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  • Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House

    Hartford Stage 50th Anniversary Exhibit At Mark Twain House
    “Stagecraft: 50 Years of Design at Hartford Stage,” Hartford Stage's 50th anniversary touring exhibit comes to Hartford’s Mark Twain House & Museum Jan. 21 to March 5. “Stagecraft” consists of a selection of costumes, props...
  • CT Museums Building Audience Of Future With Kid-Friendly Days, Activities

    CT Museums Building Audience Of Future With Kid-Friendly Days, Activities
    Five-year-old Ruhee Lalla of West Hartford sat at a table recently making a little terrarium with a plastic globe, moss, sticks, rocks, shells and twine. All around her at other tables, other children made terrariums while their parents watched. The...
  • 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....
  • Farmington Designer Decodes 'Pretty And Proper' Style

     Farmington Designer Decodes 'Pretty And Proper' Style
    Farmington interior designer Holly Holden's new book, "The Pretty and Proper Living Room," started out as a list of tips she jotted down for her newlywed daughter, who was about to move to Germany. "When she was moving," Holden recalled, " she said,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Jason Huff's New Media Exhibit on Display at New Britain Museum of American Art

    Jason Huff's New Media Exhibit on Display at New Britain Museum of American Art
    Anyone who's spent late nights playing around with Google's auto-complete function (guilty) will dig Jason Huff's New Media exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art. Huff took Robert Frost's famous poem The Road Not Taken and fed it through...
  • 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...
  • 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...