| Apr 22, 2013
| 2:06 PM
1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main St.
Impressive collection. Great community programs.
2) New Britain Museum of American Art
56 Lexington St.
| Apr 26, 2013
| 7:57 AM
There's a lot coming to Hartford-area museums this summer. Here's just a few of the biggest events:
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will present “Virgil Marti / MATRIX 167” opening on Aug. 1. Marti’s...
| Apr 12, 2013
| 5:09 AM
Burst of Light: Caravaggio and His Legacy
Ends June 16, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford, thewadsworth.org
It is nearly impossible to look at a painting by Caravaggio (Michelangelo Merisi, 1572-1610) without pondering...
| Apr 15, 2013
| 7:55 AM
As a concept, the Wadsworth Atheneum's annual spring fundraiser, Fine Art & Flowers, has a great thing going: invite area florists, garden clubs and designers to create actual floral representations based on the museum's extensive collection. In practice,...
| Apr 3, 2013
| 9:16 AM
As part of the Wadsworth Atheneum's First Thursday party, the Hartford-based HartBeat Ensemble will present a new 15 minute piece about the Harlem Renaissance -- “The Cotton Club on My Mind: A Harlem Renaissance Reminiscence,” based on “...
| Mar 12, 2012
| 7:39 AM
There’s nothing ambiguous about the three E major chords that open “Mean To Me,” the opening track of Ben Kweller’s new album Go Fly A Kite, the first to be released on his own Noise Company Records.
The sound calls to mind...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 11:53 AM
This month Mandell Jewish Community Center of West Hartford hosts the 16th Annual Hartford Jewish Film Festival, which boasts 22 films, from 10 countries, in 10 days: Saturday, March 17 to Tuesday, March 27.Thirteen of the films are Connecticut premieres,...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 11:00 AM
Three paintings by Andrew Wyeth — "Northern Point" (1950), "April Wind" (1952) and "Chambered Nautilus" (1956, pictured) — will hang at Hartford's Wadsworth Atheneum for the first time, next to studies allowing viewers to peer into the much-...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 9:47 AM
1) Connecticut Science Center
With more than 285,000 people visiting annually, the Connecticut Science Center has established itself as “the largest destination in the Hartford region for families” in less than three years, says President and...
| Jan 12, 2012
| 6:35 AM
• Thursday: Stephen Haynes and Joe Morris present Improvisations IV, 7 p.m., $12-$15, Real Art Ways, Hartford; Zach Birdcall Yost, The Benedicks, Mandrake Mechanism and Details, Sully's, Hartford.
• Friday: An Indie Good Time ft. Departures,...
| Oct 17, 2012
| 7:00 AM
"Medieval to Monet: French Paintings in the Wadsworth Atheneum"
October 19 - January 27, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St., Hartford, thewadsworth.org
Eric M. Zafran has been studying works of art, orchestrating exhibitions, writing...
| Oct 22, 2012
| 11:30 AM
Picture this: A site-specific theatrical work by the Hartford-based Bated Breath Theatre Company will be presented Thursday Nov. 1 at 6:30 and 7:30 p,.m. and Friday, Nov. 2 at 7 p.m. at the Wadsworth Atheneum of Hartford in connection with the museum&...