"Thinking Through Painting": Through Nov. 7
This artwork by Leticia Gallizzi is one of the works at the new exhibit, "Thinking through Painting: Exploring the ideas of Peter Geimer and Isabelle Graw," in the Sumner McKnight Crosby Jr. Gallery, 70 Audubon St., 2nd floor, in New Haven. The multi-artist show, curated by Gallizzi, is sponsored by The Arts Council of Greater New Haven.
The show will be up from Sept. 30 to Nov. 7. A reception will take place on Oct. 2 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Gallery hours are weekdays 9 a.m to 5 p.m. Details: newhavenarts.org (Leticia Gallizzi /September 30, 2014)
On Friday, July 11, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
in Hartford begins its annual summer series of “Movies and Music Under the Stars,” which feature live music, a la carte dinners and classic films in the museum’s Gengras Court.
The kickoff film is “The Thin Man Goes Home,” the 1945 installment of the “Thin Man” series of comic mysteries with Myrna Loy and William Powell
. The next film, on July 18, is “Song of the Thin Man,” from 1947.
The remaining films in the series have a “Femmes Fatales” theme, featuring legendary actresses in seductive roles. The lineup is Greta Garbo’s “Ninotchka” on July 25, Jean Harlow’s “Bombshell” on Aug. 1, Hedy Lamarr’s “Ecstasy” on Aug. 15 and Marlene Dietrich’s “Desire” on Aug. 22.
All events begin at 5:30 p.m., and the movie starts at 8:15 p.m. Details and admission prices: thewadsworth.org