| Jun 29, 2011
| 1:10 PM
Japan's artistic traditions and manufacturing inventions have exerted incalculable influence on creative pursuits in the West and elsewhere. Vanguard artists of the late 19th-century were captivated by Japanese art, particularly woodblock prints, such...
| Jul 12, 2011
| 7:59 AM
You brought the William Benton Museum of Art at the University of Connecticut back from the brink of its demise. How did you manage to accomplish such a feat?
Working in conjunction with David Woods, dean of the School of Fine Arts, we wrote up a plan...
| Feb 23, 2012
Never miss another Savvy Shopper deal. The new Daily Drivetime Deals Roundup, posted Monday through Friday around 4 p.m. at Courant. com/ savvyshopper, features the day's latest bargain news and weekly giveaways. You can also follow Savvy Shopper CT on...
| May 29, 2012
| 8:05 AM
Ahhh... Spring has arrived, and summer's on its way. Head to the Benton Museum anytime before August 5th and view Four Seasons, an exhibit inspired by the yearly changes in climate, mood and atmosphere we often take for granted here in the Northeast....
| Jul 9, 2012
| 12:15 PM
Visit the William Benton Museum of Art to see an exhibition that was inspired by an artist's appreciation for discarded material. The collection, entitled "From Objects to Object: Found Sculpture by Leo Sewell," is made from items artist Leo Sewell...
| Jan 26, 2012
Lily Madison, an upscale consignment shop and furniture gallery, 53 New Britain Avenue, Rocky Hill, is holding a winter sale Thursday through Saturday, Jan. 26 through 28. Highlights include special discounts on most regularly-priced merchandise and a...
| Feb 9, 2012
| 12:59 PM
Gov. Dannel Malloy’s plan to eliminate 25 state boards and commissions as a way to “shrink government” sure does sound fine and dandy.
After all, do we really need a “Board of Directors of the Lower Fairfield County Conference/...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 8:15 AM
Since as early as 1898, the University of Connecticut has been busy amassing, archiving and preserving historical garments, 50 of which (including this young woman's day dress from 1875) will be on display in the new exhibit at the Benton Museum (no, they...