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Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art

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  • 'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum

    'Coney Island On The Silver Screen' Series At Atheneum
    In conjunction with the exhibit "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008," the Wadsworth Atheneum is presenting "Coney Island on the Silver Screen," a series of films that are set, or have scenes, on Coney Island. Unless otherwise...
  • New Coney Island Exhibit Inspires Lively Party At Atheneum

    New Coney Island Exhibit Inspires Lively Party At Atheneum
    What's better than one reason to party in the middle of winter's cabin fever season? Two reasons! And that was what was happening at a refreshingly, rambunctious party at the Wadsworth Atheneum Thursday as major supporters of the downtown museum...
  • Interfaith Film Series At Atheneum

    Interfaith Film Series At Atheneum
    Wadsworth Atheneum is holding its second annual Interfaith Film Festival, co-presented by the Connecticut Council for Interreligious Understanding, with three films that present challenges to bridge the divide between religions. The festival opens...
  • Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth

    Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth
    When Walt Whitman lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., from 1836 to 1850, he frequently visited the beach at Coney Island, which he described as "a long, bare, unfrequented shore, which I had all to myself." Compare this to the wonderland remembered by the artist...
  • Westport Hosts Photographic 'Coney Island Side Show'

    Westport Hosts  Photographic 'Coney Island Side Show'
    Coney Island and all the temptations that dwell there mean many things to many people. To Doug Healy, the Cyclone roller coaster is a metaphor for life. "It has ups and screaming downs, and bumps on the turns," Hardy says. Hardy, of Westport, is one...
  • Lively, Colorful 'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale

    Lively, Colorful  'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale
    Freaks of nature have been the subject of fascination, disgust and pity for centuries, shunted off to the curtained-off shadowlands of carnivals and circuses. A new exhibit at Yale School of Art Gallery shines a full light on them and treats them with...
  • Renovated Wadsworth Galleries Show Off Contemporary Collections

    Renovated Wadsworth Galleries Show Off Contemporary Collections
    One of the first things visitors will see when entering the newly renovated Susan Morse Hilles Gallery at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art on Jan. 31 is a lighted sign reading "Like, Man, I'm Tired (Of Waiting)." Sam Durant's creation is a reflection on...
  • Atheneum Raises $1.5 Million In End-Of-Year Challenge

    Atheneum Raises $1.5 Million In End-Of-Year Challenge
    It was a green Christmas at the Wadsworth Atheneum. Money snowed down on the Hartford art museum during the holiday season, collectively totaling $1.5 million in an end-of-the-year fund-raising bonanza set in motion by a $500,000 challenge pledge, the...
  • Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale

    Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale
    Coney Island amusement park had a sideshow. And the Wadsworth Atheneum’s upcoming Coney Island exhibit has a side show, too. The Atheneum in Hartford will open "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008" on Jan. 31. Meanwhile, an...
  • Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'

    Author Lucy Ferriss To Talk About 'A Sister To Honor'
    Make your reservations now to hear Lucy Ferriss, who teaches at Trinity College in Hartford, talk about her latest novel, "A Sister To Honor" (Berkley Trade Paperback Original, $16) at a free Authors Live! event on Jan. 11 at 2 p.m. at West Hartford...
  • Best Bets in Greater Hartford for January

    You've had your fill of holiday movies, turkey dinners and, yes, even chocolate. It's time to feed your soul on something satisfying and different. January offers plenty of choices. Daniels Band "Dumb & Dumber To"? Try strum & strummer six. Jeff...