Art In Our Society: The Importance and Impact of Art Education

The public is invited to a free talk on “Art In Our Society: The Importance And Impact Of Art Education” in the Rotary Room of the Fairfield Public Library on Feb. 28, from 7-8:30 p.m. It will be presented by Dr. Andrew Chi and co-hosted by Liz Tardif.  

Learn compelling information about the vital role art plays in our society.  Art is a universal language that records history, tells our stories, communicates societal changes and inspires our emotions.

Andrew Chi, MD, will talk about what research reveals about how the creation, study and appreciation of art affects the human mind. This research underscores why art education is important for the successful development and achievement of all individuals.  

Andrew Chi, MD studied and trained in pediatric neurology, child and adolescent psychiatry, adult psychiatry, and geriatric psychiatry. He also completed fellowship programs in psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

Liz Tardif has served as a curator for the Bruce S. Kershner Gallery at the Fairfield Public Library for over five years. She is an art advisor and the founder of and is a lifelong artist working in acrylic  and oil.

Register online at or call 203-256-3160. The Fairfield Library is at 1080 Old Post Road in Fairfield.

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