OPENING

Long May She Wave! The Evolution of the Our Flag, Jan. 18 through March 13, Darien Historical Society, 45 Old Kings Highway North, Darien. The exhibit will feature antique flags and a timeline of the flag’s evolution. Star Spangled Banner & Opening Champagne Reception, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Ed Hynes, a local history expert and financial advisor at Merrill Lynch in Westport will speak. Hours: Tues.-Thur., noon to 5, and Sun., noon to 3. Info: 203-655-9233 or darienhistorical.org.

Sip and Sketch, Jan. 19, 7 p.m., Drawing Studio of the Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. Ticket $25. Info: wcsuvpac.eventbrite.com.

ART CENTERS

Same Day Different City, exhibit, Feb. 5-March 15, 1 University Pl., Stamford. Bruce Horan’s work explores the relationships between the  individual and the people and places that we encounter. Info: artgallery.stamford.uconn.edu/

FCAA Winter Collection Art Exhibition, Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. The Fairfield County Arts Association exhibit will run through Jan. 25. Some works will be available for purchase. Info: wiltonlibrary.org.

From the RAC Studio, through Jan. 28, Rowayton Arts Center, 145 Rowayton Ave., Rowayton. It is an all-media, open-themed showcase of RAC talent. Info: rowaytonarts.org.

Images in Dimension: 3D Mixed Media Photo Collage, Ridgefield Library, 472 Main St., Ridgefield. Features work by Debra Schaffer through Jan. 30. Info: ridgefieldlibrary.org.

What Keeps Mankind Alive, Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Ave., Westport. Featuring Ward Shelley’s work will run through March 2. It features a selected group of diagrammatic paintings that tease out narratives from history and culture. Free. Info: westportartscenter.org, 203-222-7070, open Mon.-Sat., 10-5.

Loft Artists Association’s Studios & Galleries, 575 Pacific St., Stamford, loftartists.com, 203-247, 2027, hours: Sat. and Sun., 1-4:30 p.m., free adm.

Silvermine Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Rd., New Canaan; gallery hours Wed.-Sat., noon to 5, Sun., 1 to 5; silvermineart.org or 203-966-9700. Info: silverminart.org. Judith Steinberg’s Something Blue, the exhibit will feature her abstract sculptures through Feb. 4. New Members show, the exhibit will feature pieces by Elizabeth Higgins, Andrew Graham, Jesse Nusbaum, Meg Tweedy and other artists through Feb. 4. Two of a Kind exhibit  will feature photography by Dan and Jill Burkholder through Feb. 4.  

Art/Place Gallery, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield; artplacegallery.org or 203-292-8328: Silent Stars-Indigo Shadows. Year In, Year Out exhibit, Art/Place Gallery, 70 Sanford St., Fairfield. Exhibit runs through Feb. 4. Info:artplacegallery.org.

Carriage Barn Arts Center, home to New Canaan Society for the Arts, on grounds of former estate, now named Waveny Park, 681 South Ave.; hours: Wed.-Sat. 10-3 and Sundays 1-5 p.m.; carriagebarn.org, 203-972-1895.

Milford Center for the Arts, 40 Railroad Ave., Milford. Milford Arts Council at 203-878-6647,  milfordarts.org; Tues.-Fri., noon-5 p.m., special Sat. hours, noon-2 p.m.

Darien Arts Center, 2 Renshaw Rd., behind Town Hall in Darien. Info: darienarts.org or call 203-655-8683.

MUSEUMS

* The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, open Sun., Mon., Wed., Thurs., and Fri., 12-5; and Sat., 10-5; $10/adults and $5/srs.; free adm. for full-time teachers and students in grades K-12, and for active-service military families; free adm. third Saturdays; 258 Main St., Ridgefield, 203-438-4519, aldrichart.org. Anissa Mack: Junk Kaleidoscope runs until April 22, 2018. Shared Space: A New Era, exhibition of photographs and video from 1987 through 2010, April 22.

*The Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive, Greenwich; brucemuseum.org or 203-869-0376: $7/adults, $6/students and seniors, free/under 5, free adm. for all on Tuesdays; every Tues., 1:30 p.m., and Fri., 12:30 p.m., Docent-led Exhibition Tour; Marine Tank Animal Feeding, every Tues. and Fri., 2:30-2:45 p.m. Treasures of the Earth: Mineral Masterpieces from the Robert R. Wiener Collection,” runs through April 1. Hot Art in a Cold War, Jan. 27 through May 20.

