Lyman Allyn Art Museum Opens Two New Whaling Exhibitions

For Immediate Release Lyman Allyn Art Museum Opens Two New Whaling Exhibitions  September 10, 2013 Lyman Allyn Art Museum Press Contact:  Carrie Ermler, Director of Development 860.443.2545 x136 Lyman Allyn Art Museum announces two new exhibitions to celebrate the year of the Charles W. Morgan.  Greasy Luck: The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan […]

Greasy Luck: The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan

On view: September 22, 2013 – June 8, 2014 In celebration of the relaunching of the last surviving wooden whaleship, Lyman Allyn presents Greasy Luck! The Whaling World of the Charles W. Morgan. The exhibition, which runs from September 21 through June 8, 2014, will look at how whaling—its myths and reality, risk and reward—left […]

America @ Work: New Deal Murals in New London and Beyond

March 8 – June 9, 2012 Inspired by New London’s local treasures—the 1938 Post Office murals by Thomas La Farge—America @ Work: New Deal Murals in New London and Beyond features mural studies by La Farge (from the museum’s permanent collection) and other artists working on Roosevelt’s New Deal art projects across the country. Countering the […]

Honks, Beeps, Whistles: Getting Around New London

In The Children’s Gallery March 15 through August 17, 2008 Celebrating New London’s role as a hub of transportation, this gallery is dedicated to the interests of children. The show will feature a variety of works including paintings, antique toys, wagons and tricycles. The exhibit functions to support the LAAM Education department’s programs as well […]

Portrait of a City: The New London Project

The Lyman Allyn Art Museum is one of several venues for this exhibition of life-size photographs of New Londoners by photographer Joe Standart. In 2004, Standart, a nationally-recognized photographer from New York City, set up a studio in downtown New London to capture the dignity and energy he saw in the faces of the people […]

Commerce and Culture: Architecture and Society on New London’s State Street

October 7, 2005 – April 10, 2006 This exhibition takes as its subject State Street–a thoroughfare that is relevant to the lives of everyone in the greater New London area. The exhibition will feature historic photos of downtown New London, maps, and memorabilia, including menus and rate sheets from the Crocker House, and vintage postcards […]

Portrait in Progress: The New London Project

October 7 – December 4, 2005 A preview of an upcoming exhibition of the work of photographer Joe Standart. The artist will install a selection of his larger-than-life-size photographs of New Londoners in the Museum.

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