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January 1970

“About Time: The Masterwork of Margaret Brassler Kane (1909-2006)”

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 3:00 pm EST
Darien Historical Society, 45 Old Kings Highway NorthDarien06820United States
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With the Great Depression andŒæWorld War II serving as tumultuous backdrops, Margaret Brassler Kane sought to express, through her sculpture, the watershed cultural, social and political events of the 20th century.,The Darien Historical Society will celebrate the opening of , with a Champagne Reception on October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the soaring post and beam exhibit space. We are so honored to shareŒæthe story of this prolic artist, who summered in Darien and whoseŒæmajor work now graces the entrance…

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“Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture by Contemporary Artists”

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr.Greenwich06830United States
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The Bruce Museum continues its tradition of offering a biennial exhibition of miniatures for the holiday season. Entitled ,, the new show features small-scale architectural sculpture by a dozen contemporary artists. It will be on view in the Museumäó»s Arcade gallery November 3, 2018, through January 27, 2019.,Enticing viewers to take a closer look, this exhibition of miniatures, models, and dioramas explores interior and exterior architecture in a range of scales. Some works contemplate the structure and its place in…

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“Putting it on Paper: American Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors”

January 1, 1970 @ 12:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St.Old Lyme06371United States
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Works on paper have been cherished in Old Lyme since the Art Colonyäó»s heyday, when artists gathered around Florence Griswoldäó»s parlor table to play the äóìWiggle Game,äó an amusement where one artist was challenged to finish a drawing of disparate lines begun by another.,The museumäó»s collection has grown in scope to include Connecticut artists working from colonial times to the present. Sections of this exhibition will make connections between artists across time who shared a love of putting ink, graphite,…

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November 2017

The Courier: Tales from the Great War

November 7, 2017 @ 12:00 am - February 2, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
New Haven Museum, 114 Whitney Ave.New Haven06510United States
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The New Haven Museum has commissioned award-winning comic-book illustrator from Nadir Balan to create a series of dynamic, oversized, graphic-novel style murals based on the dramatic World War I diary of one New Haven serviceman who witnessed firsthand the adventure, horror, and pathos of the front lines. remains on view through February 2, 2019.,Balan's dynamic palette of black, white, and brilliant red creates a nostalgic, comic-book style loaded with the iconic World War I imagery reminiscent of the “hero” comics…

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March 2018

Exhibition, Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy

March 2, 2018 @ 10:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EST
Yale University Art Gallery BD182 https://map.yale.edu/place/building/YUAG? 1111 Chapel Street New Haven CT 06510, Yale University Art Gallery BD182 https://map.yale.edu/place/building/YUAG? 1111 Chapel Street New Haven CT 06510 + Google Map
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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy features seven drawings newly donated to the Gallery from the artist’s estate, making the Gallery’s collection of LeWitt’s work in this signature medium the largest of any museum worldwide. The drawings on view represent a range of the artist’s techniques, including bold geometric patterns executed in colorful ink wash and works composed entirely of fine graphite lines.

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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.Essex06426United States + Google Map
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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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September 2018

Putting it on Paper: American Prints, Drawings, and Watercolors

September 29, 2018 @ 12:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am EDT
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St.Old Lyme06371United States
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Works on paper have been cherished in Old Lyme since the Art Colony's heyday, when artists gathered around Florence Griswold's parlor table to play the “Wiggle Game,” an amusement where one artist was challenged to finish a drawing of disparate lines begun by another.,The museum's collection has grown in scope to include Connecticut artists working from colonial times to the present. Sections of this exhibition will make connections between artists across time who shared a love of putting ink, graphite,…

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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,CTUnited 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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About Time: The Masterwork of Margaret Brassler Kane (1909-2006)

October 19, 2018 @ 12:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am EDT
Darien Historical Society, 45 Old Kings Highway NorthDarien06820United States
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With the Great Depression and World War II serving as tumultuous backdrops, Margaret Brassler Kane sought to express, through her sculpture, the watershed cultural, social and political events of the 20th century.,The Darien Historical Society will celebrate the opening of , with a Champagne Reception on October 19 at 7:30 p.m. in the soaring post and beam exhibit space. We are so honored to share the story of this prolic artist, who summered in Darien and whose major work now graces the entrance…

Find out more »

November 2018

Downsized: Small-Scale Sculpture by Contemporary Artists

November 3, 2018 @ 12:00 am - January 27, 2019 @ 12:00 am EDT
Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr.Greenwich06830United States
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The Bruce Museum continues its tradition of offering a biennial exhibition of miniatures for the holiday season. Entitled ,, the new show features small-scale architectural sculpture by a dozen contemporary artists. It will be on view in the Museum's Arcade gallery November 3, 2018, through January 27, 2019.,Enticing viewers to take a closer look, this exhibition of miniatures, models, and dioramas explores interior and exterior architecture in a range of scales. Some works contemplate the structure and its place in…