Fairfield University Art Museum, 200 Barlow Rd., Fairfield; 203-254-4046, fairfield.edu/museum. Richard Lytle: A Retrospective, through Feb. 3, Walsh Gallery in Quick Center for the Arts. Museum’s Bellarmine Hall Gallery, 1073 North Benson Rd.; Fairfield.edu, quickcenter.com or 1-877-ARTS-396.

* The Discovery Museum, 4450 Park Ave., Bridgeport; discouverymuseum.org or 203-372-3521; Tues.-Sun., 10-5; open Mon. for summer, most school holidays, plus school and homeschool groups with a reservation; museum and planetarium, $10 adults, $8 children, seniors, students, free under 2; Challenger Learning Center, simulated space missions for groups 15-30, res. required (schools, scouts, corporate team building, birthday parties); scout science badge classes; exhibits and daily Planetarium shows; weekend workshops. Summer STEM programs; reg. still open. Origami Interpretations, through November.

* Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Rd., behind the old Town Hall; open daily, 10-4; research library open Tues.-Fri.,10-4; adults, $5, students w/ ID, $3, children 5 and under, free; info., fairfieldhistory.org or 203-259-1598.

Housatonic Museum of Art, 900 Lafayette Blvd., Bridgeport, www2.housatonic.edu/artmuseum, 203-332-5052.

*Katonah Museum of Art, open Tues.-Sat., 10-5, Sun. 12-5;  adm. $10; srs. (60+) and students, $5; under 12/free; Rte. 22/134 Jay St., Katonah, N.Y., 914-232-9555, katonahmuseum.org. Long, Winding Journeys: Contemporary Art and the Islamic Tradition, Feb. 25 through June 17, Katonah Museum of Art.  This exhibition features a group of thirty-one artists of Middle Eastern and South Asian descent whose work engages the diverse forms of Islamic visual tradition. Opening reception, Feb. 24, 5 -8 p.m.

*Stepping Stones Museum for Children, 303 West Ave., Norwalk;  open Tues.-Sun., 10-5; $15/person (under 1, free), seniors (over 62), $10; steppingstonesmuseum.org or 203-899-0606: Energy Lab; Tot Town; Healthyville, learn about your body and how to keep it healthy; Build It!, learning about architectural design and construction; art studio and science lab; ColorCoaster; Light Gallery; My Sky, created by the Boston Children’s Museum and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory; café and gift shop. Express Yourself, focusing on social-emotional learning. New Mega Making exhibit.

* EverWonder Children’s Museum, 31 Pecks Lane, Newtown;  open Tues.-Sat., 10-5, and Sun., 11-5, everwondermuseum.org: hands-on exhibits and demonstrations; adm. $7 for ages one and older. Story Lab for Young Explorers Tues. and Thurs., 10:30-11 a.m. New Art Lab projects, Straw Logic Puzzles and Life Cycle Crowns.

* Danbury Railway Museum, 120 White St., Danbury; 203-778-8337; danburyrail.org:  adm. $6 per person, age 3 and up; Train Rides $3 extra (weekends April-Nov.); call for special events adm. rates; winter hours: Wed.-Sat., 10-4, Sun., 12-4; (summer hours: Mon.-Sat., 10-4, Sun., 12-5); tour vintage equipment such as 1907 steam engine, 1910 Railway Post Office car, 1973 caboose, 1953 Rail Diesel Car; vintage diesels on display. Museum’s Pennsylvania Railroad circa-1910 Railway Post Office (RPO) car fully-restored.

New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., New Haven, http://newhavenmuseum.org, Facebook.com/NewHavenMuseum, 203-562-4183. Old-School Ink: New Haven’s Tattoos, through March 10.

Barnum Museum, 820 Main Street, Bridgeport; 203-331-1104 x100 or visit barnum-museum.org: Recovery in Action, Thur.-Fri., 11-3, free adm., enter through double doors at rear of historic building.

Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., New Haven; Tues.-Sat., 10-5, Sun., 12-5, britishart.yale.edu or 203-432-2800 or britishart.yale.edu.

Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, new David Friend Hall, gem and mineral gallery; open Tues.-Sat., 10-5, Sun., 12-5; adults $13, seniors. $9, children 3-18, $6; 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven; peabody.yale.edu or 203-432-5050. An Artist for Conversation: The Paintings of Albert Earl Gilbert, through April 15.

Yale Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St., New Haven; free adm., Tues.-Fri., 10-5, Sat.-Sun., 11-5; artgallery.yale.edu or 203-432-0600.

