| Oct 23, 2014
| 10:08 AM
In the days of early America, men, women and children were taught that inactivity was sinful. Men had jobs, children had school and women had household tasks. But between the chores, what could a woman do to keep her hands from becoming idle?
| Nov 5, 2014
| 11:02 AM
If you are feeling a bit tired this week, don’t blame it all on Daylight Savings Time and the change in the clocks. It could be there is just so much to do!
And that includes the upcoming weekend that features a couple of galas, a tony tag sale,...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 10:09 AM
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...
| Sep 18, 2014
| 5:43 AM
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...
| Aug 29, 2014
| 5:05 AM
NEW BRITAIN - City Hall and the public library will be closed Sept. 1 in honor of Independence Day.
Both are scheduled to reopen on Sept. 2.
The New Britain Museum of American Art is scheduled to be open on Labor Day.
Central Connecticut State...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 4:10 PM
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...
| Aug 6, 2014
| 6:39 AM
There's weird behavior going on at New Britain Museum of American Art: People insulting each other, lying on the floor under artworks, grabbing other artworks and spinning them around.
It's all Bob Gregson's doing. Gregson's exhibit, "Space to Maneuver,...
| Aug 1, 2014
The New Britain Museum of American Art has added two watercolors and 10 illustrations by Brooklyn resident Normand Chartier to its permanent collection. The recognition comes after a 35-year career in which Chartier's art has graced 75 children's books...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 4:15 AM
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.
| Sep 8, 2014
| 12:45 PM
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....
| Oct 31, 2013
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...