Letter: Montshire Exhibit’s Sponsors

To the Editor:

Your recent article covering the exhibition at the Montshire Museum titled “How People Make Things” failed to mention that the exhibit was sponsored by four local manufacturers: Copeland Furniture, Geokon, Hypertherm and Timken.

J Barrie Sellers

President, Geokon



Art Notes: Montshire Exhibit Reminds Us About Workmanship

Monday, February 25, 2013

“How People Make Things,” a traveling show now lodged at Montshire Museum of Science in Norwich, isn’t exactly an art show, but it centers on manufacturing, its own art form. At least since Marcel Duchamp, who produced his first “readymade” 100 years ago when he installed Bicycle Wheel in his Paris studio, the idea that any commonplace object can be …