| Oct 4, 2010
| 1:45 PM
Connecticut “has given the world more artists of ability than any other state,” or so proclaimed Henry W. French in his 1879 tome Art and Artists in Connecticut. That may or may not be true, but it does suggest another proclamation at this...
| Feb 6, 2012
| 12:00 PM
Using glass, wood, textiles, rhinestones and precious metals, New Britain native Marc Swanson returns to his hometown with 12 mixed media works, including "Untitled (88 Box)" (2008, pictured), that reflect the artist's personal folklore as well as his...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 2:00 PM
When something new feels like it's always existed, that's a pretty good sign it's a work of genius.
Take Walter Wick's I Spy and Can You See What I See? series. The Hartford photographer took a simple game invented to distract young children during...
| Sep 6, 2011
On Sept. 11, 2001, Dalton Ghetti was on his way to work from his home in Bridgeport when he heard about a plane crashing into one of the towers of the World Trade Center. When he got to his office job in Wilton, he watched on TV as the second plane...
| Sep 8, 2011
Celebrated area chefs Billy Grant (Restaurant Bricco, Grants, Bricco Trattoria), Noel Jones (Polytechnic On20), Christopher Prosperi (Metro Bis) and 13 others from Connecticut restaurants host the NBMAA's annual fundraising dinner, where patrons can dine,...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:10 PM
In this exhibition, color theorist, minimalist and geometrist Arthur Carter presents a series of orthogonals: paper constructions inspired by mathematical innovators Fibonacci and Pythagoras as well as from the artist Donald Judd, including "Construct 6"...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The vastness of the American West has long captured the imaginations of artists and photographers who have explored different ways of representing its cultures. Searching the Horizon, a new exhibit at the New Britain Museum of Art, features over 100 works...
| 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...
| 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...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 8:05 AM
With just the bare bones of his biography in hand, it would be tempting to characterize the "world" of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), who died of alcoholism and syphilis at age 36, as chaotic. As Toulouse-Lautrec & His World, the touring exhibit...
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:05 AM
1) American Illustrators, CCSU Art Gallery (Maloney Hall), 1615 Stanley St., New Britain, From the New Britain Museum of American Art. Opening reception, Jan. 24, 4-7 p.m. Through Feb. 21.
2) Connecticut Academy of Irish Music Classes, Wethersfield...