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A Metal Giant in Wilton

August 14, 2022 • Arts, Business and Industry, Wilton, Work

By Gregg Mangan Kenneth Lynch was an accomplished blacksmith who…

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Impressionist painting of shaded trees next to a pond

Julian Alden Weir: The “Heart” of American Impressionism

From Windham to Branchville, peaceful Connecticut locales provided Julian Alden Weir the inspiration to create hundreds of paintings and become one of America’s leading Impressionists.

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photo of Dave Brubeck, jazz musician

“Take Five” with Dave Brubeck

Dave Brubeck was one of the leading jazz pianists and composers of the 1950s and 60s and made his home in Wilton.

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Sign for the Temperance Hotel, ca. 1826-1842

The Slow Demise of Prohibition in Wilton

In Connecticut, the state places certain restrictions on the sale…

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Julian Alden Weir, The Farm, etching

Weir Farm the Result of a Trade – Who Knew?

 …that Weir Farm located in Ridgefield and Wilton, Connecticut resulted…

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Group photo of Famous Artists School Faculty

Instruction by Mail: The Famous Artists School

The Famous Artists School in Westport once provided the premier correspondence training for those interested in an art career.

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