| May 29, 2013
| 9:07 AM
Nancy Stula, executive director and curator of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London, is leaving that position to become executive director of the William Benton Museum of Art on the campus of University of Connecticut in Storrs. She starts her new job...
| May 30, 2013
| 6:37 AM
Fresh Ayer Gallery, 19 Halls Road, in the Old Lyme Shopping Center in Old Lyme presents marine paintings by Jeffrey Sabol of Westbrook, at Maritime New England,” an exhibit from Friday, May 31, to Monday, July 8.
The opening reception will be May 31...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 5:18 AM
Growing up, I was never one to stay on the trail. Family hikes consisted of my parents saying: "Oh, kids, look at that bird," "Oh, kids, look at that rare plant," and "Where did Peter go?"
And 40-something years later, not much has changed. Especially...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 10:25 AM
Sunday marks the 10th annual Connecticut Historic Gardens Day. Fourteen lush and floral outdoor spots count themselves as members, and quite a few of them fall in our neck of the woods. Contact each site directly for more info about any special events...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:13 AM
Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, presents “Old Lyme Landscapes: A Salute to Our Founders” from Friday, June 14, to Sunday, July 28.
Many works will be by Lyme impressionists in the early to mid-1900s. This is “Farm with...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 5:27 AM
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, is celebrating the publication of Christian Brechneff and Tim Lovejoy’s book “The Greek House: The Story of a Young Painter's Love Affair with the Island of Sifnos,” with an exhibit of...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 5:16 AM
The Early Summer Exhibition at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, in the Branford House Mansion, on UConn’s Avery Point Campus in Groton, will feature works by Ron Abbe of Meriden, Corina Alvarezdelugo of Branford, Gilbert V. Boro of Old Lyme...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:18 AM
By Elizabeth Johns
Special to The Herald-Mail
“New England Afternoon” radiates the bright yellows and greens of summer. A dark, sinuous creek leads the viewer into the landscape through a foreground dotted with livestock. Blue-tinged...
| May 14, 2013
| 12:15 PM
Potato chips might be the most popular snack food in the United States. According to a 2010 report by the National Academies of Science, Americans spent over $7.1 billion on potato chips in 2009. That's $2 billion dollars more than the U.S. government...
| May 7, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Connecticut College Arboretum Mother's Day Plant Sale: May 10, 10 a.m.-3 p.m. Connecticut College, 270 Mohegan Ave., New London, (860) 439-5060, arboretum.conncoll.edu.
Free Outing for Moms: May 11-12, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Moms free with paid kids' $21.95...
| May 8, 2013
| 8:34 AM
“A World of Delight, Paintings by Frank A. Bicknell (1866-1943)” will be at the Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme St. in Old Lyme, until Saturday, June 15.
Gallery hours are Tuesday to Saturday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission is free.
The exhibit also...