| 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...
| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
In a collaborative comic strip created with Art Spiegelman for The New Yorker, Connecticut's own Maurice Sendak once remarked, "Childhood is deep and rich. It's vital, mysterious, and profound. I remember my own childhood vividly…I knew terrible...
| Sep 25, 2013
| 8:30 AM
Some Thai restaurants display all of their condiments — fiery pepper sauces, funky fish sauces and salty soy sauces — with the understanding that customers will want to jazz up the curries to inject more heat and maybe more depth. And some...
| 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...
| 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...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Hartford’s TheaterWorks has its first full-time development director
Dina Silva has more than 10 years experience ten years of fundraising experience, previously working a development manager at both the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and the...
| 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.
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Farmington Valley Arts Center, 25 Arts Center Lane in Avon, presents an open juried exhibit, “Interpretations and Inspirations,” of paintings, drawings, prints, photography, sculpture, collage and mixed media works, and also the exhibit...