| Aug 18, 2011
Fittingly, The Tides of Provincetown: Pivotal Years in America's Oldest Continuous Art Colony, 1899-2011 — a sparkling exhibition at the New Britain Museum of American Art up through Oct. 16, 2011 — opens with a map. Not just any map but a...
| Sep 6, 2011
On Sept. 11, 2001, Dalton Ghetti was on his way to work from his home in Bridgeport when he heard about a plane crashing into one of the towers of the World Trade Center. When he got to his office job in Wilton, he watched on TV as the second plane...
| Aug 10, 2011
| 10:30 AM
Philly-based painter Sarah Lamb, the next artist in the New Britain Museum’s NEW/NOW series, paints dramatic still lifes (including “Pintail and Copper,” pictured), interiors, landscapes and portraits. She’s has had sell-out solo...
| Mar 9, 2012
| 3:35 AM
Department of Economic and Community Development (DECD) and the Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA), announced the following cities and their projects as recipients of the "City Canvases Initiative."
• Bridgeport / Bridgeport Arts & Cultural...
| 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,...
| Sep 8, 2011
Celebrated area chefs Billy Grant (Restaurant Bricco, Grants, Bricco Trattoria), Noel Jones (Polytechnic On20), Christopher Prosperi (Metro Bis) and 13 others from Connecticut restaurants host the NBMAA's annual fundraising dinner, where patrons can dine,...
| Oct 24, 2011
| 2:10 PM
In this exhibition, color theorist, minimalist and geometrist Arthur Carter presents a series of orthogonals: paper constructions inspired by mathematical innovators Fibonacci and Pythagoras as well as from the artist Donald Judd, including "Construct 6"...
| 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...
| Apr 25, 2012
| 11:36 AM
National Endowment for the Arts (NEA) Chairman Rocco Landesman announced today that the NEA plans to award 928 grants totaling $77.17 million to not-for-profit organizations nationwide.
These grants support exemplary projects in arts education, dance,...
| 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...
| Jun 18, 2010
| 12:48 PM
| Sep 21, 2009
| 8:09 PM
Lights, Camera, Tax Break. New Britain is on a roll this week thanks to high priced film cameras and actors. The film titled "FAKE" should prove to be the genuine article for the state. While the drama plays out on screen, this is the feel good story of...