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Faces, places, treasures, and trends that caught our attention

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  • Top: Ld Santillana, Tokyo-Ga; bottom: JM Barron, mirror #13 & roman mirror #1
    In a stunning exhibition, James Barron Art presents the work of Jeanette Montgomery Barron and Laura de Santillana.

    In a stunning exhibition, James Barron Art presents the work of Jeanette Montgomery Barron and Laura de Santillana. By Joseph Montebello In his new space at 17 Old Barn Road in Kent, James Barron is once again mounting shows that …

  • claire maestroni & giorgio stefano maroulis, photograph by bleacher+everard
    Addressing the need for homes to be furnished quickly, Claire Maestroni and Giorgio Stefano Maroulis can get the goods in record time and design a stunning, modern look.

    Addressing the need for homes to be furnished quickly, Claire Maestroni and Giorgio Stefano Maroulis can get the goods in record time and design a stunning, modern look. The name Mis en Scene is French for “Setting the Stage.” Claire …

  • wendell Castle, above-within-beyond, 2014, bronze
    WAA has turned the Depot into an outdoor art gallery featuring 60 works by forty accomplished international and local artists and emergent sculptors. Don’t miss it.

    WAA has turned the Depot into an outdoor art gallery featuring 60 works by forty accomplished international and local artists and emergent sculptors. Don’t miss it. It’s impossible to miss them— they are everywhere—on the way to the bookshop, in …

  • veronica martin and James orsi, photographed by bleacher+everard
    Cedar Meadow is a new shop in Woodbury, a collaborative endeavor by James Orsi and Veronica Martin featuring posters, antiques, and marvels from the natural world.

    Cedar Meadow is a new shop in Woodbury, a collaborative endeavor by James Orsi and Veronica Martin featuring posters, antiques, and marvels from the natural world. Woodbury is known for its antique stores and quintessential New England architecture. Now it …

  • RobeRt buRns and Kevin Mitchael, photogRaphed by bleacheR+eveRaRd
    Kevin Mitchael has created an interactive, informative exhibit at the Mattatuck Museum featuring a Mini-Golf course that highlights the history of Waterbury and the museum’s mission.

    Kevin Mitchael has created an interactive, informative exhibit at the Mattatuck Museum featuring a Mini-Golf course that highlights the history of Waterbury and the museum’s mission. In December of 2017, Mattatuck Museum patron Kevin Mitchael proposed a special project that delighted …

  • Three members of The masTers program, phoTographed by bleacher+everard
    One of the best-kept secrets in the Northwest Corner, the Litchfield Hills Rowing Club is where teammates work hard — and play hard — in the ultimate team sport.

    One of the best-kept secrets in the Northwest Corner, the Litchfield Hills Rowing Club is where teammates work hard — and play hard — in the ultimate team sport. After meeting the members of the Litchfield Hills Rowing Club on …

  • Workshop’s oWner, Jan nelson, photographed by bleacher+everard
    For almost 50 years, Jan Nelson has provided upscale stylish clothing and accessories to women, turning Workshop into one of the best clothing stores in the Northwest Corner.

    For almost 50 years, Jan Nelson has provided upscale stylish clothing and accessories to women, turning Workshop into one of the best clothing stores in the Northwest Corner. Forty-eight years ago, Janus Nelson opened a retail store on South Street …

  • caroline kinsolving, photographed by bleacher+everard
    Accomplished actress Caroline Kinsolving returns to the area, launches two programs for the greater good, and finds a sophisticated, talented community with a generous heart.

    Accomplished actress Caroline Kinsolving returns to the area, launches two programs for the greater good, and finds a sophisticated, talented community with a generous heart. Caroline Kinsolving grew up in Litchfield County and then moved to London, New York, and …

  • Blane and Charlie with BarBara and Flo, photographed By BleaCher+everard
    Everybody in Litchfield County thinks their dog is the best dog in the world. With the return of the Best Dog in the World Contest, pooches' owners can vote on it for a great cause.

    Everybody in Litchfield County thinks their dog is the best dog in the world. With the return of the Best Dog in the World Contest, pooches’ owners can vote on it for a great cause. Do you have the Best …

  • Beauty SpecialiSt pilar DeMann, photographeD By Bleacher+everarD
    Beauty Specialist Pilar DeMann emphasizes that beauty is about finding balance, taking good care of your skin, and minimal makeup. Of course, well-shaped eyebrows complete the look.

    Beauty Specialist Pilar DeMann emphasizes that beauty is about finding balance, taking good care of your skin, and minimal makeup. Of course, well-shaped eyebrows complete the look. “Everyone just needs good, clean skin, good brows, and a little color. You …