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  • Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale

    Freak Show Opens 'Side Show' Exhibit At Yale
    Coney Island amusement park had a sideshow. And the Wadsworth Atheneum’s upcoming Coney Island exhibit has a side show, too. The Atheneum in Hartford will open "Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008" on Jan. 31. Meanwhile, an...
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1) Yale Peabody Museum 170 Whitney Ave. New Haven (203) 432-5050 peabody.yale.edu 2) Yale University Art Gallery   3) Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center   3) Yale Center For British Art  
  • Best Local Attraction

    Best Local Attraction
    1) Sleeping Giant State Park 200 Mount Carmel Ave.  Hamden  (203) 287-5658 www.sgpa.org     2) Yale Peabody Museum   3) Yale University Art Gallery  
  • Music That Inspired Whistler In New Haven

    Music That Inspired Whistler In New Haven
    They didn't call him Whistler for nothing. The great mother-painter James Abbott McNeill Whistler loved music. Yale students will perform "Musical Arrangements That Inspired Whistler," Jan. 29, 5:30 p.m. at Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St.,...
  • Third Annual Jazz Festival At Yale

    Third Annual Jazz Festival At Yale
    For years, college musicians hooked up to jam through the ubiquitous "musicians wanted" fliers you'd see around campus. More recently, Craig's List put a minor dent in that practice (you still see those signs around), while players have devised all...
  • Rethinking Romanticism: Works By Blake, Turner, Goya At Yale

    Rethinking Romanticism: Works By Blake, Turner, Goya At Yale
    Any art exhibition that features the work of Blake, Turner, Stubbs, Goya, Gericault, Delacroix and Constable is worth seeing. Period. These masters, and many others just as awe-inspiring, are currently on view in "The Critique of Reason, Romantic Art,...
  • Most Connecticut Museums Still Allowing Selfie Sticks, For Now

    Most Connecticut Museums Still Allowing Selfie Sticks, For Now
    Selfie sticks are the talk of the museum world. Those extender poles used to widen the panoramic range of a selfie have become popular with the general public and museum visitors, who want to show more of the artworks in the background of their snapshot....
  • 'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale Art Gallery

    'Whistler in Paris, London And Venice' At Yale  Art Gallery
    An exhibit at Yale University Art Gallery shines a light on the printmaking career of James. A. McNeill Whistler. Whistler is most commonly known as a painter ("Whistler's Mother") but printmaking first made him famous and rescued him from bankruptcy...
  • Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth

    Three Satellite Shows Complement Dynamic 'Coney Island' Exhibit At Wadsworth
    When Walt Whitman lived in Brooklyn, N.Y., from 1836 to 1850, he frequently visited the beach at Coney Island, which he described as "a long, bare, unfrequented shore, which I had all to myself." Compare this to the wonderland remembered by the artist...
  • Lively, Colorful 'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale

    Lively, Colorful  'Side Show' Exhibit Of Freaks At Yale
    Freaks of nature have been the subject of fascination, disgust and pity for centuries, shunted off to the curtained-off shadowlands of carnivals and circuses. A new exhibit at Yale School of Art Gallery shines a full light on them and treats them with...
  • Stained glass opened the window to Emily Carlson's artistic ambitions

     Stained glass opened the window to Emily Carlson's artistic ambitions
    Emily Carlson had been teaching English in Taiwan for six years when another American brusquely asked her what she was doing with her life. "He stared at me and started to ask the questions you don't politely ask a friend," Carlson recalled. "I had a...