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  • Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets

    Connecticut Museums That Are Accessible To All Budgets
    For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
  • NBMAA Hosts The Art of Wine & Food

    It was the best the world has to offer, good food, fine wine, amazing art and a crowd of about 350 people who were celebrating The Art of Wine & Food Tuesday at the New Britain Museum of American Art. Museum executive director Douglas Hyland was not...
  • The Art Of A New Kitchen

    The Art Of A New Kitchen
    Kathi Packer's West Hartford home is filled with fascinating objects collected from her worldwide travels and several of her own complex and exotic paintings, which Douglas Hyland, director of the New Britain Museum of American Art, calls "mesmerizing."...
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art With Robin Jaffee Frank as the new head curator, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art is poised to continue and extend its impressive legacy as one of the country’s greatest art institutions. The Atheneum has...
  • 'Robert Charles Hudson: Above the Underground' at New Britain Museum of American Art

    'Robert Charles Hudson: Above the Underground' at New Britain Museum of American Art
    At the New Britain Museum of American Art, a mixed-media exhibition by Robert Charles Hudson (pictured) is on display through January 8, 2012. The majority of the works are abstract paintings with small quilts sewn into the middle, which Hudson crafted by...
  • Westward the Course of Empire

    The New Britain Museum of American Art's new exhibition, Searching the Horizon, offers "the real American West" but ends up begging the question: Was the American West ever truly "real"? More to the point, the American West that is on view here is as...
  • 'Art and Artists in Connecticut'

    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...
  • 'NEW/NOW: Marc Swanson' at New Britain Museum of American Art

    'NEW/NOW: Marc Swanson' at New Britain Museum of American Art
    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...
  • A Walter Wick retrospective at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich

    A Walter Wick retrospective at the Bruce Museum in Greenwich
    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...
  • New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11

    New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11
    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...
  • Pictures of Filet at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain

    Pictures of Filet at the New Britain Museum of American Art in New Britain
    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,...