The new building in Greenwich, CT, triples the space for art and science exhibitions and includes community spaces like an auditorium, café, and education wing.
Hartford Art School Celebrates Resident Artists Chiraag Bhakta and Genevieve de Leon
New works by the inaugural Whitney Artist-in-Residence and the Georgette and Richard Koopman Distinguished Chair in the Visual Arts will be on view at the University of Hartford’s Galleries.
Former Children’s Museum Director Sentenced for Child Pornography
Robert Eckert, who led the Lutz Children’s Museum in Connecticut, has been sentenced to 66 months in prison.
NXTHVN 2023–2024 Fellowship Applications Now Open
Up to seven artists and two curators will be selected for this paid 10-month intensive, mentorship-driven program in New Haven.
Some People Still Want an Arts Degree, Apparently
University of California’s Berkeley Campus has reported a sharp increase in students enrolling in arts and humanities majors in the last decade.
Meet UConn’s MFA Studio Art Class of 2025
This fully-funded, three-year graduate program in Southern New England culminates with an exhibition in an NYC gallery and an on-campus thesis exhibition.
Connecticut Museum Accused of Censorship After Removing an “Inappropriate” Video
The Lyman Allyn Art Museum said it took down Rebecca Goyette’s video installation because it was “disturbing” for children, adding that it received a state-issued grant to waive youth admission fees.
Eye Contact Fires Up Brain Cells, Yale Study Says
The researchers found that when eyes meet, certain areas of the brain start experiencing “neural firing.”
Is Touching Sculpture Sexier After Zoom Fatigue?
The sensation of touching isn’t the point. It’s the yearning — heightened during quarantines — that lives on in these sculptures.
Artists and Curators Can Apply to NXTHVN’s Mentorship-driven Fellowship Program
Each fellow in this 10-month intensive in New Haven, Connecticut, will receive studio or office space, subsidized housing, and a generous stipend.
Meet UConn’s MFA Studio Art Class of 2024
This fully-funded three-year graduate program in Southern New England supports a broad range of art making, exemplified by the work of its newest students.
A Poet-Artist Looks to the Stars
Monica Ong is a 21st-century visual poet who extends the reader’s sense of what is possible.