| Mar 25, 2011
How do you describe a year-long, three-curator, four-phase, multiple-artist collaborative project that involves building layers upon layers of painting on the gallery walls—-and then exposing the core geologic layer in the form of an abstract...
| Mar 16, 2015
| 9:37 AM
Thomas Allen Harris believes that photographic representation can be just as important as political representation.
"Once you are represented as being human, you are treated humanely. If you are represented as other than human, people treat you as...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 12:18 PM
Goza Latin Jazz performs at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art's Jazz Brunch event on Sunday, March 15, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
The brunch buffet features a carving station, the chef's "special of the day," bacon, sausage, home fries, fresh fruit, a...
| Mar 9, 2015
| 7:13 AM
It was the hottest ticket in Hartford Saturday night, with 400 guests attending the sold out Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art's Eighth annual Splendor Gala, complete with entertainment by the Connecticut Ballet and music by the Times Square Band.
| Mar 6, 2015
| 8:07 AM
Winter isn't over yet and there are still plenty of fun indoor events to enjoy from modern dance performances to discussions with "Wild" author Cheryl Strayed, museum exhibits and more.
Doing It His Way
Logic, the rapper, has a couple of mixtapes...
| Mar 4, 2015
| 12:45 PM
March has definitely come in like a lion but that’s no reason not to look forward to the first weekend of the month that promises spring.
The party for this new month begins Thursday with a couple of events. The big one is the Great Hartford...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 7:12 AM
The third annual Feature Film Project — a nationwide film screening at which the audiences determine if the movie should get a theatrical release — comes this week to the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford and the Bijou Theatre in...
| Mar 2, 2015
| 6:55 AM
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Arts celebrates the television period drama "Downton Abbey" for its First Thursday event on March 5.
"Wadsworth Abbey," which runs 5 to 8 p.m., is a chance to dress as as your favorite character from the show, and...
| Feb 24, 2015
| 6:07 AM
Selfie sticks are the talk of the museum world. Those extender poles used to widen the panoramic range of a selfie have become popular with the general public and museum visitors, who want to show more of the artworks in the background of their snapshot....
| Feb 23, 2015
| 12:21 PM
Fittingly, the "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland" exhibition at the Wadsworth Atheneum isn't just about one main attraction. There are sideshows.
This weekend, the museum not only brings in an actual present-day Coney Island Circus...
| Feb 21, 2015
Local realty listings are littered with McMansions. Those who once opted for bigger-is-better now find that less-is-more fits their need and many have re-discovered urban living.
For Robin Jaffee Frank and husband Robert Frank, Robin's appointment as...