| Nov 26, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The celebrated British sculptor Nicola Hicks (bn. 1960) has, in recent years, fallen in love with Aesop and his fables all over again. "Aesop is one of my heroes from deep history," she explained on a recent tour of her new exhibition at the Yale Center...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 8:20 AM
If you have attended services at a Quaker meeting house, you will immediately feel at home when you walk into Reynolds Fine Art in New Haven. Here, through Dec. 3, you will find the serene and beguiling "quilt drawings" of Daphne Taylor. She calls them...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...
| Nov 5, 2013
| 9:05 AM
UConn's William Benton Museum of Art presents two new exhibitions. Convergence: Contemporary Art from India and the Diaspora (which includes Ravi Agarwal's "Untitled [November 23, 2005]," pictured) brings together fifteen contemporary artists, from...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:45 AM
Creative Arts Workshop's annual holiday exhibit has arrived, which means it's time to start shopping. The 45th Celebration of American Crafts runs Nov. 2 to Dec. 24 and features works for sale by more than 300 artists. Whether you're looking for...
| Oct 30, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Long Island Sound's native oyster, the Eastern oyster, is crucial for mataining the delicate, underwater ecosystem off the Connecticut coast. As it feeds, it recycles nutrients and cleans the water. And it's delicious too. A new exhibit Oysters, Pearls of...
| Oct 29, 2013
| 8:10 AM
The Charter Oak Cultural Center presents work from six artists in two upcoming exhibitions. Shifting Territories (featuring works by Geoffrey Detrani, pictured) explores the familiar artistic question of space and place, with an emphasis on locality. From...
| Oct 14, 2013
| 5:08 PM
The cuisine of southeastern Connecticut is celebrated during Wednesday's 8th annual New London Fall Food Stroll, taking place along the city's historic waterfront district. The event starts at 5:30 p.m.
Visitors will stroll through more than 40...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
If you haven't seen the "Wee Faerie Village" at the Florence Griswold Museum, it's time to take a drive to Old Lyme. Each fall, the museum installs a natural exhibit for children around the gorgeous grounds with the scenic Lieutenant River in the...
| May 2, 2013
| 5:36 AM
We moms don't have a lot of time for personal maintenance...am I right?
My son's teacher asked me if I got a haircut the other day and I replied: "No, this is just the unusual, dramatic results of a brush and blow dryer." Our clothes display spots...