| Nov 9, 2012
| 10:27 AM
The Greater Hartford Arts Council kicks off Aetna Arts Week on Sunday, Nov. 11. The rest of the week, through Saturday, Nov. 17, features free and low-cost arts activities hosted by local organizations.
Local artist Anne Cubberly will lead an art...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA plans to award 928 grants totaling $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations nationwide.
These grants support exemplary projects in arts education, dance,...
| Apr 30, 2012
| 2:50 PM
The first of two new exhibitions presented by the Amistad Center at the Wadsworth, Collective Memories explores societal concepts of race and culture — how they are created, distributed, and maintained historically — to help folks understand...
| May 10, 2012
| 5:30 AM
The Amistad Center for Arts & Culture, which is inside the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford, has a new exhibit, "Collective Memories.' Catch this exhibit, and the one at the Twain House, "Hateful Things," and together they make a great lesson about the...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:00 AM
"Medieval to Monet: French Paintings in the Wadsworth Atheneum"
October 19 - January 27, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St., Hartford, thewadsworth.org
Eric M. Zafran has been studying works of art, orchestrating exhibitions, writing...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Picture this: A site-specific theatrical work by the Hartford-based Bated Breath Theatre Company will be presented Thursday Nov. 1 at 6:30 and 7:30 p,.m. and Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Wadsworth Atheneum of Hartford in connection with the museum&...
| Oct 29, 2012
| 10:15 AM
Visual art and theater are cultural chocolate and peanut butter. We've all stared at wall-sized paintings and imagined characters moving, interacting, playing out in three dimensions what visual artists convey in 2-D. For two nights, Bated Breath...
| Oct 31, 2012
| 9:49 AM
Step into a dream closet this weekend, featuring Stuart Weitzman, Ralph Lauren, Burberry, Yves St Laurent, Neiman Marcus, Diane von Furstenberg, Chanel, vintage fur, and ever so much more. Yes, it’s all up for grabs at the Posh Sale - benefiting...
| Aug 30, 2012
| 11:10 AM
Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
| May 22, 2012
| 12:30 PM
Eric and Mary Ross: Boulevard d'Reconstructie
May 25, 8 p.m., $8-$15, Real Art Ways, 56 Arbor St., Hartford, (860) 232-1006, realartways.org.
It's the spooky solo instrument in every '50s sci-fi movie orchestra. It's the trippy, skyward warble in...
| May 23, 2012
| 2:15 PM
In 1845, a young man from the marble district of the Litchfield Hills arrived in Hartford just as the city's new rail line helped trigger an industrial boom that, by 1870, made it one of the richest small cities in America.
At age 22, James G....