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  • Wonderful 'Wee Faerie Village' Opens With A Steampunk'd Twist

    Wonderful 'Wee Faerie Village' Opens With A Steampunk'd Twist
    Living on the shoreline, we have been lucky enough to take part in many wonderful events at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, a beautiful place that sparks kids' imaginations with wonderful exhibits, featuring artistic Christmas trees and nursery rhymes.  Our favorite has always been the incredible Wee Faerie Village in the fall, a beautiful display of tiny, handmade houses tucked into wooded areas of the museum's gorgeous grounds.  The boys have always been enchanted by this yearly tradition, as they run around with their checklists, finding hidden treasure, as we gaze upon the changing leaves over the Lieutenant River.
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main St. Hartford (860) 278-2670 wadsworthatheneum.org 2) New Britain Museum of American Art   3) The Mark Twain House and Museum  

    Entertaining the Kids on a Budget

    Cabin fever has taken over our house! I can't wait for that first warm spring day when we can just go and play on the swings or go for a walk!Until then, I know it can be a challenge to entertain the kids, especially on a budget, or no budget for that...

    'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum

    'Harry Holtzman and American Abstraction' on View at the Florence Griswold Museum
    Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum

    Contemporary Art From India At The Benton Museum
    In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...