Category: Culture

WCSU offers Watercolor Workshop on Nov. 19

DANBURY, CT – Western Connecticut State University’s Department of Art offers an Art Workshop to the public from 3 – 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 19, at the university’s Visual and Performing Arts Center, 43 Lake Ave. Extension, Danbury. The watercolor painting workshop “Painting Winter Barn Light” is led by professional artist and WCSU alumna…

Powerful Film Series Promises Emotion and Nostalgia  in connection with HMA’s New Jon Schueler Abstract Expressionism Show

BRIDGEPORT, CT – The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) announces a powerful film series in connection with its new landmark exhibition, ‘Lost Man Blues: Jon Schueler – Art and War’. In this dramatic line-up, the exploration of combat art and art in the aftermath of war delivers a heaping portion of emotion and nostalgia. All…

LMMM Joins Smithsonian Museum Day

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will open its doors free of charge on Saturday, September 18, 2021, 12-4 p.m. as part of Smithsonian magazine’s 17th annual Museum Day, a national celebration of boundless curiosity in which participating museums emulate the spirit of the Smithsonian Institution’s Washington, D.C.-based facilities, which offer free admission every…

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and The Stamford Art Association are issuing a Call for Artists for a juried exhibition

Norwalk, CT – The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum and The Stamford Art Association are issuing a Call for Artists for a juried exhibition titled, Envisioning Space: Architecture Through the Ages. The deadline to submit is June 26, 2021 by midnight. This juried exhibition will be on view at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West Avenue, Norwalk,…

Free session offers help to families of at-risk teens and those affected by substance use disorder

SIMSBURY, CT – Every day, more and more families in Connecticut are affected by substance use disorders or realize they have a teen at risk of developing a substance use disorder (SUD). On Wednesday, March 3, 2021, a local organization, A Promise to Jordan, will present a session to introduce families to CRAFT: Community Reinforcement…