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  • 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  
  • Dive Into Media History At The Museum Of The Moving Image

    Dive Into Media History At The Museum Of The Moving Image
    Time to get moving -- at a museum of all places. If you like radio, TV, movies or multimedia, we found a place that celebrates all of it. It's called The Museum Of The Moving Image in Astoria, Queens. "We're the only museum in the country devoted to...
  • 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...
  • News of the Weird: Worth the Commute

    News of the Weird: Worth the Commute
    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...
  • 'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College

    'Russian Ark' Showing at Trinity College
    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 —...
  • Delightful 'Wee Faerie Village' Returns

    Delightful 'Wee Faerie Village' Returns
    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...
  • World's Largest Native American Institute A Short Drive Away

    World's Largest Native American Institute A Short Drive Away
    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,...
  • Bringing A Children's Book To Life

    Bringing A Children's Book To Life
    Over the last nine years of motherhood, I have had so many important moments with my boys thanks to books.  When they were little, we would snuggle together and read board books until the pages were worn.  In fact, I recently put a bin of these in the...
  • 5 Places To Take Your Child This Holiday Season

    5 Places To Take Your Child This Holiday Season
        *"How The Grinch Stole Christmas" at the Bushnell Theatre Who doesn't love Dr. Seuss?  This musical will be playing in Hartford November 20th through the 25th.   *"Polar Express 4D" at Mystic Aquarium This sounds fabulous!  Santa will be on...