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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-Sept. 3
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.


MYSTIC

The H4 Chronometer
Mystic Country
"Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude"
Venue: Mystic Seaport
Dates: September 19, 2015 - March 28, 2016
Description:

Mystic Seaport opens a traveling exhibition from the National Maritime Museum of London titled Ships, Clocks & Stars: The Quest for Longitude. The award-winning exhibit traces mankind’s epic pursuit of the ability to measure longitude at sea, a story of science, innovation, and ambition.


NEW HAVEN

Shubert exterior with marquee (1930)
Greater New Haven
"The Nation's Greatest Hits: 100 Years of New Haven's Shubert Theater"
Venue: New Haven Museum
Dates: September 24, 2015 - February 27, 2016
Description:

The stage is set for this exhibition that is spotlighting one of the Elm City's most celebrated cultural institution, the Shubert Theater.


NORWALK

Tom Goggins driving Edith Mathews c. 1920
Fairfield County
The Stairs Below: The Mansion’s Domestic Servants, 1868-1938
Venue: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Dates: October 14-January 3
Description:

For the first time in the history of the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, its Servants’ Quarters will open to the public and feature a new exhibition entitled, The Stairs Below: The Mansion’s Domestic Servants, 1868-1938.


NEW BRITAIN

Favorites of the Low Illustration Collection
River Valley
"All Time Favorites of the Low Illustration Collection"
Venue: New Britain Museum of American Art
Dates: October 19, 2015 - February 21, 2016
Description:

A sneak peek to the summer 2016 exhibition, Masterpieces of the Low Collection of American Illustration. This show exemplifies an array of “all time favorites,” depicting striking and nostalgic scenes of action, romance, and humor.


FAIRFIELD

Fairfield County
"Handcrafted: Artisans Past & Present"
Venue: Fairfield Museum and History Center
Dates: October 25, 2015 - March 13, 2016
Description:

This exhibition will highlight the diverse and talented artisans who have worked in the region and will explore the connection between the area’s strong history of decorative arts and present-day design trends.


NEW BRITAIN

Kate O’Donovan Cook
River Valley
NEW/NOW: Kate O’Donovan Cook
Venue: New Britain Museum of American Art
Dates: November 7, 2015 - February 14, 2016
Description:

Best known for presenting herself as multiple people within a single image to frame a narrative, Kate O’Donovan Cook intertwines the lines between subject, viewer, and artist.


HARTFORD

River Valley
"Sound and Sense: Poetic Musing in American Art"
Venue: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
Dates: November 14, 2015 - April 17, 2016
Description:

Exhibit explores the connections between American poetry and paintings, sculpture, and decorative arts from the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art.


RIDGEFIELD

By Steve DiBenedetto
Litchfield Hills
"Painting in Four Takes"
Venue: The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum
Dates: November 15, 2015 - April 3, 2016
Description:

For the first time in over twenty years, The Aldrich will dedicate all of its galleries to painting. This series of solo exhibitions provide a window into the practices of four engaging artists, Steven DiBenedetto, Hayal Pozanti, Julia Rommel, and Ruth Root.


ESSEX

River Valley
Holiday Train Show
Venue: Connecticut River Museum
Dates: November 19, 2015 - February 15, 2016
Description:

The family-friendly exhibit, created by train artist Steve Cryan, features more trains, new scenery, and lots of surprises to be found in the fully operational 26-foot model train layout.


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