Arts & Culture


Norfolk Chamber Music Festival

Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate
(860) 542-3000

The School of Music’s annual chamber music festival features six world-renowned string ensembles in performance this summer, including the Tokyo String Quartet in its final concert.

Through August 17

Return of the 17-Year Cicadas!

Peabody Museum of Natural History
(203) 432-5050

A scientific and historical examination of the 17-year cicada phenomenon features live cicadas in a terrarium, video of cicada emergence, and information on their biology and life cycle.

Through September 3

Richard C. Levin, President of Yale, 1993–2013: An Exhibit of Documents Highlighting his Accomplishments

Sterling Memorial Library
(203) 432-1744

Photographs, memorabilia, correspondence, and printed ephemera celebrate milestones from Richard Levin’s 20-year Yale presidency.

Through October 4

Art in Focus: St. Ives Abstraction

Center for British Art
(203) 432-2800

A selection of 19 works by ten artists from the St. Ives colony in Cornwall, England, explores the artistic implications of living and working in a community away from large urban centers.

Through September 29

Conversations with Wood: Selections from the Waterbury Collection

University Art Gallery
(203) 432-0600

More than 70 examples of wood art reveal the changing approaches to the medium during the past 25 years, from simple turned vessels to sculpted and constructed objects.

Through August 18

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