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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • '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...
  • 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....
  • New Britain Museum Gets $250,000 Toward Expansion Project

    NEW BRITAIN - More than $300,000 in grants were recently awarded by the Community Foundation of Greater New Britain, including $250,000 for a museum expansion.     The money supports non-profit programs and organizations serving Berlin, New Britain,...
  • Abstract Artists Show Their 'Juice' In New NBMAA Exhibit

    Abstract Artists Show Their 'Juice' In New NBMAA Exhibit
    The new exhibit at New Britain Museum of American Art has work by 40 prominent contemporary abstract artists, their works all hung densely, salon-style, in the cozy Davis Gallery. The artists in "This One's Optimistic: Pincushion," approach their work...
  • 2014 Summer Exhibits In Connecticut

    2014 Summer Exhibits In Connecticut
    A wide range of exhibits will be on view this summer at Connecticut museums. The New Britain Museum of American Art will burst with energy, with a salon show of contemporary artists and an art-glass exhibit. The Lyman Allyn will focus on mystery, with...
  • Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation

    Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation
    The renovation of Hartford's XL Center arena presents plenty of challenges: dealing with season-ticket holders whose seats must be moved to make way for new premium boxes; ordering custom-made parts because heating and cooling systems are so old; and...
  • A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe

    A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe
    New Britain Museum of American Art's executive director Douglas Hyland was getting ready for a trip to Cuba when he found out that Jordan's Caterers, the Cheshire-based food business that ran the museum's successful NBMAA Café on The Park, would be...
  • 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...