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Premium Content One last 'View' at AvS gallery

 September 16, 2014; Updated: 5:44 pm

Why is everything that's “last” always “not least”?

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Premium Content Local museums offer free admission

 September 15, 2014; Updated: 6:00 pm

On Saturday, Sept. 27, more than 1,000 museums across the country will open their doors free of charge as a part of Smithsonian magazine’s 10th annual Museum Day Live.

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Premium Content MAC seeking entries for photo show

 September 13, 2014; Updated: 4:40 pm

Mystic Arts Center is seeking submissions from local and regional artists for its upcoming exhibition, “Photo Show 36."

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Premium Content Exhibit shows a year in color at Barn Island

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 1:57 pm

Every picture tells a story - or two - in a new exhibit in Niantic.

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Premium Content Statements in color at Cooley Gallery

 September 9, 2014; Updated: 6:04 pm

Certain masterful artists can wield a paintbrush and, across one canvas, capture not just an evocative image but also suggest an entire narrative. As the title indicates, that's the idea behind a new exhibition opening Saturday at the...

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Premium Content The interwoven fabric of a Mystic artist’s work

 September 7, 2014; Updated: 2:44 pm

There are representational and nonrepresentational artists. There are those who incorporate figurative elements in abstract work, and there are those whose work evolves from one style to the other.

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Premium Content Try a ‘Change of Scene’ in Westerly

 September 2, 2014; Updated: 7:51 pm

As the title of the Artists' Cooperative Gallery of Westerly suggests, "A Change of Scene" implies transition - whether in the context of seasons or artistic perspective. Hell, just look at the majestic moose in John Fast's tremendous...

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Premium Content Flo Gris showcases folk art from Fenimore Museum, painted chests

 August 30, 2014; Updated: 7:59 pm

Flo Gris showcases folk art from Fenimore Museum, painted chests from Connecticut

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Premium Content Essex Art Association marks end of season with two shows

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 5:32 pm

Several years back, the Lyman Allyn Art Museum hosted an exhibit of black-and-white photographs of jazz musicians. In a similar vein, the Essex Art Association announces a new show featuring images of the R&B group Earth, Wind &...

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World War I: the war that inspired innovative art

 August 12, 2014; Updated: 6:07 pm

In the summer of 1914, with the war in Europe just two weeks old, Henry James knew that something had been lost forever.

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Premium Content Happy home now a growing gallery in Lebanon

 August 10, 2014; Updated: 4:37 pm

When a local artist's chance comment fell on the ears of a resident with space to fill, the town's newest venture was born: the Lebanon Art Gallery.

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Premium Content Mystic Outdoor Art Festival turns 57

 August 7, 2014; Updated: 12:00 pm

The big show: The Mystic Outdoor Art Festival happens Saturday and Sunday along the sidewalks of downtown Mystic.A numbers game: This 57th festival highlights more than 100,000 pieces from upwards of 250 artists. Of course,...

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Premium Content Mixing it up at Six Summit Gallery

 August 5, 2014; Updated: 6:28 pm

Nowhere in Marilyn Stokstad's and Michael Cothren's definitive "Art History" textbook does it suggest that a "kitchen sink" is an acceptable component in a mixed media presentation. And yet, given the wild collective imagination of an...

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Premium Content See the light at LAA

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 2:39 pm

There are far too few paintings of the covers of William Faulkner's books - which is why it's so great that a new show at the Lyme Art Association focuses solely on the first edition cover of "Light in August," which is arguably...

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Premium Content Art openings and exhibits around the region this week

 July 29, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

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Premium Content Alexey von Schlippe Gallery presents late-summer show

 July 28, 2014; Updated: 5:41 pm

Four accomplished regional artists working in very different mediums and techniques are featured in the Late Summer Exhibition at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art in Groton. But what these artists do have in common, according to...

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Premium Content 'Give me Love' opens at birdsall gallery in Old Lyme

 July 27, 2014; Updated: 2:19 pm

Joyful, whimsical, colorful, playful, radiating positive energy all describe "Give me Love: Hearts & Threads," now on view at the diane birdsall gallery in Old Lyme.

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Premium Content Groton Public Library to record EB stories

 July 27, 2014; Updated: 12:13 pm

Connecticut Humanities has awarded the Groton Public Library a $1,500 grant to record and tell the stories of employees who worked at Electric Boat as the Cold War escalated in the 1960s.The project aims to preserve the stories of...

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Premium Content Ancient shipwrecks, modern damage to historic sites highlighted in Lyman Allyn exhibition

 July 23, 2014; Updated: 12:28 am

Discoveries of ancient shipwrecks and cautionary tales of the damage that trawlers can do to those relics are all part of a new exhibition at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum, presented in collaboration with underwater explorer Robert Ballard and his...

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Premium Content Shipwreck exhibit opens at Lyman Allyn

 July 22, 2014; Updated: 4:31 pm

Whether through the Titanic or when Quint from "Jaws" describes the sinking of the U.S.S. Indianapolis as "eleven hundred men went in the water, three hundred and sixteen men come out, the sharks took the rest," we are fascinated by...

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Beyonce exhibit to debut at Rock Hall-Museum

 July 21, 2014; Updated: 6:56 pm

A fashion exhibit centered on Beyonce will debut at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland in a section previously featuring only Hall of Famers.The Rock Hall announced Friday that outfits from Beyonce's Super Bowl...

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Premium Content Mashantucket museum exhibit explores the fall and rise of the bison

 July 20, 2014; Updated: 3:14 pm

At the dawn of the 19th century, 30 million bison thundered across the American Plains in vast herds that stretched as far east as Pennsylvania and New York.

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Premium Content MAC regional show seeks art works

 July 20, 2014; Updated: 3:20 pm

Mystic Arts Center is seeking submissions from local and regional artists for its 58th Regional Show.

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