NOV 12, 2022

8:30 to 9:00 am
Join the Urban Bike Tours group bright and early at City Lights Gallery #20 for the annual Bridgeport Art Trail bike tour. Meet up for coffee and annual photo op between 8 am and 9 am at City Lights, then head out to enjoy the day on wheels.

9 am to 3 pm
Housatonic Museum of Art

10 am to 5 pm
Open studios at American Fabrics Arts Building and Metro Art Studios

11 am to 2 pm
cARTie Mobile Art Museum at American Fabrics

11 am to 3 pm
Maggie Daly Arts Cooperative Open House, preview of M & T Bank calendar artworks.

11 am to 5 pm
ARTcade Oddities Bazaar ghoulishly vintage & artisanal vendors and live music to shop by at the Arcade Mall
Artists Choose Artists exhibit at Read’s Ground Floor Gallery, Read’s ArtSpace
WPKN Radio Station #16 Open House, Vintage Vinyl and Special CD Sale.
The Emporium Record and Bookshop

11:00 am to 9 pm
The Knowlton, Nest Arts Factory, Reads ArtSpace, City Lights Vintage

12 pm
“Fist in My Face” full theatrical production by Lisa McCree at the Bijou Theatre

12 pm to 3 pm
Workshops and open house at Neighborhood Studios of Fairfield County 

12 pm to 4 pm
Body painting at Metro Art Studio, a popular and fascinating demo as Alicia Cobb paints on a live model.

12 pm to 5 pm
Richual Boutique, the glamorous thrift shop.

12 pm to 6 pm
Orphan Girl Studio, Nu Earth Interactive Film Showing
Gallery 9104, open house at the gallery & studios of Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, storyteller and master teacher specializing in paintings, drawings, sculpture, textile collage.

12 pm to 8 pm
Ursa Gallery, view 3 exhibits at the Arcade Mall gallery spaces
Ursa Minor, view an eclectic collection of art in this raw space under construction, Lorca Coffeeroasters is coming Spring 2023. Come back for the Punk rock beginning after 8 pm.

12 pm to 4 pm
City Lights Gallery, Guest curator of the exhibit” How Did We Get Here”, greets visitors. 
City Lights Vintage holds their Seasonal Sale.
WPKN Radio spins discs at their Vintage Vinyl sale at American Fabrics Arts Building

1 pm

Story Time with artist Denise Susalka at Metro Art Studios #4.

1 pm to 4pm

Hands-on demos at the NEST Arts Factory #29, including glass blowing, mosaics, Tai Chi, textile collage, great family fun activities, and live music too.

1 pm to 9pm
The Mary and Eliza Freeman Center #23 shows Bridgeport and the
Great Migration and other exhibits.

2 pm to 3:15 pm
Eating Flag! A Jello social with Roxy Savage at American Fabrics hosting conceptual art, flag-shaped Jello treats, and conversation.

2 pm to 4 pm
Fabric Chronicles and Bridgeport Film Fest #28 screenings at the NEST Arts Factory
Virtual Writers Group with Shanna Melton sponsored by City Lights Gallery

4 pm to 9 pm
DeFine Art panel discussion, followed by NFT and contemporary art exhibit reception starting at 5 pm with first ever laser-guided NFT at The Knowlton 
Building party and exhibit reception for Black Rock Art Guild artists, NEST Arts Factory artists, and invited artists, open to the public with art, live music, and poetry at the NEST Arts Factory. Performing NEST musicians include Pangea World Music and the Swamp Hogs.

5 pm & 8 pm
Absolute Queen, high energy tribute band concert at the Downtown Cabaret Theatre #21.

8 pm to 10 pm
Art party at Ursa Minor #17 remembers Bridgeport’s 1980’s Grunge with Punk Rockers, Sonic Superchargers 66 and friends.
Ukraine We Stand, the Namedroppers and friends play Blues, Rock and Soul to raise funds for the crisis in the Ukraine at the Bijou Theatre.
Something completely different, Greater Bridgeport Symphony,Beethoven’s Piano Concerto #1 and Schumann’s Second Symphony.
Stand up comedy at the Stress Factory, One Funny Lisa Marie.

9 pm to 12 am
NFT after-party at The Knowlton