| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main St.
2) New Britain Museum of American Art
3) The Mark Twain House and Museum
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:13 AM
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...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 11:38 AM
If you haven't seen the "Wee Faerie Village" at the Florence Griswold Museum, it's time to take a drive to Old Lyme. Each fall, the museum installs a natural exhibit for children around the gorgeous grounds with the scenic Lieutenant River in the...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:50 AM
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,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
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...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Downtown London residences are known to be staggeringly expensive, but media blogger Sam Cookney calculated in October just how much. Cookney said he can live in an upscale apartment in Barcelona, Spain, and commute almost every workday to London (700...
| Nov 19, 2013
| 1:45 PM
There are few films in which time barrels forward as relentlessly as in Aleksandr Sokurov's Russian Ark, and yet there are also few where it swirls so mysteriously. The forward motion comes from Sokurov's famous record-breaking filming method —...
| Nov 15, 2012
| 11:28 AM
In honor of the recent election, DayTrippers takes a tour of the incredible John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum, which houses a large collection of personal and political artifacts.
Situated on Boston's Columbia Point, the museum's...
| Mar 8, 2012
| 9:43 AM
Norwich Free Academy is one of two high schools in the United States to have a museum on its campus. The museum, which was donated to NFA in 1886, has given thousands of students as well as community members a little culture that is typically experienced...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 1:07 PM
If you think you've "been there, done that," think again.
Four years ago, a 23-thousand square foot addition was built onto Boston Children's Museum, filling this iconic spot with even more imagination, inspiration and science. Founded by teachers...
| May 31, 2012
| 10:42 AM
The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center is the largest Native American institute in the world and it's right here in Connecticut.
The state-of-the-art facility features an observation tower, a large recreation of an authentic Pequot village,...