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Best Andy Warhol Exhibits In The U.S.

Are you a fan of Andy Warhol’s art? Check out the best places in the country to view his work according to Deborah Davis, author of “The Trip: Andy Warhol’s Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure.”

07/29/2015

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Town Wants Long-Closed Stone Jail Converted To Museum

HADDAM, Conn. (AP) — Town officials in Haddam are hoping to convert a long-shuttered county jail into a museum. The granite stone jail first opened in 1845 and closed in 1969. The Hartford Courant reports […]

06/13/2015

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Time Running Out For Waterbury Museum

Watchmaker Timex says it’s time to close its museum in Waterbury.

04/22/2015

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Ridgefield Works Toward Sendak Museum

Three years after Maurice Sendak’s death, his western Connecticut hometown of Ridgefield is pursuing a museum honoring the author of “Where the Wild Things Are.”

02/25/2015

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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

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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

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‘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

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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

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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

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$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

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