The Garde Arts Center presents the best in performing arts including national Broadway musical tours, international and regional opera, music, dance and special events children’s theater and school time performances and film festivals.
Historic Essex, Connecticut is the largest and most storied port on the Connecticut River. Situated amidst the stunning natural beauty of estuary wetlands, it has provided a deep-water harbor for shipbuilding, transport, and recreation for more three centuries.
The Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, the oldest public art museum in the United States, was founded in 1842 by Daniel Wadsworth, one of the first important American patrons of the arts.
The Florence Griswold Museum has, for more than a century, been the home of the Lyme Art Colony, America’s center of Impressionism. It is the epicenter for the appreciation of Connecticut art.
The Yale Center for British Art is a public art museum and research institute for the study of British art and culture. Presented to Yale University by Paul Mellon (Yale College, Class of 1929), the Center houses the largest collection of British art outside the United Kingdom.