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Litchfield artist Jim Laurino returns to the Art Gallery at Shutter Speed Photo with beautiful New England landscapes from July 8 to Saturday, August 7 at 564 Middlebury Rd. Mr. Laurino is an award-winning plein air painter influenced by American and French Impressionist painters. He has sol…

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WOODBURY — The Woodbury Public Library, at 269 Main St. South, will host the Zoom program, Making Art With Marine Debris: A Virtual Conversation, with photographer/ marine debris artist Sarah Thornington, at 7 p.m. Thursday, July 1. Ms. Thornington began her A Year of Plastic project after s…

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THOMASTON — The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston will host a “Portraits and Places” gallery show at the Crescent Gallery, 158 Main St. The exhibit, featuring the paintings of the Ten-2-One Artists, begins Thursday, June 24 and runs through Wednesday, October 27. The show features the T2O Ar…

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MIDDLEBURY — Local visual artist, poet, and author, Faith Vicinanza, pays her bills working a day job as a cyber-security professional for an international investment bank but prefers her time spent with words and paint and music and dance. Ms. Vicinanza is a widely published poet, a master …

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WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum invites the public to preview A Face Like Mine, a major exhibition organized in collaboration with the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and a new installation of work by artist Jeanne Silverthorne from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, May 2 on the Green at 144 West Main St. Re…

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WASHINGTON — The Washington Arts Association and Gallery, 4 Bryan Memorial Plaza, will present the exhibit, Bye, Bye, Birdie, from Saturday, April 24, through Sunday, June 6, at the gallery. The exhibit, curated by Karen Simmons and Hugh O’Donnell, will illuminate the vulnerable beauty of Am…

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“Travel,” paintings by artist Matt Wood, are on display in the Woodbury Public Library’s Gallery Space for the month of April at 269 Main St. South. Matt Wood’s reverence for the natural world rings strong in his work, from natural light gently spotlighting a lonely iceberg to animals that w…

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WOODBURY — Woodbury artist Peter Seltzer has received two awards for his pastel works. His pastel painting, “My Other World 2,” was selected to receive the Bronze Award in this year’s Pastel 100 competition. This annual international competition is sponsored by Pastel Journal. Nearly 2,000 e…

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MIDDLEBURY — Westover School art teacher Sara Poskas and her four students in her Drawing I class: sophomores Jemima Paolucci of Washington, Charlotte Brown of Watertown, Nia Gilmore of Seattle, and Hayden Harlow of Goshen, took part in a global art exchange for an international non-profit o…

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MIDDLEBURY — Seven Westover students received awards, including four Silver Keys in photography, at this year’s Connecticut Regional Scholastic Art Awards Program. The four photography students who won Silver Keys are seniors Ally McKenna of Watertown for “waterborne;” Aspen Monroe of Derby …

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LITCHFIELD — The Marie Louise Trichet Art Gallery at Wisdom House, 229 East Litchfield Rd., has announced the opening of an art exhibit, “Within and Without: Contemporary Abstracts and Landscapes,” featuring four women artists exploring the interior meaning of landscape art.

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WATERBURY — After nearly two years and $9 million, the Mattatuck Museum has announced its re-opening from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 28. The museum opens with new exhibitions, an artist installation in the plaza, reinstallation of the permanent collection and a re-interpretation of the Ort…

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WATERBURY — After nearly two years and $9 million, the Mattatuck Museum has announced its re-opening from 1 to 3 p.m. Sunday, February 28. The museum opens with new exhibitions, an artist installation in the plaza, reinstallation of the permanent collection and a re-interpretation of the Ort…

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WOODBURY — “Branching,” an exhibit of the work of Wendy Walker, will hang through December 31 in the gallery of the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South. “I enjoy viewing a landscape from above,” Ms. Walker said, “as I feel space on earth is expanded and transformed. “I’ve tried to ca…

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SOUTHBURY — The Gloria Cachion Gallery at the Southbury Public Library will feature the photographs of fine art photographer, Judith Secco, from Friday, November 6 through Tuesday, December 29. Ms. Secco is a native of Connecticut’s Northwest corner and an avid self-taught photographer. Her …

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WOODBURY — Paintings by artist Carol Thoma Moore will be on display in the Woodbury Library’s Gallery Space during November. An in-person, socially distanced, meet-and-greet for the artist is scheduled for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, November 7, at the library, 269 Main St. South. Carol Thoma Moor…

