| May 15, 2014
| 8:33 AM
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...
| Oct 20, 2013
For a tiny state, Connecticut is big on culture. We're home to hundreds of museums featuring fabulous art and artifacts. But in many cases, admissions aren't cheap — which can make them inaccessible to individuals and families on tight budgets....
| Jun 10, 2013
| 12:51 PM
Library hounds, research heads and history buffs, Robert Darnton has been reading your diary.
Darnton, the university librarian at Harvard University, envisioned a digital library available free of charge to the public that would provide online access...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 7:55 AM
For 12 days this month, you can get a spectacular inside look at our own human bodies at Looking In: Organs and the Way We View Them, on display at the Yale School of Art. The exhibit seeks to highlight the array of shapes and colors that exist within our...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:45 AM
It's about sharing the experience.
That's what Mary Lou Aleski, executive director of New Haven's 18th annual International Festival of Arts & Ideas that begins Saturday, June 15, has found in data of who comes — and why— to the annual two-...
| Feb 20, 2013
| 6:24 PM
In naming Julia Marciari-Alexander as executive director on Wednesday, the Walters Art Museum board of directors entrusted one of Baltimore's most important arts institutions to a rising star — and signaled an emphasis on community engagement even...
| Feb 27, 2013
| 8:05 AM
Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century, on view at the Yale Center for British Art, presents a survey of visual art from the Edwardian period. Defined as much by the reign of King Edward VII as it was by the height of British...
| Mar 21, 2013
| 6:35 AM
"Edwardian Opulence: British Art at the Dawn of the Twentieth Century"
On view through June 2, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St., New Haven, (203) 432-2800, britishart.yale.edu
Think of "Edwardian Opulence," an exhibition on view...
| Sep 11, 2013
| 10:26 AM
New Haven’s arts scene is still basking in the glow of new and shiny renovations.
The Yale Art Gallery’s grand reopening redistributed its impressive collections in a manner that made the whole place seem not just new but monumental. Rather...
| May 10, 2013
| 11:36 AM
An important newspaper has declared the Yale Center for British Art to be “one of the World’s 50 Greatest Galleries,” and it’s all the cooler when you consider that it’s a British newspaper making the call. The venerable...
| May 31, 2011
| 1:52 PM
Open access is one of the holy gifts of the internet, a boon to scholars and procrastinators alike, though the two aren't mutually exclusive by any means. Yale recently announced it made its “vast cultural resources” available through a...