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  • Chasing Moby Dick at the New Britain Museum of American Art

    Chasing Moby Dick at the New Britain Museum of American Art
    It took a decade for NEW/NOW artist Tony de los Reyes to have his way with Herman Melville's classic Moby Dick (that's about how long it takes most of us to read it). Reyes re-interpreted the book visually, but not in the graphic novel sense; he...
  • Michael Mahalchick's NEW/NOW Exhibit on Display at the New Britain Museum of American Art Starting March 9

    Michael Mahalchick's NEW/NOW Exhibit on Display at the New Britain Museum of American Art Starting March 9
    There are a number of ways to begin any artistic project. Michael Mahalchick, whose work is the focus of the upcoming NEW/NOW exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art came up with a novel approach: he canvassed the local community, asking for...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • 'Robert Charles Hudson: Above the Underground' at New Britain Museum of American Art

    'Robert Charles Hudson: Above the Underground' at New Britain Museum of American Art
    At the New Britain Museum of American Art, a mixed-media exhibition by Robert Charles Hudson (pictured) is on display through January 8, 2012. The majority of the works are abstract paintings with small quilts sewn into the middle, which Hudson crafted by...
  • Westward the Course of Empire

    The New Britain Museum of American Art's new exhibition, Searching the Horizon, offers "the real American West" but ends up begging the question: Was the American West ever truly "real"? More to the point, the American West that is on view here is as...