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Farmington Room Blog: Local Art

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When you think of the Farmington Room, you probably think about the Archives, the Prentice Papers, and genealogical resources–but do you think about art?  We do house a selection of paintings and photographs here, and being around them is one of the nicest parts of using the Farmington Room.  I would encourage you to stop […]

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Director of New Britain Museum of American Art to Curate Spring Art Show @ Main Library

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From May 9 to July 10, the Farmington Main Library will host an art show curated by Douglas Hyland, Director of the New Britain Museum of American Art. The show will kick off with an opening gala with the artists present, taking place on Saturday, May 9, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the […]

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September Art Exhibit @ the Main Library

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In September 2013, the main library’s Community Room will feature the exhibit, “Sunflowers” by Celine Pedemonti. Ms. Pedemonti began her study of drawing and painting in 1952 at the age of 5 at the Wadsworth Athenaeum in Hartford, Connecticut. From this young age, art, as well as the in depth study of Art History became […]

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