| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Dorrance Kelly of West Redding has become a regular contributor to museums around the state. The retired oral surgeon, who practiced in Danbury, has collected art prints for years. In October 2011, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich showed his collection of...
| Jan 30, 2013
| 11:46 AM
The New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., has expanded its hours to include Mondays.
Hours at the museum now are Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., Thursday 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sunday noon...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
This painting, “Apple Pie,” by James Montgomery Flagg, is one of the works at a new exhibit “Paintings by American Illustrators from the Sanford Low Collection at the New Britain Museum of American Art,” which will open at the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Michael Mahalchick needs your help. Mahalchick, a visiting faculty member at Yale University School of Art, is a found-object assemblage artist. For his next exhibition, he’s crowd-sourcing the finding of his objects. Any member of the community can...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:58 AM
New Britain Museum of American Art will have its 2013 ART Party of the Year, an annual black-tie gala to sell and admire artwork, on Saturday, May 4, starting at 6 p.m. Money raised will benefit the museum’s educational programming.
| Feb 27, 2014
They are funky, electronic and jammy. They are from Boston. They are Dopapod, and they've worked the festival and club scene long and hard enough over the past several years to warrant their own headlining show at Toad's Place.
| Feb 23, 2014
| 4:29 AM
The state of Connecticut has been, and still is, the birthplace, workplace and/or home of many fine artists. J. Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, Josef and Anni Albers, Paul Cadmus, John Henry Twachtman, Dwight Tryon, Ellis Ruley and many others called, or call,...
| Feb 15, 2014
| 10:27 AM
Deane Olson and his sister began skating on Pollywog Pond in New Britain, watching their parents dance on the ice until they were skilled enough to try the fancy steps. "The whole family used to go out and do it," Deane says.
Working in New Haven in...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 12:57 PM
NEW BRITAIN - Plow crews are likely to work through most of the night to clean up the estimated 6 to 8 inches of heavy, wet snow that fell during the day, public works Director Mark Moriarty said Thursday afternoon.
Plow drivers started around 4 a.m....
| Jan 15, 2014
| 9:03 AM
Allison Schulnik becomes the 168th artist in the MATRIX series at Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford when her exhibit opens on Feb. 6. It will run until Sunday, May 4. The show features "Eager," a new stop-motion, clay animation video, as well...
| Jan 31, 2014
| 9:13 PM
In 1794, the Connecticut Courant's 30th year of publication, there appeared in the paper an advertisement for two stage comedies — "Child of Nature" and "Love Alamode" — being performed by the Old American Company. Doors would open at 6 p.m.,...