Featured Press

Museum News

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day events at NBMAA
Jessica Fontaine, New Britain Herald, December 27, 2023

Playing "I Spy" at the New Britain Museum of American Art in Connecticut
Coast 2 Coast with Kids
, June 13, 2023

Exploring American Art in New Britain
By Michael Rose, Fine Art Insights, June 26, 2023

NBMAA hosting 22nd annual Juneteenth celebration
By Brian M. Johnson, New Britain Herald, May 30, 2023

An Afternoon at the New Britain Museum of American Art
By Erica Tannen, The E List, February 6, 2023

 

Exhibitions

The Land Carries Our Ancestors: Contemporary Art by Native Americans

A new look at contemporary Native American art
Phil Hall, Westfair Business Journal, January 18, 2024

 
HANDLED WITH CARE: Shaker Master Crafts and the Art of Barbara Prey

HANDLED WITH CARE: Shaker Master Crafts and the Art of Barbara Prey
Maine Antique Digest, April 2024

 

Justin Favela: Do You See What I See?

Justin Favela asks, "Do You See What I See?"
West Hartford Magazine, Vol. 14, No. 2, 2024

A lot to see at the New Britain Museum of American Art
Great Day Connecticut, March 15, 2024

 

Richard Claude Ziemann: In Nature

Having shown at the MoMA, 91-year-old landscape artist to exhibit in CT
Bekah Wright, CT Insider, January 22, 2024 

 

Women Reframe American Landscape

Women Reframe American Landscape
Terri C. Smith, Art New England, March/April 2024

New Britain Museum of American Art PERSPECTIVES
iCRV Radio,
January 18, 2024

Forgotten women of the American landscape
Murray Whyte, The Boston Globe, December 21, 2023

Great Day Connecticut, Melissa Cole checks out Women Reframe American Landscape, November 17, 2023

 

Anila Quayyum Agha: Illuminations

Great Day Connecticut, Melissa Cole explores Anila Quayyum Agha: Illuminations, November 17, 2023

 

Ellen Carey: Struck by Light

Lighting the World
Nell Porter Brown, Harvard Magazine, November-December 2023

'Ellen Carey: Struck by Light' the NBMAA presents the largest survey of Ellen Carey's photography
ArtDaily
, June 24, 2023

New Britain Museum of American Art opens Ellen Carey solo exhibition
By Jessica Fontaine, New Britain Herald, June 26, 2023

The New Britain Museum of American Art Presents Ellen Carey: Struck by Light
The E-List, August 1, 2023

The New Britain Museum of American Art announces Ellen Carey: Stuck by Light exhibit
Finding Connecticut, June 22, 2023

Ellen Carey’s artworks on display at New Britain museum
Republican American, June 28, 2023

 

The Black Matriarchs Series

"Black Matriarchs" series at New Britain Museum of American Art honors legacy of Black women in the community
Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, June 25, 2023

Our Lives: Black Matriarchs exhibit opens at New Britain Museum of Art

News 12 Connecticut, June 17, 2023

Exhibit to celebrate Black women who lived, worked in New Britain
New Britain Herald
, May 30, 2023

 

From the Vault: Post-War to Contemporary Art

New Britain art: American post-war history offers controversy, creative brilliance
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, June 10, 2023

 

Walter Wick: Hidden Wonders!

New Britain Museum of American Art gives close-up view of 'I Spy' artist and CT native Walter Wick
By Christopher Arnott, Hartford Courant, July 30, 2023

Creator of 'I Spy' book series, Hartford's Walter Wick, discusses his work
By Janet Reynolds, Connecticut Magazine, May 18, 2023

Museum exhibition celebrates the world of Walter Wick

By Phil Hall, Westchester & Fairfield Business Journals, March 29, 2023

Walter Wick's artwork subject of NBMAA exhibit starting March 31
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, March 22, 2023

 

Masterworks of Shaker Design: A Tale of Two Enfields

Art review: How can Shaker furniture be so alike when communities were miles apart?
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, April 10, 2023

 

Edward Burtynsky: Earth Observed

Art review: Burtynsky offers breathtaking, natural beauty. It’s also grisly
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, February 18, 2023

Photographs that don’t so much confront scale as embrace it
By Mark Feeney, The Boston Globe, January 11, 2023

New Britain museum hosts collection of important photographs
By Tracey O’Shaughnessy, Republican-American, January 25, 2023

 
Elizabeth Gourlay: Eclectic Threads

New Britain Museum of American Art to feature Cheshire artist in latest exhibit
By Ciara Hooks, New Britain Herald, October 3, 2022

 
American Realism Today

New Britain museum’s American Realism exhibit explodes with mystique, muscle
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, October 15, 2022
 

Jenney known for unique, influential Realist work
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, October 15, 2022

 
30 Americans

"30 Americans"
By Susan Rand Brown, Art New England, September/October 2022

'I haven't seen an exhibit quite like this' | New Britain Museum of American Art opens new exhibition focused on Black artists
By Raquel Harrington, FOX61, July 14, 2022

Contemporary Black artists claim their place in the world in ‘30 Americans’ exhibit at NBMAA
By Susan Dunne, Hartford Courant, July 3, 2022

'30 Americans' Display Features African American Art in New Britain
By Leslie Mayes, NBC Connecticut, June 22, 2022

New Britain Museum of American Arts' latest exhibit embraces voices of Black artists
By Alexis Dascher, New Britain Herald, June 8, 2022

 
Mildred Thompson: Cosmic Flow

Interpreting the Universe
By Nell Porter Brown, Harvard Magazine, July-August, 2022

‘Unseen energy and forms’
New England Diary
, May 28, 2022

 
Early Modern America

Alive with tension: Early modern American art a complex story
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, June 4, 2022

 
Poetry of Nature

Awakening the Senses: Hudson River School landscapes captivate in a traveling exhibition on view now at the New Britain Museum of American Art
American Fine Art Magazine, March/April 2022 Edition 

10 events to visit in Connecticut this March
By Paul Joseph, New England Magazine, February 22, 2022

Intimate, expressive: Hudson River School shows elegiac, poetic touch in New Britain
By Tracey O'Shaughnessy, Republican-American, February 19, 2022

Things to do in Connecticut this week (Jan. 27–Feb. 2)
By Patricia LaPietra, Connecticut Magazine, January 26, 2022

Hudson River School Landscapes On View Alongside Frederick Law Olmsted Bicentennial Events
Art Fix Daily, January 18, 2022

View of the Frederick Law Olmsted Bicentennial Events as well as Hudson River School Landscapes
Darik.News | Connecticut News, January 18, 2022

 
Shantell Martin Virtual Reality

New Britain Museum of American Art to feature Shantell Martin with virtual reality exhibition
by Jeniece Roman, New Britain Herald, January 20, 2022

New Britain Museum of American Art to feature Shantell Martin with virtual reality exhibition
Opera News, January 20, 2022 


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