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Artist defies classification

HARTFORD, CONN – (PNAN) – The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art will present “Gorey’s Worlds,” the first museum exhibition to contextualize the work of celebrated American author and illustrator Edward Gorey (1925-2000) going on view Saturday, February 10, 2018 and remaining on view through May 6, 2018.        Gorey bequeathed 73 objects he accumulated […]

December 2017 | Posted in Art-to-Art Palette Journal,Bugle Section,Connecticut,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN | Read More »

Two masterpieces join in show

  HARTFORD, CT –  (PNAN) – Two monumental scroll paintings by Japanese artist Kitagawa Utamaro (1753-1806) will be reunited for the first time in more than 130 years at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in an exhibition, “Utamaro and the Lure of Japan” opening Saturday, January 7, 2017. The exhibition will bring together the […]

January 2017 | Posted in At the Museums dept,Connecticut,Global,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CT: Hartford

WHERE: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. WHEN: Opening Saturday, September 10 and on view through December 11, 2016. The Thrill of the Chase: The Wagstaff Collection of Photographs at the J. Paul Getty Museum BRIEF ABOUT: In the first major photography survey displayed at the museum in 27 years, this exhibition offers a selection of […]

September 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Museums dept,Connecticut,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

East Coast museum adds to collection

New works of art by major artists, a 17th-century Dutch landscape by Salomon Jacobsz van Ruysdael and a portrait by contemporary American artist Kehinde Wiley, were acquired by the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art and are on view to the public.        “One of the more serious activities for a museum is the thoughtful […]

May 2016 | Posted in At the Museums dept,Connecticut,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

A show of porcelain works

Opening Saturday, January 2016, a new exhibition, “Miniature World in White Gold: Meissen Porcelain by Johann Joachim Kaendler” will explore the important career of this innovative porcelain modeler at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art in Hartford, Connecticut. The exhibition will showcase a broad range of finely detailed porcelain figures created by Kaendler over his […]

January 2016 | Posted in Archives,At the Museums dept,Connecticut,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section | Read More »

CT: Hartford

WHERE: Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. WHEN: On view through January 24, 2016. “Warhol & Mapplethorpe: Guise & Dolls” BRIEF ABOUT: First major exhibition to pair the work of artists Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe which showcases approximately 100 paintings, photographs, Polaroids, prints, videos and pieces of ephemera. Focusing on New York in the 1970s […]

November 2015 | Posted in At the Museums dept,Connecticut,News (Time related),Palette News Arts Network/PNAN,PaletteBoards Section,People and Places | Read More »

CT: Mashantucket

WHERE: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. WHEN: On view through September 15, 2012 in the Mashantucket Gallery. TITLE: Comic Art Indigène Exhibit BRIEF ABOUT:  As the first widely accessible mass media, comic strips and comic books were consumed by Native people as a recognizable and legitimate form of storytelling. This new exhibit takes a […]

July 2012 | Posted in Connecticut | Read More »

CT: Mashantucket

WHERE: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. BRIEF ABOUT: As a participant of the Blue Star Museums program, free admission to active duty military personnel and their immediate families from Wednesday, May 30, through Saturday, September 1, 2012 during normal Museum hours. The Museum is open Wednesdays through Saturdays, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, with […]

May 2012 | Posted in Connecticut | Read More »

CT: Mashantucket

WHERE: Mashantucket Pequot Museum & Research Center. WHEN: Saturday, March 17, 1:00-3:00 pm. BRIEF ABOUT: Voices of Africa is an international noted cultural music group that presents a unique experience in a cappella vocals and traditional West African percussion rhythms. Their performance includes dance, songs, storytelling, African percussion instruments, and a Q&A about the origins of […]

March 2012 | Posted in Connecticut | Read More »







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