BAT Weekend Gallery Hours:
Thursday, November 8; 11:30 am to 7 pm
Friday, November 9; 11:30 am to 5 pm
Saturday, November 10; 9 am to 4 pm
Sunday, November 11; 11:30 am to 5 pm
Exhibits and programs are free and open to the public and reflect the interests and rich culture of the Park City. Programs and events bring people of diverse backgrounds together to experience art and exchange ideas, and promote our creative community.
City Lights gallery has been in operation for 13 years, recently relocated to the Golden Hill Street, joining our building neighbors, The New England Ballet Company and the Downtown Cabaret Theatre. We share a common to create a downtown arts center. Exhibits and programs are free and open to the public and reflect the interests and rich culture of the Park City, bringing people of diverse backgrounds together to experience art and exchange ideas, and to promote the our creative community.
Saturday, November 9; 8:45 am to 4:30 pm
BYOB: Bring Your Own Bike – plus money for lunch, art purchases, and gallery donations Registration, Coffee & Snacks at City Lights Gallery at 265 Golden Hill Street at 8:45 am, then at 9:15 am depart for the art! Bob Halstead will lead a free bike tour to explore galleries and artists’ open studios along the 2019 Bridgeport Art Trail. Stops will include the Arcade Mall, 305 Knowlton Street Studios and Armstrong Gallery, American Fabric Arts Building, Blends Gallery, Housatonic Museum of Art, City Lights Vintage, Victorian Architecture & Restoration of Washington Park, and more! There will be an afternoon stop for lunch at Coyote Flaco Bar & Grill and the bike tour will end at City Lights Gallery at 4:30pm. Urban Bike Tours of Bridgeport aims to use the bicycle as a means to connect the dots of Bridgeport’s history and architecture, highlighting local artists, events, business, activism and the adaptive repurposing of historic buildings. Throughout the year, Bob leads several bike tour adventures across the city with Urban Bike Tours of Bridgeport. Join the Facebook page @Urban Bike Tours of Bridgeport for more details.
Event: Saturday Writers’ Group
Saturday, November 9; 2 pm to 4 pm
Bridgeport’s Poetry Ambassador Shanna Melton hosts her bimonthly FREE writers’ workshop for poets and writers of all levels. She maintains a safe and stimulating atmosphere while facilitating writing exercises for the supportive writers’ group. Newcomers welcome. The writers group meets the first 2 Saturdays of every month at City Lights gallery from 2 to 4 pm