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Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 11:00 am

58th Regional Show at MAC

Art Exhibits/Openings
 58th Regional Show at MAC; Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, , 06355

all media show featuring local and regional artists and juried by Power Boothe; also, “Figures, Faces & Food” by Doug Aaberg in the Schuster Gallery; through Sept. 20; (860) 536-7601.
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Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 10:00 am

-Summer Painting and Sculpture Exhibition and the Connecticut Pastel Society

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Portraits, landscapes, still life paintings and sculpture abound in this annual juried exhibition of work by the Association’s members. A separate juried show in the Goodman gallery will highlight the talented artist members of the Connecticut Pastel Society.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 5:00 pm

Come Home to Chester

Art Exhibits/Openings
Come Home to Chester; Chester Center, Main and Spring Streets, Chester, CT , 06412

Come Home to Chester – Friday evening, Sept. 19! For 24 years, the third Friday of September has been Come Home to Chester evening – a time when the shops and galleries in our historic town center celebrate there’s no place like being HOME in Chester! Beginning at 5 p.m., the businesses welcome you with special events, refreshments, and even opportunities to win a prize. Three new shops in the Center are celebrating their grand openings with receptions and specials. Deborah Quinn-Munson, who is once again calling Chester her HOME, opens her CT River exhibit at Chester Gallery with a reception. You might win a painting at Maple and Main Gallery or a fall scarf at Red Pepper. It’s always a great evening in Chester Center, so don’t miss it! More info at Facebook.com/visitchesterct

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 5:00 pm

Come Home to Chester Days

Art Exhibits/Openings
Chester Center, , Chester , CT

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 5:00 pm

Opening for Impressions from Nature

Art Exhibits/Openings
Dina Varano Gallery, 27 Main St., Chester, CT

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 6:00 pm

Opening Reception for Deborah Quinn-Munson

Art Exhibits/Openings
Chester Gallery, 76 Main St., Chester , CT

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 6:00 pm

Opening Reception for Visual Voyages

Art Exhibits/Openings
Essex Art Association, 10 N. Main St., Essex, CT

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Friday, Sep. 19, 2014, 9:00 am

The Vibrant World

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Vibrant World; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 11:00 am

58th Regional Show at MAC

Art Exhibits/Openings
 58th Regional Show at MAC; Mystic Arts Center, 9 Water Street, Mystic, , 06355

all media show featuring local and regional artists and juried by Power Boothe; also, “Figures, Faces & Food” by Doug Aaberg in the Schuster Gallery; through Sept. 20; (860) 536-7601.
.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 10:00 am

-Summer Painting and Sculpture Exhibition and the Connecticut Pastel Society

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Portraits, landscapes, still life paintings and sculpture abound in this annual juried exhibition of work by the Association’s members. A separate juried show in the Goodman gallery will highlight the talented artist members of the Connecticut Pastel Society.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 10:00 am

Exhibit: It's a Long Way to Tipperary

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Stone House, 245 Main St., Deep River, CT

Free

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 5:00 pm

Somewhat Off the Wall

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lobby of 360 State St., , New Haven, CT

Art exhibition and party. Tickets: $45 ($100 includes artwork). Benefits the Arts Council of Greater New Haven.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Saturday, Sep. 20, 2014, 9:00 am

The Vibrant World

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Vibrant World; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 10:00 am

Andraab Cashmere Trunk Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lori Warner Studio/Gallery, 21 Main St., Chester, CT

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 1:30 pm

Artists' Reception for A Sliver of Light

Art Exhibits/Openings
Scranton Memorial Library, 801 Boston Post Rd., Madison, CT

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Sunday, Sep. 21, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Monday, Sep. 22, 2014, 9:00 am

The Vibrant World

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Vibrant World; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Tuesday, Sep. 23, 2014, 9:00 am

The Vibrant World

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Vibrant World; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Wednesday, Sep. 24, 2014, 9:00 am

The Vibrant World

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Vibrant World; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Thursday, Sep. 25, 2014, 9:00 am

The Vibrant World

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Vibrant World; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

2014 New England Landscape Invitational

Art Exhibits/Openings
 2014 New England Landscape Invitational; Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Lyme Art Association member artists along with select Invited Artists will be exhibited throughout the Association’s historic galleries.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Art in the Ames Room: The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

-A Painter's Prose: Recently Acquired Works by William S. Robinson (1861-1945)

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Cooley Gallery, 25 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT , 06371

This exhibition of over 25 historic paintings of various sizes and subjects by Old Lyme colony artist William S. Robinson (1861-1945)communicate a sense of place with an ease and gentleness in a very clear, poetic and non-verbal way.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 3:00 pm

Blurred Lines, Sharp Art - Local and Beyond

Art Exhibits/Openings
Essex Art Association, 10 N. Main St., Essex , CT

Opening reception: Friday, 5 to 8 p.m.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 5:00 pm

Caricatures by Wild Bill Taylor

Art Exhibits/Openings
Clinton Arts Project Gallery, 20 E. Main St., Clinton , CT

Drawings: $5.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

Inside the Natural World of Jan Beekman

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams Street, New London, , 06320

on view June 14, 2014 – January 5, 2015. The works in this exhibition reveal the artist’s deep immersion in the natural phenomena of his immediate environment, the woodlands of Southeastern Connecticut. His paintings evoke a sense of wonder as viewers, too, become absorbed in the subtle textures, graceful shapes, and vibrant colors of the natural world.
860.443.2545 x129 or info@lymanallyn.org

