Events for March 3, 2019
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The Dawn of Modern Medicine: Selections from the Medical Artifact Collection of M. Donald Blaufox, MD, PhD.
The 19th century witnessed a remarkable transformation of the field of medical practice. At the beginning of the century, medical instruments were often beautifully crafted, but could not be sterilized.Find out more »
Presented in the Bantle Lecture Gallery, the exhibition Pressed for Time: Botanical Collecting as Genteel Pastime or Scientific Pursuit? explores the hobby and profession of plant collecting around the turn of the nineteenth century.Find out more »
TANC is a recognized Graffiti Artist from France. He, as many of his fellow Street Artists, has crossed-over from the street to the studio, developing a new generation of works whose urban roots continue to influence and dictate the arc of a uniquely realized Action-Oriented Series.Find out more »
In acts that often trace their origin to the harvest festivals of more than 2,000 years ago, this youthful and graceful company enthralls audiences with a range of demanding performances, most of them typifying Chinese circus and constituting a refreshing alternative to the Western tradition. Under the direction of Zhao Lizhi, the artistry, individually and collectively, attains levels that make it seem almost unfair to single out any act, from jugglers to the comic knife throwers and the bicyclist who finishes by piling about 10 of his colleagues aboard his vehicle. This event is part of the Ridgefield Academy Family Series and World Music Series and is partially underwritten by Westy Self Storage.Find out more »