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Wadsworth’s Talbott to retire next year

Susan L. Talbott, CEO and director of downtown Hartford’s Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, will retire next fall after more than seven years in the position, the museum announced Friday.

$290K for CT arts organizations

Eleven Connecticut arts organizations will share $290,000 in grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the state’s U.S. congressional delegation announced Tuesday.

Bushnell launches Apple Pay-enabled mobile app

The Bushnell theater has launched a mobile app that allows customers to purchase tickets using Apple Pay.

TicketNetwork, Bushnell to settle defamation suit

South Windsor second-hand ticket reseller TicketNetwork has withdrawn a defamation lawsuit against Horace Bushnell Memorial Hall Corp. CEO David Fay for comments TicketNetwork alleged Fay made during...

Valuable Bearden murals moving to Hartford library today

The Hartford Public Library said it has accepted delivery of two murals from the XL Center valued at more than $4 million.

Hartford Stage’s $10M makeover aims to boost audience experience, ticket sales

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As managing director of Hartford Stage, Michael Stotts said he thinks a lot about the competition his organization faces — and not just from cross-town venues like the Bushnell, but other...

Bushnell updates logo, revamps website

The Bushnell Theater has refreshed its logo and website.

Three Hartford area museums share $402K in grants

A federal agency said it has awarded $402,400 to cultural institutions in Hartford and Middletown to help them improve their visitor experience, hire staff and preserve collections.

The New Children’s Museum’s CEO leaving


Robert Griesmer is leaving his post as chief executive of The New Children’s Museum in West Hartford, to take the same slot of the Virginian Air and Space Center.

Parking spaces to grow grass Friday

This Friday, artists will convert 12 downtown Hartford parking spaces into temporary parks, the city announced.

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