| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:49 AM
Dorrance Kelly of West Redding has become a regular contributor to museums around the state. The retired oral surgeon, who practiced in Danbury, has collected art prints for years. In October 2011, the Bruce Museum in Greenwich showed his collection of...
| May 9, 2013
| 10:17 AM
Hartford’s TheaterWorks has its first full-time development director
Dina Silva has more than 10 years experience ten years of fundraising experience, previously working a development manager at both the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and the...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:58 AM
New Britain Museum of American Art will have its 2013 ART Party of the Year, an annual black-tie gala to sell and admire artwork, on Saturday, May 4, starting at 6 p.m. Money raised will benefit the museum’s educational programming.
| Jan 21, 2013
| 9:05 AM
1) American Illustrators, CCSU Art Gallery (Maloney Hall), 1615 Stanley St., New Britain, From the New Britain Museum of American Art. Opening reception, Jan. 24, 4-7 p.m. Through Feb. 21.
2) Connecticut Academy of Irish Music Classes, Wethersfield...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 7:40 AM
Toulouse-Lautrec & His World
Through May 12 at the New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., New Britain, nbmaa.org
Toulouse-Lautrec & His World is an unexpected pleasure for New Britain — or anywhere else for that matter. Yes,...
| Jan 23, 2013
| 1:45 PM
This painting, “Apple Pie,” by James Montgomery Flagg, is one of the works at a new exhibit “Paintings by American Illustrators from the Sanford Low Collection at the New Britain Museum of American Art,” which will open at the...
| Jan 10, 2013
| 7:37 AM
Michael Mahalchick needs your help. Mahalchick, a visiting faculty member at Yale University School of Art, is a found-object assemblage artist. For his next exhibition, he’s crowd-sourcing the finding of his objects. Any member of the community can...
| Jan 7, 2013
| 8:05 AM
With just the bare bones of his biography in hand, it would be tempting to characterize the "world" of Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec (1864-1901), who died of alcoholism and syphilis at age 36, as chaotic. As Toulouse-Lautrec & His World, the touring exhibit...
| Jul 16, 2012
| 1:05 PM
The Weir Family — Robert Walter Weir (1803-1889) and sons John Ferguson Weir (1841-1926) and Julian Alden Weir (1851-1919) — are the subject of a new exhibit at the New Britain Museum of American Art, with 74 Weir paintings that demonstrate...
| Dec 17, 2012
| 11:15 AM
It took a decade for NEW/NOW artist Tony de los Reyes to have his way with Herman Melville's classic Moby Dick (that's about how long it takes most of us to read it). Reyes re-interpreted the book visually, but not in the graphic novel sense; he...
| Nov 20, 2012
| 10:40 AM
In Focus: Recent Acquisitions in Photography
Through Dec. 30, 2012. New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St., (860) 229-0257, nbmaa.org
For an institution that only began collecting photographs in 1999 — when the energetic...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 5:59 AM
There's a new show at New Britain Museum of American Art, "Pixelated," which shines a light on digital illustration and the many, varied artists who inhabit that world. (This is "Motorcycle Gal" by Zina Saunders.) You might recognize some stuff there:...