| Oct 1, 2014
| 6:13 AM
Living on the shoreline, we have been lucky enough to take part in many wonderful events at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, a beautiful place that sparks kids' imaginations with wonderful exhibits, featuring artistic Christmas trees and nursery rhymes. Our favorite has always been the incredible Wee Faerie Village in the fall, a beautiful display of tiny, handmade houses tucked into wooded areas of the museum's gorgeous grounds. The boys have always been enchanted by this yearly tradition, as they run around with their checklists, finding hidden treasure, as we gaze upon the changing leaves over the Lieutenant River.
| Mar 4, 2014
| 4:13 AM
Cabin fever has taken over our house!
I can't wait for that first warm spring day when we can just go and play on the swings or go for a walk!Until then, I know it can be a challenge to entertain the kids, especially on a budget, or no budget for that...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 9:20 AM
1) Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art
600 Main St.
2) New Britain Museum of American Art
3) The Mark Twain House and Museum
| Nov 6, 2013
| 10:50 AM
Harry Holtzman (1912-1987) was, for a brief window of time in the 1930s, practically the face of abstract art in America. The Brooklyn native, who lived in a converted barn in Lyme for the last 20 years of his life, helped inject the optimism,...
| Nov 14, 2013
| 10:30 AM
In what now seems like an amazingly prescient move, the William Benton Museum at the University of Connecticut began seriously collecting contemporary art from India in 2004. That was the year the museum mounted a show called "Masala: Diversity and...