Connecticut museum

New Pearl Harbor exhibit opens at National WWII Museum

NEW ORLEANS (AP) – A new exhibit at the National WWII Museum in New Orleans examines how the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor was and is remembered. The exhibit is part of the museum’s commemoration of the 80th anniversary of the attack, which took place on December 7, 1941. Japanese …

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Fairfield Museum presents Holiday Express model train show

Fairfield, Connecticut – A cherished holiday tradition full of model trains, magical winter landscapes and lots of fun family activities in town on Friday December 3rde. The Fairfield Museum’s Holiday Express Model Train Show opens on the evening of Fairfield’s Tree Lighting, Friday, December 3 from 5 p.m. to 8 …

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The Great Art Heists of History: The Robbery of the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum, Part 2: The Investigation

FBI agent Thomas McShane has been tasked with investigating a potential suspect: Whitey Bulger. Bulger was well known to the local authorities. He was the head of Boston’s notorious Winter Hill Gang, one of the city’s most powerful organized crime families. The Irish-American thug was also familiar to the FBI, …

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Norwalk’s Stepping Stones Museum reopens nearly two years after the pandemic closed

NORWALK – Originally closed in March 2020 due to COVID restrictions, the Stepping Stones Museum for Children has kept its doors closed a little longer to continue a massive renovation project in one fell swoop. The children’s museum will reopen to the public on Saturday at 8 a.m. and unveil …

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The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art announces Erin Monroe as curator of Krieble of American Paintings …

The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art announces that Erin Monroe will be the Krieble Curator of American Paintings and Sculptures. Monroe has served in the US Art Department at the Wadsworth Atheneum in various capacities since 2007, most recently in the role of Associate Curator. “It is more than exciting …

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Aldrich Art Museum in Ridgefield launches new works on paper

Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art press release: November 13, 2021 Aldrich is pleased to announce At first glance, Milano Chow’s first personal institutional exhibition. Shown in two galleries on the first floor, Chow will present more than a dozen new works on paper spanning two and three dimensions. Milano Chow: …

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Tick ​​tock, drip, here + now

The long-awaited exhibition “Drip-Drop, Tick-Tock, Here + Now” opened at the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) on October 28 with a full house. Crowds have gathered to see the astonishing but suggestive multimedia sculptures and paintings of Weston, CT artist Joseph Fucigna after a two-year wait thanks to fire, flood …

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Old Campus Ghost Museum – Yale Daily News

Sophie Henri Old Campus is heavy with the weight of Yale centuries. Since the university first claimed New Haven soil, buildings have occupied that space – but Yale is constantly modernizing, forever surpassing itself, shedding buildings with each generation as it reinvents itself, buying new buildings with the enthusiasm of …

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Fairfield Museum Receives Prestigious NEH Grant

Fairfield Museum and History Center press release: 22 October 2021 The Fairfield Museum received a very competitive grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Sustaining the Humanities through the American Rescue Plan (SHARP). One of 115 SHARP grants nationwide, the grant will support the efforts of the Fairfield Museum …

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Connecticut Museum Guide

The American Museum of Tort Law, the nation’s first museum dedicated to the legal system, opens on September 26, 2015 in the town of Litchfield Hills in Winsted, the hometown of museum chairman, consumer lawyer Ralph Nader. After spending nearly half a century battling businesses over issues such as dangerous …

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The Connecticut Museum, an Indigenous treasure

MASHANTUCKET, Connecticut – It’s a story of pride and perseverance, the struggle to reclaim a tribal nation and share its long history and rich heritage. The Mashantucket Pequot Museum and Research Center, which at 308,000 square feet is one of the largest Native American educational institutions, tells the story of …

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