| Feb 26, 2013
| 6:07 AM
The University Museum of Contemporary Art in the Fine Arts Center at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst, 151 Presidents Drive, has a show on the walls now, “James Welling: Open Space.” The exhibit focuses on the Simsbury-born...
| Apr 21, 2013
Last June, Hartford's HartBeat Ensemble faced a devastating loss. Gregory R. Tate, one of the three founding artistic directors, died at the age of 60 from lung cancer.
But the small, community-centric company is resilient and after grieving it...
| Mar 4, 2013
| 11:20 AM
Artists are often short-tempered brawlers. Caravaggio (1571-1610), whose legacy comes into focus for the first time in a quarter-century when Burst of Light opens at the Wadsworth, fought quite a bit; he's said to have traveled around with an armed...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 11:44 AM
Artist Richard Tuttle (Trinity College class of 1963) is coming back to his alma mater for his 50-year reunion. As long as he’s on campus, he will give a presentation about his sculptures and prints on Friday, June 7, from 4 to 5 p.m. at Cinestudio,...
| Feb 14, 2013
| 10:04 AM
An exhibit of artworks by George Henry Story (1835-1922), who is most famous for painting President Lincoln 12 times, is on view now at Wood Memorial Library and Museum, 783 Main St. in South Windsor.
The exhibit, called “A Lincoln Portrait,”...
| Jan 28, 2013
| 10:50 AM
With scenic backdrops ranging from the Scottish Lowlands, to Nepal's countryside, Reveal the Path (still pictured above) is as much a National Geographic documentary as it is an endurance sport biopic. Take in the lives of locals with Tour Divide race...
| Feb 4, 2013
| 10:00 AM
Chicago artist Deb Sokolow apparently didn't get enough of that whole "election" thing a few months ago. Some Concerns About the Candidate, Sokolow's new MATRIX exhibit at the Wadsworth, tells the story of a fictional congress wannabee — named Jim...
| Jan 27, 2013
Walk into the high-ceilinged, wondrously cluttered studio of the inventive Hartford kinetic sculptor Anne Cubberly and you step into the workshop of a creative visual artist's unbounded imagination.
Although small, even a bit claustrophobic, this is...
| Jun 3, 2013
| 9:18 AM
Singer-songwriters (and roots-music power couple) Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires will play Hartford's Arch Street Tavern on August 4, according to Manic Productions.
Isbell, a former member of the Drive-By Truckers and the focus of a recent, lengthy New...
| May 17, 2013
| 6:56 AM
Several locations in downtown Hartford will be “Knit Hit” on Sunday, May 19, as the Greater Hartford Arts Council, knitting groups and fiber artists go “guerilla knitting” in a series of site-specific yarn installations all over...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 6:57 AM
In connection with the exhibit “Medieval to Monet,” the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main St. in Hartford, will present a lecture by Richard Brettell, a scholar of Impressionist and French painting.
The lecture will be Thursday, Jan....