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Twain Had Much To Say About Move Into Hartford House 140 Years Ago

Twain Had Much To Say About Move Into Hartford House 140 Years Ago

On the afternoon of Saturday, Sept. 19, 1874 — a day rainy enough to call off baseball games in Hartford — a family weary of...

'Wings Inspired To Fly' At The 224

'Wings Inspired To Fly' At The 224

The Rev. Shelly D. Best wants to invigorate Hartford. "This is a burned-out city. A lot of people who want to do good are just worn out,...

Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

Fall Exhibit Offerings Include Cats, Steampunk Fairies

Cats are art? Well, why not? An event at Real Art Ways, "Connecticats," which combines art event with cat adoption, is one of the...

Big E Celebrates 1964 N.Y. World's Fair

Big E Celebrates 1964 N.Y. World's Fair

The New York World's Fair came to Flushing Meadows in 1964 and 1965, and then it was gone forever. Unlike Disneyland, which can be visited...

Mark Twain House Curator Leaving For New Job

Mark Twain House Curator Leaving For New Job

Patti Philippon, the Beatrice Fox Auerbach chief curator at the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford, is moving on to become executive...

Hollywood Costumes At Atheneum For Two Days

Hollywood Costumes At Atheneum For Two Days

There's a moment in the classic Bette Davis film "Now Voyager" when her character, Charlotte, has gone from ugly ducklilng to beautiful swan...

Gabrielle Zane Joins 'The Committee' At ArtSpace

Gabrielle Zane Joins 'The Committee' At ArtSpace

Gabrielle Zane is a psychotherapist who creates artworks in her spare time, to put her brain in a different place. She creates encaustics...

World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

World War I Posters Focus Of Anniversary Exhibits

The assassination of Austrian archduke Franz Ferdinand, which is officially recognized as the start of World War I, was 100 years ago this...

Art Smart: Exhibits In Connecticut

Art Smart: Exhibits In Connecticut

Connecticut is rich with art galleries, museums and artists; at any given time, there are dozens of exhibits to see, all over the state,...

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