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Exhibit: Black • White • Color • Light: The Sun as Art | Stamford, CT


Mar 22, 2014 to May 26, 2014

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).


March 22 - May 26, 9:00am – 5:00pm

Colossal black charcoal drawings on white vellum capture the intricate details of two of our most precious natural resources: bison and trees. Artist Rick Shaefer, from Fairfield, juxtaposes the majesty and frailty of nature in his life-size renditions. Twenty stunning, full-color, high-resolution images of the star with which we live demonstrate the color spectrum of light. QR codes allow visitors to scan and learn more about the dramatic images captured by NASA scientists  An interactive light box allows visitors to mix color shadows with body movement to experience the range of color in the light spectrum. The exhibition asks the viewer to consider the different ways color is created and how light influences what we see in black and white.

Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission. For more information call (203) 977-6521, e-mail info@stamfordmuseum.org or visit www.stamfordmuseum.org

Solar System Sundays

Sundays, March 30, April 6 & 27, 1:30pm - 2:30pm

After viewing NASA's images in our Museum Gallery exhibition, take a trip through the solar system and night sky in our planetarium! Programs have limited seating; doors will open 15 minutes before program start time. Recommended for ages 5 and up.

Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission.


Members: Free | Non-Members: Free with gate admission


View map Stamford Museum & Nature Center
39 Scofieldtown Road
Stamford, CT

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