| 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...
| 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.
| Mar 10, 2012
| 4:20 AM
A total of 12 communities were invited to submit proposals to the Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) for its "City Canvases Initiative."
But five did not make the cut: New Haven,...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 9:15 AM
At the New Britain Museum of American Art, a mixed-media exhibition by Robert Charles Hudson (pictured) is on display through January 8, 2012. The majority of the works are abstract paintings with small quilts sewn into the middle, which Hudson crafted by...
| Oct 12, 2012
| 10:35 AM
Farmington Valley Arts Center, 25 Arts Center Lane in Avon, presents an open juried exhibit, “Interpretations and Inspirations,” of paintings, drawings, prints, photography, sculpture, collage and mixed media works, and also the exhibit...
| May 3, 2012
| 6:29 AM
In its best moments, Romantic Nature, a retrospective exhibit the work of Martin Kline at the New Britain Museum of American Art, is a glorious thing, a stunning monument to the power of images to stir transcendent experience. A work like “Axis...
| May 23, 2012
| 10:06 AM
Michael Salter is inspired by strip malls, advertising, marketing, all the visual "noise" that surrounds us. (This is called "Icon-o-lot.") He has a new show at New Britain Museum of American Art. Read my story here.