Exhibit Openings Sunday, Nov. 8
The Loft Artists Association "small works, BIG ART!" Exhibit and gift bazaar featuring works in various media by LAA artists. Holiday reception: Dec. 4, 5-8 p.m. Fri through Dec. 27. Fri, noon-5 p.m.; Sat, noon-5 p.m.; Sun, noon-5 p.m. 845 Canal St., Stamford. 203-329-9362, www.loftartists.com.
Maritime Aquarium "Festival of Lighthouses" Two dozen lighthouses made by local artists. Sat through Jan. 18. Daily, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. $11.75, $10.75 for seniors, $9.75 for children. 10 N. Water St., Norwalk. 852-0700, www.maritimeaquarium.org.
maritime garage art gallery "Focus on the 60's Photography" Works by Brooklyn, N.Y., native Bill Friedman. Friday through Jan. 29. Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. 11 N. Water St., Norwalk. www.Billfriedman.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The mayor's gallery "High Dynamic Range Imaging" Photographs by Stamford artist Phil Nelson. Reception: Thursday, 5:30 p.m. Through Jan. 5. Mon-Fri, 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Government Center, 888 Washington Blvd., Stamford. LM77@optonline.net.
wilton library Art/Place exhibit Works in various media by more than 25 artists from the Fairfield-based nonprofit Art/Place collective. Opening reception: Fri, 6 p.m. Through Nov. 27. Mon-Thurs, 10 a.m.- 8 p.m.; Fri, 10 a.m.-6 p.m.; Sat, 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sun, 1-5 p.m. 137 Old Ridgefield Road. 203-762-3950, www.wiltonlibrary.org.
Earthplace Norwalk Camera Club presentation International documentary photographer Daryl Hawk presents his latest photographic book project, "White Pond." Mon, 7:30 p.m. 10 Woodside Lane, Westport. 203-252-4366, www.NorwalkCameraClub.org.
Silvermine Guild Arts Center Lecture Series with David Dunlop The Wilton resident and Emmy Award winner gives a talk, "Look Back to Move Forward: How the Arts Uses Other Cultures and Times As Sources." Sun, 4:30 p.m. $10. 1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan. 203-966-6668, ext. 2 or www.silvermineart.org.
purchase, n.y. Artist Talk With Nicola Lopez. Wed, 6;30 p.m. Purchase (N.Y.) College Visual Arts Building Room 1016, 735 Anderson Hill Road. 914-251-6753.
Wilson Avenue Loft Artists Annual Open Studio Event 18 artists exhibit their work to the public. Fri, 6-8 p.m. and Sat, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. 225 Wilson Ave., South Norwalk. www.wilsonavenueloftartists.com or email@example.com.