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June 2018

Paddle Rental Program

June 16, 2018 @ 10:00 am - October 8, 2019 @ 5:00 pm UTC+0
Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St.
Essex, CT 06426 United States
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Paddle Program CRM’s Paddle Explorations Program opens for the season on June 16th and will run through October 8th.  Rent a canoe, kayak, or paddleboard and get out on the River on a self guided tour!  Paddlers are provided with a boat, paddles, PFD, and chart showing the local environs.  Rentals are available by reservation Thursday through Monday, in two hour increments.  Please call the Museum’s front desk (860-767-8269 ext.110) to make a reservation. June: Saturday and Sunday July &…

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July 2018

The History of Westport in 100 Objects

July 23, 2018 @ 12:00 am - May 1, 2019 @ 12:00 am EDT
Westport Historical Society, 25 Avery Place
Westport, CT 06880 United States
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This interactive exhibit tells 300-year story of the town of Westport.

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October 2018

History Is…

October 6, 2018 @ 8:00 am - September 7, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EDT
47 Strickland Rd., Greenwich, CT, United States, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT United States
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History Is..., Oct. 6 through Sept. 7, 2019, Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Road, Cos Cob. The newly reimagined Greenwich Historical Society Museum and campus connects visitors to the town's past and American Impressionist Art Colony. Info:greenwichhistory.org.

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SASD & HCC Faculty Art and Design Exhibition

October 18, 2018 - November 3, 2019
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University of Bridgeport’s Schelfhaudt Gallery in the Arnold Bernhard Center at 84 Iranistan Ave, Bridgeport CT 06604Featuring ERICA WESSMANN '17.Faculty Exhibition 2018The Housatonic Community College & Shintaro Akatsu School of Design Faculty Exhibition 2018 offers a diverse exhibition chock full of work by full time faculty members and part time instructors from both institutions. Featuring: graphic design, Painting, photos, sculpture, video art, drawing, digital arts, typography, installation, illustration and renderings.

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Serve Harmony: Season Subscription

October 27, 2018 @ 7:30 pm - May 11, 2019 @ 7:30 pm UTC-5
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Voce - New England’s Chamber Choir - is pleased to invite your support for its thirteenth season, entitled Serve Harmony. Under the direction of Mark Singleton, Voce has been applauded for its "tender warmth, exquisite nuance and enduring spirit" by the American Record Guide and recognized as “exemplifying choral performance at its finest” by National Medal of Arts recipient Morten Lauridsen. Performances included in the Season Subscription (please visit http://www.voceinc.org for location information): Unity - Choral Harmony Through The Ages - October…

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December 2018

Death in the Ice: The Mystery of the Franklin Expedition

December 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am - April 28, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanville Ave.
Mystic, CT 06355 United States
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In 1845, Sir John Franklin led the Royal Navy's sturdiest two ships into the Arctic to great international acclaim. His mission: to discover a Northwest Passage to Asia. Franklin and his crew of 128 men were never heard from again. Thirty-seven expeditions were launched from several countries in a decades-long effort to discover the fate of Franklin's men. Tantalizing clues, including graves, provisions, Inuit tales, and a single handwritten note told a grim story, but the men and ships would…

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Arts and Eats Stroll

December 3, 2018 @ 12:00 am - May 31, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
Main Street, Main Street Willimantic 06226 United States
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Take a leisurely stroll from one end of Main Street and nearby streets to explore all things Willimantic. The Mill Museum, Garden on the Bridge, Garibaldi's Restaurant, murals depicting thread mill scenes from days gone by, remnants of these thread mills, art exhibits, foot bridges, and other restaurants! So many things to see!, 

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March 2019

Creative Kids (Grades K-2)

March 2 @ 10:00 am - April 27 @ 11:00 am UTC+0
The 224 EcoSpace, 224 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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$135

Welcome to the basics of theatre! Children will be introduced to theatre through creative play. Exercises and games will focus on acting, storytelling, puppetry, music, and movement. A story will often be incorporated. In fact, most of the time the kiddos become the playwrights themselves! By the end of the class, students will be able to use their bodies and voices to start to create characters. While the emphasis of the class will focus on developing skills and not on…

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Creative Kids (Grades K-2)

