| Aug 23, 2013
Two landscape paintings hang side by side in the New Britain Museum of American Art. One is Frederic Edwin Church's "West Rock, New Haven," his peaceful, pastoral 1849 view of a famed Connecticut landmark. A few farmers are seen haying a field, and in the...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 10:31 AM
Bruce Museum, One Museum Drive in Greenwich, presents “Telling American History: Realism from the Print Collection of Dr. Dorrance T. Kelly” from Saturday, Aug. 31, to Sunday, Dec. 1.
This is “Weehawken,” by Martin Lewis. Kelly,...
| Aug 19, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water St. in Mystic, presents a gallery talk, “More than Meets the Eye: Mystic as Muse,” by curator Noelle King on Monday, Aug. 19, at 6:30 p.m.
It is in conjunction with the exhibit, “Mystic as Muse,” of...
| Aug 15, 2013
George Malkemus and Tony Yurgaitis know just about all there is to know when it comes to sexy shoes and breeding award-winning dairy cows.
And now the two, who are CEO and vice president respectively of Manolo Blahnik shoes and co-owners of the classy...
| Jul 29, 2013
| 12:10 PM
Anyone who's spent late nights playing around with Google's auto-complete function (guilty) will dig Jason Huff's New Media exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art. Huff took Robert Frost's famous poem The Road Not Taken and fed it through...
| Jul 8, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Recent Hartford Art School grad Skylar Hughes gets his first big solo show, One Big Gust of Wind, as part of the New Britain Museum of American Art's ongoing NEW/NOW series. It's a collection of approximately 25 paintings and collages (like "So Long, So...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 7:03 AM
New Britain Museum of American Art has received a $4 million grant-in-aid from the State Bond Commission to fund a planned expansion of the museum. The 110-year-old museum has raised $6 million from other sources over the last five years, for land...
| Jun 24, 2013
| 1:25 PM
Cape Cod-based painter Jane Bunker's 16 works on display at the New Britain Museum of American Art fuse two experiences that have shaped her life: her psychology career and her myopia, which went undiagnosed when she was a child. Her near-photographic...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 1:04 PM
The increasingly popular New Britain Museum of American Art got a very artistic $4 million grant approved by the state Bond Commission Friday, which will go a long way toward the museum's planned expansion.
Museum officials say they've already raised $6...
| Feb 28, 2013
| 6:30 AM
Douglas K. S. Hyland, cirector of New Britain Museum of American Art, will give a talk called “Treasures from Two Collections” on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 6:30 p.m. at New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave., in celebration of the museums 150th...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 10:25 AM
There are a number of ways to begin any artistic project. Michael Mahalchick, whose work is the focus of the upcoming NEW/NOW exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art came up with a novel approach: he canvassed the local community, asking for...