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  • City Bench

    When a venerable tree dies in Connecticut, whether it makes a sound or not, chances are good that the Esselstyn brothers hear about it. The call might come from a homeowner, whose children used to swing from its boughs, or from a school whose leafy...
  • NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women

    NBMAA Exhibit Shows Quilting As An Artistic Expression For Women
    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? Many...
  • Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend

    Urban League, Mark Twain Galas, POSH Sale Highlight CT Weekend
    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,...
  • '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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Schedule of New Britain Services Over Holiday Weekend

    NEW BRITAIN - Anyone who needs to do business with the city this week should act quickly. City Hall offices will be closed July 4 in honor of Independence Day, and will reopen on July 7.   The public library and the New Britain Museum of American...
  • 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...