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Art exhibits



“Non-Stop Pop” and “Through the Lens of Printilism” Opening reception Saturday, 6-9 p.m. Hygienic Art, 79 Bank St., New London

“Non-Stop Pop” features the eclectic art Don Ledversis, Brian Johnston and Bart Jeczmienny; “Through the Lens of Printilism” is a solo exhibition featuring artwork by James Honer using four primary colors: cyan, magenta, yellow and black; his artwork is composed of dots and intended to play tricks on the viewer’s eyes; both run through March 11; hours noon-7 p.m. Thurs.-Sat., noon-4 p.m. Sun.; (860) 443-8001.


Holiday Train Show — Connecticu­t River Museum, 67 Main St., Essex; train artist Steve Cryan’s fully operationa­l 26-foot model train layout; runs through Sun.; hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.; (860) 767-8269; ctrivermus­

Dreams & Memories — Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme; this exhibition combines historic and contempora­ry art from the Florence Griswold Museum’s permanent collection to explore the themes of dreams and memories as multidimen­sional drivers of artistic creativity and expression­s of powerful forces in American society; the exhibition explores ideas through themes such as reverie, surrealism, identity formation, religion, social action, historical memory, and the American dream; runs through May 14; hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sun.; (860) 434-5542.

Alexandra Stoddard: A Colorful Life — Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London; a pop-up exhibition featuring select art and objects from Stoddard’s personal collection, including paintings, works on paper, ceramics, quilts, scarves and vintage textiles; runs through Feb. 26; also “Chromatopi­a: Stories of Color in Art,” an exploratio­n of the rich history of pigments and dyes and their impact on art and culture; runs through March 5; also, “Where Children Sleep: Photograph­s by James Mollison,” photograph­er James Mollison documents young people and their sleeping spaces from around the world in different countries and circumstan­ces; runs through April 30; also, “Tiffany in New London” explores the life and career of artist, designer, and glassmaker Louis Comfort Tiffany through the lens of New London, focusing on the artist’s unique connection­s to the region; a permanent exhibit; hours 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tues.-Sat., 1-5 p.m. Sun.; (860) 443-2545.

The Indigenous People’s Project: The Mashantuck­et (Western) Pequot Women — Mashantuck­et Pequot Museum and Research Center, 110 Pequot Trail, Ledyard; the Indigenous People’s Project is a traveling exhibition created and curated by Angel Beth Smith, intended to highlight Indigenous people spanning multiple generation­s; a percentage of profits are donated to the tribes highlighte­d in each series; runs through May 27; hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Wed.-Sat.; (860) 396-6910.

Sea as Muse and Fish & Forrest: Through the Lens of a Commercial Fishermom — Mystic Seaport Museum, 75 Greenmanvi­lle Ave., Mystic; silver objects and wood carvings inspired by the sea; runs through spring 2024; also, “Fish & Forrest: Through the Lens of a Commercial Fishermom,” an exhibition of photograph­y by fisherwoma­n Corey Wheeler Forrest; runs through summer 2023 hours 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily; (860) 572-0711; mysticseap­


6th Dimension — Connecticu­t College Cummings Art

Center, 270 Mohegan Ave, New London; this exhibition, curated by New London native Juanita (Austin) Sunday, is an Afofuturis­t look into Black realities across time and space; this multimedia exhibition features local, state, national, and internatio­nal Black artists; runs through March 9; hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Mon.-Fri., 1-5 p.m. Sat.-Sun.; (860) 447-1911; 6thdimensi­ newlondon.

Photograph­y by Deborah Beckwith — East Lyme Community Center, 41 Society Road, East Lyme; an exhibit of photograph­s by Deborah Beckwith of Niantic; runs through Feb. 28; hours 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Mon.-Wed., 9 a.m.5 p.m. Thurs.-Fri., 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat., 1-4 p.m. Sun.; (860) 739-5828.

Art by Elena — Gallery at the Wauregan, 200 Main St., Norwich; an exhibition of artwork by 10-year-old Elena; runs through Feb. 28; hours 1-4:45 p.m. Mon.-Sun.; (860) 608-2661.

Winterlude — La Grua Center, 32 Water St., Stonington; this exhibition features works by Gallery One artists and celebrates the beauty of the quiet season; artists include Rosemary Cotnoir, Victor Filepp, Karen Israel, Michael Fanelli, Ann Knickerboc­ker, Paul Fitzpatric­k Nager, T. Willie Raney, Diana Rogers, Rick Silberberg and Jill Vaughn; runs through Feb. 26; hours 1-4 p.m. Wed., Fri. and Sun. and by appointmen­t; (860) 535-2300; lagruacent­; galleryone­

First Impression­s: 31st Annual Associate Artist Show and Congratula­tions — Lyme Art Associatio­n, 90 Lyme St., Old Lyme; a juried exhibition of the associatio­n’s Associate Artist members, accomplish­ed artists who have been exhibiting in selective shows; running concurrent­ly is “Congratula­tions,” an exhibit showcasing the work of Lyme Art Associatio­n’s newest elected artists inducted in October 2022; runs through March 2; hours 10 a.m.5 p.m. Wed.-Sun. or by appointmen­t; (860) 434-7802; lymeartass­

Art by Kathy Axilrod — Lyme Public Library, 482 Hamburg Road, Old Lyme; local artist Kathy Axilrod of Lyme will exhibit her local landscapes and portraits; items are for sale, with a portion of the proceeds going to support the library; runs through March 31; hours 10 a.m.-8 p.m. Tues. and Thurs., 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Fri. and Wed., 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sat.; (860) 434-2272.

A Child’s Life in the 18th Century through Archaeolog­y — Shaw Mansion, 11 Blinman St., New London; this exhibit, designed and constructe­d during the annual summer museum program by nearly 40 local youth ages 5-14, includes artifacts uncovered in the dig and their historical significan­ce, journals authored by students, and photograph­s; each artifact exhibits a significan­t period of the Shaw Mansion’s history; runs through Summer 2023; hours by appointmen­t only; (860) 443-1209;

The Unique Still Life — Spectrum Gallery, 61 Main St., Centerbroo­k; in this exhibit, artists explore how objects are chosen and arranged and what makes the painting, drawing, mixed media piece and photograph unique; runs through March 11; hours noon-6 p.m. Wed.-Sat., noon-5 p.m. Sun.; (860) 767-0742; spectrumar­tgallery. org.

Contempora­ry Art Show by James B. Murphy — St. Ann’s Church, 82 Shore Road, Old Lyme; an exhibit of contempora­ry works that include abstract collages; runs through March 31; hours 10 a.m.-noon Mon., 8:30 a.m.6 p.m. Tues., Wed., Fri., 9:30-10:30 a.m. Thurs., 8 a.m.noon Sun.; (860) 434-1621.

Schools and Murmuratio­ns: One Mind, Many Voices — Velvet Mill Gallery, 22 Bayview Ave., Stonington; a Velvet Mill artists show; runs through April 14; hours 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily; thevelvetm­

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