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Wesleyan Youth Gamelan Ensemble Classes Start

Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 29, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

Your child can visit on the first day to try the gamelan—if they like it, sign them up! No prior experience necessary. The Youth Gamelan Ensemble was founded as a Center for the Arts program in 2002 by Wesleyan Artist in Residence I.M. Harjito, who guides the group along with University Professor of Music Sumarsam and Director Joseph Getter. The ensemble is open to all children...

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Civil War Living History Weekend

Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014

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

Roseland Cottage hosts a Civil War living history weekend. Civilian and military re-enactors create a sense of life during the middle of the nineteenth century at a time the country was in the deadly grip of the Civil War. Activities include artillery and engineering demonstrations, military uniform and weaponry displays, camp life presentations, period children’s games and activities,...

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Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show

Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014

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

The Progressive Insurance Norwalk Boat Show docks at Norwalk Cove Marina September 18-21, 2014, offering visitors and local residents an all-access pass to discover why life is better with a boat. Boating novices and lifelong enthusiasts can see and shop some of the best deals of the season with exclusive show specials and competitive bargains on hundreds of the latest luxury motor and...

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Grove Street Cemetery Tours

Sep 20, 2014 - Nov 29, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Saturday.

One Hour Walking Tour To View Historical Persons

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Meryem Saci Workshop—“Music Is Medicine: Hip Hop Therapy for the Bifurcated Soul”

Sep 20, 2014

Poverty, natural disaster, and the strife of a long-standing civil war in Algeria forced singer-songwriter and emcee Meryem Saci and her mother to flee the country and move to Canada as refugees in 2000. It was there that Ms. Saci discovered hip hop. The young artist used rap to learn English, and was soon speaking, writing, and performing in the language. It wasn’t long before she had...

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Join the Brave Throng: Poster Art of WWI Exhibit

Sep 20, 2014 - Nov 30, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The new exhibit Join the Brave Throng: Poster Art of WWI at the Litchfield Historical Society will highlight a selection of WWI posters from the museum's collection. It will be on view through November 30, 2014. When the Great War broke out in Europe in 1914, the town of Litchfield was actively involved in war efforts from the start. Ranging from work of the local Red Cross chapter...

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Glass Today: 21st Century Innovations

Sep 20, 2014 - Sep 21, 2014

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

A sequel to the NBMAA’s popular 2008 glass exhibition, Glass Today: 21st-Century Innovations, celebrates glass as a material for contemporary art—sculpture, installation, video and even painting and printmaking. This group exhibition, curated by Assistant Curator Anna Rogulina, brings together over 80 works by 66 artists united by their ability to manipulate the properties...

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“Not of This World” Exhibition

Sep 20, 2014 - Dec 5, 2014

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

A ghost woman who searches for her husband, an immortal trapped in a peasant’s body, and a wheel that spins prayers—East Asian cultures offer artwork woven through with supernatural and mystical elements. These encompass but a portion of the sensory, transcendental imagery in “Not of This World.” Not only aesthetically pleasing, these pieces reveal spiritual worlds...

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Latin Views 2014

Sep 20, 2014 - Oct 31, 2014

This event occurs weekly on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The final biennial international exhibition presented by the Latin Network for the Visual Arts showcasing contemporary fine art from dozens of Latin American and Latin European artists, representing countries around the globe at the Alexey von Schlippe Gallery of Art, University of Connecticut Avery Point Campus, 1084 Shennecossett Road, Groton, Conn., 860-405-9052;...

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“Call to Action—American Posters in World War I” Exhibition

Sep 20, 2014 - Dec 7, 2014

Following the declaration of war in Europe in August 1914, each of the rival powers adopted extensive advertising campaigns to recruit soldiers, encourage women factory workers, and raise the money essential for this new “total” war. Dramatic posters soon covered train stations, city squares, and stores, exhorting passers-by to new levels of patriotism and self-sacrifice. After the...

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