Events in Connecticut this Weekend

Comedy

MASHANTUCKET Comix at Foxwoods Kirk Fox. Thursday through April 16. $20 to $40. Comix at Foxwoods, 240 MGM Grand Drive. comixatfoxwoods.com; (866) 646-0609.

TORRINGTON Warner Theater Rodney Carrington. Friday at 7 p.m. $39.50 to $75. Warner Theater, 68 Main Street. (860) 489-7180; warnertheatre.org.

Film

HARTFORD Cinestudio April in Paris Film Festival. Through April 10. $7 and $8 per screening. Cinestudio, 300 Summit Street. cinestudio.org; (860) 297-2463.

HARTFORD Real Art Ways “Bill Cunningham New York,” documentary directed by Richard Press. Friday through April 21. $4.50 to $9. Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street. realartways.org; (860) 232-1006.

SOUTH NORWALK Norwalk Seaport Association Third Annual Wild and Scenic Environmental Film Festival, presented by the Norwalk Seaport Association. Friday. After-school screenings, 4:30 to 6 p.m. $10 Evening screenings, 7 to 10 p.m. $25; couples, $40. Dolce Norwalk Center, 32 Weed Avenue. (203) 838-9444; seaport.org.

For Children

BRIDGEPORT Downtown Cabaret Theater “Jack and the Beanstalk,” musical comedy. Ages 3 and up. Through April 10. $18. Downtown Cabaret Theater, 263 Golden Hill Street. downtowncabaret.org; (203) 576-1636.

NEW CANAAN New Canaan Nature Center The Great Egg Hunt and Spring Celebration. Scavenger hunt and nature activities. All ages. Friday and April 16. $12 and $15. New Canaan Nature Center, 144 Oenoke Ridge. newcanaannature.org; (203) 966-9577.

NEW HAVEN Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University “Black Holes: Space Warps and Time Twists,” interactive exhibition. All ages. Through May 1. Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Peabody Museum of Natural History, Yale University, 170 Whitney Avenue. yale.edu/peabody; (203) 432-5050.OLD SAYBROOK The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center “Madeline and the Bad Hat,” musical based on the story by Ludwig Bemelman. Ages 3 and up. April 17 at 3 p.m. $10 and $16. The Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center, 300 Main Street. (877) 503-1286; katharinehepburntheater.org.

RIDGEFIELD Ridgefield Playhouse “Ellis Island: Gateway to a Dream,” history-based musical. Ages 7 and up. Tuesday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Ridgefield Playhouse, 80 East Ridge Road. (203) 438-5795; ridgefieldplayhouse.com.

STORRS Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts “Aga-Boom,” physical comedy, created by Dimitri Bogatirev. Ages 3 and up. April 10 at 1 and 4 p.m. $11 and $13. Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, 2132 Hillside Road. (860) 486-4226; jorgensen.uconn.edu.

Museums and Galleries

BRIDGEPORT City Lights Gallery “Same Sex,” group show. Through April 27. Wednesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, noon to 4 p.m.; or by appointment. City Lights Gallery, 37 Markle Court. (203) 334-7748; citylightsgallery.org.

BRIDGEPORT The Barnum Museum “Journey Exhibit: Stories My Mother Told Me,” works inspired by “The Joy Luck Club” by Amy Tan. Through June 8. $7; students and seniors, $5; children 4 to 7, $4; members and children under 3, free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 4:30 p.m. The Barnum Museum, 820 Main Street. (203) 331-1104; barnum-museum.org.

CHESTER eo art lab “Synesthesia,” group show. Through May 29. Free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 6 p.m.; or by appointment. eo art lab, 69 Main Street. eoartlab.com; (860) 526-4833.

COS COB Bush-Holley Historic Site “Voices From the Civil War,” photographs and artifacts. Through July 31. $10; seniors and students, $8; children under 6 and members, free. Wednesdays through Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. Bush-Holley Historic Site, 39 Strickland Road. (203) 869-6899; greenwichhistory.org.

DARIEN Darien Nature Center “In the Bag: The Art and Politics of the Reusable Bag Movement,” group show. Through April 23. Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Darien Nature Center, 120 Brookside Road. dariennaturecenter.org; (203) 655-7459.

FAIRFIELD Art Place Gallery “Back and Forth,” works by Florence Zolan, and “Landscapes in Transition,” works by Gerald Saladyga. Through April 30. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Art Place Gallery, 11 Unquowa Road. (203) 292-8328; artplace.org.

GREENWICH Bruce Museum “Cindy Sherman: Works From Friends of the Bruce Museum,” photographs from local collections. Through April 23. “Arctic Sanctuary: Images of the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge,” photographs by Jeff Jones. Through May 29. “Human Connections: Figural Art From the Bruce Museum.” Through June 5. “Three Sisters and Corn Maidens: Native American Maize Cultivation and Customs.” Through July 3. $7; seniors and students, $6; members and children under 5, free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. The Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Drive. (203) 869-0376; brucemuseum.org.

