“WE ARE – A Nation of Immigrants”: A Monumental Public Art Installation in downtown New London, Connecticut – Joe Standart

“WE ARE – A Nation of Immigrants”: A Monumental Public Art Installation in downtown New London, CT

IMAGES 2017 Featured Photographer: The Photography of Joe Standart
March 9 – April 30, 2017

Internationally-known photographer, artist, and director Joe Standart is acclaimed for capturing the ever-changing subtleties of light and mood. His award-winning 40-year career began with the National Park Service in Alaska, where he spent two years documenting remarkable landscapes. Standart then moved to a New York City studio and partnered with advertising, editorial and corporate clientele for three decades and produced many memorable campaigns for clients including Viking Range, Martex Sheets, and General Electric appliances. He has now shifted to his current reflective fine art, portrait photography, and large scale, community building and public art installations.

 IMAGES juried photography exhibition, on view March 9-April 30. For more information, see this page

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Talkin’ ‘Bout My  Generation: Fairfield in the 1960s and 1970s
March 31-September 17

Explore how the changing culture and politics of the 1960s and 1970s affected Fairfield and its region. Costumes from the Museum’s collection will highlight the fashion of the era, and a timeline will illustrate how the key national events of these turbulent decades were echoed in the local area, including the war in Vietnam.  High school memorabilia and other items will evoke memories of growing up in Fairfield during these years of change for the town.

Also on View

Creating Community: Exploring 375 Years of Our Past  |  Ongoing

This hands-on exhibition invites visitors to explore the history of Fairfield and its region over the past four centuries. Look inside a Native American wigwam, climb into an American Revolution fort, decipher a spy code, and look through the windows of a trolley. Young and old alike will enjoy learning how people worked, lived, and built communities over time by exploring original objects, individual stories, and engaging activities.
Sponsored by CT Humanities, Fairfield County Community Foundation, The Perry Family and Southport Area Association.

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