The Glass House, 199 Elm St., New Canaan, open for tours Thurs., Fri., Sat., Sun., and Mon., $25 one hour, $50 two hours weekdays, $60 weekends. Tickets and info: theglasshouse.org, 866-811-4111.

Hammond Museum, 28 Deveau Rd., North Salem, N.Y., hammondmuseum.org, 914-669-5033; hours: Wed.-Sat., 12-4 p.m.

Neuberger Museum of Art, 735 Anderson Hill Rd., Purchase, N.Y. (Westchester); 914-251-6100; neuberger.org; hours: Tues., Thurs.-Sun., noon-5 p.m., Wed., noon-8 p.m. (Closed Mon. and Labor Day, Christmas and MLK Day to Memorial Day). Adm. $5, general public, $3 seniors 62+, $3 students, children 12/under free; group tours by appointment only on Tues.-Fri., 10-noon; guided tours. A Studio in the Gallery: The Playful Universe of Ignacio Iturria through Feb. 25.

Bringing Wildlife to Paper, Feb. 2-11, Keeler Tavern Museum and History Center, 132 Main St., Ridgefield. North Salem artist Robert Folberth’s work will be displayed. Opening reception, Feb. 2, 5 – 7:30 p.m. Info: keelertavernmuseum.org.

LIBRARIES

From City to Sea exhibit, Westport Library, 20 Jesup Rd. Westport. Features works by Susan Fehlinger. Runs through Feb. 23. Info: westportlibrary.org.

Andy Bishop exhibit, through Jan. 31, Milford Public Library, 57 New Haven Ave., Milford. Info: milfordlibrary.org.

HAN Network editorial cartoonist Douglas Smith exhibit, through Feb. 14, at Easton Public Library, 691 Morehouse Rd., Easton. Info: 203-261-0134.

Allesandra MacBeth Mossa Art Show, Darien Library, 1441 Old Post Rd., Darien. The show will run through Jan. 30. Info: darienlibrary.org

Sand and Fire: 250 Years of Design in the Art of Glass, Mark Twain Library, 439 Redding Rd., Redding. The library will display pieces of glass that include an elegant 18th Century English candelabra, a rare American Brilliant Period double gourd shaped vase and a selection of Baccarat crystal patterns such as the iconic 1841 Harcourt which has graced the tables of King Louis XVIII, Emperor Napoleon III, John Paul II and the Shah of Iran. Runs through Jan. 31. Info: marktwainlibrary.org.

FCAA Member Art Show, Wilton Library, 137 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. Runs through Jan. 25. Info: fairfieldcountyarts.com.

Nina Buxenbaum:Topsy-Turvy exhibit, New Canaan Library’s Curtis Gallery, 151 Main St., New Canaan. Runs through Feb. 18. Info: newcanaanlibrary.org.

SCAN Winter Art Show, Cyrenius H. Booth Library, 25 Main St., Newtown. Runs through Feb. 2. Info: chboothlibrary.org.

Matthew Fasanella: A Life in Art, through Jan. 30, Stratford Library, 2203 Main St., Stratford. A memorial art exhibit highlighting the work of the late Stratford artist, Matthew Fasanella, is the art display for January at the Stratford Library. Info: stratfordlibrary.org.

Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Ave., Southport; pequotlibrary.org; 203-259-0346. Holiday Magic: Selections from the Children’s Historical Collection. Explore books and imagery covering a variety of religious and secular subjects, from Christmas, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and “Primrose Day,” including the antics of Eloise and Babar the Elephant. Runs through Feb. 4.

HISTORICAL

The Curious Case of Ed Vebell, Jan. 28 through April 28, Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Pl. Westport. Meet Ed Vebell. He is 96 and he’s probably lived a more interesting life than most. His stories span the globe, span time, and span famous events. Opening reception, Jan. 28, 2-4 p.m. Info:  westporthistory.org.

The New Canaan Historical Society, 13 Oenoke Ridge, New Canaan. Open Tues-Friday 9:30-4:30, Sat. 9:30-12:30. Orientalism in American Art and the Silvermine Art Colony, showcasing American artists who traveled and painted, starting in the 19 century, in the area stretching from Morocco to India. The exhibit runs through March 31. Where to? A Perspective on the Arab World, by speaker Zuhair Suidan, on Jan. 28, 2 pm. Gallery Talk by art collector Tom Davies, Feb. 1, 6-7:15 pm. For more information, call 203-966-1776, or visit nchistory.org.

