Events

Art Curator Speaks on Hudson River School

In the first half of the 19th century, a group of like-minded painters, poets and writers working in New York developed a distinctive vision of the American landscape that came to be known as the Hudson River School. Employing Thomas Cole’s work, landscape scenes from the Hudson River to Yosemite Valley, as well as scenes from the Arctic and South America, Elizabeth Mankin Kornhauser, Alice Pratt Brown Curator of American Paintings and Sculpture at The Metropolitan Museum of Art, will talk about how these powerful landscape interpretations shaped our national and cultural identity and how they demonstrated an early awareness of the value of preserving natural sites for future generations. read more...

Beatles Cartoon Paintings Exhibit at C. Parker Gallery

In 1964 the Beatles invaded the United States, performing for 73 million people on the Ed Sullivan Show and dominating the US pop charts for years. Now over five decades later, the Fab Four continue to be the most celebrated musical group in Rock history. Ron Campbell, director of the 1960’s Saturday Morning Beatles Cartoon series and animator of the Beatles film Yellow Submarine will make a rare personal appearance at C. Parker Gallery, Thursday, Feb. 25 through Sunday, Feb. 28. Ron will showcase his original Beatles cartoon paintings created specially for the show and create new Beatles pop art paintings at the exhibit. The exhibit is free and all works are available for purchase. The opening reception is Thursday, Feb 25, from 6 to 8:30p.m. read more...

Hospital Hosts Weight-Loss Surgery Seminar

If you’re 60 pounds or more overweight and concerned about developing obesity-related conditions such as diabetes, high blood pressure, sleep apnea and gastric reflux, you may be a candidate for weight-loss surgery. Greenwich Hospital will host a free weight-loss surgery informational session on Monday, Feb. 22, at 4:45 p.m., in the hospital’s Cos Cob Conference Room, 5 Perryridge Road. read more...