March 9 @ 10:00 am - May 4 @ 11:00 am UTC+0
The 224 EcoSpace, 224 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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$135

Welcome to the basics of theatre! Children will be introduced to theatre through creative play. Exercises and games will focus on acting, storytelling, puppetry, music, and movement. A story will often be incorporated. In fact, most of the time the kiddos become the playwrights themselves! By the end of the class, students will be able to use their bodies and voices to start to create characters. While the emphasis of the class will focus on developing skills and not on…

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BEGGING BOWLS AND OFFERING BOWLS

March 14 @ 8:00 am - May 5 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Clare Gallery – St. Patrick – St. Anthony Church, 285 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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This exhibition was inspired by a trip to Vienna. While walking through the city and studying its architecture, artist, Ann Grasso noticed that gold was used abundantly on buildings and in artwork. Juxtaposed with these cultural symbols of wealth were street beggars (dressed as monks), who quietly and anonymously asked for money. Reflecting on that day, artist, Ann Grasso was struck by the contrasts and similarities of both the beggars and those who gave to them. Artist Ann Grasso’s second…

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Still Life Watercolors with Jeanne Potter

March 19 @ 9:00 am - April 23 @ 12:00 pm UTC-5
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Image: Jeanne Potter, Still Life Patterns, watercolor, 7 3/4" x 10 1/4" Still Life Watercolor with Jeanne Potter  Registration: $325 Tuesdays, March 19 - April 23, 9 am - 12 pm Weir Studio Discover how the delicate translucency and speed of watercolor is ideally suited to capturing light, shadows and form of still life arrangements. There will be an emphasis on using the watercolor medium including correct brushwork, water/pigment ratio and the application to various watercolor paper surfaces. Learn how…

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Still Life Watercolors with Jeanne Potter

March 19 @ 9:00 am - April 23 @ 12:00 pm UTC-5
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, 84 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Image: Jeanne Potter, Still Life Patterns, watercolor, 7 3/4" x 10 1/4" Still Life Watercolor with Jeanne Potter  Registration: $325 Tuesdays, March 19 - April 23, 9 am - 12 pm Weir Studio Discover how the delicate translucency and speed of watercolor is ideally suited to capturing light, shadows and form of still life arrangements. There will be an emphasis on using the watercolor medium including correct brushwork, water/pigment ratio and the application to various watercolor paper surfaces. Learn how…

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Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

March 22 @ 1:00 pm - April 21 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

March 23 @ 1:00 pm - April 22 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

March 24 @ 1:00 pm - April 23 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

March 29 @ 1:00 pm - April 28 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

March 30 @ 1:00 pm - April 29 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

March 31 @ 1:00 pm - April 30 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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free

Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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April 2019

Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

April 5 @ 1:00 pm - May 5 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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Nurture Through Art: Art Carts

April 6 @ 8:00 am - April 27 @ 5:00 pm EDT
New Britain Museum of American Art, 56 Lexington St.
New Britain, CT 06052 United States
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The NBMAA’s Education Department is proud to unveil the Art Carts! A place for families to interact with the Museum’s collection and enjoy a hands-on art activity. Available on Saturdays, the Art Carts are always on the move and can be found in any gallery. Stop by and see where it is next!

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Word Art Show at Gallery on the Green

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - May 6 @ 5:00 pm EDT
Gallery on the Green, 5 Canton Green Rd.
Canton, CT 06019 United States
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Gallery on the Green presents “Word Art Show” and solo shows by Peggy Steinway and John Rohlfing in Canton, CT Friday, March 15th through Sunday, April 14th   The “Word Art Show” is a biennial gallery tradition since 2003.  Writers and artists collaborate with each other in order to explore the synergy between the arts.  Visual artists create a work of art that is inspired by prose or poetry, while writers create new work in response to visual art.  Written text…

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New Perspective On Main

April 13 @ 7:00 pm - May 11 @ 4:00 pm EDT
FUNKY STUFF the Collective LLC, 731 Main Street, in the Gallery on Main
Watertown, CT 06795 United States
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New Perspective On Main opening reception featuring 3 rising local artists. Come Join us For a wonderfull evening of art featuring Bryant Winters, Jason Thomas & Dj Stenson. 

