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New/Now: Clinton Deckert

May 3, 2016 - Jun 7, 2016

Join the Museum in welcoming surreal abstractionist Clinton Deckert to the Cheney Gallery as the next NEW/NOW artist. In discussing his work, Deckert describes his process as “exploratory and spontaneous.” He splashes thin paints or loose ink washes over canvas board, blotting with rags and other materials to allow images to emerge on their own. This process permits Deckert to...

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Art Start for Preschoolers (Ages 3–5)

May 3, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

This program helps caregivers and young children discover art together in the Museum. Listen to a story and then explore line, shape, color, and other elements of art with teaching artist Margaret Freedman. Margaret has a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and teaches at the Noah Webster House, here at the New Britain Museum of American Art, and in pre-K through 8th grade classrooms...

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UConn Summer Horseback Riding Lessons

May 3, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Registration is now open for the UConn Summer Riding Program!  There are a variety of lessons available including hunt seat, western, dressage, polo and trail for all levels of riders.  Learn more at http://animalscience.uconn.edu/equine/summerRiding.php.

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Art Start for Preschoolers (Ages 3–5)

May 3, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

Saturdays 11-11:45 a.m. (Sept.–June) Tuesdays, 1-1:45 p.m. (July & Aug.) Drop-in students are welcome. This program helps caregivers and young children discover art together in the Museum. Listen to a story and then explore line, shape, color, and other elements of art with teaching artist Margaret Freedman. Margaret has a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and...

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Line Dancing and Open Dance

May 3, 2016 - Dec 26, 2017

This event occurs weekly on Tuesday.

Learn how to line dance!!  If you can walk, you can line dance - beginners always welcome!  Learn some new dances, review some old dances in a relaxed, casual setting.  Awesome 1200 square foot wood dance floor, state of the art pool tables for your non-dancing friends.  All genres of music, not just country...professional and patient dance instructor....cash bar, free...

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Friends in the Fields

May 3, 2016 - May 28, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

A fun spring exhibition of select historic paintings by four colleagues of the Old Lyme Art Colony: Allen Butler Talcott (1867-1945), Frank A. Bicknell (1866-1943), William S. Robinson (1861-1945) and Wilson H. Irvine (1869-1936).   Opening reception on Thursday, April 21st from 5 – 7 p.m.  On view from April 21 through May 28. Visitors are welcome and encouraged Tuesday...

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Art Start for Preschoolers (Ages 3–5)

May 3, 2016 - Aug 30, 2016

This program helps caregivers and young children discover art together in the Museum. Listen to a story and then explore line, shape, color, and other elements of art with teaching artist Margaret Freedman. Margaret has a Master’s degree in Elementary Education and teaches at the Noah Webster House, here at the New Britain Museum of American Art, and in pre-K through 8th grade classrooms...

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Vincent Baldassano’s Vibrant Abstract Art Exhibited in Pegasus Gallery

May 3, 2016 - May 16, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

The vibrant “Works on Paper” exhibit of distinguished Connecticut artist Vincent Baldassano is on display at MxCC’s Pegasus Gallery now through May 16.  Working in abstract mediums - encaustic, oil, acrylic, mixed media, fresco, casein, egg tempera – Baldassano’s bold art has been shown in national and international exhibitions.  His work is in the...

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Painting with Paper ~ An exhibition and sale of new mixed media works by Joan Brownstein

May 3, 2016 - May 28, 2016

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

An exhibition and sale of new mixed media works by Joan Brownstein.  Known in the antiques world as a specialist in American Folk art portraiture since 1980, Joan is a highly sought after dealer and expert in her field.  Opening reception on Thursday, April 21st from 5 – 7 p.m.  On view from April 21 through May 28. Visitors are welcome and encouraged Tuesday through...

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