| Mar 19, 2013
| 9:55 AM
Artist James Grashow spent four years building a giant cardboard fountain. His goal? To put it outside and let it dissolve. A documentary called The Cardboard Bernini was made about the project, and it examines the idea of the tenuous balance between...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Eggs are pretty incredible. And edible, as per the advertising slogan that dates back to the late '70s. The current exhibit at the Bruce Museum, Egg-hibition: Unscrambling Their History, takes a look at every aspect of the egg, be it related to food, art,...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 8:25 AM
The first half of the 20th century was sort of a long time ago. The Bruce Museum's new exhibit Getting Real in Early 20th Century Art opens this Saturday, and it portrays everyday scenes from the era in the form of lithographs, etchings and other prints,...
| Sep 12, 2013
Time was, fall was about fresh beginnings: a new TV season, new dramas at theaters, college bands touring campuses. Now, all that stuff happens year-round, without a clean start or finish. It can be dizzying, but this is a good thing. Nostalgic tribute...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 7:25 AM
Chuck Close is very well-loved in Fairfield County. This week, the third concurrent exhibit of works by the popular photographer / photorealistic painter opens at the Westport Arts Center. Why not make a day of it and complete the Chuck Close trifecta...
| Apr 25, 2013
| 8:20 AM
Some of the more spectacular sharks and rays roaming the world's oceans are endangered, and though we know they exist, we know very little about them. Dr. Simon Thorrold uses data from satellite-based tagging to track them and try and figure out how...
| May 3, 2013
| 6:00 AM
Between 1885 and 1916, the Russian Imperial family had some rather fancy, bejeweled eggs created for them by the House of Fabergé. About 50 eggs were made, 42 of which survived (it must suck to be the guy that dropped one). Dr. Scott Ruby, Curator of...
| May 20, 2013
| 6:10 AM
The Bruce Museum in Greenwich is screening the Connecticut premiere of the issue-laden documentary Dear Governor Cuomo. The film covers a celebrity-studded protest concert held at the Egg Empire State Plaza in Albany on May 15, 2012, which followed a...
| May 22, 2013
| 6:50 AM
Kathleen Gilje was trained as an art restorer, and she began her career working on the national collections at the Capodimonte Museum in Naples. In her exhibit Revised and Restored which is currently open at the Bruce Museum, she used her skills to...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 8:15 AM
32nd Annual Outdoor Arts Festival, Bruce Museum of Arts and Science, 1 Museum Dr., Greenwich. (203) 869-0376. A juried event featuring more than 85 artists from across the country. Paintings, photos, drawings, prints, sculptures and mixed media. Rain or...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:55 AM
If you've ever encountered a large-scale portrait painting by Chuck Close, you've probably been under its spell. From afar, the image is stunningly lifelike, but the closer you get the more the illusion disintegrates into a colorful grid of donuts, ovals,...