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Ave., Norwalk, lockwoodmathewsmansion.org, 203-838-9799. Museum open Wed. through Sun. from early April to early January, noon-4 p.m. Tours Wed.-Sun., at noon, 1, 2, 3 p.m. Adm. adults $10 (45 min.), $20 (90 min.); seniors (62+) $8 (45 min.), $18 (90 min.); students (8-18) $6 (45 min.), $16 (90 min.); free for under 8 and members.

* Wilton Historical Society, 224 Danbury Road (Route 7), 203-762-7257: period rooms in the Betts-Sturges-Blackmar House; Betts Store, offering American-made items, from fine art to jewelry, books to redware, toys and more;  gift shop; Wed.-Sat., 10-4. Ongoing exhibit: Dr. Seuss, Political Cartoons & the Battle over Isolationism; a gallery “Walk and Talk” with guest curator Dr. Matthew Warshauer, no charge, refreshments served. Historical society has added 1880’s horse cart to its collection that was owned by Gregory family, who have lived in Wilton for over 150 years.

Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place, across from Town Hall, Westport, westporthistory.org; 203-222-1424. Hello, 2067? It’s Westport. Ongoing exhibit envisions town 50 years from now.

* Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Rd., behind the old Town Hall; open daily, 10-4; research library open Tues.-Fri.,10-4; adults, $5, students w/ ID, $3, children 5 and under, free; info., fairfieldhistory.org or 203-259-1598. Uncle Sam Wants You: Fairfield in the Great War, through Jan. 21. Wartime posters, photographs newspapers, letters, uniforms and memorabilia from people from Fairfield who served “over there” and on home front.

* Keeler Tavern Museum, 132 Main St., Ridgefield; 203-438-5485 or keelertavernmuseum.org; open 1-4 p.m., Sat., Sun., & Wed., last tour at 3:30; museum closed in January; 31; $8/adults, $5/srs., youth under 18 and students w/ID; 300 years of Ridgefield history. New docent training has started; call or email [email protected].

Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Ave., Norwalk, norwalkhistoricalsociety.org, 203-846-0525. Wed.-Sat., noon-4 p.m.; adm $5 adults, $3 seniors and students (ages 6-22), 5/under free. Exhibits: New Deal, New Day: WPA Artists at Work and Play and Destination Norwalk: African-American Migration from South, 1940-1970. Preserving and Observing: Two Centuries of Norwalk Art Exhibit at Mill Hill Historic Park, 2 East Wall St., Norwalk. Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect.

* Darien Historical Society, 45 Old Kings Highway North; 203-655-9233 or darienhistorical.org: Tues.-Thur., noon to 5, and Sun., noon to 3. Long May She Wave! The Evolution of the Our Flag, Jan. 18 through March 13. The exhibit will feature antique flags and a timeline of the flag’s evolution. Star Spangled Banner & Opening Champagne Reception, Jan. 18, 7:30 p.m., Ed Hynes, a local history expert and financial advisor at Merrill Lynch in Westport will speak. Our Flag: Folklore & Fact, Jan. 28, 3 p.m., Susan Jerome, collections manager for the Historic Textile & Costume Collection at the University of Rhode Island will discuss who made the first flag. The Lincoln Flag – Rediscovered, March 4, 3 p.m., after 76 years in a cluttered storage area, the flag that decorated Lincoln’s box at Ford’s Theater was rediscovered. Tickets exhibit non-members $5, lectures $5 for members, $20 non-members.

Greenwich Historical Society, Bush-Holley Historic Site, 39 Strickland Rd., Cos Cob; open Wed.-Sun., 12-4 (docent led tours at 1, 2 and 3); 203-869-6899, ext. 10 or www.greenwichhistory.org; adm. to gallery, visitor ctr. & house museum, $10/adults, $8/srs. and students, members and under 6 free ; group tours at $7/person avail. on public and non-public days; library and archives open Wed., 10-4 and by appt., adm. offices open Mon.-Fri., 9-5; gallery hours Wed.-Sun., 12-4.

* Weir Farm National Historic Site, 735 Nod Hill Rd., Wilton, 203-834-1896 or www.nps.gov/wefa: grounds open daily dawn to dusk; art programs, Junior Ranger activities, visitor center, museum store, historic house and studios; open Wed.-Sun. 10-4 (through Oct. 31); Weir House Tours, offered Wed.-Sun. at 11 a.m., 1, 2, and 3 p.m. (through Oct. 31), reg. required; group tours and field trips offered, reg. required.