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Art in Focus: Blue

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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April 5–August 11, 2019Blue is a color, a mood, and a type of music. It is the material substance of cyanotypes, the desired pigment of Chinese porcelain, and defines an entire period of Picasso’s career. What does blue look like within the Yale Center for British Art’s collections? What different material forms does it take, and how is it made? How is color received and processed in the mind, and what are the perceptual limitations of blue? This student-curated exhibition…

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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern Museum

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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William Hunter and the Anatomy of the Modern MuseumThursday, February 14, 2019Monday, May 20, 2019When the Royal Academy of Arts in London was founded in 1768, exactly 250 years ago, Dr. William Hunter (1718–1783) became its first professor of anatomy. Known as a leading physician and obstetrician to royalty, Hunter also amassed a cross-disciplinary collection of objects that ultimately coalesced into a Wunderkammer—a progenitor to the modern concept of the museum—illuminating the artistic, medical, and intellectual pursuits of his time.Opening…

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Victorian Idyll

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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From the 1860s, Frederick Walker (1840–1875) was at the heart of a group of like-minded artists with roots in periodical and book illustration. Known from early on as Idyllists, they frequently ventured beyond the idyllic in the sense of a pastoral paradise. While they may have avoided the harsher realities of urban life and the mechanistic aspects of modern agriculture, they struggled with subjects of poverty, homelessness, and labor unrest. This focused display will also embrace the work of the…

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Instruction and Delight: Children’s Games from the Ellen and Arthur Liman Collection

April 21
Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale Center for British Art, 1080 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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By the beginning of the eighteenth century in Britain, parents and teachers had begun to wholeheartedly embrace a suggestion from the philosopher John Locke (1632–1704) that “Learning might be made a Play and Recreation to Children.” The material culture of this period and the subsequent generation reveal a significant shift in thinking, as adults found fresh value in childhood and in play for its own sake. British publishers leapt at the chance to design books and games for both instruction…

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Matthew Barney: Redoubt at Yale University Art Gallery

April 21
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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Matthew Barney: Redoubt March 1, 2019–June 16, 2019 Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn. September 28, 2019–December 15, 2019 UCCA, Beijing March 4, 2020–May 10, 2020 Hayward Gallery, LondonIn his first major exhibition at his alma mater, the renowned and provocative contemporary artist Matthew Barney, B.A. 1989, presents his latest work, including a new feature-length film titled Redoubt. Set in Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountain range, the film layers classical, cosmological, and American myths about humanity’s place in the natural world,…

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A Nation Reflected: Stories in American Glass

April 21
Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA, Yale University Art Gallery, 1111 Chapel St, New Haven, CT 06510, USA + Google Map
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Matthew Barney: RedoubtMarch 1–June 16, 2019Yale University Art GalleryUCCA, Beijing, September 28–December 15, 2019Hayward Gallery, London, March 4–May 10, 2020In his first major exhibition at his alma mater, the renowned and provocative contemporary artist Matthew Barney, B.A. 1989, presents his latest work, including a new feature-length film titled Redoubt. Set in Idaho’s Sawtooth Mountain range, the film layers classical, cosmological, and American myths about humanity’s place in the natural world, continuing Barney’s long-standing preoccupation with landscape as both a setting…

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New Haven Museum: Capturing Life and Beauty

April 21
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"Capturing Life and Beauty: Women Artists of the New Haven Paint & Clay Club,” a new exhibition at the New Haven Museum (NHM), celebrates the range and depth of the artwork produced by women of the New Haven Paint & Clay Club (NHP&CC), one of the oldest exhibiting art associations in Connecticut and the Northeast. Open to women at a time when many art clubs were not, NHP&CC has been fostering female artists since 1900. An opening reception will be…

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Ancient Mespotamia Speaks

April 21
Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA, Yale Peabody Museum of Natural History, 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven, CT 06511, USA + Google Map
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Ancient Mesopotamia, “the Land Between the Rivers,” was the birthplace of writing, urban culture, the state, and many other concepts and institutions that shape our world to this day. Stretching from the Tigris to the Euphrates in what is now Iraq and Syria, Mesopotamia produced beautiful and intriguing works of art, myths and epics celebrating gods and heroes, and treatises on mathematics and medicine.

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