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  • The Magic of Christmas at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, through Jan. 8

    The Magic of Christmas at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, through Jan. 8
    The post-Thanksgiving season has barely begun, but those of you itching for a bit of Christmas cheer can scratch it this week. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme celebrates in style with its annual festival The Magic of Christmas, A Holiday...
  • Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme Hosting a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance This Friday

    Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme Hosting a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance This Friday
    Celebrate the days of fall in full Lyme Art Colony style this weekend at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. The museum hosts a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance & Benefit Auction, to coincide with the full harvest moon. The event features live and silent...
  • Get Enchanted at the Florence Griswold Museum's Wee Faerie Village Exhibit

    Get Enchanted at the Florence Griswold Museum's Wee Faerie Village Exhibit
    October can feel pretty magical, with fall in full swing and the approach of Halloween. Get all enchanted at the Florence Griswold Museum with the exhibit Wee Faerie Village: In the Land of Picture Making. It's a family-friendly event where the museum's...
  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • Florence Griswold Museum's new exhibit offers highlights from the Albany Institute of History & Art

    Florence Griswold Museum's new exhibit offers highlights from the Albany Institute of History & Art
    Nearly 60 works shining a light on the history of the Hudson River Valley are on display at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, on loan from the Albany Institute of History & Art. Included in the mix are paintings by Dutch settlers and...
  • Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival Takes Place July 27-28

    Old Lyme's Midsummer Festival Takes Place July 27-28
    Connecticut's shoreline is rich with history and community involvement, and Old Lyme is no exception. This Friday and Saturday, six venues in the town's historic district host the annual Midsummer Festival, a full spectrum of fun for the whole family....
  • 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:...
  • Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework

    Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework
    The history of visual art in Connecticut usually is traced to the first professional painter, William Johnston of Boston, who began working in the region around 1762. But, as Susan P. Schoelwer notes in the introduction to a new scholarly catalog, "at...
  • Essex Home Evokes A 19th-Century Packet Boat

    Essex Home Evokes A 19th-Century Packet Boat
    Swans and boats drift peacefully in the nearby cove. At night, the Connecticut River and nearby boat yard twinkle with lights. The site itself, part of a former dairy farm, had been near shipbuilding and rope-making businesses. And so, when it came...
  • 'Art and Artists in Connecticut'

    Connecticut “has given the world more artists of ability than any other state,” or so proclaimed Henry W. French in his 1879 tome Art and Artists in Connecticut. That may or may not be true, but it does suggest another proclamation at this...