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WATERBURY — The Mattatuck Museum, 63 Prospect St., will open an exhibit titled Moises Suriel: Waterbury Greats, showcasing more than 40 hand-drawn portraits of Black Waterburians, a collection envisioned by Dr. James H. Gatling, to honor those who have made significant contributions to the B…

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WOODBURY — The Arts Alliance of Woodbury will mount its Members’ Exhibition during September at the Woodbury Library Gallery, 269 Main St. South. A reception to launch the exhibition is set for 2 to 4 p.m. Saturday, September 5, and promises to be a significant celebration of the arts in Woo…

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WASHINGTON — Washington Art Association and Gallery invites community members to share work created during this extraordinary time through an exhibition of works that provide a window into the new ordinary taking shape in residents’ lives.

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HARTFORD — Residents can explore the fascinating world of history, art, culture, nature and adventure on Virtual Connecticut Open House Day, Saturday, June 13. Hosted by the state Office of Tourism, this popular event has been reimagined in response to the Covid-19 pandemic and resulting res…

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LITCHFIELD — White Memorial Conservation Center will host a virtual program on Animal Architects with Gerri Griswold at 2 p.m. Saturday, June 6, via Zoom. From Thomas Jefferson to I.M. Pei, history has been full of extraordinary architects and architecture. But while humans had yet to emerge…

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DANBURY — Thirty-five Western Connecticut State University undergraduate art majors who are candidates for the bachelor of arts degree in 2020 are presenting their works in the Senior Portfolio Virtual Exhibition featured on the web page of the Gallery at the Visual and Performing Arts Cente…

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AREA — The Connecticut Art Trail is launching the state’s first virtual art trail at www.ctarttrail.org/virtual-trails/ and #VirtualTrail. Although the 22 world-class museums and historic sites of the trail are taking a break from their usual programming to ensure public safety, they have co…

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HARTFORD — Most Connecticut museums, historic sites, aquariums, performing arts centers and other tourism destinations across the state are temporarily closed in order to mitigate the spread of Covid-19, but that doesn’t mean you can’t visit them virtually.

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DANBURY — Six Western Connecticut State University graduate student candidates for the Master of Fine Arts degree in 2020 will present their works in the MFA Thesis Virtual Exhibition currently featured on the gallery’s web page www.wcsu.edu/art/gallery/exhibitions/2020-mfa-thesis-virtual-ex…

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The Gallery at Kent Art Association has announced the winners of the 28th annual KAA Student Show. Cash prizes and Awards of Excellence were distributed to Tixin Xu (Charlotte) of The Gunnery, Callie McGuire of Millbrook School, Bo Wang of South Kent School, Chloe Mao of Kent School, Trevor …

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TORRINGTON — The Charlotte Hungerford Hospital Auxiliary is featuring the photography of Cynthia Kilbey Gorman through early April in the hospital’s main lobby hallway, 540 Litchfield St. The public is welcome to view and buy the artwork from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. daily. A portion of the proceed…

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THOMASTON — The Fine Arts Connection of Thomaston will present a gallery show titled A Quiet Nature, featuring paintings by Susan Coppola until Wednesday, April 22, in the Crescent Gallery, 158 Main St.

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DANBURY — The Department of Art and the Danbury Cultural Commission will host a Sip and Sculpt event from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, March 13 in the sculpture studio, room 248 of the Western Connecticut State University Visual and Performing Arts Center on the westside campus, 43 Lake Ave. Anyone o…

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WOODBURY — The Arts Alliance of Woodbury will host its quarterly Meet-and-Greet, a celebration of the arts, at 7 p.m. Wednesday, March 11, at the 550 Gallery, 550 Main St. South in Bethlehem. Complimentary wine and hors d’oeuvres will kick off the evening, followed by brief presentations by …

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WATERTOWN — The Watertown History Museum has hired Diane Ciba as the new curator. Ms. Ciba will present a program entitled Stories in Stone: Uncovering History One Stone at a Time at an annual dinner at 6 p.m. Sunday, March 1 at Gayle’s Depot Square Farm Shop, 51 Depot St., Suite 101.

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The Nonnewaug High School Senior Showcase is on view through February 28 in the gallery at the Woodbury Public Library, 269 Main St. South. Among the works on view is “Backyard Heron” by Charlotte Smith-Hopkins.