GREENWICH Cavalier Galleries “Selene: Reflections on the Night Seascape,” works by Edward Minoff. Through May 11. Group Photography Exhibition. Through May 15. Mondays through Saturdays, 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m.; or by appointment. Cavalier Galleries, 405 Greenwich Avenue. (203) 869-3664; cavaliergalleries.com.

GREENWICH Flinn Gallery “June Einhorn: A Retrospective.” Through April 25. Mondays through Wednesdays, and Fridays and Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays, 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Flinn Gallery, 101 West Putnam Avenue. (203) 622-7947; flinngallery.com.

GUILFORD Guilford Art Center “Bowls,” group show. Through May 1. Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Guilford Art Center, 411 Church Street. (203) 453-5947; guilfordartcenter.org.

HARTFORD Real Art Ways “Rockface,” photographs by Andrew Buck. April 21 through June 12. “David Wojnarowicz: A Fire in My Belly,” video censored by the National Portrait Gallery. A continuing exhibition. Suggested donation: $3; members and cinema patrons, free. Sundays, and Tuesdays through Thursdays, 2 to 10 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 2 to 11. Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor Street. realartways.org; (860) 232-1006.

HARTFORD The Mark Twain House and Museum “American Storytellers,” artifacts and prints related to Norman Rockwell and Mark Twain. Through Sept. 6. $9 to $15; children under 6, free. Mondays, and Wednesdays through Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5:30 p.m. The Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue. marktwainhouse.org; (860) 247-0998.

HARTFORD Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art “Rashaad Newsome/MATRIX 161.” Through May 1. “Monet’s Water Lilies: An Artist’s Obsession.” Through June 12. $5 to $10; members and children 12 and under, free. Wednesdays through Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; first Thursdays of every month, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street. wadsworthatheneum.org; (860) 278-2670.

LAKEVILLE The Tremaine Gallery “Invisible New Yorkers,” photographs by Ángel Franco. Through April 23. Mondays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. The Tremaine Gallery, 11 Interlaken Road. (860) 435-4423; hotchkiss.org/arts.

MYSTIC Mystic Seaport “Skin and Bones: Tattoos in the Life of the American Sailor,” artifacts. Through Sept. 5. $15 to $24; children 5 and under, free. Daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mystic Seaport, 75 Greenmanville Avenue. (888) 973-2767; mysticseaport.org.

NEW BRITAIN New Britain Museum of American Art “Power Boothe: Out of Order.” Through April 10. “New/Now: Interactive Crazy Quilts,” by Carol Padberg. Through April 25. “Winslow Homer and the American Civil War.” Friday through May 22. “New Media: Ted Efremoff,” installation. Through June 19. “An American Odyssey: The Warner Collection of American Art.” Friday through July 3. $10; seniors, $9; students, $8; members and children under 12, free. Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington Street. (860) 229-0257; nbmaa.org.

NEW CANAAN Silvermine Guild Arts Center “62nd Annual Art of the Northeast,” group show. Friday through June 3. Wednesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m.; and by appointment. Silvermine Guild Arts Center, 1037 Silvermine Road. (203) 966-9700; silvermineart.org.

NEW HAVEN City Gallery “Suspicions,” works by Karen Wheeler. Through April 24. Thursdays through Sundays, noon to 4 p.m.; or by appointment. City Gallery, 994 State Street. (203) 782-2489; city-gallery.org.

NEW HAVEN Kehler Liddell Gallery “Double Vision: Kristina Kuester-Witt and Alan Shulik.” Through April 10. Thursdays through Sundays, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.; or by appointment. Kehler Liddell Gallery, 873 Whalley Avenue. (203) 389-9555; kehlerliddell.com.

NEW HAVEN New Haven Museum “Both Here and There: Yale-China and a Century of Transformative Encounters.” Through April 30. “The Hill: New Haven’s First Suburb.” Through June 30. $4; seniors, $3; students, $2; under 12, free. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, noon to 5 p.m.; first and third Sundays of the month, 1 to 4 p.m. New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Avenue. newhavenmuseum.org; (203) 562-4183.

NEW HAVEN Whitney Humanities Center “James Prosek’s Expeditionary Art: Paintings, Records and Objects From Suriname.” Through June 24. Mondays and Wednesdays, 3 to 5 p.m. and by appointment. Whitney Humanities Center, 53 Wall Street. yale.edu/whc; (203) 432-6556.

NEW HAVEN Yale Center for British Art “into the light of things: Rebecca Salter, Works 1981-2010.” Through May 1. “Thomas Lawrence: Regency Power and Brilliance.” Through June 5. Free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel Street. (203) 432-2800; ycba.yale.edu.

NEW HAVEN Yale University Art Gallery “Rebecca Salter and Japan.” Through May 1. “Gallery of the Louvre,” installation by Samuel F. B. Morse. Through June 12. “Embodied: Black Identities in American Art.” Through June 26. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Thursdays 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.; Sundays, 1 p.m. to 6 p.m. Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel Street. (203) 432-0600; artgallery.yale.edu.

