February Virtual Events at the Fairfield University Art Museum

February Virtual Events at the Fairfield University Art Museum

Walton Ford, Dying Words, 2005, 6 copper plates, hardground etching, aquatint, spit bite aquatint, drypoint, scraping and burnishing on white Rives paper, published by Blue Heron Press, New York. Lent by Joshua Rechnitz, © Walton Ford

Walton Ford, Dying Words, 2005, 6 copper plates, hardground etching, aquatint, spit bite aquatint, drypoint, scraping and burnishing on white Rives paper, published by Blue Heron Press, New York. Lent by Joshua Rechnitz, © Walton Ford

Don't miss these upcoming opportunities to: listen to Jonathan Weinberg, artist and professor at Yale University School of Art and Rhode Island School of Design; discover Roman Art with your kids; and closely examine Walton Ford's painting Dying Words.

Join the Fairfield University Art Museum (FUAM) online on Wednesday, February 10, at 6 p.m. for Jonathan Weinberg’s virtual lecture “Marsden Hartley: Painter of Birds.” Please visit thequicklive.com to watch this event live. Weinberg is an artist and professor at Yale University School of Art and Rhode Island School of Design. This event is presented in conjunction with the exhibition Birds of the Northeast: Gulls to Great Auks. Learn more about the exhibition..

On Saturday, February 13, families are invited to watch FUAM's video tutorials to create your own mosaic, design a Roman coin out of clay, and other fun activities inspired by the ancient Roman objects in our museum! As usual for the museum's Family Days, kits with art supplies will be available for pick up at Fairfield University for registered participants who opt-in by email. Tag FUAM on social media at @FairfieldUAM with your completed projects to be entered into a monthly raffle for a $25 gift card to Michaels. Please note: Register on Eventbrite for the number of children. Registration must be completed by Saturday, February 6.

On Thursday, February 18, join Curator of Education and Academic Engagement Michelle DiMarzo, PhD for another Art in Focus series discussion, this time honing in on Walton Ford’s Dying Words, 2005, etching.

Take a peek at Dying Words, and send any questions you have about the artwork ahead of the Art in Focus to Curator of Education Dr. DiMarzo at mdimarzo@fairfield.edu.

Virtual Lecture: Marsden Hartley: Painter of Birds

Date: February 10, 2021
Time: 6 p.m.
Location: Online

Additional Details:

This event is part of the Edwin L. Weisl Jr. Lectureships in Art History, funded by the Robert Lehman Foundation.

The Pequot Library, Southport, and Connecticut Audubon Society-Fairfield Region are community partners for this exhibition and its related programming.

Virtual Family Day: Roman Art

Date: February 13, 2021
Time: 9 a.m.
Location: Online

Additional Details:

Register on Eventbrite for the number of children. Registration must be completed by Saturday, February 6.

Art in Focus: Walton Ford, Dying Words

Date: February 18, 2021
Time: 11 a.m.
Location: Online

Additional Details:

The FUAM's virtual Art in Focus series offers the opportunity for a close look at a single work of art.

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