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A Review of the Past Year’s Achievements: Watertown History Museum Elects Board of Directors and Officers | Community news

WATERTOWN – The Watertown History Museum held its annual meeting to elect the board of directors and officers and reviewed the past year on November 10. Seven board members have been recognized as continuing to serve: Diane Ciba, Polly Curtiss, Chelsea Marti, Nancy Maton, Beth Porter, Chris Shields and Paul …

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Discovery Museum to host COVID-19 clinic to help Bridgeport overcome vaccine hesitancy

Bridgeport’s Discovery Science Center and Planetarium will host a COVID-19 vaccination clinic on Friday. It will also offer bilingual services to parents who are reluctant to get vaccinated. The center has partnered with community groups around Bridgeport to offer bilingual mobile sessions to answer questions about vaccines for non-native English …

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The Mattatuck Museum Welcomes Visitors to New Art Exhibitions

WATERBURY – The Mattatuck Museum will open two new special exhibitions on December 5, until February 28, 2022. Janet Maya’s works explore gender, sexuality and social tensions, while “Focus on the Makers” explores hand-sewn utilitarian and decorative objects made in the Naugatuck Valley region in the 19th century. “Norman Rockwell: …

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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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