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  • Litchfield Art Consultant Redefines Landscape Paintings For The Home

     Litchfield Art Consultant Redefines Landscape Paintings For The Home
    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...
  • Childhood Icons, the '70s, Environmental Devastation and More on View in Art Around Connecticut This Fall

    Childhood Icons, the '70s, Environmental Devastation and More on View in Art Around Connecticut This Fall
    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...
  • Flavor Profile: Mae Kong Thai Restaurant in New Britain

    Flavor Profile: Mae Kong Thai Restaurant in New Britain
    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...
  • Hartford Art School grad Skylar Hughes Gets a Solo Show at New Britain Museum of American Art

    Hartford Art School grad Skylar Hughes Gets a Solo Show at New Britain Museum of American Art
    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...
  • NBMAA Gets $4 Million Grant

    NBMAA Gets $4 Million Grant
    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...
  • See the Works of Cape Cod Painter Jane Bunker at New Britain Museum of American Art

    See the Works of Cape Cod Painter Jane Bunker at New Britain Museum of American Art
    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...
  • New Britain Museum Gets $4 Million State Grant for New Wing

    New Britain Museum Gets $4 Million State Grant for New Wing
    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...
  • Rembrandt, Durer, Whistler Prints

    Rembrandt, Durer, Whistler Prints
    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...
  • Dina Silva Named Director Of Development At Hartford's TheaterWorks

    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...
  • Gala Art Party At NBMAA On Saturday Night

    Gala Art Party At NBMAA On Saturday Night
    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. The event...
  • Two New Exhibits At Farmington Valley Arts Center

    Two New Exhibits At Farmington Valley Arts Center
    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...