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The Norwalk Art Space

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455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
2032522840 https://www.thenorwalkartspace.org/

September 2021

Connecting Through Art Workshop

Saturday, September, 11, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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These days, it can be hard to find opportunities to connect and relax with loved ones. Our museum is here to provide that space and time for you. Together with family and friends, you will learn to look at art in a way that unlocks your memories and stories, opening a doorway to fun and meaningful connections. This will change how you visit museums! This workshop is perfect for couples, child/parent, grandparent/grandchild, siblings, cousins, and old friends. We will provide…

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Artist Talk with Robert Cottingham and Duvian Montoya

Sunday, September, 26, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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What are the things that are uniquely shared between artists, no matter age or status? What do painters talk about when they talk about painting? Join Robert Cottingham and Duvian Montoya as they discuss this and more.

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October 2021

Jazz Brunch

Saturday, October, 2, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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The David DeJesus Quartet honors the Saxophone Masters. Come out and hear Norwalk Art Space Music Director David DeJesus and his quartet play Jazz standards from the great saxophone masters like Charlie Parker, John Coltrane and Joe Henderson.

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Finding Your Visual Language Workshop

Saturday, October, 2, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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Are there recurring personal symbols in your life that represent your sense of love, peace, nature, death, rebirth, hate or family? In this 3-hour workshop, Duvian Montoya will help tap into your inner language of symbols to create a foundation for your artistic practice and self expression. We will reference historical artworks from Diego Rivera, Paul Gauguin, Frida Khalo and current artists like Mekeline Thomas, Ian Ingram and Jahmane. We will also use The Glossary of Painting Exhibition in the…

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The Norwalk Art Space Student Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, October, 3, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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Come witness young musicians learning the craft of Jazz on our patio while you enjoy coffee or lunch from our wonderful cafe. Students come from all over Fairfield County to participate in these free weekly Jazz Improvisation classes taught by Norwalk Art Space Music Director David DeJesus.

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Live Painting Performances by Callen Schaub

Wednesday, October, 6, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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$125

Callen Schaub is an abstract artist based in Montreal, Canada. He is recognized for his vibrant paintings using trapezes, pendulums, and spinning machines. With paintings hanging in collections across the globe, Callen continues to make the world a more colorful place, one artwork at a time. www.callenschaub.com Tickets are $125 each and include the following: - Entry to one live performance during which Callen will create one painting and interact with attendees (Performance #1 5:30-7pm, Performance #2 7:30-9pm) - Amazing…

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The Creative Happy Hour

Thursday, October, 21, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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Join us on Thursday, October 21, from 5-7pm for a multi-disciplinary artistic happy hour with live music! Fabulous food and seasonal cocktails (and non-alcoholic drinks) will be available for purchase from our cafe (run by award-winning chef Bill Taibe, 2021 Restaurateur of the Year in CT) and the team at the Art Space Cafe. Join in and get inspired by: - TNAS Animation Club with Tiara Trent - in the classroom - Scribes at TNAS (writers workshop) with Samantha Weaver…

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Jazz Brunch

Saturday, October, 23, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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Free

The David DeJesus Quartet honors the Saxophone Masters. Come out and hear Norwalk Art Space Music Director David DeJesus and his quartet play Jazz standards from the great saxophone masters like Charlie Parker, John Coltrane and Joe Henderson.

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The Norwalk Art Space Student Jazz Ensemble

Sunday, October, 24, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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Come witness young musicians learning the craft of Jazz on our patio while you enjoy coffee or lunch from our wonderful cafe. Students come from all over Fairfield County to participate in these free weekly Jazz Improvisation classes taught by Norwalk Art Space Music Director David DeJesus.

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Opening Reception: Kelly Rossetti and Joanna Lentini ‘Between Blurred Lines’

Thursday, October, 28, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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Opening Reception: Thursday, October 28, 6-9pm Gallery Hours: Wednesday - Sunday, 9am -4pm The dream-like state of our subconscious rises to the surface when viewing and experiencing the works of Kelly Rossetti and Joanna Lentini. Blurred but familiar feelings connect us to a fleeting place or time, moments we may long for or even be bothered by. These artworks make you look back and back again at the subtle but impactful lines that cut through their composition and lead you…

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December 2021

Open Sketch at The Norwalk Art Space

Friday, December, 3, 2021 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

1st Fridays Open Sketch with Duvian Montoya and Tim Cronin. Meet at The Norwalk Art Space at 3:30pm. Bring your sketchbook or plein air painting kit. Free and open to all!