Danbury Museum & Historical Society, 43 Main St., Danbury; Wed.-Fri., 9-4 Sat., 10-4, guided tours on Sat. only; research visits by appt. only; 203-743-5200 or danburymuseum.org.

Ridgefield Historical Society, 4 Sunset Lane, in 275-year-old David Scott House, ridgefieldhistoricalsociety.org, 203-438-5821, hours: Tues., Wed., Thurs., 1-5 p.m.

* John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, Rte. 22, Katonah, N.Y.; 914-232-5651 or www.johnjayhomestead.org: guided tours offered Tues.-Sat., 10-4; Sun., 11-4; $7/adults, $5/srs., students, free up to age 12.

Historic Hudson Valley’s National Historic Landmarks, Washington Irving’s Sunnyside and Phillipsburg Manor open for public tours; Kykuit, home to four generations of Rockefellers, open; Union Church of Pocantico Hills open; and Van Cortlandt Manor open; tour deals, times, ticket info: hudsonvalley.org/historic sites.

NATURE/SCIENCE

*The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk, 10 North Water St., Norwalk; 203-852-0700 or maritimeaquarium.org; open daily, 10-5 (closed Thanksgiving and Christmas); sharks, seals, river otters, sea turtles, jellies and more than 100 other species; Marine Lab, Ocean Playspace for toddlers, seal feedings at 11:45 a.m. and 1:45 and 3:45 p.m. daily. Fish Tales for preschoolers, Fri., 10:15-11 a.m. One exhibit and daytime IMAX included with paid aquarium adm: $22.95 for adults; $20.95 for youths (13-17) and seniors (65+); and $15.95 for children (3-12); free for kids under 3 and members. Reservations: maritimeaquarium.org. Seal-Spotting and Birding Cruises, through March 31.

* Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Rd., Mon.-Sat., holidays, 9-5, Sun., 11-5; non-res. adults $10, srs. $8, students (18+ w/ID) $6, children 4-17, $5, age 3 and younger, free; 203-977-6521 or stamfordmuseum.org. Holiday Exhibition: Gerberich’s Gadgets: Best of Springs, Sprockets & Pulleys runs through Feb. 3. Gerb-o-Matic Workshop: Make-and-Take Sculpting Event, Jan. 20.

* Darien Nature Center, 120 Brookside Rd.; free adm. Mon.-Thur., 9-4; Fri.-Sat., 9-1; 203-655-7459: ongoing exhibits.

* New Pond Farm Education Center, 101 Marchant Rd., West Redding; info: 203-938-2117 or [email protected].

* Bartlett Arboretum & Gardens, 151 Brookdale Rd., Stamford; Mon.-Fri., 9-5, Sat., 10-5; info., 203-322-6971 or bartlettarboretum.org.

* Earthplace, The Nature Discovery Center, 10 Woodside Lane, Westport; open Mon.-Sat., 9-5, Sun., 1-4 (closed major holidays); adm. $7/adults, $5/ages 1-12 & srs.; free adm. to trails and property, daily 7 a.m.-dusk; interactive nature museum, live wildlife, family program on Sat.; 203-227-7253; earthplace.org.

* Audubon Greenwich, 613 Riversville Rd.; adm. $5/adults, $3/children, srs.; greenwich.audubon.org or 203-869-5272: Kiernan Hall Nature Arts Gallery, in the Kimberlin Nature Education Center, open daily, 10-5; trails and grounds open daily sunrise to sunset (occasionally closed until 9 a.m., Sept. into Jan. for land management); Oppenheimer Gallery: Masterpieces of Botanical Art and Audubon’s Birds of Prey.

* New Canaan Nature Center, 144 Oenoke Ridge (Rte. 124); 203-966-9577 (for New York Botanical Garden program reg., call 1-800-322-6924): Saturday Videos, family program every Sat. at 2; Saturday Live Animal Demonstrations, every Sat. at 3. Center open Mon.-Sat., 9-4, Sun., 9-1; grounds open dawn to dusk daily.

* Connecticut Audubon Society Center at Fairfield, 2325 Burr St., Fairfield; adm. $2/adults, $1/children; 203-259-6305 x109 or ctaudubon.org: 155-acre wildlife sanctuary, 7 miles of trails through woodlands, streams, meadows, marshes, ponds, open daily dawn to dusk; Birds of Prey compound; nature center w/exhibits and Nature Store, open Mon.-Sat., 10-3.

