| Aug 13, 2013
| 7:50 AM
Resurrected from an art storage room in the Wadsworth Atheneum, a nineteenth-century Keats Death Mask (pictured) becomes Philadelphia-based artist Virgil Marti's inspiration for his site-specific MATRIX installation Ode to a Hippie. The plaster cast of...
| Jul 30, 2013
| 5:34 AM
Neighborhood Studios, the summer programs run by the City of Hartford for creative teens, in collaboration with local arts venues, will wrap up its 2013 season with a series of showcases of artworks created by students in the program.
On Wednesday, July...
| Mar 28, 2013
| 9:20 AM
Spring is here, and with it comes the scents and subtle sounds of nature. Connecticut is a great place for flower-peeping, so get out there, breathe in the fresh air, let the sun warm your face and listen to some wondrous springtime sounds. Here are a few...
| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The University Museum of Contemporary Art in the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 151 Presidents Drive, has a show on the walls now, “James Welling: Open Space.” The exhibit focuses on the Simsbury-born...
| Apr 21, 2013
Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer.
But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Artists are often short-tempered brawlers. Caravaggio (1571-1610), whose legacy comes into focus for the first time in a quarter-century when Burst of Light opens at the Wadsworth, fought quite a bit; he's said to have traveled around with an armed...
| Jun 14, 2013
| 10:41 AM
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, welcomes all Simsbury residents for free, all day Saturday, June 15, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The event is held in recognition of the Atheneum's purchase in 2002 of a painting from the town of...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Artist Richard Tuttle (Trinity College class of 1963) is coming back to his alma mater for his 50-year reunion. As long as he’s on campus, he will give a presentation about his sculptures and prints on Friday, June 7, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Cinestudio,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:04 AM
An exhibit of artworks by George Henry Story (1835-1922), who is most famous for painting President Lincoln 12 times, is on view now at Wood Memorial Library and Museum, 783 Main St. in South Windsor.
The exhibit, called “A Lincoln Portrait,”...
| Feb 15, 2013
| 7:00 AM
Santa could come early to Santa Ana’s cultural scene this year: the Institute of Museum and Library Services announced Thursday that both the Discovery Science Center and the Santa Public Library are finalists for its 2013 National Medal for...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:50 AM
With scenic backdrops ranging from the Scottish Lowlands, to Nepal's countryside, Reveal the Path (still pictured above) is as much a National Geographic documentary as it is an endurance sport biopic. Take in the lives of locals with Tour Divide race...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Chicago artist Deb Sokolow apparently didn't get enough of that whole "election" thing a few months ago. Some Concerns About the Candidate, Sokolow's new MATRIX exhibit at the Wadsworth, tells the story of a fictional congress wannabee — named Jim...