus: Personification of Agora, Roman (Antioch), late 4th century

Date: Thursday, November 15, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Gallery Talks

Dr. Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education and Academic Engagement

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Family Day: Life in Ancient Greece

Date: Saturday, November 17, 2018

Time: 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. (2 sessions)

Location: Bellarmine Hall, SmART Classroom

Event Type: Families

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

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The Treasures of Columbia University’s Art Collection

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Time: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Diffley Board Room

Event Type: Lecture

Dr. Roberto Ferrari, Curator of Art Properties, Avery Library, Columbia University Libraries

Part of the Edwin L. Weisl, Jr. Lectureships in Art History, funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, November 27, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

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Collecting and Field Work in West Africa

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time: 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Gallery Talks

Dr. Scott Lacy, Professor of Sociology and Anthropology, Fairfield University

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Liberia, 1931-33: The Collections of Alfred J. Tulk

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, December 4, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

Piece from Japanese Water Jars

Mizusashi: Japanese Water Jars from the Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection

Date: Wednesday, December 5, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Gallery Talks

Dr. Ive Covaci, Adjunct Professor of Art History, Fairfield University

Presented in conjunction with the exhibition Mizusashi: Japanese Water Jars from the Carol and Jeffrey Horvitz Collection

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, December 11, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

Piece from Madonna and Child

Art in Focus: Anonymous Lombard Painter, Madonna and Child, ca. 1475-1500

Date: Thursday, December 13, 2018

Time: 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon

Location: Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Gallery Talks

Dr. Michelle DiMarzo, Curator of Education and Academic Engagement

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Bellarmine Hall Galleries Tour

Date: Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Time: 12:00 noon - 1:00 p.m.

Location: Bellarmine Hall, Bellarmine Hall Galleries

Event Type: Tours

Led by Curator of Education Dr. Michelle DiMarzo

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