11 venues around Danbury, Bethel and New Fairfield — art galleries, artist studios, historical and railway museums, a dance studio and sporting events.
Click on blue text for venues’ and artists’ websites.
David Boyajian Studio Open 10am-5pm – free
3 Milltown Road, New Fairfield, CT 06812
Group show on display including the work of Arts Network of Danbury members Shona Curtis, Jing Lu, David Haislip, Lys Guillorn, Catherine Vanaria, Mark Savoia, David Boyajian, Eric Camiel, Maressa Gershowitz, Wendy Cahill, Katie Bassett, Jim Felice, Tony Carvalho, Tiffany Johnson. Bronze casting demos all day by sculptor David Boyajian.
A Common Ground Classes starting 8:30 am through 7 pm – see below – free
33 Crosby Street, Danbury, CT 06810
Free dance and fitness classes all day. On display, photography by Stephen Cihanek and sketches by Steve Bean. Also: free photo shoot by Stephen Cihanek from 12:30 pm on a first-come first-serve basis–head shots, individuals, families!
*=appropriate for ages 10 and up, other recommendations listed
8:30am – Zumba *
9:45am – Zumba *
10:30am – Yoga *
11:00am – Flamenco *
11:00am – Capoeira
12:00pm – Latin Moves Workout – ages 12 and up
12:00pm – Family Dance Fun – all ages!
1:00pm – Flamenco *
2:00pm – Irish Dance
4:00pm – Break Dancing – all ages!
5:00pm – Hip-Hop – ages 12 and up
6:00pm – Family Circle Dances – all ages!
Danbury Museum & Historical Society Open 10 am – 4 pm – free
43 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810
Exhibit opening “Covering All the Bases: A History of Danbury Baseball.” See also Roger’s Park listing below for related baseball games.
Danbury Railway Museum Open 10 am – 5 pm – receive a complimentary train ride with a paid admission when you bring in a printed brochure or ad for the event – adults $6, seniors $5, children 3 – 12 $4, members or under 3 free
120 White Street, Danbury, CT 06810
Large display of American historical rail cars and artifacts. Mention the Greater Danbury Open House Day website for a free train ride with paid museum admission. Also on display “Urban Totem” sculpture series by Brian Walters II.
Jim Felice Studios Open 10 am – 4 pm – free
15 Great Pasture Rd, Danbury, CT 06810
Artists Jim Felice, Katie Bassett, Kenny Hess, Dave Gesualdi, Eric Camiel and various graffiti artists. Sculpture and painting demonstrations throughout the day.
The Gallery at Art & Frame of Danbury Open 10 am – 6 pm – free
60 Newtown Road, Danbury, CT 06810
“Wild!” original mixed media paintings by Nancy Moore & ceramic pottery by Marcia Taylor. Custom framing demonstrations all day.
The Gallery at Still River Editions Open 10 am – 5 pm – free
128 East Liberty Street, Danbury, CT 06810
Print exhibit “Intellectual Property” by Gene Gort. Have your portrait taken for “Faces of Danbury” by photographer Catherine Vanaria. Receive a free 8″x10″ after the event. Light refreshments including some gluten free items
The Mercurial Gallery Open noon – 5 pm – free
11 Library Place, Danbury, CT 06810
Opening reception for “Body of Work” tattoo art show. Meet and greet with artists Eric Chapman, Mark Fernicola, Chris Tavino and Christopher Olzsewski.
Molten Java Open 7 am-10 pm – free
213 Greenwood Avenue, Bethel, Connecticut
Local art exhibit in the Upstairs Gallery, “Milk and Cookies,” photographs by Kristen Jensen, presented by HVCA. Downstairs: Paintings by Steve Bean. Live musical performance by Seth Lefferts at 8pm.
Rogers Park (hosted by Danbury Museum & Historical Society) $see below
21 Memorial Drive, Danbury, CT 06810
1886 Vintage Baseball Game at Westerners Field @ 1pm – $3
The Newtown Sandy Hooks vs. The Westfield Wheelmen
Danbury Westerners Game @ 6:30 pm – $5 admission ($2 of each ticket benefits the Danbury Museum & Historical Society)
Please see Danbury Museum website for more details.
YMCA ESCAPE to the Arts Open noon – 4 pm – free
293 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810
Join in designing a square for a community art project to be on display for the month of June. Exhibition of artwork by ESCAPE staff on display. All ages welcomed.