For close to four centuries, Connecticut has been home to a diverse mix of peoples; from native American tribes, to the many immigrants and nationalities from around the world. As a result, we have many approaches to making art…a range of craftsmanship, performance, and creativity. At times, those skills grew from the needs of a particular industry or the lifestyle of a community. Artisans, musicians, stoneworkers, and stitchers—their talents cross-over from the purposeful to the poetic.
On this episode we’ll visit the largest maritime museum in the world and meet the amazing craftsmen, artists, and educators who bring Connecticut’s seafaring history to creative life.
While this might be a football stadium, there’s more than what meets the eye at the Yale Bowl in New Haven.
And just where would we be today without Noah Webster, one of our founding fathers and the man who’s name is synonymous with the dictionary.
We’ll also go inside the world of two performance venues that showcase the best of today’s classical and contemporary music scene.
And when you hear the word brownstone—all fingers point to Portland Brownstone Quarry—a major contributor to that classic American stone that impacted our architecture and style.