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A Midsummer Fest: Celebrating Old Lyme With Art, Music, Even A Dog Show

Old Lyme is proud of its history as a hive of activity for artists. Florence Griswold hosted an art colony in her home from 1899 until her death in 1937. Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is just down the street from Miss Florence's house and the Lyme Art Association is just next door. On Friday...

  • Berkshires Art Road Trip: See Picasso, Warhol, Rockwell And More

    Berkshires Art Road Trip: See Picasso, Warhol, Rockwell And More

    If you had to choose between art exhibits, which would it be? Pablo Picasso or Grandma Moses? Sol LeWitt or Helen Frankenthaler? Andy Warhol or Nick Cave? Robert Rauschenberg or Norman Rockwell? A Laurie Anderson virtual-reality experience or a James Turrell sensory-deprivation experience? This...

  • Contemporary Book Art At Hill-Stead

    Contemporary Book Art At Hill-Stead

    There is a common belief in the Hartford area that if you've been inside the Hill-Stead Museum once, you never need to go back in. This stems from the Farmington house's designer and owner, Theodate Pope Riddle, whose will stipulated that nothing ever could be added to or subtracted from the house's...

      • Goat Portraiture Exhibit At EBK Gallery

        Goat Portraiture Exhibit At EBK Gallery

        When Kevin Horan takes one of his elegant black-and-white portraits, the faces are full of personality. Sweet Pea is, like her name, sweet. Lily is shy. Jake is looking for trouble. Sydney is a bold visionary, like Che Guevara staring off into the distance. This is all the more remarkable considering...

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