StarFest 2016

Arts - Under 1 Hour from Host Hotel

Arts - Under 1 Hour from Host Hotel

Date and Time: 
Wednesday, August 3, 2016 - 6:00am to Saturday, August 6, 2016 - 6:00am

Lyman Allyn Art Museum   New London, CT  15 Minutes
Overlooking the U. S. Coast Guard Academy and Long Island Sound, the Lyman Allyn Museum of Art at Connecticut College is the principal comprehensive art museum serving southeastern Connecticut. With an impressive collection of more than 15,000 objects, works on view include: Contemporary, Modern and Early American Fine Arts, American Impressionist Paintings, Connecticut Decorative Arts, Temporary Exhibitions of American Art from Public & Private Collections, The Deshon-Allyn Mansion Galleries.
The Florence Griswold Museum Old Lyme, CT  30 Minutes
The allure of the Connecticut countryside inspired a group of well-known artists who came here to paint it nearly a century ago. As the first among them, Henry Ward Ranger, said, it was a landscape "waiting to be painted." The Florence Griswold Museum stands today as a treasure in American art and in the cultural life of Connecticut. It is linked to the natural beauty of a landscape where light and color remain timelessly evocative of Impressionism. 
Slater Memorial Museum   Norwich, CT   7 Minutes
Outstanding collection of Greek, Roman, and Renaissance casts, American art and furnishings from the 17th – 20th centuries, American Indian artifacts, Oriental, African and European art. Changing exhibits by contemporary artists.  

The Galleries & Studios of the Mystic Art Assoc. Mystic, CT 30 Minutes
Part of the Connecticut art scene since 1913, the Mystic Art Association is a place where culture, tradition, and small New England converge.  This unique art gallery is located in historic, downtown Mystic on the west bank of the Mystic River, where water views, ample parking, and fine art entice visitor attendance year round.  Founded by a group of artists rooted in the philosophy of the 19th century French landscape painters, the Galleries & Studios today serve as a cultural center for Southeastern Connecticut.  
Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts  Old Lyme,CT 30 Minutes
Built and opened in 1921 by Lyme Art Colony painters and sculptors, the Charles Platt Gallery continues to be the site of traditional fine art exhibitions, workshops and special events.

Bradley Playhouse - Putnam CT 30 Minutes from Mohegan
Bradley Playhouse is a 1114 yearl0old vaudeville theatre in the heart of Putnam Antiques and Restaurant District in the "Quiet Corner" of Northeastern Connecticut. It is an amateur community theatre, operated by the members of The Theatre of Northeastern Connecticut, Inc., and produces six season shows per year and several special fundraising events for the Bradley Restoration Fund.

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