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The museum has much to offer this month and during February Break

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Here’s one for the calendar! If you missed glitter artist Camomile Hixon’s magical installation at Diane Birdsall Gallery a few year’s ago, save the date for the opening of Unicorn Stampede at the Lyman Allyn Museum on December 6th. ....
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Kim Petersen’s local landscapes are encased in rustic, salvaged frames hewn by Dave. The charming work’s scale suit the Wee House (or any house for that matter) and are so reasonably priced.....

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The museum has much to offer this month and during February Break....
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Bring an extra set of clothes for this one!....
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For those of us suffering a bit of Seasonal Affective Disorder, an afternoon contemplating Halley’s bright canvases is just what the doctor ordered.....
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I couldn’t wait to get up to see the freshly renovated galleries of Contemporary Art at the Wadsworth, and the new Coney Island exhibit.....
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You would be madder than a hatter not to mark your calendar for this year’s Alice in Wonderland themed Wee Faerie Village!....
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Whether you know every lyric to Matchmaker or not, you must go to Fiddler on the Roof at the Goodspeed.....
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Kim Petersen’s local landscapes are encased in rustic, salvaged frames hewn by Dave. The charming work’s scale suit the Wee House (or any house for that matter) and are so reasonably priced.....
Double-Unicorn-Hixon-2013
Here’s one for the calendar! If you missed glitter artist Camomile Hixon’s magical installation at Diane Birdsall Gallery a few year’s ago, save the date for the opening of Unicorn Stampede at the Lyman Allyn Museum on December 6th. ....
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For 45 years the Creative Arts Workshop in New Haven has been combing through submissions of glass, ceramics, jewelry, wearable and decorative fiber, and handcrafted furniture for this important annual show of 300 artists. ....
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Once a year the Guilford Arts Center becomes an imaginative retail space, packed full of handmade goods from artisans across the country. ....
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Everyone makes a beeline for Ann Lightfoot’s sale of past season’s and sample merch, but that isn’t the only reason to head to the Lyme Hall for this annual showcase of Lyme Artists.....
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For me, a visit to the artist’s studio helps me to understand the work. That’s why I jumped at the chance to see Kate Cordsen’s studio and preview her photographs and paintings in preparation for her upcoming show at Lori Warner Gallery.....
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Not my usual stomping grounds, but the New Britain Museum is worth a trip!....
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The Velvet Mill is an ideal spot for a big bash and this one sounds awesome! ....
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I’m not missing this! The opening of Mentoring Courtney Love: David LaChapelle & Courtney Love.....
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Here are the top two winners and six honorable mentions. Thanks to all who entered!....
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Love this! Dress up in your holiday best and head to Diane Birdsall Gallery for a pop-up art project. ....
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I can't wait for Interior Inspirations to return to the Lyme Art Association. Eight designers, including Honorary Chair, Larry Laslo (profiled in May 2012 Elle Decor), will transform the galleries into an exquisite designer showcase. ....
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Once upon a time, the elves at The Florence Griswold Museum had a brilliant idea. "Let’s invite artists to create fantastical fairy houses and strew them on the grounds of the museum," they mused. ....
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The Arctic Coast might not sound like the ideal spot for a party, but Mystic Aquarium proves that wrong with their popular summer evening series “Cocktails with Whales.”....
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It’s easy to see why Greene Gallery was voted #1. For 35 years it’s been the go-to gallery for representational works by local and renowned artists. ....
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The Lyman Allyn’s new exhibit takes you behind the scenes of six Broadway blockbusters and presents the evolution of each production. ....
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Our collective fascination with the Titanic persists unabated,100 years after the sinking of the ship. While I’m embarrassed to admit I can’t wait to see the 3D version of the movie, what we so easily forget is that the Titanic site is an underwater museum....
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This is (and shouldn't be) the best kept secret on the Shoreline for stuffing Easter baskets without going into sugar shock. Those adorable bunny and duckling felt bags? $3....
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Z is famous on the Shoreline for her magical, whimsical facepainting. Think superheros, unicorns, tigers and kitties or, frankly, anything your child dreams up. ....
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I grew up in a house filled with massive abstract canvases, towers made from flotsam and jetsam that washed up on our local beach and the scent of oil paint and turpentine. Sadly, I didn't inherit my dad's artistic talent. I do, however, like to look at art.....
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My husband and I were on the fence for years about having a second child and ultimately decided to stick with our one and "only”. My dad had the most compelling argument for having more. ....
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All of us remember exactly where we were on September 11th and most of us know someone who perished. It's as fresh in my mind as yesterday, but unbelievably, it's been ten years.....
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The perfect match between art and frame is no easy trick. Let Denise Thompson, owner of this sweet new gallery, guide you.....

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