by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 23, 2014 12:02 pm | Comments (1)
An epic parking-space battle raged in front of City Hall, with the fate of the world hanging in the balance.
by Melissa Bailey | Jul 18, 2014 4:18 pm | Comments (1)
The city’s annual arts extravaganza will hire local tour guides and expand to a second wing of the Goffe Street Armory, thanks to a $50,000 boost from the federal government.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 18, 2014 3:24 pm | Comments (7)
A decade ago, Curtis Libert found a riverside dump with dead dogs and old mattresses. He transformed it into a treasure trove of fruit trees, plastic kiddie bikes, a time-traveling easy chair, and royal red carpet.
by Thomas MacMillan | Jul 15, 2014 12:20 pm | Comments (2)
Museums shouldn’t be only for famous paintings and sculptures. There has to be room for old parking meters, a widow’s grave-visiting records, and a hand-carved self-defense cane crafted by a New Haven grandpa.
by Allan Appel | Jul 11, 2014 2:39 pm
When South Windsor native Marissa Rozanski finished college in Vermont as a painting major in June, she wanted to be away, but not too far away, from where she grew up, in a new place that could be a physical and artistic home.
She found them both in New Haven.
by David Sepulveda | Jul 10, 2014 12:01 pm | Comments (3)
Don’t be frightened. The wild creatures inhabiting Westville’s Mitchell Branch Library seem like very friendly monsters.
by Lucy Gellman | Jul 7, 2014 11:47 am | Comments (1)
Perhaps New Haven’s greatest – and hands down most patriotic – showing of almost-public art burst into the sky from the top of “Indian Head” Rock just east of East Rock
by Allan Appel | Jul 3, 2014 12:06 pm
For most of the 1800s if you wanted to go to “downtown” New Haven, that meant going to Long Wharf.
by Lucy Gellman | Jun 27, 2014 8:37 am
At Creative Arts Workshop, Evie Lindemann took a deep breath and launched into an explanation of her one-winged “Urban Angel II,” a heavenly being who walked “between worlds, and needed to adapt in some way.”
Just down Audubon street, Project Storefronts’ Elinor Slomba greeted Yale public-relations official Mike Morand at Building Hope Through History, a pop-up gallery populated with models of historical New Haven homes created by local teens.
A little up Whitney Avenue, Curator Jason Bischoff-Wurstle took a step back from the light boxes recently installed for Value Systems to see how they were faring in their stacked format.
by Allan Appel | Jun 23, 2014 1:40 pm
A 50-year-old woman in care at Connecticut Hospice and dying from aggressive breast cancer discovered the healing power of art.