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Museum Passes: Exhibitions

Connecticut Historical Society Museum & Library

Visions/Revisions: The Print Transformed

October 13, 2017 - January 6, 2018

This year marks the 25th anniversary of the Printmakers’ Network of Southern New England (PNSNE). The group is celebrating with the exhibit Visions/Revisions, featuring two prints from each of the 25 participating members, based on a common theme or subject of the artist’s choice. The exhibition will also feature a slide show documenting the transformation between the artists’ works, providing an overview of the inspirations, objectives, and processes. Learn more...

Florence Griswold Museum

World War I and the Lyme Art Colony

September 30, 2017 - January 28, 2018

To commemorate the centennial of America’s participation in the First World War, the Florence Griswold Museum will present the exhibition World War I and the Lyme Art Colony. The exhibition will draw on the Museum’s permanent collection and selected loans from public and private collections to illuminate the significant role played by artists with ties to Connecticut in mobilizing public sentiment for America’s entry into the war and in defining a new role for art in the field of modern warfare. Learn more...

New Britain Museum of American Art

Harry Everett Townsend: Illustrations of a World War I Artist

September 20, 2017 – January 7, 2018

This exhibition commemorates the centenary of America’s entry into World War I and marks the inaugural showing of the NBMAA’s historic and rare collection of war sketches by illustrator Harry Everett Townsend (1879–1941). The NBMAA’s Townsend collection consists of over 300 graphite sketches, ink drawings, and watercolors that the artist made as he moved through trenches, battlefields, and army bases. Learn more...

The Carle Museum of Picture Book Art

The Art of Eric Carle: Night

September 8, 2017 - March 18, 2018

Eric Carle is famous for his representations of cheerful suns and soulful moons. While he traditionally leaves his daytime skies the blank white of the paper, he evocatively paints his nighttime scenes in deep blues and indigos. Carle’s visible brushwork is often sprinkled with twinkling stars, fireflies, and other creatures of the night.  Learn more...

New-York Historical Society


November 03, 2017 - March 25, 2018

Hotbed explores the vibrant political and artistic scene of Greenwich Village in the early 20th century, where men and women joined forces across the boundaries of class and race to fight for a better world. At the heart of the downtown radicals’ crusade lay women’s rights: to control their own bodies, to do meaningful work, and above all, to vote. Learn more...

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley: Your Turn

October 1, 2017 - April 22, 2018

The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum is pleased to present Alex Schweder and Ward Shelley: Your Turn, an architectural environment for two that shapes the occupants’ behavior. In a series of performances Schweder and Shelley will physically occupy the structure for extended periods during which they will negotiate the sharing of nine basic amenities while engaging the public with their daily routines and conversations. Learn more...

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