b'ArtsMUSEUM/GALLERYGuilford Art Center, 411 Church St., Guilford. Non-profit school, shop, and gallery. Classes and workshops in pottery, metalsmithing, blacksmithing, weaving, painting, fiber arts and more for adults and children. Gallery presents juried and invitational exhibits. Shop carries fine American craft by American artists. Tuition charged per class; entry to gallery and shop is free. Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Sunday noon-4 p.m. 203-453-5947, guilfordartcenter.orgIrelands Great Hunger Museum at Quinnipiac University, 3011 Whitney Ave., Hamden. Irelands Great Hunger Museum offers an unflinching study of the Irish Famine (1845-52) that both commemorates and educates. $5 gen-eral admission, free for children. Open WednesdaySunday, see website for hours. 203-582-6500, ighm.org Yale University Art GalleryMichael Marsland/Yale UniversityYale Center for British Art, 1080 ChapelJohn Lyman Center for the Performingoutdoor piece in North America by this St., New Haven. YCBA houses the largestArts, Southern Connecticut State Uni- important artist. It was commissioned by collection of British art outside theversity, 501 Crescent St., New Haven. TopSite Projects | New Haven in 2010. Free. United Kingdom, encompassing worksname headliners during the academicsiteprojects.org/felice-varini-square-in a range of media from the Elizabethanyear. Box office hours: Monday-Fridaywith-four-circles-new-haven-2010period to the present day. Free and open11 a.m.-5 p.m. 203-392-6154, southernct.to the public. Offers exhibitions andedu/lymancenter Swoons Katherine G., 873 Whalley programs, including lectures, concerts,Ave., New Haven. An expressive, full-films, symposia, tours, and familyNew Haven Ballet, 70 Audubon St., Newlength wheat-paste portrait by famous events. TuesdaySaturday, 10 a.m.5Haven. The New Haven Ballet providesstreet artist, Swoon. Part of a three-piece p.m.; Sunday, noon5 p.m. 203-432-2800,classical ballet training and an annualwheat paste mural series commissioned 877-BRIT-ART, britishart.yale.edu performance of The Nutcracker at theby Site Projects | New Haven in 2014. Shubert Theatre. Classes are availableFree. siteprojects.org/swoon-in-new-Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapelat additional locations. 203-782-9038,haven-2014#St., New Haven. Yale University Art Gal- newhavenballet.orglery is the oldest college art museum in America. The Gallerys encyclopedic hold- New Haven Symphony Orchestra, 4ART CLASSES & WORKSHOPSings, 200,000 objects, range from ancientHamilton St., New Haven. The mission ofArtsplace, 1220 Waterbury Rd., Cheshire. times to the present day and representthe New Haven Symphony Orchestra isArt classes and workshops taught year-civilizations from around the globe. Freeto increase the impact and value of or- round by professional fine artists, for ages and open to the public. Tuesday-Fridaychestral music for our audiences throughthree through adult in variety of media.10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Thursday until 8 p.m.high quality, affordable performances andUnless noted, all supplies included. Free (September-June); Saturday & Sundayeducational programming. 203-865-0831,parking. Easy access off highway. 203-11 a.m.-5 p.m. Handicapped accessible.newhavensymphony.org 272-ARTS, artsplacecheshirect.org203-432-0600, artgallery.yale.eduYale Peabody Museum of NaturalGuilford Art Center, 411 Church St., History, 170 Whitney Ave., New Haven. THEATER/MUSIC/DANCE From dinosaurs to diamonds, meteoritesGuilford. Guilford Art Center offers to mummies, the Peabody engagesclasses and workshops for children and Foundry Music Company, 102 Audubonadults year-round. Robust kids program St., New Haven. Since 1975, an invitingvisitors of all ages with a wide range offor children ages 3- 12 years held store in the heart of New Havens Artsexhibits and programs. Annual festivals,each summer. Classes include pottery, District and a gathering space where mu- Discovery Room, Museum Store. $13painting, metalsmithing, blacksmithing, sicians can browse through the worldsadults, $9 seniors, $6 ages 3-18 and col- weaving, fiber arts and more. Tuition best print music and music books. Seelege students. Under age 3 free. Tuesday- assistance is available. Register at website for hours. 203-776-3650, foundry- Saturday 10 a.m.-5 p.m.; Sunday noon-5guilfordartcenter.orgmusicco.comp.m. 203-432-5050, peabody.yale.eduGoodspeed Musicals, 6 Main St., EastPUBLIC ARTHaddam & 6 North Main St., Chester. Enjoy national acclaimed musicals atFelice Varinis Square with four Goodspeeds two intimate theatres set incircles, 1 Temple St. New Haven. A 110 the scenic Connecticut River Valley, Good- foot-tall, anamorphic wall mural by inter-speed Opera House and the Norma Terrisnationally-acclaimed artist, Felice Varini. Theatre. 860-873-8668, goodspeed.org This artwork remains the only large scale 11'