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  • The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism

    The Birth Of Art Colonies: Old Lyme And Greenwich Were Key Locations For American Impressionism
    In the late 19th century, artist Martha Lamb observed that the variety of landscapes in the town of Old Lyme "would drive an artist to distraction." Her comment was prophetic. Within a few decades after she made that statement, Old Lyme was home to a...
  • Noteworthy Artists Who Have Called Connecticut Home

    Noteworthy Artists Who Have Called Connecticut Home
    The state of Connecticut has been, and still is, the birthplace, workplace and/or home of many fine artists. J. Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, Josef and Anni Albers, Paul Cadmus, John Henry Twachtman, Dwight Tryon, Ellis Ruley and many others called, or call,...
  • Lunch On The Lawn At Café Flo

    While the artists who founded the Old Lyme Art Colony in Florence Griswold's home were indisputably talented, they owe some of their success to the hospitality and inspiration of their landlady. Visitors now flock to the charming yellow home-turned-...
  • Coast Guard Museum Must Be Part Of Bigger Picture

    Coast Guard Museum Must Be Part Of Bigger Picture
    News that New London is planning a $100 million Coast Guard Museum was reported with the finality one might expect if someone had won the lottery. Facts don't lie. But this report was a puff piece, based on a rollout, based on a wish and a prayer....
  • A New Oz-Centric Exhibit at the Florence Griswold Museum

    A New Oz-Centric Exhibit at the Florence Griswold Museum
    Step into the land of Oz, a tiny version of it, at the Florence Griswold Museum's fifth annual outdoor installation exhibit. This year, Wee Faerie Village in the Land of Oz will feature a pint-sized, faerie-scaled setting for each of L. Frank Baum's 24...
  • Celebrate Autumn With the Connecticut Art Trail's Fall Events

    Celebrate Autumn With the Connecticut Art Trail's Fall Events
    It's fall, people. Get out there and take a hayride, drink cider, pick apples, smash pumpkins — do whatever your heart tells you to do. Or try this: the Connecticut Art Trail has organized a series of autumnal events taking place at the Hill-Stead...
  • Celebrate Connecticut Historic Gardens Day This Sunday

    Celebrate Connecticut Historic Gardens Day This Sunday
    Sunday marks the 10th annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day. Fourteen lush and floral outdoor spots count themselves as members, and quite a few of them fall in our neck of the woods. Contact each site directly for more info about any special events...
  • Our Picks: 5 Great Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven

    Our Picks: 5 Great Outdoor Events in Greater New Haven
    Arts on 9: June 7, 6-8 p.m. Businesses in Ninth Square, New Haven, on9newhaven.com. Blessing of the Fleet: June 9, 1 p.m. New Haven Harbor at Long Wharf, Long Wharf Dr., New Haven, ssaanewhaven.com. Campfire and Night Hike: June 8, 6 p.m. Common...
  • Florence Griswold Museum Offers a Winter Wonderment Weekend

    Florence Griswold Museum Offers a Winter Wonderment Weekend
    Get the family out of the house this weekend. Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum hosts a Winder Wonderment Weekend on Feb. 9 and 10. On both days, visitors will be able to view the museum's newest exhibit, Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North. Hands-on...
  • You Can Still Celebrate the Magic of Christmas at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme

    You Can Still Celebrate the Magic of Christmas at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme
    This year, celebrate the season at The Magic of Christmas at the Florence Griswold Museum. This exhibition features a variety of exhibits. In the historic Griswold House, visitors can enjoy an authentic recreation of Christmas celebrations in 1910,...
  • Our Picks: New Haven-Area Holiday Art Exhibits

    Our Picks: New Haven-Area Holiday Art Exhibits
    The Magic of Christmas: Through Jan. 6, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, flogris.org. A Miniature Show: Through Dec. 31, The Gallery at Firehouse Square, 239 Bank St., New London, (860) 443-0344. Tree of Nations:...