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The Creative Happy Hour

Thursday, December, 9, 2021 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
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Join us on Thursday, December 9th, from 5-7pm for a multi-disciplinary artistic happy hour with live music! Participate in an open mic session or open sketch, or just grab a bite and get inspired by the creative vibe. Fabulous food and seasonal cocktails (and non-alcoholic drinks) will be available for purchase from our cafe, which is run by Chef Bill Taibe (CT Restaurateur of the Year 2021) and his Art Space Cafe team. All welcome! FREE AND OPEN TO AGES…

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Opening Night of Tara Blackwell and Cal Bocicault: American Iconography

Thursday, December, 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

The Norwalk Art Space is proud to announce its next exhibition, “American Iconography” with Korry Fellow Tara Blackwell and invited artist Cal Bocicault. Daily life is filled with repetitive images and public figures that symbolize our time, place and shared collective history. These images are sometimes remembered fondly through our childhood lenses, while others may have altered our perceptions of the neighbor next door. This exhibition explores the power of imagery as a vessel to create change in our collective…

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Fall Semester Student Showcase

Thursday, December, 16, 2021 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Opening Reception on Thursday, December 16, 2021, from 6pm - 9pm with live music. Come view the exciting artwork created by our students during the Fall 2021 semester! The exhibition includes art from the students’ explorations in acrylic painting, writing, drawing and sculpture. Exhibition runs December 16, 2021 - January 20, 2022 in the lower level. Museum hours are 9am-3pm, Wednesday - Sunday.

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A Panel of Art Professionals

Saturday, December, 18, 2021 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Calling all high school and college students interested in an art career! Join us on Saturday, December 18 from 12:00-2:00pm for a Panel of Art Professionals, co-hosted by The Norwalk Art Space and cARTie. Forging a career in the arts is never a simple, straightforward, nor easy endeavor, but there is simply nothing more rewarding for those of us called to the arts. This panel, consisting of six professional artists from The Norwalk Art Space, will help students learn more…

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Artist Talk and Q&A with Korry Fellow Tara Blackwell

Sunday, December, 19, 2021 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Tara Blackwell and Cal Bocicault will be discussing their current exhibition “American Iconography”, which will be featured at The Norwalk Art Space through January 20, 2022. Tara uses nostalgic cartoons and light-hearted imagery from her youth to grab viewers’ attention, and Cal creates highly-stylized portraits capturing modern black identity, but the work of both artists is grounded in social justice, equality and feminism.

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January 2022

The Creative Hour

January 20 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Join us on Thursday, January 20th, from 5-7pm for a multi-disciplinary artistic gathering with live music! Fabulous food and seasonal cocktails (and non-alcoholic drinks) will be available for purchase from our cafe, which is run by Chef Bill Taibe (CT Restaurateur of the Year 2021) and his Art Space Cafe team. Join in and get inspired by creatives in action. All welcome! FREE AND OPEN TO AGES 13+

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February 2022

Opening Night – Lizzy Rockwell / Friends & Family

February 3 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Opening Night: February 3rd from 6 pm - 9 pm, music by DJ Hauswife and Quiltet. In light of the recent surge in Covid cases, we are limiting capacity to 50 guests per one-hour session (please register on our website). We are also requiring all visitors to show proof of vaccination at the door and wear a mask during their visit. Please help us by honoring our efforts to keep our guests and staff safe while enjoying the fantastic new…

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Artist Talk and Q&A with Lizzy Rockwell

February 6 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Please join us for a conversation between Lizzy Rockwell and her artist friends. Moderated by David Green, Executive Director of the Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County.

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The Creative Hour

February 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Join us on Thursday, February 17th, from 5-7pm for a multi-disciplinary artistic creation event with live music! Fabulous food and drinks will be available for purchase from our cafe, which is run by Chef Bill Taibe (CT Restaurateur of the Year 2021) and his Art Space Cafe team. Join in and get inspired by creatives in action. All welcome! FREE AND OPEN TO AGES 13+

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3 Birds Storytelling

February 23 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Building Community Through Storytelling: 3Birds Productions is an all-volunteer group, dedicated to building community through storytelling in Norwalk. We treasure the community connections and friends made through sharing true stories, told live. Storytelling format: 5 minutes. Beginning, middle and an end. No notes. No reading. The theme for February 23rd is ANTICIPATION. No admission charge. Snacks and drinks will be available for purchase at the Norwalk Art Space Café TO ATTEND, please RSVP to Info@3BirdsProductions.org (attendance is limited, please rsvp…

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Korry Fellow Workshop with Lizzy Rockwell

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Korry Fellow Lizzy Rockwell will offer a community workshop in paper quilt design, hand stitching, and fabric art drawing. Ages 8 and up are welcome. There will also be a community quilting bee happening concurrently.

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Quilting Workshop with Lizzy Rockwell at The Norwalk Art Space

February 26 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Lizzy Rockwell, a Korry Fellow at The Norwalk Art Space, will lead a free community workshop in paper quilt design, hand stitching and fabric art drawing on Saturday, February 26, 2022 from 12:00-3:00pm. At the same time, members of Peace by Piece - an ongoing intergenerational after-school art program designed by Lizzy - will host a community quilting bee. Visitors ages 8 and up are welcome to drop in anytime between 12:00pm and 3pm to participate in these activities. Seating…

