Seven Hearths, the Kent Historical Society museum, is up and running for the season and will open a new exhibit Aug. 3.

"In the Looking Glass: Portraits by George Laurence Nelson" will feature the portraits of George Laurence Nelson, who became famous in the 1920s for his ability to capture people's likeness on canvas.

Nelson trained at the Art Students League and the National Academy and began teaching at the Art Students League in his early '20s.

He was also one of the founders of the Litchfield Hills Art Colony and the Kent Art Association, which is celebrating its 90th year.

The exhibit may be seen at Seven Hearths, 4 Studio Hill Road, Saturdays and Sundays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. through August and by appointment during the week by calling 860-927-4587.

For information, visit www.kenthistoricalsociety.org.