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Bus Trip: Fairfield University Art Museum and Housatonic Museum of Art
March 23, 2018 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm$50 – $70
Come for a ride with The MATT during our next Bus Trip: Fairfield University Art Museum and Housatonic Museum of Art. Let us do the planning while you come along and enjoy the art and company.
9:00 a.m. – Depart Mattatuck Museum
9:15 a.m. – Park & Ride at NVCC
10:00 a.m. – Fairfield University
1:15 p.m. – Housatonic Museum
2:45 p.m. – Ice Cream
3:30 p.m. – Leave for Mattatuck
It’s time to explore the local museums in our backyard! On view at the Fairfield University Art Museum will be The Holy Name, Art of the Gesu: Bernini and His Age and an exhibition of new work
by renowned South African artist William Kentridge in William Kentridge: Universal Archive. Enjoy a private tour with Curator of Education, Michelle DiMarzo examining both exhibits, specifically the masterpieces from the Gesu itself, which have never been exhibited in America before this show. The Holy Name also includes a rich array of paintings, sculptures, objects, drawings, prints and illustrated books borrowed from museums around the country. The Housatonic Art Museum will be exhibiting Pattern, Power, Chaos and Quiet. Through the art of Gloria Garfinkel, Brenda Giegerich, Sandra Gottlieb, Nadene Grey, Stewart Nachmias, John Lyon Paul, Susan Sommer and Eve Stuart you will see the multiple ways these artists capture nature.
Fee includes admission, tours, gratuity, and transportation. Lunch on your own at Circle Diner Restaurant. Expected arrival back at the Museum at 4:30 p.m.
Participate in our Museum Travel Club and get two additional museums stamped! Receive $5 off your Day Art Trip ticket with the purchase of your CT Art Trail Passport. Call (203) 753-0381 x130 for more information.