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A Weekend in Norfolk!

Our flourishing arts community offers you great opportunities to see the work of both resident and visiting artists and artisans in a variety of settings. See the listings below for details.

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Friday, August 5, 2016

10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

4:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Exhibition of quilts by Haystack Quilters, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
WaterWorks open house: Watercolor exhibition, opening reception and lecture; second floor, National Iron Bank, 12 John Curtiss Road
Free

5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 8th annual exhibition sponsored by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, opening reception, Art Barn, Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

Saturday, August 6, 2016

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Church of the Immaculate Conception, 4 North Street, open for guided tours of the church and its stained glass windows by Franz Mayer & Co.
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibition of quilts by Haystack Quilters, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Battell Chapel, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road, open for guided tours of Tiffany stained glass windows; main church also open for viewing windows
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Art exhibit, “Shedding Light on the Working Forest,” by painter Kathleen Kolb and poet Verandah Porche, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WaterWorks open house: Watercolor demonstrations and painting for children and adults; second floor, National Iron Bank, 12 John Curtiss Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

12:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 8th annual exhibition, Art Barn, Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Guided tour featuring architectural details including Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass, Saint Gaudens sculpture, terra cotta, faience, stone, wood and iron; Norfolk Historical Society
Free

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Guided tour featuring architectural details including Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass, Saint Gaudens sculpture, terra cotta, faience, stone, wood and iron; Norfolk Historical Society
Free

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
The Norfolk Library: Gilded or Golden? Slide talk by Ann Havemeyer, followed by guided tour, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Guided tour featuring architectural details including Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass, Saint Gaudens sculpture, terra cotta, faience, stone, wood and iron; Norfolk Historical Society
Free

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Gallery Talk with Robin Jaffee Frank of the Wadsworth Atheneum, Whitehouse, 1 Stoeckel Road. Norfolk Chamber Music Festival event including wine, picnic dinner and a ticket to the Emerson String Quartet concert in the Music Shed. Limited to 50 people.
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Sunday, August 7, 2016

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WaterWorks open house: Watercolor demonstrations and painting for adults; second floor, National Iron Bank, 12 John Curtiss Road
Free

11:00 a.m.
Service at the Church of the Transfiguration, 21 Mills Way, followed by refreshments and viewing of the church’s stained glass windows, including one dedicated to the memory of Mark Twain’s wife
Free

11:00 a.m.
Service at the Immaculate Conception Church, 4 North Street, followed by a coffee hour and viewing of the church’s stained glass windows
Free

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 8th annual exhibition, Art Barn, Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

1:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Readings by novelist Courtney Maum and poet Susannah Lawrence Wood, presented by Norfolk Now at the Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibition of quilts by Haystack Quilters, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

1:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Art exhibit, “Shedding Light on the Working Forest,” by painter Kathleen Kolb and poet Verandah Porche, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Opening reception for art exhibit: works by Jean Parks, Infinity Gallery (Bistro), 20 Greenwoods Road West
Free

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Opening reception for art exhibit, “Shedding Light on the Working Forest,” Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free