Connecticut Audbon Society
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Center at Pomfret

Exhibitions & Programs

House & Garden; Field & Farm –
Art Exhibit Through January 10, 2019

Roxanne Steed is an artist, painter of well-loved places, traveler, gardener, nature lover, coastal wanderer in places salty & sandy, someone who loves a good story. You don’t have to go to exotic environs to be nurtured by nature. Every day it’s all around us. Here is one artist’s not so traditional view, in oils and watercolors, of how nature reinvigorates our souls. Free admission. Held at Center at Pomfret, 218 Day Road.

Trail Wood Reflections:
Writer & Artist In-Residence Exhibit
OPENING Reception and Reading
Sunday, January 20, 2 – 4 p.m.
Exhibit through February 24 at the Center at Pomfret.

Each year the Summer Writer and Artist In-Residence Program at our Trail Wood Sanctuary in Hampton produces inspirational work. This year’s class is no exception. The beauty found in their paintings, photography and written word well reflect the tranquility of Trail Wood. A great boost in the dead of winter, come celebrate this year’s artists and writers and their experiences. Free.

Nature Sketchbook Journaling
Saturday, February 2, 1 – 4 p.m.

You’ll spend time at the Bafflin Sanctuary in Pomfret, sketching and painting nature using pencil, pen and watercolor. Roxanne Steed will show you how to simplify what you see and teach basic drawing and quick intuitive watercolor techniques.

Fee: $10 CAS members; $20 non-members. Register at 860-928-4948

and for a list of materials to bring.

Photography Class with Fred Bird –  How to Use Your Digital Camera
Sunday, February 10, 2 – 5 p.m.
Monday, February 11, 6 – 9 p.m.

Learn how to operate your digital camera and its many functions. Bring your camera and owner’s manual to class. Select one date and please register at 860-928-4948. Free to CAS members; $5 non-members.

Nature Photography Contest
Opening reception and exhibit 
Sunday, March 10, 2 p.m.

See our website for entry forms & more information at ctaudubon.org/pomfret-home

Concert featuring “TAKE NOTE”
Sunday, March 3 at 3 p.m.

This benefit concert will support our  Education Endowment Fund. FREE to the public.

FILM SERIES

Offered in partnership with the  Pomfret Green Team. (Popcorn too!). FREE to the public.

A PLASTIC OCEAN
Monday, Jan. 21, 6:30 pm
(Snow date: Tuesday, January 22)

Writer/director Craig Leeson’s search for the elusive Blue Whale. What he finds instead is a sea of plastic waste. A team of scientists and researchers travel the globe to assess the fragile state of our oceans. Q&A after the film with Sena Wazer, member of the Cetacean Society and ocean advocate.

TRASHED
Monday, February 18, 6:30 pm
(Snow date: Tuesday,February 19)

An award-winning documentary written and directed by British film-maker Candida Brady. Watch actor Jeremy Irons investigate the global scale and impact of wasteful consumerism and pollution, and discover how communities around the world are reducing consumption toward a goal of zero waste. Q&A after film with Winston Averill, recycling and trash expert from the Quiet Corner.

NO IMPACT MAN
Monday, March 18, 6:30 pm
(Snow date: Tuesday, March 19)

This film documents author Colin Beavan’s year of living a zero-impact life. No electricity, no gas-powered transportation, no shipped food, and no public waste disposal. Can a well-intentioned environmentalist save the planet? Group discussion afterwards.

 

 

 

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