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Exhibition, Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual

November 9, 2018 @ 10:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 5:00 pm EST
Yale University Art Gallery BD182 https://map.yale.edu/place/building/YUAG? 1111 Chapel Street New Haven CT 06510, Yale University Art Gallery BD182 https://map.yale.edu/place/building/YUAG? 1111 Chapel Street New Haven CT 06510 + Google Map
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In the ancient world, religious rituals were multisensory experiences, filled with vibrantly colored representations of supernatural beings, resonant musical sounds, billowing clouds of incense, and the taste of food and drink. Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual considers the ways in which these rituals appealed to the senses through objects that would have drawn worshippers into closer proximity to divine forces. The exhibition brings together works from the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Babylonian Collection at the Yale…

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Christmas in Poland

November 17, 2018 @ 12:00 am - February 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State St.New Haven06511United States
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For the 14th consecutive year, the Knights of Columbus Museum is showcasing the art and traditions of a world region as the focus of its annual Christmas exhibition. This year the focus is on Poland, celebrating its 100th anniversary of independence. Christmas in Poland features more than 100 items, some from the museum's own collection. Also included are creches on loan.

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Holiday Exhibit: Mr. Gilbert’s Railroad – American Flyer Trains

November 23, 2018 @ 12:00 am - January 20, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
Eli Whitney Museum, 915 Whitney Ave.Hamden06517United States
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Each Thanksgiving, the museum reaches deep into New Haven's attic, to unpack and display a tradition built here more than 60 years ago. Just after World War II, the A.C. Gilbert Company introduced it American Flyer Trains. Gilbert trains, with their lively movements, their carefully crafted sound, their bright lights, the cedar scent of their smoke, won an enduring place in our collective memory. New Haven built an icon for the holidays.

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The Dawn of Modern Medicine: Selections from the Medical Artifact Collection of M. Donald Blaufox, MD, PhD

November 24, 2018 @ 12:00 am - April 7, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
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The Bruce Museum presents a thought-provoking examination of how far medical technology advanced across the 19th century – and how once-revolutionary concepts and instruments became commonplace.,The exhibition showcases approximately 100 artifacts from the collection of M. Donald Blaufox, MD, PhD, ranging from surgical tools to quack patent medicines to early x-ray tubes, telling the story of how various branches of diagnostic and therapeutic medicine evolved.,“, exhibition will open our visitors' eyes to the remarkable history of medical instruments,” says Dr.…

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December 2018

Pressed for Time: Botanical Collecting as Genteel Pastime or Scientific Pursuit?

December 1, 2018 @ 12:00 am - March 3, 2019 @ 12:00 am EST
Bruce Museum, 1 Museum Dr.Greenwich06830United States
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The Bruce Museum introduces visitors to the hobby and profession of plant collecting around the turn of the 19th century. Presented in the Bantle Lecture Gallery, , will be on view through March 3, 2019.,Starting in the 1820s, botanical collecting became a hugely popular outdoor activity for both amateurs and professionals. Plant collecting was an acceptable activity for women, children, and gentlemen alike. For decades, amateurs and academics respected each other as colleagues, publishing articles in the same journals, exchanging…

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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.Mystic06355United 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 StreetWillimantic06226United 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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January 2019

Jae Ko: 漂流 Drift

January 5 @ 12:00 am - February 23 @ 12:00 am EST
66 Elm St., 66 Elm St.New Canaan06840United States
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is pleased to present ,, the artist's first solo exhibition at the gallery.   In addition to showcasing recent wall and free-standing sculpture, Ko will create a site-specific installation consisting of 50-60 industrial sized rolls of recycled paper.   The public is invited to witness the artist at work beginning January 3, and view the installation as it takes form. An opening reception will be held on January 5, from 4 p.m.-6 p.m.,Born in Korea, Ko grew up in Tokyo and was formally trained as…

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Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual

January 18
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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November 9, 2018–March 3, 2019In the ancient world, religious rituals were multisensory experiences, filled with vibrantly colored representations of supernatural beings, resonant musical sounds, billowing clouds of incense, and the taste of food and drink. Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual considers the ways in which these rituals appealed to the senses through objects that would have drawn worshippers into closer proximity to divine forces. The exhibition brings together works from the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Babylonian…

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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy

January 18
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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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy features seven drawings newly donated to the Gallery from the artist’s estate, making the Gallery’s collection of LeWitt’s work in this signature medium the largest of any museum worldwide. The drawings on view represent a range of the artist’s techniques, including bold geometric patterns executed in colorful ink wash and works composed entirely of fine graphite lines. The exhibition also celebrates the newly inaugurated Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Study Center at Yale West…

