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  • READER SUBMITTED: Smithsonian's The Way We Worked Exhibit Coming to Nathan Hale Homestead

    As part of the year-long Connecticut at Work initiative, Coventry will host The Way We Worked, an exhibition created by the Smithsonian Institution that draws on the National Archives' rich photographic collections to document 150 years of changing work...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Museum Field School Offers Archaeology Enthusiasts Opportunity to Work UConn Archaeologist

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn, will conduct an Adult Archaeology Field School Monday, August 4 through Friday, August 8, 9 am to 3 pm in Killingworth, CT. The field school will...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Connecticut's Old State House & Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art Announce Partnership for Admission Discounts

    Hartford, CT - Connecticut's Old State House is proud to announce that it has entered into a partnership with the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art to provide admission discounts to those who visit both venues in the same day. This new agreement will allow...
  • READER SUBMITTED: WETHERSFIELD HISTORICAL SOCIETY TEACHES CHILDREN THAT HISTORY IS FUN

    : Wethersfield Historical Society will welcome children from the entire Wethersfield community and beyond to this year's Keeney Kids Summer History Program. Children will explore Wethersfield and Connecticut history through historical activities, tours,...
  • Winter Park Chamber launches SunRail rider perks program

    Winter Park Chamber launches SunRail rider perks program
    Recently, Debra Hendrickson was on the platform of Winter Park’s SunRail station.  “Maybe half a dozen people were waiting to get on the train,” she said. Then the train arrived, and after it left the station, Hendrickson noticed...
  • LACMA to present exhibition on German Expressionist cinema

    LACMA to present exhibition on German Expressionist cinema
    An exhibition devoted to the German Expressionist cinema of directors such as Fritz Lang, F.W. Murnau and Robert Wiene will open at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art in late September for a seven-month run. "Haunted Screens: German Cinema in the...
  • Jane O'Connor Kerr, arts leader in Illinois and Chicago, dies

     Jane O'Connor Kerr, arts leader in Illinois and Chicago, dies
    Jane O'Connor Kerr was a leader in the fine arts and cultural communities in Chicago as well as statewide for decades. Mrs. Kerr, whose first husband was legendary Chicago broadcast newsman Len O'Connor, was appointed by Gov. Richard Ogilvie to serve on...
  • Motion picture academy names its new board of governors

    Motion picture academy names its new board of governors
    The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences named its new board of governors Friday, a list that includes current academy President Cheryl Boone Isaacs, key Academy Museum fundraiser Annette Bening and five first-time governors. The board of...
  • Keeping it surreal at Art Institute's Night Heist

    Keeping it surreal at Art Institute's Night Heist
    The Evening Associates Board of the Art Institute of Chicago presented its fourth annual Night Heist benefit in the museum's Modern Wing on July 11. Nearly 850 young professionals and art lovers attended the event influenced by the museum's newest...
  • St. Louis' Ballpark Village a whole new game

    St. Louis' Ballpark Village a whole new game
    Call it Wrigley South. Rooftop seats overlook the outfield, restaurants and bars fill with fans, people pack the plazas outside the ballpark. But there's little of the gritty urban ambience surrounding Chicago's century-old baseball stadium....
  • A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington

    A wealth of absorbing art exhibits in Washington
    Artistic attractions well worth wending your way to Washington for include two winning exhibits devoted to Whistler and Wyeth, as well as a fascinating show pairing Degas with Cassatt. There's a towering, even titillating, Titian, too. Conveniently,...