Neighborhood Events

Events taking place in the Fairfield, Black Rock, and Bridgeport neighborhood around the NEST Arts Factory.

Alter Native Landscapes

Vincent S C Filardi at the Pious Bird

Opening Reception:  Saturday, March 8

7 - 10 pm


Pious Bird

3142 Fairfield Avenue, Black Rock CT



The exhibit runs through April 5, 2014


See more of Vincent S C Filardi's work



CT Inventions & Innovations



Opening reception: Thursday, March 6

5 - 7 pm


Discovery Museum & Planetarium

4450 Park Avenue, Bridgeport CT



The exhibit consists of 3 parts: 

On the Move reminds us of the journeys that we take – real and imaginary – as children and adults.

Please Write looks at mechanical objects used to communicate; pens, typewriters, celebratory stamps, and postage meters.

All in a Day’s Work: Photographs of Women in Connecticut Industry explores the history of our State’s women workers in the late nineteenth century through the first half of the twentieth century, when women first started working in factories in great numbers.


In the Wake of the Butterfly: James Abbott McNeill Whistler and His Circle in Venice​

January 23 - April 4, 2014



The Bellarmine Museum

Fairfield University

200 Barlow Road, Fairfield CT




As a mature artist, the great American expatriate James Abbott McNeill Whistler (1834-1903) began using a stylized butterfly in place of a signature to maximize his work’s aesthetic qualities. Whistler’s concern with an immersive visual experience is highlighted in this focus show, which features works on paper from his Venetian series

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