Returning to the Philip Johnson Glass House

An easy day trip from NYC to explore ever-evolving art and architecture

It’s been one year since the sculpture gallery reopened on the grounds of New Canaan, Connecticut’s Philip Johnson Glass House. It’s a reminder that despite what the name might imply, the destination is more than one iconic building. In fact, it’s 14 structures across 49 acres. Beyond the wildly diverse architecture, there is landscaping outdoors sculpted (or left wild) for decades to accent it all. …

Artist Sadie Laska Curates “Animal Farm” at The Brant Foundation Art Study Center

An engaging group exhibition of pretty, powerful pieces that conceal unforeseen depth

A little over an hour outside of New York City, The Brant Foundation Art Study Center sits atop sprawling acres in suburban Connecticut. Far from an unlikely artistic destination, the centerdesigned by Richard Gluckmanhas long played host to riveting contemporary art exhibitions. The most recent, “Animal Farm,” might be its most important to date. Curated by artist and musician Sadie Laska, the show presents more …

Philip Johnson Glass House Sculpture Gallery Reopens

Built in 1970 to house his personal art collection, Philip Johnson’s Sculpture Gallery at the Glass House has been under renovation for the last two years. Today, as the entire property opened for the season, guests were once again able to enter and see works by Robert Rauschenberg, George Segal, John Chamberlain, Frank Stella, and Bruce Nauman, among many others. The Sculpture Gallery is one …

Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, LaToya Ruby Frazier

A photo exhibition of iconic works from four preeminent African American photographers

In the idyllic town of Kent, Connecticuta little over two hours north of NYC by carthe James Barron Art gallery will host an exhibition of uncommon socio-political importance. “Fifty Years After: Gordon Parks, Carrie Mae Weems, Mickalene Thomas, LaToya Ruby Frazier” features four renowned African American photographers, three of whom are women. And the range of works within hail from the Civil Rights movement to …

The Best Time for Fall Foliage at the Grace Mayflower

The leaves are beginning to change around Connecticut's classic inn

Over the next three weeks, peak fall foliage will strike across lower New England. For most outside of the region, the state of Connecticut marks the easiest entry point. Sat in the rolling hills of Litchfield County, the Grace Mayflower Inn and Spa epitomizes an autumn leaf peeper’s dreamscape. The 58-acre compound is set among rolling woodlands, well-balanced with evergreens and the seasonally-shifting deciduous trees. …