2014-15 Calendar of Events

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

LAST DAY TO SEE Rick Shaefer: Rendering Nature.

Tuesday, February 10, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk with artist John Mendelsohn

Free and open to the public.

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

Monday, February 23, 7 p.m.

Lecture: Artists Under Hitler: Collaboration and Survival in Nazi Germany - Dr. Jonathan Petropoulos, John V. Croul Professor of European History at Claremont McKenna College.

Free and open to the public.

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

March 2015

Thursday, March 5, 5 p.m. - THIS TALK HAS BEEN POSTPONED, new date 3/23.

Lecture: Gari Melchers in Context - Dr. Joanna Catron, Exhibition Curator and Curator of Belmont: Gari Melchers Home and Studio
Free and open to the public.
Diffley Board Room, Bellarmine Hall

Thursday, March 5, 6-8 p.m. - POSTPONED, new date 3/23.

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 of Art 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

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

Museum open until 7 p.m.

Come Draw! The Cast Party

You are invited to the museum to draw the human figure from plaster casts of important Greek and Roman sculpture. Free and open to the public. No experience is necessary, all ages are welcome, and all materials will be supplied. Light refreshments will be served.

The Bellarmine Museum of Art

Monday, March 23, 5:30 p.m.

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

Free and open to the public.

Diffley Board Room, Bellarmine Hall

Monday, March 23, 6:30-8 p.m.

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

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum of Art and Great Hall

Thursday, March 26, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk: Craig Barber, photographer of works in the exhibition, Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited

Free and open to the public.

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

Thursday, March 26, 6-8 p.m.

Opening Reception: Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited   (exhibition runs March 26 - June 6, 2015)

Free and open to the public.

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

April 2015

Friday, April 3

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Good Friday

Wednesday, April 22, 7:30 p.m.

Lecture: Jewish Women and American Art

Dr. Gail Levin, professor of art history, American studies and women’s studies, City University of New York, will deliver the Samuel and Bettie Roberts Memorial Lecture in Jewish Art in the Dolan School of Business Dining Room. Complimentary reservations requested, 203.254.4000, ext. 2066

May 2015

Saturday, May 16

MUSEUM OPEN - 10 a.m. - 2 p.m. for Commencement Weekend. Free and open to all.

Friday, May 22

MUSEUM CLOSES at 12 noon - for Memorial Day Weekend

Monday, May 25

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Memorial Day

Tuesday, May 26 - Wednesday, June 3

MUSEUM CLOSED - for deinstallation and installation

June 2015

Thursday, June 4, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

Opening Reception: Jan Dilenschneider: Dualities (exhibition runs through September 18, 2015)

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum of Art and Great Hall

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

July 2015

Friday, July 3

MUSEUM CLOSED - for Fourth of July

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Tuesday - Thursday 11 - 3, and by appointment

 
August 2015

MUSEUM CLOSED for August. Open by appointment only. Please contact Carey Mack Weber cweber@fairfield.edu to make an appointment.

September 2015

Tuesday, September 8, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk and Poetry Reading: Jan Dilenschneider, will discuss her works in the exhibition, Jan Dilenschneider: Dualities and Nicole Heller, MFA Candidate will read her ekphrastic poetry inspired by Dilenschneider's paintings.

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum of Art

Thursday, September 17, 6-8 p.m.

Opening Reception: DANCE: Marc Mellon, Jane Sutherland, and Philip Trager  (exhibition runs through January 15, 2015)  with special sneak peak performances by Adele Myers and Dancers.

Free and open to the public.

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

Monday, September 21, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk: Jane Sutherland, will discuss her works in the exhibition, DANCE: Marc Mellon, Jane Sutherland, and Philip Trager.

Free and open to the public.

Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts
 
October 2015

Thursday, October 8, 6-8 p.m.

Opening Reception: Hair in the Classical World (exhibition runs through December 18, 2015)

Free and open to the public.

Bellarmine Museum of Art and Great Hall

Wednesday, October 21, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk: Philip Trager, will discuss his works in the exhibition, DANCE: Marc Mellon, Jane Sutherland, and Philip Trager.

Free and open to the public.

Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts
 
November 2015

Friday, November 6 (schedule to be announced)

Symposium: Hair in the Classical World (in conjunction with the exhibition which runs through December 18, 2015)

Free and open to the public.

Diffley Board Room, Bellarmine Hall

Wednesday, November 10, 5 p.m.

Gallery Talk: Marc Mellon, will discuss his works in the exhibition, DANCE: Marc Mellon, Jane Sutherland, and Philip Trager.

Free and open to the public.

Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery, Quick Center for the Arts
 
December 2015