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PHANTASMAGORIA: Art to Amuse and Amaze by Ruth Sack

By definition, phantasmagoria means “a bizarre or fantastic combination, collection, or assemblage.” At City Gallery, it means an exciting and dreamlike exhibition of works by Ruth Sack. Her show PHANTASMAGORIA: ART TO AMUSE AND AMAZE will be on view from February 4 - February 27, with a chance to…See More
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Kimono: Large-scale Collages by Kathy Kane at City Gallery at City Gallery

March 6, 2021 at 2pm to March 28, 2021 at 4pm
Large scale, collaged kimonos will grace the walls of City Gallery in a bold new exhibit by painter Kathy Kane. Appropriately titled KIMONO, six colorful, 8 x6 feet kimonos will be on display from March 6 - 28, with an opportunity to Meet the Artist on two Saturdays, March 6 and March 28. The exhibit is free and open to the public. City Gallery is located at 994 State Street, New Haven, CT 06511. Modified gallery hours are Saturday and Sunday, 2PM - 4PM, and you are welcome to schedule an…See More
Feb 23, 2021

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Words by Jen is a full-service graphic design and creative services company in Branford, Connecticut. For more than 25 years, we’ve worked hand-in-hand with local businesses, organizations, and creative professionals to develop effective print and online communications.

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PHANTASMAGORIA: Art to Amuse and Amaze by Ruth Sack

Posted on January 24, 2022 at 6:57am 0 Comments

By definition, phantasmagoria means “a bizarre or fantastic combination, collection, or assemblage.” At City Gallery, it means an exciting and dreamlike exhibition of works by Ruth Sack. Her show PHANTASMAGORIA: ART TO AMUSE AND AMAZE will be on view from February 4 - February…

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CONFLUENCE: When Four Artists in Isolation Come Together Again

Posted on January 4, 2022 at 8:00am 0 Comments

City Gallery members Meg Bloom, Phyllis Crowley, Roberta Friedman, and Kathy Kane come together in January to present CONFLUENCE, individual works created over the past many months in isolation. The show will run from January 7 - January 30, with a chance to Meet the Artists on Sunday, January 9, 1pm - 4 pm

“It is a convergence of our separate…

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REVERIES: JOURNALING IN PLACE - An Exhibit and Book Signing by Susan Newbold at City Gallery

Posted on December 1, 2021 at 9:24am 0 Comments

 

Did you know that the words journal and journey are derived from the same root, the French word, “jour,” which means day? And while the original function of a journal was to record one's day-to-day journey, you'll find that modern-day journaling elaborates with elements of writing, drawing, painting, collage, and…

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Photographer William Frucht Invites You to Imagine LAST SUMMER at City Gallery

Posted on November 10, 2021 at 6:42am 0 Comments

Photographer William Frucht’s show LAST SUMMER uses street photography and landscapes to illustrate our collective hopes and disappointments during the Summer of 2021. This collection of work is on view at City Gallery from November 4 - November 28, with a reception Saturday, November 13 from 1pm - 4pm.

“By the summer of 2021, we…

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