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Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual

January 19
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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November 9, 2018–March 3, 2019In the ancient world, religious rituals were multisensory experiences, filled with vibrantly colored representations of supernatural beings, resonant musical sounds, billowing clouds of incense, and the taste of food and drink. Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual considers the ways in which these rituals appealed to the senses through objects that would have drawn worshippers into closer proximity to divine forces. The exhibition brings together works from the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Babylonian…

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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy

January 19
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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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy features seven drawings newly donated to the Gallery from the artist’s estate, making the Gallery’s collection of LeWitt’s work in this signature medium the largest of any museum worldwide. The drawings on view represent a range of the artist’s techniques, including bold geometric patterns executed in colorful ink wash and works composed entirely of fine graphite lines. The exhibition also celebrates the newly inaugurated Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Study Center at Yale West…

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Knights of Columbus Museum: Christmas in Poland

January 19 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA, Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA + Google Map
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For the 14th consecutive year, the Knights of Columbus Museum is showcasing the art and traditions of a world region as the focus of its annual Christmas exhibition. The celebration of Jesus’ birth on December 25 is celebrated around the globe, with distinct customs and art forms in various countries and regions.The Polish observance of Christmas is rich in tradition. Festivities begin December 24 with a Christmas Eve Dinner, known as wigilia, and continue through February 2 with the celebration…

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Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual

January 20
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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November 9, 2018–March 3, 2019In the ancient world, religious rituals were multisensory experiences, filled with vibrantly colored representations of supernatural beings, resonant musical sounds, billowing clouds of incense, and the taste of food and drink. Sights and Sounds of Ancient Ritual considers the ways in which these rituals appealed to the senses through objects that would have drawn worshippers into closer proximity to divine forces. The exhibition brings together works from the Yale University Art Gallery and the Yale Babylonian…

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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy

January 20
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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Sol LeWitt Wall Drawings: Expanding a Legacy features seven drawings newly donated to the Gallery from the artist’s estate, making the Gallery’s collection of LeWitt’s work in this signature medium the largest of any museum worldwide. The drawings on view represent a range of the artist’s techniques, including bold geometric patterns executed in colorful ink wash and works composed entirely of fine graphite lines. The exhibition also celebrates the newly inaugurated Sol LeWitt Wall Drawing Study Center at Yale West…

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Knights of Columbus Museum: Christmas in Poland

January 20 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA, Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA + Google Map
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For the 14th consecutive year, the Knights of Columbus Museum is showcasing the art and traditions of a world region as the focus of its annual Christmas exhibition. The celebration of Jesus’ birth on December 25 is celebrated around the globe, with distinct customs and art forms in various countries and regions.The Polish observance of Christmas is rich in tradition. Festivities begin December 24 with a Christmas Eve Dinner, known as wigilia, and continue through February 2 with the celebration…

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Museum Open: 12-4:30pm

January 20 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm EST
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Museum is open Sundays, 12-4:30pm. As always, last admission is 30 minutes prior to closing.

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Llama Walk

January 20 @ 2:00 pm EST
White Memorial Conservation Center Museum, 80 Whitehall Rd.Litchfield06759United States
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Come and take a one hour walk with a llama on a beautiful trail within one of the most beautiful and diverse wildlife sanctuaries in America. You and your family are in for a treat. After walking with the llamas, the beautiful soft companions, plan to explore one of the most beautiful wildlife sanctuaries in the country. The sanctuary is comprised of 4,000 acres, laced with 40 miles of trails and home to an infinite variety of flora and fauna.,Take…

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Mark Twain House: Free Admission Days for Hartford Residents

January 21 - January 22
Mark Twain House and Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford,CT06103United States
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The doors to The Mark Twain House & Museum are opening for ALL Hartford residents! Just bring proof that you live in a Hartford zip code to the Visitors Center ticket desk and you’ll get in for free! Specialty tours are not included in this offer. Find more information here.  Free days are sponsored by The Hartford.

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Knights of Columbus Museum: Christmas in Poland

January 21 @ 10:00 am - 4:30 pm EST
Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA, Knights of Columbus Museum, 1 State St, New Haven, CT 06511, USA + Google Map
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For the 14th consecutive year, the Knights of Columbus Museum is showcasing the art and traditions of a world region as the focus of its annual Christmas exhibition. The celebration of Jesus’ birth on December 25 is celebrated around the globe, with distinct customs and art forms in various countries and regions.The Polish observance of Christmas is rich in tradition. Festivities begin December 24 with a Christmas Eve Dinner, known as wigilia, and continue through February 2 with the celebration…

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