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NEW HAVEN

Collection of New Haven Museum
Greater New Haven
"Fun, Fascinating and Made in the Elm City: ‘From Clocks to Lollipops: Made in New Haven’"
Venue: New Haven Museum
Dates: September 18, 2014 - December 31, 2015
Description:

From the Colonial era to the present day, New Haven has produced an astonishing variety of goods, including hardware, carriages, automobile parts and accessories, firearms, corsets, clocks, carpeting, rubber overshoes, clothing, musical instruments, and candy - just to name a few.  From Clocks to Lollipops: Made in New Haven” features a wide-ranging and sometimes humorous look at the production of consumer goods in New Haven over the past three centuries.


HARTFORD

River Valley
"Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, 1861-2008"
Venue: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dates: January 31, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Description:

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland will be the first major exhibition to use visual art as a lens to explore the lure that Coney Island exerted on American culture over a period of 150 years.


NORWALK

Fairfield County
"My Sky"
Venue: Stepping Stones Museum for Children
Dates: January 31, 2015 - May 25, 2015
Description:

Get ready for the incredible exhibit My Sky funded by NASA and created through a partnership between Boston Children’s Museum and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.


GLASTONBURY

Francis Oliver Hale in uniform
River Valley
"Hale Family Memorabilia"
Venue: Museum on the Green
Dates: February 1, 2015 - November 30, 2015
Description:

Passed down to the last male descendent of Francis Hale. The Hale family is one of the more prominent family’s known throughout the history of Glastonbury. The Hale family descends from Samuel Hale, one of the founders of Hartford. Samuel was one of the original settlers, immigrating before 1635. 


OLD LYME

Mystic Country
"Peter Halley: Big Paintings"
Venue: Florence Griswold Museum
Dates: February 6, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Description:

The exhibition of nine monumental paintings highlights the evolution of Halley’s bold style and the sophistication of his ideas.

 


NEW LONDON

Mystic Country
"Transmission: Teaching and Learning in the Studio"
Venue: Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Dates: February 10, 2015 - June 7, 2015
Description:

The artist-educators of the Connecticut College Art Department see the work of art making and teaching as reinforcing concepts. Art creation involves full time, life-long learning in the classroom and beyond, a dynamic that flows both ways, from teacher to student and back, fueling new work and shifting directions.


STAMFORD

James Gurney, contemporary artist
Fairfield County
"Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney"
Venue: Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Dates: February 14, 2015 - May 25, 2015
Description:

Dinotopia: The Fantastical Art of James Gurney is a fascinating exhibition featuring 59 original oil paintings from The New York Times bestsellers by James Gurney.  The exhibition has been organized by the Norman Rockwell Museum in Stockbridge, Massachusetts.


NEW BRITAIN

Karl Lund, detail
River Valley
NEW/NOW: Karl Lund
Venue: New Britain Meuseum of American Art
Dates: February 28, 2015 - May 31, 2015
Description:

Lund’s exhibition, Angry Robots Liquefied My Brain, features narrative paintings that depict a world where robots fight giant squids and exterminate countless enemies with powerful laser beams.


NEW LONDON

Mystic Country
"Lost Gardens of New England"
Venue: Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Dates: March 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
Description:

A traveling exhibition on loan from Historic New England, draws on a wealth of images, drawings, watercolors, and historic photographs, to depict gardens, great and small, that no longer exist or only partially survive.


STORRS

Margo Rose with Marionette
Mystic Country
“Reed + Light: Works by Anne Cubberly” & “Masters of the Marionette: Rufus and Margo Rose"
Venue: Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry
Dates: March 7, 2015 - June 28, 2015
Description:

The Ballard Institute and Museum of Puppetry at the University of Connecticut presents two new exhibitions: Reed + Light: Works by Anne Cubberly, and Masters of the Marionette: Rufus and Margo Rose.


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