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

New England Landscape Invitational Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Lyme Art Association, 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Lyme Art Association member artists and select invited artists will be featured in this annual exhibition of landscape paintings from around New England. Generously sponsored by Essex Savings Bank and Essex Financial Services.On view: September 26 to November 8

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 11:00 am

Out of the Box Exhibit

Art Exhibits/Openings
Out of the Box Exhibit; Spectrum Art Gallery and Store, 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, CT , 06409

OUT OF THE BOX, an exhibition showcasing the work of fine artists who “break out” of the rectangular canvas, sculpt unique objects or shoot photographs of unexpected subjects opens at Spectrum Art Gallery and Artisans Store (August 22 - September 28) at 61 Main Street, Centerbrook, Connecticut. A Reception, open to the public to meet artists and enjoy wine and hors d’ouevres is Friday, August 22nd from 6:30-9pm. And on Saturday, September 13, Origami in the Gallery will be held from 11:30-1:30pm, $2 for materials and open to all, no experience required. Spectrum is the newest expansion of the non-profit arts organization Arts Center Killingworth, whose mission includes providing opportunities for emerging and established artists to display and sell their work.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 5:00 pm

Pause for Beauty - A Call to Artists

Art Exhibits/Openings
Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is seeking original works inspired by a call to Pause for Beauty. This show is a remembrance to pause for the beauty around us; to stop and smell the roses, savor the moment and join with family and friends to celebrate Life and Beautiful Art.

Entries will reflect the artists’ unique view of what beauty is. Since beauty is in the eye of the beholder, this should prove to be an interesting show. Works will be selected through a jury process. The show will run from October 1-31 with an opening reception Friday October 3 from 5-7:30 pm.

We are pleased to announce Carol Dunn as our guest juror. Carol is an award-winning printmaker, photographer and mixed media artist.
A portion of the proceeds will be donated to the Terri Brodeur Breast Cancer Foundation.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 5:00 pm

Reflections: 40 Years Along the River

Art Exhibits/Openings
Reflections: 40 Years Along the River; Connecticut River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex, CT , 06412

2014 marks the 40th anniversary of the Connecticut River Museum. In honor of this milestone, the Museum will feature the exhibit Reflections: 40 Years along the River. The exhibit will explore the story of the Museum and highlight the many topics that CRM has explored through exhibits, programs and other activities.

Members are invited to join us the evening of July 11 from 5:00-7:00 for an opening reception, held in conjunction with the Museum’s Annual Meeting. The exhibition will be open to the public daily until October 13.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 9:00 am

The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Animal, Bird, & Creature Show; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery is please to present a group exhibition of new works featuring women artists. “The Animals, Birds, & Creatures Show” will run from Sept 9– Sept 27 with an opening reception Sat. Sept 13 from 5:30-7:30. There will be light refreshments at the opening reception.

These seven artists each have unique and fresh ways of looking at the ‘animals of the field’, ‘birds of the sky’ and ‘creatures of the deep’ around them. The women who will be featured in the show are: Fran Baldwin, Ann Carter, Deb Curtis, Lori McClain, Liz McGee, Susan Stafford, and Courtney Tyson. A wide range of media used are pen and ink, water color, oils, acrylics, pastels and works on paper.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 9:00 am

The Bison: An American Icon

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mashantucket Pequot Museum , 110 Pequot Trail, Mashantucket, CT

This exhibit is held Saturday, June 28-Saturday, October 18 and explores the dramatic changes that occurred to bison and its habitat, and to the people who depended on it for their daily existence. The Bison features Plains Indian objects, contemporary Native art, popular culture items, small models and sculptures, natural history materials, and vivid images. Free with Museum admission, free to Museum members. This exhibition was organized by the C.M. Russell Museum, Great Falls, MT and has been made possible through NEH on the

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 10:00 am

The Mill Street Painters

Art Exhibits/Openings
Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room, 40 Library Street, Mystic, CT , 06355

The Mystic & Noank Library Ames Room art exhibit for September 2014 features a local group of plein air artists, The Mill Street Painters. Hanneli Ansel, Pat Farrell, Ann O’Neill and Betty Tylaska meet at a variety of locations working in watercolors.

The exhibit is open to the public during regular library hours when the room is not in use. For more information, call (860) 536-7721, email info@mysticnoanklibrary.org, or visit www.mysticnoanklibrary.org.

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 11:00 am

The Quickening

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Quickening; Hygienic Art Gallery, 81 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

“The Quickening”
Tales of Impending Transformations
Troy Zaushny, Brad Guarino, John O'Donnell, Blake Shirley

The Underground Gallery Presents:
Falo Blu (Pola Esther, Brian Keith Stephens, Jason Theophilus), Kim Abraham, Jay Curland. And special musical guest DJ Ben Jammin on opening night.

Show is Up September 13 – October 11

Friday, Sep. 26, 2014, 9:00 am

The Vibrant World

Art Exhibits/Openings
The Vibrant World; Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery, 140 Bank Street, New London, CT , 06320

The Vibrant World, a show of new works by Aleksandr Trachishin at Studio 33 Art and Frame Gallery.
Alex was born in the Ukraine. He graduated from Minsk Art School in 1986 and Rhode Island School of Design (USA) in 1996. Alex has participated in group and solo exhibitions in Belarus, Ukraine and across the US. Works are represented in private collections in Ukraine, Russia, Netherlands, Canada, Italy, Czech Republic, and USA .
Alex's art comes in bright colors and ranges from realistic to abstract, from expressionism to pop art. This show is one you don't want to miss as you never know what Alex will show next.

Show opens August 5th and runs through the 30th. An opening reception will be held Saturday, August 9th from 5-7 pm. Light refreshments will be served. All are welcome.

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