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Bellarmine Hall, 1073
Fairfield,Connecticut06824United States

April 2019

Opening Night Lecture: Classical Influences in the Corporate Murals of Hildreth Meière

April 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm EDT
Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall, 1073
Fairfield,Connecticut06824United States
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Joseph A. LoSchiavo, President and CEO of SDG Music Foundation, will present a lecture titled, "Classical Influences in the Corporate Murals of Hildreth Meière." This lecture is on the evening of the opening of the exhibition Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce Wednesday, April 17th at 5 p.m. in the Diffley Board Room in Bellarmine Hall. Image (detail): Hildreth Meière, Self Portrait, oil on canvas, 1943

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Opening Reception: Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm EDT
Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall, 1073
Fairfield,Connecticut06824United States
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Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce will be on view in the Bellarmine Hall Galleries from April 18 - September 20, 2019; an Opening Reception will take place on Wednesday, April 17, at 6:00 p.m. in the Bellarmine Hall Galleries and Great Hall. The exhibition and reception are free and open to the public.  Hildreth Meière was a prolific muralist whose commissioned works adorn the walls and ceilings of public buildings from New York to California. Born in New York in 1892, Meière…

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Art in Focus: Unknown Chinese, Pair of Sancai Glazed Grooms, ca. 618-907

April 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EDT
Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall, 1073
Fairfield,Connecticut06824United States
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Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo. On Thursday, April 18, we'll be looking at these figures in the Fairfield University Art Museum's collection. Join us for the opportunity to engage deeply with this work of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your seat now! Image (detail): Unknown Chinese, Pair of Sancai Glazed Grooms, ca. 618-907, Gift of…

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May 2019

A Drawing Party

May 1 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm UTC-5
Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall, 1073
Fairfield,Connecticut06824United States
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Come alone or grab some friends for a relaxing evening at the museum! Visit the museum on Wednesday, May 1, from 7-9 p.m. to sketch in the Bellarmine Galleries or create still lifes in the classroom studio. Drawing supplies and light refreshments will be provided. Sponsored by the Creative Life Residential College and presented in conjunction with the exhibition Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce (April 18 – September 20, 2019)  Image (detail): Drama Study

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Art in Focus: 16th-century Italian, Gem with Sleeping Nymph, Satyr and Eros

May 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-5
Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall, 1073
Fairfield,Connecticut06824United States
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Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo. On Thursday, May 9th, we'll be looking at this piece in the Fairfield University Art Museum's collection.  Join us for the opportunity to engage deeply with this work of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your seat now! Unknown Mediterranean, Italian Anonymous, Unknown Italian, Gem: Sleeping Nymph, Satyr and Eros, 16th century, Onyx,…

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June 2019

Art in Focus: Hildreth Meière, Cartoons for Mosaics in the Lobby of Travelers Insurance Company (Hartford, CT), 1956

June 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm UTC-5
Fairfield University Art Museum, Bellarmine Hall, 1073
Fairfield,Connecticut06824United States
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Each event in our Art in Focus series offers an opportunity for an hour of close looking and informal discussion around a single work of art, led by Curator of Education Michelle DiMarzo. On Thursday, June 6th, we'll be looking at this work of art from the exhibition Hildreth Meière: The Art of Commerce (April 18 – September 20, 2019). Join us for the opportunity to engage deeply with this work of art in a relaxed atmosphere. Reserve your seat now! Image: Study to-scale of lobby mosaic, Travelers…

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