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August 30, 2014; Updated: 7:59 pm
Flo Gris showcases folk art from Fenimore Museum, painted chests from Connecticut
August 19, 2014; Updated: 5:32 pm
Several years back, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum hosted an exhibit of black-and-white photographs of jazz musicians. In a similar vein, the Essex Art Association announces a new show featuring images of the R&B group Earth, Wind &...
August 12, 2014; Updated: 6:07 pm
In the summer of 1914, with the war in Europe just two weeks old, Henry James knew that something had been lost forever.
August 10, 2014; Updated: 4:37 pm
When a local artist's chance comment fell on the ears of a resident with space to fill, the town's newest venture was born: the Lebanon Art Gallery.
August 7, 2014; Updated: 12:00 pm
The big show: The Mystic Outdoor Art Festival happens Saturday and Sunday along the sidewalks of downtown Mystic.A numbers game: This 57th festival highlights more than 100,000 pieces from upwards of 250 artists. Of course,...
August 5, 2014; Updated: 6:28 pm
Nowhere in Marilyn Stokstad's and Michael Cothren's definitive "Art History" textbook does it suggest that a "kitchen sink" is an acceptable component in a mixed media presentation. And yet, given the wild collective imagination of an...
July 29, 2014; Updated: 2:39 pm
There are far too few paintings of the covers of William Faulkner's books - which is why it's so great that a new show at the Lyme Art Association focuses solely on the first edition cover of "Light in August," which is arguably...
July 29, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm
July 28, 2014; Updated: 5:41 pm
Four accomplished regional artists working in very different mediums and techniques are featured in the Late Summer Exhibition at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art in Groton. But what these artists do have in common, according to...
July 27, 2014; Updated: 2:19 pm
Joyful, whimsical, colorful, playful, radiating positive energy all describe "Give me Love: Hearts & Threads," now on view at the diane birdsall gallery in Old Lyme.
July 27, 2014; Updated: 12:13 pm
Connecticut Humanities has awarded the Groton Public Library a $1,500 grant to record and tell the stories of employees who worked at Electric Boat as the Cold War escalated in the 1960s.The project aims to preserve the stories of...
July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am
Discoveries of ancient shipwrecks and cautionary tales of the damage that trawlers can do to those relics are all part of a new exhibition at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, presented in collaboration with underwater explorer Robert Ballard and his...
July 22, 2014; Updated: 4:31 pm
Whether through the Titanic or when Quint from "Jaws" describes the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis as "eleven hundred men went in the water, three hundred and sixteen men come out, the sharks took the rest," we are fascinated by...
July 21, 2014; Updated: 6:56 pm
A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.The Rock Hall announced Friday that outfits from Beyonce's Super Bowl...
July 20, 2014; Updated: 3:14 pm
At the dawn of the 19th century, 30 million bison thundered across the American Plains in vast herds that stretched as far east as Pennsylvania and New York.
July 20, 2014; Updated: 3:20 pm
Mystic Arts Center is seeking submissions from local and regional artists for its 58th Regional Show.
July 18, 2014; Updated: 6:01 pm
Whether he's on a snowboard or a skateboard or behind the lens of a camera, it's the theme of motion that moves Peter Daitch of Old Lyme.
July 15, 2014; Updated: 5:15 pm
An exhibition featuring more than 50 photos by the former chair of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts board, Diana Atwood Johnson, is on view at the college's Sill House Gallery through Aug. 30. The exhibition features a combination of...
July 7, 2014; Updated: 4:59 pm
An exhibition of unique works created by the nation's leading maritime artists, "The Plein Air Painters of the Maritime Gallery at Mystic Seaport," is now open at the gallery. On view are 112 paintings that capture the museum's historic ships,...
July 6, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm
What do Nancy Gladwell and Roland Becerra have in common?They're both established artists and professors in the painting department of Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts - Gladwell for 20 years and Becerra for 11. Both artists'...
July 6, 2014; Updated: 11:29 pm
Residents of New London County will receive free admission to the Florence Griswold Museum from Tuesday, July 15, through Sunday, July 20.In addition to the restored Florence Griswold House, the museum features an exhibition gallery,...