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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 4, 2017

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

12:00 to 3:00 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

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Battell Chapel, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road, open for guided tours of Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass windows; main church also open for viewing windows
Free

5:00 to 7:00 p.m.
Exhibition of quilts and opening reception by Haystack Quilters, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 9th annual exhibition sponsored by the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival, gala opening reception, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

5:00 to 7:30 p.m.
Exhibit of work by students of the Yale Summer School of Art and the Community Drawing Class, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

Saturday, August 5, 2017

10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
Tours of the Church of the Transfiguration and its stained glass windows; 21 Mills Way
Free

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 3:00 p.m.
Battell Chapel, Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road, open for guided tours of Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass windows; main church also open for viewing windows
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.
Exhibit of art work by John Lees, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit of work by students of the Yale Summer School of Art and the Community Drawing Class, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
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 8:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibition: The Great War in Norfolk, Norfolk Historical Society, 13 Village Green
Free

12:00 to 5:30 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 9th annual exhibition, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

3:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Slide talk by Ann Havemeyer on architect Alfredo Taylor, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

Sunday, August 6, 2017

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

10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Church service followed by coffee hour and guided tours of Battell Chapel‘s Tiffany and Maitland Armstrong stained glass windows; Church of Christ Congregational, 12 Litchfield Road
Free

10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit of work by students of the Yale Summer School of Art and the Community Drawing Class, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

10:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Exhibit of art work by John Lees, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East, followed by reception.
Free

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Service at the Immaculate Conception Church, 4 North Street, followed by a coffee hour and viewing of the church’s stained glass windows by Franz Mayer & Co.

Free
11:00 to 2:00 p.m.
Service at the Church of the Transfiguration followed by reception and tours of the church and its stained glass windows; 21 Mills Way
Free

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Norfolk Artists & Friends, 9th annual exhibition, Art Barn, Stoeckel Road, Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
Free

12:00 to 4:00 p.m.
Craft demonstrations in front of the Artisans Guild, Station Place
Free

2:00 to 3:00 p.m.
Haystack book talk: discussion between authors Karin Roffman and Willard Spiegelman about Roffman’s new book; Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free

3:00 to 5:00 p.m.
Opening reception for “Norfolk Never,” works by photographer Christopher Little, Infinity Gallery (Bistro), 20 Greenwoods Road West
Free

4:00 to 6:00 p.m.
Opening reception for art exhibit: works by painter John Lees, Norfolk Library, 9 Greenwoods Road East
Free