Museums

New T-Rex And Whale Will Welcome Visitors To CT Science Center

When the Connecticut Science Center in Hartford re-opens on Monday after a two-week renovation, visitors won't recognize the cavernous atrium lobby. A 20-foot-long Tyrannosaurus rex will leap out of the ticket booth. A sperm whale will breach by the stairwell. A U.S. Coast Guard helicopter will...

  • Ansel Adams' Yosemite Photos At NBMAA

    Ansel Adams' Yosemite Photos At NBMAA

    Just as Yale University Art Gallery's exhibit of artwork about Yosemite is ending its run — the show closes Dec. 31 — another exhibit about the legendary national park is beginning its run, at New Britain Museum of American Art. Both exhibits were mounted to commemorate the 100th anniversary of...

    • The Heartbreaking Reality Of Homelessness On Display At Charter Oak

      The Heartbreaking Reality Of Homelessness On Display At Charter Oak

      A new art installation by Elena Kalman and Susan Hoffman Fishman, "Open House: Hartford," is on exhibit now at Charter Oak Cultural Center in Hartford. The homelessness-themed piece was first seen last month at Stamford Government Center, in the form of a fully constructed house made from pieces...

        • 'Road Trip!' Exhibit Celebrates Culture Around Local Roadways

          'Road Trip!' Exhibit Celebrates Culture Around Local Roadways

          Interstate highways are designed for efficiency, to get travelers to their destinations as quickly as possible. But they're impersonal, offering drivers little to no contact with the towns on their routes. A new exhibit at New Haven Museum, "Road Trip!" is an homage to the decades before those...

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