| Sep 12, 2013
| 12:40 PM
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...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:10 PM
In this exhibition, color theorist, minimalist and geometrist Arthur Carter presents a series of orthogonals: paper constructions inspired by mathematical innovators Fibonacci and Pythagoras as well as from the artist Donald Judd, including "Construct 6"...
| Sep 8, 2011
Celebrated area chefs Billy Grant (Restaurant Bricco, Grants, Bricco Trattoria), Noel Jones (Polytechnic On20), Christopher Prosperi (Metro Bis) and 13 others from Connecticut restaurants host the NBMAA's annual fundraising dinner, where patrons can dine,...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 5:00 AM
The vastness of the American West has long captured the imaginations of artists and photographers who have explored different ways of representing its cultures. Searching the Horizon, a new exhibit at the New Britain Museum of Art, features over 100 works...
| Dec 12, 2011
| 10:27 AM
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...
| Sep 6, 2011
On Sept. 11, 2001, Dalton Ghetti was on his way to work from his home in Bridgeport when he heard about a plane crashing into one of the towers of the World Trade Center. When he got to his office job in Wilton, he watched on TV as the second plane...
| Oct 10, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut
On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org
Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
| Oct 3, 2012
| 10:00 AM
Clinton Deckert: 25 Year Retrospective Exhibition
Oct. 6-Nov. 1, opening reception Oct. 6, 6-10 p.m., Paris in Plantsville Gallery, 15 West Main St., Plantsville, (860) 426-1149, parisgallerycafe.com.
Clinton Deckert is a self-described "hunter...
| May 30, 2012
| 1:30 PM
Michael Salter: Visual Plastic
Ends Aug. 19, New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, (860) 229-0257, nbmaa.org.
When you enter the Cheney Gallery at the New Britain Museum of American Art, you think you have quickly sized...
| Nov 12, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Eric Souther (pictured), an assistant professor of New Media and Informatics at Indiana University at South Bend, is that rare combination of artist and new-media techno-geek. Souther, who develops his own software, collaborates on multi-media art...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:40 AM
In Focus: Recent Acquisitions in Photography
Through Dec. 30, 2012. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., (860) 229-0257, nbmaa.org
For an institution that only began collecting photographs in 1999 — when the energetic...