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Rare Eli Terry Connecticut Clock Headlines Morphy’s General Antique Auction

DENVER, PA.- Just as there are comfort foods, there are also comfort objects – decorative antiques whose beauty and superior craftsmanship render them icons of stability in an era of plastic and impersonal mass production. Early American clocks, ...

Rare Eli Terry Connecticut Clock Headlines Morphy’s General Antique Auction

DENVER, PA.- Just as there are comfort foods, there are also comfort objects – decorative antiques whose beauty and superior craftsmanship render them icons of stability in an era of plastic and impersonal mass production. Early American clocks, ...

Mysterious Wanderer, The Leatherman, from 1800s Gets More Peaceful New York...

OSSINING, N.Y. (AP).- A mysterious man who wandered New York and Connecticut in a 60-pound leather suit during the 19th century became a little more mysterious Wednesday. Historians announced that all they found when they dug up the 1889 grave of the m...

Alyson Baker Named Ninth Director of Connecticut’s Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

RIDGEFIELD, CT.- The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum announced today that Alyson Baker has been selected as its next director. Baker will assume the directorship of The Aldrich on July 5, 2011, following an eleven-year term as executive director of So...

Alyson Baker Named Ninth Director of Connecticut’s Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum

RIDGEFIELD, CT.- The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum announced today that Alyson Baker has been selected as its next director. Baker will assume the directorship of The Aldrich on July 5, 2011, following an eleven-year term as executive director of So...

Barnum Museum Repair Project to Cost Up to $17 Million

BRIDGEPORT (AP).- A Connecticut museum celebrating flamboyant showman P.T. Barnum will need to raise up to $17 million to renovate and repair its historic building damaged by a tornado last year. Officials said Friday that repairs will cost $6 millio...

Illustrator and Writer Maurice Sendak’s Mural Painted in 1961 has New...

PHILADELPHIA, PA (AP).- Long before award-winning illustrator and writer Maurice Sendak's world of wild things charmed millions of young readers and changed the notion of what children's literature could look like, some of his now-classic characters fr...

New Contemporary Works in Collection on View at Reynolda House

WINSTON-SALEM, NC.- Three new works are on view at Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Anni Albers's "Red Meander" (1969) and Lee Krasner's "Free Space I" and "Free Space II" (1975) can be seen in the historic house alongside a work already in the m...

New Contemporary Works in Collection on View at Reynolda House Museum...

WINSTON-SALEM, NC.- Three new works are on view at Reynolda House Museum of American Art. Anni Albers's "Red Meander" (1969) and Lee Krasner's "Free Space I" and "Free Space II" (1975) can be seen in the historic house alongside a work already in the m...

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