Contemporary Handwoven Treasures – Demonstration Day

Saturday, April 18 ­ 11am to 3pm
Admission is free, families are welcome

  • Watch demonstrations of a variety of weaving techniques, some complex, some simple.
  • Sit down at a loom and try weaving yourself, there will be a variety of looms, some quite simple, some more elaborate.
  • Try out the hands-on activities for all age groups.
  • Join the fun, deepen an interest, satisfy your curiosity, and be amazed!

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Lyman Allyn Art Museum Presents Lost Gardens of New England

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 18, 2015
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Press Contact: Rebecca Marsie, Communications Coordinator
860.443.2545 x112 / marsie@lymanallyn.org
 

LYMAN ALLYN ART MUSEUM PRESENTS LOST GARDENS OF NEW ENGLAND

Nelson C. White, Westomere, 1933. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs. Neva Reid Johnson.
Nelson C. White, Westomere, 1933. Oil on canvas. Gift of Mrs. Neva Reid Johnson.

New London – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is proud to present Lost Gardens of New England, an exhibition exploring the rich heritage of New England gardens, great and small. Lost Gardens of New England will be on view from March 1 through July 31, 2015.

Featuring more than forty images of New England gardens from Historic New England’s extraordinary Library and Archives, Lost Gardens of New England is rich in evocative documentary evidence of major themes of American landscape history. The exhibition presents this material to depict several New England gardens, great and small, that no longer exist or only partially survive.

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Fine Arts Faculty Exhibition Comes to Lyman Allyn Art Museum

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

February 6, 2015
Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Press Contact: Rebecca Marsie, Communications Coordinator
860.443.2545 x112 / marsie@lymanallyn.org

FINE ARTS FACULTY EXHIBITION COMES TO LYMAN ALLYN ART MUSEUM

 Transmissions: Teaching and Learning in the Studio
New work by the Faculty of the Connecticut College Art Department

New London – The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is proud to present Transmissions: Teaching and Learning in the Studio, an exhibition of new work by the artist/educators of the Connecticut College Art Department and their current studio activities. Transmissions: Teaching and Learning in the Studio will be on view at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum from February 10 through June 7, 2015.

The exhibit features more than 50 pieces by 8 artists working in painting, sculpture, print drawings, photographs and installations.

The artists represented in the exhibition include: Nadav Assor, Gregory Bailey, Chris Barnard, Ted Hendrickson, Pamela Marks, Timothy McDowell, Denise Pelletier and Andrea Wollensak. Topics addressed in their works of art range from environmental issues and contemporary culture to political, social and cultural awareness.

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