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“A World of Dreams—New Landscape Paintings by Tula Telfair” Exhibition

Sep 20, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

The exhibition “A World of Dreams” includes new large-scale paintings in which Professor of Art Tula Telfair presents monumental landscapes and epic-scale vistas that are simultaneously awe-inspiring and intimate. She combines stillness with motion, solitude with universality, and definition with suggestion in her bold and quiet works. Ms. Telfair’s paintings are fully contemporary in...

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“Not of This World” Exhibition

Sep 20, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014

A ghost woman who searches for her husband, an immortal trapped in a peasant’s body, and a wheel that spins prayers—East Asian cultures offer artwork woven through with supernatural and mystical elements. These encompass but a portion of the sensory, transcendental imagery in “Not of This World.” Not only aesthetically pleasing, these pieces reveal spiritual worlds filled with love,...

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“Call to Action—American Posters in World War I” Exhibition

Sep 20, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Following the declaration of war in Europe in August 1914, each of the rival powers adopted extensive advertising campaigns to recruit soldiers, encourage women factory workers, and raise the money essential for this new “total” war. Dramatic posters soon covered train stations, city squares, and stores, exhorting passers-by to new levels of patriotism and self-sacrifice....

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Fire as a Tool

Sep 20, 2014

How did indigenous peoples survive without metal containers to boil water or cook food?  They made bowls from wood, clay and gourds. Join Andy Dobos and Deneen Bernier of Three Red Trees School of Natural Living and use the coals from our campfire to burn hollows in pieces of wood while scraping and shaping to create bowls. We’ll explore unique methods of craftsmanship along with...

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Maimouna Youssef Workshop—“Freestyling through the History of American Music: Improvisation 101”

Sep 20, 2014

A hip hop workshop with Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter, poet, and emcee Maimouna Youssef a.k.a. Mumu Fresh, based in Washington, D.C. Her parents joined the First Resurrection in the 1970's after the honorable Elijah Muhammad put out a nation wide call to wake up the black man, woman, and child. Growing up in a predominately Muslim and socially conscious family, Ms. Youssef...

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Safari Tea Adventure

Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 20, 2014

September     Thurs 18 or Sat 20 Afternoon themed teas are multi-course, multi-dimensional occasions that start with a soup course and then feature assorted savories & tea sandwiches as well as Celebrations’ delectable scones plus a variety of sweets. The perfect freshly brewed specialty tea (two types, endless pots!) complements the theme and menu.   Monthly Afternoon Tea Events...

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4th Annual Silvermine ArtsFest

Sep 20, 2014

Silvermine’s free annual community event returns! This year the headline performance is Ruckus: A Cirque Spectacular, a stunning display of circus arts featuring trapezists, jugglers, contortionists, and more! The circus performance will alternate with two puppet shows that are perfect for young audiences. In our galleries visitors can see the exhibitions, including “The...

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New Haven Paint & Clay Club Active Members Exhibit

Sep 20, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday and Saturday.

The Active Members Exhibit of the New Haven Paint & Clay Club will take place from September 14 through October 5, 2014, at the John Slade Ely House, 51 Trumbull Street in New Haven.  Opening reception is Sunday, September 14,  2 - 5 pm with awards announced at 3 pm.  The exhibit will feature over 100 works by artist members of the Club in all forms of painting, mixed...

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Birds of Prey Feeding at Earthplace

Sep 20, 2014 - Dec 27, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

  Earthplace staff will answer all your questions while our Birds of Prey get their daily meal.

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Irving Berlin’s Holiday Inn

Sep 20, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

Happy holidays! Check into the tuneful world-premiere musical about a Connecticut farmhouse transformed into a jubilant nightspot — but only on holidays. From Valentine's Day to the Fourth of July, Thanksgiving to Christmas, expect a cornucopia of hit songs by Irving Berlin in a dance-dizzy romance based on the classic film that first starred Fred Astaire and Bing Crosby. Raise a glass of...

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