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March 2022

Korry Fellow Joe Fucigna Group Show

March 17 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Collecting, Indexing and Reshaping: Sculptures scattered along the floor, walls lined with unending creations both 2D and 3D, and in the loft, an entire role-playing adventure terrain leading to a multimedia animation video. This new and unique exhibition opens on March 17, 2022 and runs through April 28, 2022 at The Norwalk Art Space. Curated by The Norwalk Art Space’s Korry Fellow Joseph Fucigna, it features overlapping and divergent works by Beau Bardos, Vincent Dion, Chris Durante, Francisco Mandujano, and…

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Opening Night – Korry Fellow Joe Fucigna Group Show

March 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States

Collecting, Indexing and Reshaping: Sculptures scattered along the floor, walls lined with unending creations both 2D and 3D, and in the loft, an entire role-playing adventure terrain leading to a multimedia animation video. This new and unique exhibition opens on March 17, 2022 and runs through April 28, 2022 at The Norwalk Art Space. Curated by The Norwalk Art Space’s Korry Fellow Joseph Fucigna, it features overlapping and divergent works by Beau Bardos, Vincent Dion, Chris Durante, Francisco Mandujano, and…

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Teen Night

March 18 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

OPEN TO ALL HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS LOOKING TO PERFORM, SHARE AND SUPPORT OTHERS IN A FUN, SAFE AND ENCOURAGING ENVIRONMENT! Bring your instrument/tool of choice (or listening ears if you aren't ready) and one or two things that you'd like to share! 10-minute time slot sign-ups start at 6:30 pm, first come, first served with limited spots available. Poets, writers, comedians, dancers, animators, and musicians are all encouraged to perform! This will be an open platform for you to share…

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The Creative Hour

March 24 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

The Creative Happy Hour: Join us on Thursday, March 24th, from 5-7 pm for a multi-disciplinary artistic happy hour with live music! Fabulous food and drinks will be available for purchase from our cafe, which is run by Chef Bill Taibe (CT Restaurateur of the Year 2021) and his Art Space Cafe team. Join in and get inspired by all of the creative groups, creating simultaneously!

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Artist Talk and Q&A

March 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Artist Talk featuring Korry Fellow Joe Fucigna, artists Beau Bardos, Vincent Dion, Chris Durante, Francisco Mandujano, and Margaret Roleke, and writer Samantha Weaver on "Collecting, Indexing and Reshaping", the current exhibition at The Norwalk Art Space.

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April 2022

“Introduction to Abstraction” Workshop

April 9 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Taught by Korry Fellow Joseph Fucigna, the objective of this high energy 3-hour workshop is to create a large-scale collaborative drawing using a variety of media, techniques and methods that explore intuition and chance in the abstract creative process. Students will work individually and collaboratively to create a final large-scale artwork that expresses the personality and vision of the group. This class is open to high school students of all levels, from beginner to experienced artist. Materials will be provided.

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May 2022

Opening Night: TNAS Inaugural Journey and Spring Semester Student Showcase

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

TNAS Inaugural Journey: The Norwalk Art Space will host a new exhibition highlighting the work of its inaugural group of Resident Artists; Francisco Mandujano, Lorena Sferlazza, Remy Sosa, and Emily Teall. The Opening Reception will be held on May 5, 2022 from 6:00-9:00pm and will include performances by The Norwalk Art Space Student Jazz Ensemble as well as students who participated in TNAS Teen Talent Night. The Norwalk Art Space (TNAS) opened its doors last June, in the midst of…

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3Birds Storytelling Event

May 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States

Join us for a storytelling event on Thursday, May 12th from 6-8:30pm, hosted by 3Birds Productions and United Nations Association of Southwest Connecticut. Storytelling format: 5 minutes. Beginning, middle and an end. No notes. No reading. The theme for May 12th is "Our Refugee Story: Finding Safety". No admission charge. Delicious light fare and beverages will be available for purchase at the Norwalk Art Space Café between 6-7pm (menu will be sent to attendees a few days prior to the…

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Artist Talk and Q&A

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

As part of the “Inaugural Journey” exhibition, The Norwalk Art Space will host an Artist Talk on Sunday, May 15, 2022 from 1:00pm - 2:30pm. Moderated by David Green of The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County, the talk will feature Resident Artists Francisco Mandujano, Lorena Sferlazza, Remy Sosa, and Emily Teall, as well as TNAS Educational Co-Directors Darcy Hicks and Duvian Montoya.

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The Creative Happy Hour

May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Join us on Thursday, May 19th, from 5-7pm for a multi-disciplinary artistic happy hour with live music! Fabulous food and drinks will be available for purchase from our cafe, which is run by Chef Bill Taibe (CT Restaurateur of the Year 2021) and his Art Space Cafe team. You're welcome to participate in any of the creative groups or just come for the food and inspiration!

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The Creative Happy Hour

May 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Norwalk Art Space, 455 West Ave
Norwalk, CT 06850 United States
Free

Join us on Thursday, May 19th from 6-8 pm for a multi-disciplinary artistic happy hour with live music! Open mic will be hosted by Elaine Rojas. Fabulous food and drinks will be available for purchase from our cafe, which is run by Chef Bill Taibe (CT Restaurateur of the Year 2021) and his Art Space Cafe team. You're welcome to participate in any of the creative groups or just come for the food and inspiration!

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