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  • Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation

    Value Beyond Decor: $1 Million Dollar XL Center Murals Present Problem Of Preservation
    The renovation of Hartford's XL Center arena presents plenty of challenges: dealing with season-ticket holders whose seats must be moved to make way for new premium boxes; ordering custom-made parts because heating and cooling systems are so old; and...
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  • Looking Back On 250 Years Of Arts And Culture

    Looking Back On 250 Years Of Arts And Culture
    In 1794, the Connecticut Courant's 30th year of publication, there appeared in the paper an advertisement for two stage comedies — "Child of Nature" and "Love Alamode" — being performed by the Old American Company. Doors would open at 6 p.m.,...
  • A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe

    A New Caterer At NBMAA's Cafe
    New Britain Museum of American Art's executive director Douglas Hyland was getting ready for a trip to Cuba when he found out that Jordan's Caterers, the Cheshire-based food business that ran the museum's successful NBMAA Café on The Park, would be...
  • Creative Duo Walter And Linda Wick 'Taking A Break'

    Creative Duo Walter And Linda Wick 'Taking A Break'
    You'll probably be seeing a little less of one of Hartford's most creative and altruistic power couples from now on. Walter and Linda Cheverton Wick are taking a bit of a break. Wick, an award winning author/photographer best known for his "I Spy" and...
  • Best Arts Center

    Best Arts Center
    1) Real Art Ways 56 Arbor St. Hartford (860) 232-1006 realartways.org   2) The Bushnell Center for the Performing Arts   3) New Britain Museum of American Art  
  • Best Exhibit

    Best Exhibit
    1) Maurice Sendak - New Britain Museum of American Art 56 Lexington St New Britain (860) 229-0257 nbmaa.org 2) Festival of Trees & Traditions - Wadsworth Atheneum   3) Toulouse-Lautrec - New Britain Museum of American Art  
  • Best Museum

    Best Museum
    1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art 600 Main St. Hartford (860) 278-2670 wadsworthatheneum.org 2) New Britain Museum of American Art   3) The Mark Twain House and Museum  
  • New Britain Museum of American Art Was First Of Its Kind

    New Britain Museum of American Art Was First Of Its Kind
    Sam Stout's great-grandfather went to Hartford Public High and sat in class behind Frederic Church. He remembered it in his diary. "He wrote 'He was not a very good student. He was always looking out the window and drawing. I guess that worked out well...
  • Noteworthy Artists Who Have Called Connecticut Home

    Noteworthy Artists Who Have Called Connecticut Home
    The state of Connecticut has been, and still is, the birthplace, workplace and/or home of many fine artists. J. Alden Weir, Childe Hassam, Josef and Anni Albers, Paul Cadmus, John Henry Twachtman, Dwight Tryon, Ellis Ruley and many others called, or call,...
  • Jason Huff's New Media Exhibit on Display at New Britain Museum of American Art

    Jason Huff's New Media Exhibit on Display at New Britain Museum of American Art
    Anyone who's spent late nights playing around with Google's auto-complete function (guilty) will dig Jason Huff's New Media exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art. Huff took Robert Frost's famous poem The Road Not Taken and fed it through...