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  • Looking Back On 250 Years Of Arts And Culture

    Looking Back On 250 Years Of Arts And Culture
    In 1794, the Connecticut Courant's 30th year of publication, there appeared in the paper an advertisement for two stage comedies — "Child of Nature" and "Love Alamode" — being performed by the Old American Company. Doors would open at 6 p.m.,...
  • New Britain Museum of American Art Was First Of Its Kind

    Sam Stout's great-grandfather went to Hartford Public High and sat in class behind Frederic Church. He remembered it in his diary. "He wrote 'He was not a very good student. He was always looking out the window and drawing. I guess that worked out well...
  • New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11

    New Britain Museum Remembers 9/11
    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...
  • Projects Named For Connecticut's" City Canvases" Grants

    Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA), announced the following cities and their projects as recipients of the "City Canvases Initiative."  •    Bridgeport / Bridgeport Arts & Cultural...
  • Who Made It -- And Who Didn't -- In State's "City Canvases" Grants

    A total of 12 communities were invited to submit proposals to the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) for its  "City Canvases Initiative."  But five did not make the cut: New Haven,...
  • The Art Of A New Kitchen

    The Art Of A New Kitchen
    Kathi Packer's West Hartford home is filled with fascinating objects collected from her worldwide travels and several of her own complex and exotic paintings, which Douglas Hyland, director of the New Britain Museum of American Art, calls "mesmerizing."...