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  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Our Picks: 5 Fun Events Happening This Week Around Hartford

    Our Picks: 5 Fun Events Happening This Week Around Hartford
    1) American Illustrators, CCSU Art Gallery (Maloney Hall), 1615 Stanley St., New Britain, From the New Britain Museum of American Art. Opening reception, Jan. 24, 4-7 p.m. Through Feb. 21. 2) Connecticut Academy of Irish Music Classes, Wethersfield...
  • Toulouse-Lautrec Invades America, and the New Britain Museum of American Art

    Toulouse-Lautrec Invades America, and the New Britain Museum of American Art
    Toulouse-Lautrec & His World Through May 12 at the New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, nbmaa.org   Toulouse-Lautrec & His World is an unexpected pleasure for New Britain — or anywhere else for that matter. Yes,...
  • Toulouse-Lautrec & His World at the New Britain Museum of American Art

    Toulouse-Lautrec & His World at the New Britain Museum of American Art
    With just the bare bones of his biography in hand, it would be tempting to characterize the "world" of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), who died of alcoholism and syphilis at age 36, as chaotic. As Toulouse-Lautrec & His World, the touring exhibit...