Kellogg Environmental Center, 500 Hawthorne Avenue, Derby; open Tues.-Sat., 9-4:30 p.m. at no charge. Info: ct.gov/deep/kellogg

Peabody Museum of Natural History at Yale University, Mon.-Sat., 10-5, Sun., 12-5; adm. $9, $8/srs., $5/children 3-18; 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven; info., 203-432-5050 or peabody.yale.edu.

GALLERIES, ETC.

Parallel Practices exhibit, Jan. 25 through March 4, Visual and Performing Arts Center Art Gallery, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. It will present the participating artists’ works in mediums that include painting, sculpture, collage, drawing, ceramics, animation, installation and photography. Opening reception, Jan. 25, 6-8 p.m. Info: wcsu.edu.

Abstractions on Metal, through Feb. 28, Mayor’s Gallery, Government Center, 10th floor 888 Washington Blvd., Stamford. Features new paintings on aluminum by Julliette Tehrani. Info: 203-858-3082.

Parallel Practices exhibit, Jan. 25, Gallery of the Visual and Performing Arts, 43 Lake Ave., Danbury. It features 11 critically acclaimed artists who often work in more than one medium, creating unexpected parallel bodies of work. Opening reception Jan. 25, 6-8 p.m. Free. Info: wcsu.edu/svpa/events.

The Holy Name. Art of the Gesù: Bernini and his Age, Feb. 1 through May 19, Bellarmine Hall Galleries, Fairfield University, 1073 North Benson Rd., Fairfield. This exhibition features artistic masterpieces from the Church of the Gesù, in Rome. Guided tours of the exhibition will be offered for members of the public, school groups, and college and university students. Private group tours are also available. Info: fairfield.edu/museum/gesu/.

The City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery winter exhibit entitled, Worth a Thousand Words exhibit, Jan. 29, City of Norwalk Parking Authority’s Maritime Garage Gallery, 11 North Water St., Norwalk. The exhibit runs through May 11 and features work by local artists including Day Moore of Milford. Free. Open Mon. through Fri., 9-5 p.m. Info: norwalkpark.org/public-art.

Schelfhaudt Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Shintaro Akatsu School of Design, Arnold Bernhard Center, 84 Iranistan Avenue, Bridgeport. Info: schelfhaudtgallery.com or call 203-578-4034. Gallery hours Mon.-Friday, 11- 4, and Sat., 12-4. Align-able Angles, runs through Jan. 20. Exhibit, curated by Peter Konsterlie, features group of artists that use “abstract language and formal structure in an unusual vision,” with sculpture, painting, collage, found objects and installation.

Geary Gallery of Darien, 576 Post Rd., Darien. Essence of a Painting, features the work of the late New York artist, Michael Lowenbein. Runs through Jan. 31. Info: gearygallery.com. Hours: Tuesday through Saturday, 9:30 a.m.-5p.m. Info: call 203-655-6633 or visit gearygallery.com

Farm exhibit, through March 1, Rockwell Gallery, 151 Old Ridgefield Rd., Wilton. The gallery will display Bobbi Eike Mullen’s work. Info: call 203-544-8826.

Jim Felice Studios, 15 Great Pasture Rd., Unit 15, Danbury; 203-797-0230. Sculpture Matir by Juan Bordes, paintings by Jim Felice.

Bethel Arts’ exhibit of works by 11 sculptors in outdoor sculpture show for one year from the May 6, 2017, opening on property of Bethel Public Library and Municipal Center on Greenwood Ave.; curated by sculptor David Boyajian of New Fairfield. Bethel Arts’ Artspace gallery, 91 Greenwood Ave.; info: BethelArtsCT.org.

Franklin Street Works Exhibition, Franklin Street Works, Franklin St., Stamford. Info: call 203-595-5211.

The Female Perspective, @287 Gallery, 287 Main St., Danbury. A solo exhibition by Karen Bonanno that reflects an emboldened narrative of gesture, mark, and color. Runs through April 20. Gallery hours: 12-4 p.m. Tuesday to Friday, 12-3 p.m. Saturday. Free admission. Info: call (203)798-0760 or visit artswesternct.org.

Arguimbau Art, 351 Greenwich Ave., Greenwich. Peter Layne Arguimbau is bringing his collection of classic yachts, local seascapes and harbors, portraits, animals and Venice to the gallery. Info: arguimbau.net.

Small Works Holiday Show, Gilded Lily Gallery, 101 River St., Milford. Runs through Jan. 31, 2018. Free. Info: gildedlilygallery.com.

Cultural Alliance of Western Connecticut, Accessible Art Series at various locations; info., artswesternct.org or 203-798-0760.