NEW LONDON Hygienic Art Galleries “Common Ground: Six Artists Interpret New London,” group show. Through April 16. Thursdays, 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.; Fridays and Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 3 p.m. Hygienic Art Galleries, 79-83 Bank Street. (860) 443-8001; hygienic.org.  

NEW LONDON Lyman Allyn Art Museum “The Subject Is Light: The Henry and Sharon Martin Collection of Contemporary Realist Paintings.” Through Aug. 21. “Face Off: Portraits by Contemporary Artists,” April 10 through Sept. 18. $8; seniors and students, $7; members and children under 12, free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street. lymanallyn.org; (860) 443-2545.

NORWALK Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum “Europe vs. U.S.A.,” paintings by Carlos Rios. “Mansion Fragments: Innovations in Architecture, Design and Technology from the Civil War Era.” Through Oct. 8. $10, $8; seniors, $6; ages 8 to 18, members and children under 8, free. Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue. (203) 838-9799; lockwoodmathewsmansion.com.

OLD GREENWICH The Gallery at Greenwich Tavern “Floral Phenomena,” photographs and mixed media by Francine Funke. Through May 4. Sundays through Wednesdays, noon to 10 p.m.; Thursdays through Saturdays, noon to 11 p.m. The Gallery at Greenwich Tavern, 1392 East Putnam Avenue. (203) 858-3082; greenwichtavern.net.

OLD LYME Florence Griswold Museum “Inspiration and Impact: The Legacy of the Hartford Steam Boiler Collection.” Through June 26. $9; seniors, $8; students, $7; children under 12, free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street. flogris.org; (860) 434-5542.

OLD LYME Lyme Art Association Gallery “Sisters,” paintings by Jack Rosenberg. Through April 23. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 5 p.m. Lyme Art Association Gallery, 90 Lyme Street. 860) 434-7802; lymeartassociation.org.

RIDGEFIELD Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum “KAWS Companion: Passing Through,” sculpture by Brian Donnelly, “Jenny Dubnau: Head On,” “Hope Gangloff: Love Letters” and “Thilo Hoffmann: High School Portraits.” All through June 5. $7; seniors and college students, $4; members, kindergarten-through-12th-grade teachers and children 18 and under, free; Tuesdays, free. Tuesdays through Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, 258 Main Street. aldrichart.org; (203) 438-4519.

STAMFORD Stamford Museum and Nature Center “Gather Up the Fragments: The Andrews Shaker Collection.” Through April 24. $4 to $8; members and children 3 and under, free. Mondays through Saturdays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Stamford Museum and Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road. (203) 322-1646; stamfordmuseum.org.

STORRS William Benton Museum of Art “Photo Identities: Images From the Benton Collections.” Through May 8. “Project 35,” group video exhibition. Through Dec. 18. Free. Thursdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, 1 to 4:30 p.m. William Benton Museum of Art, 245 Glenbrook Road. (860) 486-4520; benton.uconn.edu.

TORRINGTON Artwell Gallery and Community Arts Center “Shooting With the Third Eye,” group show. Through April 10. Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Artwell Gallery and Community Arts Center, 19 Water Street. artwellgallery.org; (860) 482-5122.

WASHINGTON DEPOT Behnke-Doherty Gallery “Pat Me Down,” paintings by Jack Rosenberg. Through April 26. “Nature’s Sinuous Curves,” paintings by Susan Monserud and sculptures by Joe Gitterman. Through May 8. Fridays, noon to 5 p.m.; Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, 1 to 4 p.m.; and by appointment. Behnke-Doherty Gallery, 6 Green Hill. behnkedoherty.com; (860) 868-1655.

WATERBURY Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center “Quiet Spirit, Skillful Hand: The Graphic Work of Clare Leighton.” Through April 10. $5; seniors, $4; children under 16, free. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Sundays, noon to 5 p.m. Mattatuck Museum Arts and History Center, 144 West Main Street. (203) 753-0381; mattatuckmuseum.org.

WESTPORT Amy Simon Fine Art “Duets,” group show. Through April 30. Tuesdays through Saturdays, 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; and by appointment. Amy Simon Fine Art, 1869 Post Road East. (203) 226-8232; amysimonfineart.com.

WESTPORT Nylen Gallery “Photographic Images,” prints by Constance Evans. Through May 7. Mondays through Fridays, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.; Saturdays, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Nylen Gallery, 606 Post Road East. (203) 227-6861; picturethisofwestport.com.

WESTPORT Westport Arts Center “Hope in Haiti,” group show. “Dog Show,” photographs by the Staples High School Photography Club. Both through May 8. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.; Saturdays and Sundays, noon to 4 p.m. Westport Arts Center, 51 Riverside Avenue. westportartscenter.org; (203) 222-7070.

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