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  • Charles Froom: The man who makes art look even better

    In early April of this year Charles Froom got a phone call at his Reigelsville home. His help was needed immediately. David Mickenberg, the new director of the Allentown Art Museum of the Lehigh Valley, had an emergency. A once-in-a-lifetime opportunity...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Next Connecticut State Archaeologist Announced

    The Connecticut State Museum of Natural History and Archaeology Center, part of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at UConn welcome Dr. Brian D. Jones as Connecticut State Archaeologist effective July 18, 2014. He will succeed retiring State...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Trolley Museum Hosting Super Hero Day

    Trolley Museum Hosting Super Hero Day
    Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Batman and Superman will be riding the trolleys at the Shoreline Trolley Museum, 17 River St., East Haven, on Saturday, July 26, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Children are encouraged to dress up in super hero costumes, and Spider-Man'...
  • On Kawara dies at 81; artist's works addressed passage of time

    On Kawara, the acclaimed but enigmatic Japanese artist whose body of conceptual works addressed the passage of time in detached, numerical ways, has died. He was 81. Kawara died in New York City in late June, according to his representatives at the...
  • 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...