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Curtis Gallery

151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
2035945003

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May 2017

Beginner Microsoft PowerPoint 2013 Class

May 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Learn how to create a slideshow presentation in Microsoft PowerPoint 2013. We will cover the basics of creating, editing and deleting slides, inserting images and text, and setting up a slideshow.  Library laptops will be available during the class. REGISTER HERE

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Meet Children’s Author & Illustrator Elisha Cooper!

May 25 @ 4:15 pm - 5:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Please join us for the first Rose Marie Zaharek Children's Author event honoring our beloved former Head of Children's Services!  Elisha Cooper is the award-winning author & illustrator of many favorites, Homer, Train, Farm, Beach & others.  He will present his new book Big Cat, Little Cat & will do some live drawing for the crowd.  Afterward, stay for questions & book signing. Books will be available for purchase courtesy of Elm Street Books. Please register online.

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June 2017

Painting Inside-Out: Pam Ackley and Bevi Bullwinkel

June 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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New Canaan Library presents “Painting Inside-Out” by artists Pam Ackley and Bevi Bullwinkel on view in the Curtis Gallery from May 25 to July 23, 2017. An opening reception will take place on Thursday, June 1, 6:00-8:00pm. A Q&A with the artist will begin at 6:30pm. All are welcome. Images: Pam Ackley, High Tea, oil on linen, 16" x 26"; Bevi Bullwinkel, Transience 10, cold wax and oil stick on board, 20" x 16"

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Art Detectives — Let’s Paint!

June 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join artist & art educator Mary Moross to view the artwork of painters Pam Ackley and Bevi Bullwinkel.  Then, in the studio, students will create landscape or still life paintings inspired by the work in the Gallery, using acrylic or watercolor paint.  Please wear appropriate clothes.  For grades K-4. Register @ 203-594-5002

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Macbeth for Kids

June 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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The Apprentice Company of Shakespeare on the Sound, the award winning outdoor Shakespeare Theater based in Norwalk, CT, will present an abbreviated preview of The Scottish Play, adapted for ages 6 and up with caregivers. Drop in.

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Music @ New Canaan Library: Guitarist John Lehmann-Haupt

June 28 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Join John Lehmann-Haupt, New York based guitarist and writer, for an evening of classical interpretations of popular and traditional songs. REGISTER HERE John Lehmann-Haupt has released recordings on the Physical World, AIG, and JLH Records labels. John’s writings have appeared in The New York Times and several other publications, and he was a staff instructor at New York’s American Institute of Guitar from 1982 until its 2008 closing. His childhood exposure to the recordings of guitarist Andrés Segovia alongside those by country,…

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July 2017

Political Cartoon Drawing Workshop

July 20 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Curtis Gallery, 151 Main Street
New Canaan, CT 06840 United States
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Create a political cartoon in this fun workshop lead by Editorial Cartoonist Doug Smith. Doug will provide some subject matter to choose from and demonstrate how he might come up with an idea for a political cartoon. Then participants can set pencil to paper and create their own under his guidance. This workshop is open to adults and older teens. REGISTER HERE Douglas Smith is the Editorial Cartoonist for the HAN Network, which publishes the New Canaan Advertiser and 11…

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