CULTURENet, a topic-focused forum to convene like-minded people who revolve in the expansive arenas of art, history, and culture. Art, history, and culture are invariably linked, constantly pushing and pulling the advancement of one another. Our desire is to link together the fabrics of our community to inspire and inform. We invite anyone interested to join the conversation. Stay tuned for calendar listings! Events are free and held @287 Gallery.


“The Connecticut Book Awards”: Calling Connecticut Authors & Illustrators

Feb 22  5:30 – 7 PM

Lisa Comstock, Director of the Connecticut Center for the Book, shares an overview of the prestigious annual awards. Book authors, illustrators, musicians, librarians, and others were in attendance.

“The Power of the Image”

March 6 at 7 – 9 PM

A conversation with journalists, photographers, activists, social service leaders, historians, and anyone interested in the topic. Richard Falco, President of Vision Project and Professor at Sacred Heart University, presents a brief media presentation followed by a discussion of the images; the process of creating images that affect people; and using the camera as a personal voice. The presentation is designed to be engaging and to introduce VISION PROJECT.


March 8 10am – noon

Representatives of the Connecticut Office of Tourism presents no-cost marketing programs. We invite arts, history, cultural organizations, economic development leaders, hotels, outdoor and sports recreation facilities, local wineries, and anyone looking to extend their marketing reach.

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