Highlight: 2018 International Children’s Art Exhibit

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

2018 International Children’s Art Exhibit HighLight Recalling a Special Experience in Your Life -- An Exhibition of Student Artwork.  A special exhibition with Creative Connections. Founded in 1992, Creative Connections educates young people by encouraging their awareness, understanding, and appreciation of other cultures, as well as their own. Arts-based exchanges between classrooms in the United
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New Canaan Native Tree ID Walking Tour

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Join naturalist Katherine Wagner-Reiss as she compares the native and non-native trees that are planted around the New Canaan Library and adjacent streets. Learn what trees you might want to plant at your own home to help birds, butterflies, insects and, ultimately, humans to flourish. Interested in a great book on this topic? Bringing Nature
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(Not) Just for Kids: Woodwinds, Floating on Air!

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Families are invited to join members of the Norwalk Symphony Orchestra to learn all about woodwind instruments!  Performers will demonstrate the instruments, play some orchestral selections and answer questions.  Afterward, children will have a chance to try out the instruments during the "petting zoo".  For families with children ages 5 & up. Please register ONLINE
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Crafternoon: Book Art with Silver Hill Hospital

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Join us for a special Crafternoon with art therapist Stephanie Sampson of Silver Hill Hospital. Give an old book new life by repurposing it into a work of art. This project utilizes old hardcover books with sewn bindings and allows people to decorate them and make them their own.  Limited to 25 participants.  Appropriate for ages
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Lineages : Kathy Draper & Aisha Nailah

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

New Canaan Library presents artists Kathy Draper & Aisha Nailah and their exhibition “Lineages” on view in the Curtis Gallery from May 3 to June 17, 2018. An opening reception will take place Thursday, May 3, 6:00 – 8:00 PM. A Q&A with the artists will begin at 6:30 PM. Everyone welcome!   Images: Aisha Nailah, War
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Common Sense for the Common Application

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Join us for this college planning presentation, which will provide helpful insight for both students and parents about college selection, structured applications, and fine-tuned personal and supplemental essays. Presenter Liz Waltzman will provide spot-on guidance to reduce stress during the college application process. Rising sophomores, juniors, and seniors and their parents are encouraged to attend.
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Collaborative Animals Art Workshop

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Join us for the last of our Artist in Residence 2018 workshops led by artist Alissa Siegal.  This collaborative art project is centered on animals.  Participants select an image of an animal found in New Canaan and will be given the opportunity to create a drawing or tracing of the image and instructed how to
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Nature Bowls Art Workshop

Curtis Gallery 151 Main Street, New Canaan

Join us for the second of our Artist in Residence 2018 workshops led by artist Alissa Siegal. In this hyperlocal workshop, participants will create bowls from local newspapers and scrap papers as well as local flora and fauna.  We will take a look at how we are surrounded by materials that can be transformed with
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