RTPC CONNECTICUT RIVER LECTURE SERIES: Rex Brasher: Prolific but Overshadowed and Unknown with Janine Caira, Ph.D.

Essex Meadows 30 Bokum Rd, Essex

Artists and naturalists have been painting birds for centuries. We know John James Audubon, Fuertes, Peterson and, of course of our current time, Sibley. But who knows Rex Brasher? Brasher resided in Kent, Connecticut and, unlike Audubon, painted birds from life and was greatly influenced by his friend and mentor, Louis Agassiz Fuertes. His work, […]

The Lyme Art Association Presents Three Breathtaking Shows

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

April 19 – May 30, 2024 Ship to Shore: A Marine Show Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club (CLWAC) Guest Exhibition | About: CLWAC John Caggiano Solo Show LAA members’ show Ship to Shore is a favorite of gallery guests. This marine show, juried by Karen Blackwood, celebrates all aspects of the sea and shore with a wide array […]

LECTURE: Illuminating the Brilliance of Marc Chagall

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

Vivian Jacobson, Author and Lecturer on Marc Chagall This lecture is devoted to the monumental 20th-century artworks by Marc Chagall (1887–1985). The history of each artwork will be discussed from inception to completion. The presentation will cover paintings, ceramics, tapestries, stained-glass windows, mosaics, and works for the theater.

$12

Modern Day Monet – THE 1st ANNUAL JURIED EXHIBITION at Hillstead Museum

Hillstead Museum 35 Mountain Rd, Farmington

April 27 – May 26, 2024 Hill-Stead Museum is thrilled to announce its first Annual Juried Members Exhibition, which is intended to connect present day artists with the Museum’s natural beauty and collection masterworks. Calling all artists who are inspired by nature and light to submit their piece(s) to this juried show. Artists may work […]

The Lyme Art Association: Sea & Sky Soiree

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

On Friday, May 3rd from 6:00 – 8:30 pm, the Lyme Art Association is welcoming Spring with a fun-filled cocktail party to celebrate the beauty of Old Lyme’s “American Giverny”, beloved of artists and our entire community! This very special evening will feature: Hors d’oeuvres by Flanders Fish Market “Dueling Painters” featuring Howard Park & […]

Impressionism 150: From Paris to Connecticut & Beyond

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

June 1 through September 8, 2024 In 2024 the world will celebrate the sesquicentennial of the first independent exhibition of the French Impressionists, marking 150 years since the “Anonymous Society of Painters, Sculptors, and Engravers, etc.” opened in Paris on April 15, 1874. The Museum’s permanent collection contains many treasures through which to tell the […]

$5 – $15

The Lyme Art Association: Expanding Visions

Lyme Art Association 90 Lyme Street, Old Lyme

June 7 – July 18, 2024 Hudson Valley Art Association (HVAA) Guest Exhibition | About: HVAA Expanding Visions: Traditional & Beyond Open to all members Hope is a Thing with Feathers – Young Artists Exhibition Young Artists Info Page & Prospectus For more information