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  • 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...
  • City Bench

    When a venerable tree dies in Connecticut, whether it makes a sound or not, chances are good that the Esselstyn brothers hear about it. The call might come from a homeowner, whose children used to swing from its boughs, or from a school whose leafy...
  • NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women

    NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women
    In the days of early America, men, women and children were taught that inactivity was sinful. Men had jobs, children had school and women had household tasks. But between the chores, what could a woman do to keep her hands from becoming idle? Many...
  • 'Connecticut Water, Hills And Sky' At NBMAA

    'Connecticut Water, Hills And Sky' At NBMAA
    Every town in Connecticut needs someone like Nelson Augustus Moore. Moore (1824-1902) called the Kensington section of Berlin his home, and spent his life painting it, idyllic scenes of natural beauty that serve as a reminder of the pristine past of a...
  • 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...
  • New Britain Schedule For Labor Day Weekend

    NEW BRITAIN - City Hall and the public library will be closed Sept. 1 in honor of Independence Day. Both are scheduled to reopen on Sept. 2. The New Britain Museum of American Art is scheduled to be open on Labor Day. Central Connecticut State...
  • READER SUBMITTED: Work of Local Artist Shauna Shane On Display At Duncaster Art Gallery

    The Duncaster Art Gallery will be showcasing a new exhibit in September featuring the work of award winning artist Shauna Shane. There will be an opening reception at Duncaster for the exhibit on Sunday , Sept. 7 from 4- 5:30 p.m. The exhibit will be open...
  • 'Space To Maneuver' At NBMAA

    'Space To Maneuver' At NBMAA
    There's weird behavior going on at New Britain Museum of American Art: People insulting each other, lying on the floor under artworks, grabbing other artworks and spinning them around. It's all Bob Gregson's doing. Gregson's exhibit, "Space to Maneuver,...
  • Objects That Comfort, Actions That Console: Coping With Loss Over The Centuries

    Objects That Comfort, Actions That Console: Coping With Loss Over The Centuries
    Confronted with tragedy, we reach for objects that might steady us, tangible reminders of a loved one we've lost, the consoling beauty of a flower or an angel's face, an old shirt with a familiar scent, a stuffed bear's soft and fuzzy comfort. We seek...
  • Art of Wine and Food At NBMAA

    The Art of Wine and Food returns Sept. 16 for its 11th year at the New Britain Museum of American Art, featuring some of the region's best chefs and a multitude of fine wines to match the cuisine. The fundraising event will support the museum's programs....