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Fashion & Fantasy: 250 Years of Wedding Dresses

Fairfield Museum

Mar 31, 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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Gari Melchers: An Impressionist at Home and Abroad

Bellarmine Museum of Art

Mar 31, 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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As We Were - 1889

New Canaan Historical Society

Mar 31, 2015 - Apr 1, 2015 @ 9:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every weekday.

The New Canaan Historical Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers.

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This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Hohenbuchau Collection is one of the largest and most varied collections of Northern Baroque art assembled in recent years and is now on long-term loan to LIECHTENSTEIN, the Princely Collections, Vienna.  The selective showing at the Bruce Museum is the inaugural venue in the U.S. before it travels to Cincinnati. Primarily comprised of Dutch and Flemish seventeenth-century...

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In Our Own Backyard - Augustus Smith and Richard Daggy

New Canaan Historical Society

Mar 31, 2015 - May 2, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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

A new exhibition of paintings at the New Canaan Historical Society titled:  In Our Own Backyard –  Augustus Smith and Richard Daggy. Augustus Smith (A. S.) Daggy (1858-1942) and Richard Daggy  (1892-1973) were father and son.  The exhibit consists oil and watercolor landscape paintings done  in and around the area known as Silvermine, CT encompassing...

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

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

Mar 31, 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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Mobilizing the Home Front: Posters from World War II

Fairfield Museum

Mar 31, 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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Call for Entries for IMAGES

Fairfield Museum & History Center

Mar 31, 2015 - Apr 2, 2015 @ 09:00 AM

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

Call for Entries The Fairfield Museum and History Center announces the seventh annual IMAGES 2015 photography competition, which celebrates the exceptional work of talented regional photographers. The museum invites professional, serious amateur and student photographers from Connecticut, New York, Rhode Island and Massachusetts to participate. A jury will select approximately 50 photographs...

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Mar 31, 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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First Sunday Science at the Seaside Center

Bruce Museum Seaside Center

Apr 1, 2015 - Dec 27, 2015 @ 1:30 PM

This event occurs monthly, on day 1 of every 1 month(s).

Programs in this series focus on an array of topics including the animals and plants of Long Island Sound and current environmental issues. The Bruce Museum is spearheading these collaboratively organized programs with regional organizations that work towards a sustainable future for Long Island Sound and surrounding watershed. Free. All ages. For information, contact...

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