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Fashion & Fantasy: 250 Years of Wedding Dresses

Fairfield Museum

May 4, 2015 - May 31, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War dresses to the ubiquitous white dress of today. By looking at wedding fashion, the exhibition will examine how the idea of “the big day” has developed over time.

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Stepping Stones Brings the Sun, Moon and Stars to Norwalk!

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

May 4, 2015 - May 25, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Opening January 31, get ready for the incredible exhibit My Sky funded by NASA and created through a partnership between Boston Children’s Museum and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.   My Sky is an exhibit about the universe. But it is also about each of us, and how the sky above impacts our lives here on Earth. The sky is, after all, universal. It is something we all...

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Gari Melchers: An Impressionist at Home and Abroad

Bellarmine Museum of Art

May 4, 2015 - May 22, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

Gari Melchers:  An American Impressionist at Home and Abroad will be on view at the Bellarmine Museum of Art from March 5 - May 22, 2015. Hugely successful during his own lifetime, the Detroit-born artist Julius Garibaldi ("Gari") Melchers left behind an artistic legacy that is as varied as it is compelling. From engaging peasant scenes inspired by his years at Egmond aan Zee, Holland (where...

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Mobilizing the Home Front: Posters from World War II

Fairfield Museum

May 4, 2015 - May 10, 2015 @ 11:45 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Friday, January 16 – Sunday, May 10, 2015 In honor of the 70th anniversary of VE day, this exhibition features World War II posters that were used to raise support for the war effort at home. Part of a large propaganda effort on the part of the U.S. government, the posters utilized strong messages and iconography, linking efforts on the home front to the military campaigns in Europe...

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

May 4, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

January 2 - December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate of Henri Bendel. With a working farm, handicapped accessible woodland trails, observatory, interactive art gallery and planetarium, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center is the ideal spot for your next company outing, off-site meeting or private...

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Storybook Pajama Party: If You Give a Pig a Pancake – Meet Pig in Person!

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

May 8, 2015 @ 06:00 PM

What’s better than pancakes for dinner* and storybook time in your comfy PJs? Join us for “If You Give a Pig a Pancake” on Friday, May 8 from 6:00 – 8:30 pm. If you come to Storybook Pajama Party, you will meet Pig. If you meet Pig, you’ll want to make a pig to take home. After you make the pig, you’ll want to look like a pig. So you will make pig ears... Listen to this bedtime...

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ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Galaxies and Dark Matter

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

May 8, 2015 @ 07:30 PM

Head to the Observatory for a real treat to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by enjoying a presentation on the Galaxies and Dark Matter, followed by a visit to view the night sky through our 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. Members: Free | Non-Members: Adults $5, Children...

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Pass It On! Teaching A New Generation How To Stitch Embroidery Workshops

Wilton Historical Society

May 9, 2015 - May 30, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

The Fairfield County Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of  America will present a series of free workshops at the Wilton Historical Society on three Saturdays in May;  May 2, 9 and 30 from 2 – 3:30. The program consists of three sessions, each one and a half hours long, taught by an experienced principal teacher with at least two aides.  All volunteers are members...

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IMAGES 2015 Gala Preview

Fairfield Museum and History Center

May 14, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

Join us for the opening of the IMAGES 2015 Juried Photography Show, celebrating the work of talented regional photographers, and a Solo Exhibition of world-renowned photographer Howard Schatz. Enjoy creative hors d’oeuvres + drinks, music and a photo booth where you'll be able to create your own IMAGES! Buy a raffle ticket and take a chance on winning a 2015 VESPA Scooter or BMW Bikes...

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