WCSU: Climate and Human Civilization Lecture Series: Tickpocalypse: Assessing Risk for Tick-Borne Diseases in a Changing Climate

WCSU Science Building 181 White Street, Danbury

CLIMATE AND HUMAN CIVILIZATION: 8th annual series of lectures for the general public on climate change. Professors at WCSU will team up with students to present the latest information on climate change and its effects on our lives and future. From 7 to 8 p.m. in Room 219 of the Science Building on the Midtown campus. The public […]

RTPC CONNECTICUT RIVER LECTURE SERIES: Rex Brasher: Prolific but Overshadowed and Unknown with Janine Caira, Ph.D.

Essex Meadows 30 Bokum Rd, Essex

Artists and naturalists have been painting birds for centuries. We know John James Audubon, Fuertes, Peterson and, of course of our current time, Sibley. But who knows Rex Brasher? Brasher resided in Kent, Connecticut and, unlike Audubon, painted birds from life and was greatly influenced by his friend and mentor, Louis Agassiz Fuertes. His work, […]

LECTURE: Illuminating the Brilliance of Marc Chagall

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Vivian Jacobson, Author and Lecturer on Marc Chagall This lecture is devoted to the monumental 20th-century artworks by Marc Chagall (1887–1985). The history of each artwork will be discussed from inception to completion. The presentation will cover paintings, ceramics, tapestries, stained-glass windows, mosaics, and works for the theater.

$12

Opening Lecture: Connecticut Confections: The Sweet and Savory History of Our Local Food!

Charles Dolan School of Business 1073 N Benson Rd, Fairfield

Authors Amy Nawrocki and Eric D. Lehman will tempt the taste buds while talking about centuries of desserts and dishes that have made the Nutmeg State. From molasses to the Mounds bar, from puddings to Pez, the history of Connecticut food never tasted so sweet. This event will be live streamed on thequicklive.com. Eric. D. Lehman […]

RTPC CONNECTICUT RIVER LECTURE SERIES: Resilient Connecticut: Protecting Our Coastal Communities: John Truscinski

Old Lyme Town Hall 52 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

One hundred year and five hundred year weather-related events are coming with more frequency and, as we see the catastrophic damage of storms across the country, we are reminded of our own vulnerability. Our coastal communities and diverse ecosystems that support, not just our wildlife, but our local economies and way of life remain at […]

RTPC CONNECTICUT RIVER LECTURE SERIES: Exploring the Connecticut River: Patrick J. Lynch

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Whether you are planning a summer or fall expedition to explore the northern reaches of the Connecticut River or you just want to learn more from the comfort of home, Patrick Lynch’s latest book: A Field Guide to the Connecticut River: From New Hampshire to Long Island Sound is the book for you. Building off the success of his Field Guide to Long […]

Paul Rudolph Lecture: Enrique Norten: The Work of TEN Arquitectos

Yale School of Architecture 180 York Street, New Haven

In person  or Livestream: Enrique Norten is the founder and director of TEN Arquitectos in Mexico City, New York and Miami. Born in Mexico City, he graduated with a degree in Architecture from the Universidad Iberoamericana in 1978 and in 1980 he obtained a Master’s Degree in Architecture from Cornell University. In 1986 he founded […]