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Guide To Connecticut’s Science Center – A Museum Designed For Kids

The Connecticut Science Center is a great place for families and groups of kids to spend a day, and one that children will want to come back to time and time again.

04/04/2014

(credit: Mark Twain House and Museum)

Twain House Director Virginia Bound

The executive director of the Mark Twain House & Museum in Hartford is leaving for a position in Virginia.

06/29/2012

(credit: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art)

‘Colts and Quilts: The Civil War Remembered’ At The Wadsworth

Colts & Quilts: The Civil War Remembered spotlights two disparate objects as contributions and reactions by American men and women responding to a four-year long war raging on their own home turf. In honor of the arrival of the 150-year anniversary of the American Civil War, The Wadsworth Atheneum, in conjunction with the American Art Department and guest curator Lynne Bassett, is remembering the events and significance of the war through art.

02/13/2012

Photo Credit: centralpark.com

Five Family-Friendly Activities to Explore NYC

By Dani Frank Is there anything more magical than laying eyes upon the Rockefeller Center Tree, reaching 70-feet tall and topped off with a Swarovski crystal star, for the first time? A trip to the […]

01/21/2012

(credit: The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art)

January Arts Preview

There aren’t enough hours in the day to check out every noteworthy art event in the area. But if you want to catch the best the art scene has to offer, check out this quick guide to our can’t-miss picks for January.

12/26/2011

legal pad pen from affidavit art

$20 Million Endowment For New Haven Institutions

The descendant of a noted Connecticut family has bequeathed $20 million to the Community Foundation for Greater New Haven.

12/15/2011

(credit: Katya Kallsen/Bruce Museum)

The Season’s Best Art Exhibits

From Rembrandt at the Bruce Museum to a look at the history of theater at the Fairfield Museum, check out our picks for must-see exhibits of the season.

11/28/2011

(credit: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art website)

Spotlight On: Patti Smith and Her Camera Solo

A combination of photography, film and the written word, Patti Smith: Camera Solo (on view at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art through February 19, 2012) is an intimate exploration of life and death, expressed in symbolic portraits.

10/31/2011

(Courtesy: Mystic Seaport Website)

Museum Exhibit Leaving A Permanent Mark

Mystic Seaport is highlighting an exhibit showing visitors some history and art of tattoos.

04/11/2011

Barnum Museum Plans Post-Tornado Renovations

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A Connecticut museum celebrating flamboyant showman P.T. Barnum will need to raise up to $17 million to renovate and repair its historic building damaged by a tornado last year. Officials said […]

02/25/2011

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