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  • 'Food For Thought' Will Be MCC on Main's 1st Juried Art Show

    'Food For Thought' Will Be MCC on Main's 1st Juried Art Show
    MCC on Main is planning its first juried art show in April featuring food as the theme. Jane Rainwater, who was hired as curator of MCC on Main's Dehn Gallery in July, said the competition is open to artists of all skill levels. The gallery on Main...
  • Love Of Money Focus Of Otis Kaye Artwork At NBMAA

    Love Of Money Focus Of Otis Kaye Artwork At NBMAA
    "Trompe l'oeil" means "fools the eye," and that is the goal of all trompe l'oeil painters: to trick viewers into thinking they're looking at something real when they are actually looking at a painting. But that wasn't enough for Otis Kaye. The German-...
  • Tips On Dating And Places For Singles To Go

    Tips On Dating And Places For Singles To Go
    We rely on professionals for everything these days, from cutting our hair and cleaning our houses to trimming the dog's toenails. So why not put yourself in the hands of professionals when it comes to your love life? It seems there have never been so many...
  • New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program

    New Britain Offices Will Close For MLK Day, But Museum Offers Special Program
    NEW BRITAIN - Most municipal services will be suspended on Monday for the Martin Luther King Jr. Day holiday. City hall, the schools, the public library downtown and the Manross branch will be closed Monday, and will reopen on a regular schedule...
  • New Britain's Rita Giancola, 90, Keeps Up Holiday Tradition

    New Britain's Rita Giancola, 90, Keeps Up Holiday Tradition
    NEW BRITAIN — For 11 months of the year, the stainless steel ellipses and languid bronze bodies in the sculpture garden at the New Britain Museum of American Art are the focal point of the little neighborhood just above Walnut Hill Park. But not...
  • Talbott Retiring As Director, CEO Of Wadsworth Atheneum

    HARTFORD — Susan Lubowsky Talbott, who has been director and chief executive officer of the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art since 2008, will announce her retirement Friday, Talbott told The Courant. Talbott will stay in the position until the...
  • NBMAA Gets $1.85 Million In Donations

    Christmas is the season of giving, and people have been giving generously to the New Britain Museum of American Art, which in the past few weeks has received three donations totaling $1.85 million. Museum Director Douglas Hyland said Stanley Black &...
  • Titus Kaphar's 'Vesper Project' At NBMAA

    Titus Kaphar's 'Vesper Project' At NBMAA
    Right now in the NEW/NOW gallery at New Britain Museum of American Art is a dilapidated home. Rough beams with jagged holes make up the walls and floor. Dead leaves are seen through the floorboards and the walls are patched with old newspaper. A fallen...
  • Chases Host 'Downton Abbey' Fundraiser For CPTV

    Chases Host 'Downton Abbey' Fundraiser For CPTV
    If you are going to throw a Downton Abbey party what better place than at one of Connecticut's grandest estates, the impressive West Hartford home of Arnold and Sandra Chase. And so it was on Sunday when the Chases threw open the doors of their 50,000+...
  • New Britain Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday

    New Britain Municipal Services Schedule For Thanksgiving Holiday
    NEW BRITAIN - The public library, city hall and the schools all will be closed on Thanksgiving. The schools and city hall don't reopen until Monday, but the downtown library and the Jefferson branch will operate on their regular schedules Friday....
  • Doug Hyland To Retire From NBMAA

    Doug Hyland To Retire From NBMAA
    Douglas Hyland, who has led the New Britain Museum of American Art for 15 years, will retire from his position as director next September, after the museum's new expansion is completed and the re-installation is unveiled. "It'll be good to finish things...