The 1888 collection comprises 150 important examples of Egyptian, Greek, Roman and Italian Renaissance sculpture replicated from the original works.
Archives for March 2016
Celebrate the voyage of Museum founder William Slater and his family as they traveled ‘round the world on their private yacht in 1894/95.
Revealing CT’s rich history as the home of a skilled and diverse community of artists, including the works of Ozias Dodge, Milton Bellin and Charlotte Fuller Eastman.
Exploring the wonders of the East, both Near and Far, this gallery includes Chinese, Korean and Japanese artwork, as well as artifacts from the ancient cultures of Mesopotamia and Persia.
Representing the broad scope of Africa’s art-producing regions through objects from across the continent, this exhibit features carvings, basketry, ceremonial masks, weaponry and leather work.
Tying together art and industry in Norwich during its most successful era. The images displayed here are as fascinating as the lives of the artists who created them.
Telling the story of 3 centuries of life in the Rose City through fine and decorative art, household and industrial objects, archaeological artifacts and documents, this gallery interprets every aspect of the region’s history.
THE 126th NORWICH ART SCHOOL STUDENT EXHIBITION
May 6 – 30, 2016
Opening Reception: May 6, 7 – 9 p.m.
Two successive exhibitions will feature art work by NFA and elementary students who participated in the various art courses offered during the academic year. Paintings, drawings, prints and mixed media pieces, photography and graphic designs, sculpture, clay objects, metal and jewelry creations, and wood working projects will be displayed.
Please join us for the 72nd Annual Connecticut Artists Exhibition Opening Reception Sunday, February 7th in the Converse Art Gallery from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. The opening is free and open to the public, all are welcome.
The exhibition will be on view through March 18, 2016. Now in its 72nd year, the Annual CT Artists Juried Exhibition features paintings, drawings, mixed media, sculpture, graphics and photography by resident artists of Connecticut.
CALL TO ARTISTS: Download the 2016 prospectus by clicking here.
Our 2016 juror is D. Samuel Quigley, Director of the Lyman Allyn Art Museum. Mr. Quigley started his career at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston and became curator of musical instruments and associate curator of European decorative arts and sculpture. Later, at the Harvard University Art Museums, he directed that institution’s collections management and technology operations, and was brought to the Art Institute of Chicago in 2006 to oversee the art installation for the Modern Wing. Mr. Quigley has chaired several national conferences, has published and lectured on a wide variety of museum topics and has provided mentorship and resources in best professional practices for institutions both here and abroad.