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  • Santa Ana has two finalists for national museum and library medal

    Santa Ana has two finalists for national museum and library medal
    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...
  • The Wadsworth in Hartford is Screening a Documentary on Bicycling

    The Wadsworth in Hartford is Screening a Documentary on Bicycling
    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...
  • Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds

    Exploring Hartford's Famous Burial Grounds
    Since its founding by English settlers, Hartford has been one of New England's most populous cities. Over the nearly four centuries of Hartford's existence, millions of people have lived and died here and, in most cases, their earthly remains were...
  • The Wadsworth in Hartford Featuring the Works of Artist Ahmed Alsoudani

    The Wadsworth in Hartford Featuring the Works of Artist Ahmed Alsoudani
    Take a close look at Untitled (pictured) by Ahmed Alsoudani, a celebrated artist whose recent work was featured prominently in Venice, Italy, and ask yourself: what does this have to do with being an Iraqi-born American? Well, everything. Alsoudani was...
  • Ahmed Alsoudani's Collateral Damage

    Ahmed Alsoudani's Collateral Damage
    Ahmed Alsoudani: MATRIX 165 Runs through Jan. 6, 2013, Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street, Hartford. (860) 278-2670, wadsworthatheneum.org Ahmed Alsoudani's meteoric rise as an artist with a worldwide reputation is the sort of...
  • EnvisionFest Hartford Hits the Area on Sept. 29

    EnvisionFest Hartford Hits the Area on Sept. 29
    The City of Hartford will be hosting a city wide event filled with hundreds of free activities and great entertainment on September 29 in an effort to transform Hartford into a cultural attraction. The IQuilt Partnership and supporting arts, businesses...
  • Art review: 'Kim Schoenstadt: Matrix 160' at the Wadsworth Atheneum Art Museum

     
    HARTFORD, Conn. -- Like Canaletto or Bernardo Bellotto, Kim Schoenstadt is a view painter. Her work records complex urban landscapes. Unlike her 18th century forebears, however, who lived in a world where visual perception was being elastically...
  • Monster Mash: Smithsonian removes controversial Jesus video; Thomas Kinkade faces personal problems

     
    Controversial: The National Portrait Gallery in Washington has removed a video work depicting a crucified Jesus covered in ants that certain politicians had criticized. The video was part of the Smithsonian's "Hide/Seek" exhibition. (The Washington Post)...
  • Art review: 'Imagining the Past in France: 1250-1500' at the J. Paul Getty Museum

     
    An extraordinary embellished scroll opens "Imagining the Past in France: 1250-1500," the similarly extraordinary exhibition recently opened at the J. Paul Getty Museum. It introduces one of the strangest, most coercive if successful ideas to have taken...
  • Bank of America expands “Museums on Us” promotion

     
    Bank of America has announced the 14th season of its national “Museums on Us” program, which now includes 150 of the nation’s finest arts, cultural and educational institutions. Designed to increase access to the arts across the nation, the....
  • Kim Schoenstadt's many-layered mural at LACE

     
    How do you describe a year-long, three-curator, four-phase, multiple-artist collaborative project that involves building layers upon layers of painting on the gallery walls—-and then exposing the core geologic layer in the form of an abstract...
  • With 'Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light,' Earth Keep Aging Gracefully

    With 'Angels of Darkness, Demons of Light,' Earth Keep Aging Gracefully
    Earthwith O Paon. $15, June 14, 7 p.m.,Wadsworth Atheneum,600 Main St.,Hartford, manicproductions.org Some 20 years after their inception, Earth is still a band with an atypical sense of purpose, forever navigating the oncoming currents in...