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Westport Historical Society's "Sketch to Stretch" Activities for Kids in August

Aug 25, 2016 - Aug 25, 2016

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

Join us for a fun and memorable summer learning experience that will make for a creative transition from the Lazy Days of Summer to the new and exciting school year.  There will be two sessions, August 15-18 and  August  22-25,  Monday -Thursday 10am-2pm for children ages 6 - 13. Elizabeth DeVoll will be partnered with Marion Kelly for an integrated art and writing...

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Wallace Nutting: Preservation Pioneer

Aug 25, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016

Among the “ten commandments” Wallace Nutting distributed to workers building his line of furniture was the decree: ‘Let nothing leave your hands until you are proud of the work.” Nutting’s attention to detail and groundbreaking accomplishments in promoting American history and antiques are celebrated in the exhibition, “Wallace Nutting: Preservation...

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Connecticut River Museum Paddle Explorations Program

Aug 25, 2016 - Oct 10, 2016

Rent a canoe, kayak or paddleboard and see the three beautiful coves of Essex at your own pace.  Historic buildings and wildlife abound on the shores of these secluded inlets.  Rentals are available by 2 hour, 4 hour, or all day (7 hour) increments, and paddlers are provided with all the necessary gear including PFDs and a chart of the river around Essex.  Discounts for museum...

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Faulkner's Island Lighthouse

Aug 25, 2016 - Sep 4, 2016

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

Exhibit chronicling the history of Guilford’s lighthouse and its keepers. Learn how the island got its name, listen to shipwreck stories, try your hand at tying nautical knots and creating signal flag messages, and much more! Admission to the exhibit also includes self-guided tours of the 1639 Whitfield House. Open Wednesday-Sunday, 10:00-4:30. Free parking.

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Waterways IV

Aug 25, 2016 - Sep 10, 2016

Heather Gaudio Fine Art is pleased to announce “Waterways IV,” a group exhibition showcasing themes and interpretations on water, its environment and our interaction with it.  On view will be paintings, drawings, sculpture, prints and photography by Will Clift, Beth Dary, Peter Dayton, Betsy Eby, Karen Gunderson, Alex Katz, Wayne Levin, Jonathan Smith, Alex Weinstein and...

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21st Century Works

Aug 25, 2016 - Aug 9, 2017

The New Britain Museum of American Art’s construction of a new wing has given the Museum a unique opportunity to reassess the layout of our galleries and significantly increase the artworks from our permanent collection on view. As part of the transition to our new, expanded facility, we are very excited to unveil the revamped McKernan Gallery in late summer, which will now showcase...

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Boundary Conditions

Aug 25, 2016 - Feb 28, 2017

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

Artist Soo Sunny Park transforms the Museum’s Lewitt Family Staircase into a sea of dancing light, reflection, and shadow. The installation floats above the staircase landing, altering its space with natural light and creating a new experience for visitors each time.

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Exhibit: America's Pastimes: Sports and Recreation in Litchfield

Aug 25, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016

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

ports and recreation are universal experiences. Whether we make it to the big leagues or never leave our backyards, these activities play important roles in our lives. They help us form connections with family, friends, and neighbors. Activities encourage us to move, to think, and to interact with our surroundings. The Litchfield Historical Society’s new exhibit America’s Pastimes:...

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Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group

Aug 25, 2016

Special Care Breath-Takers (Pulmonary) Support Group Thursday, August 25, 11:00 am - 1:00 pm Topic: Diaphragmatic Breathing: The What, Why, How? Speaker: Jennifer Weed, HSC Speech Pathologist Location: Hospital for Special Care: 2150 Corbin Avenue, New Britain, CT 06053 Contact: Janet Bowen, BA, CRT, JBowen@hfsc.org, 860.827.4735

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Tour the Soldiers & Sailors Memorial Arch

Aug 25, 2016 - Oct 27, 2016

This event occurs weekly on Thursday.

Come by on a Thursday afternoon for a guided tour of the Arch, Hartford’s monument to its 4000 residents who fought in the Civil War.  Arch Guides will be available from 12-1:30pm to give you a tour, which can last 10-30 minutes depending on how much time you can spare.  If you only have a few minutes, climb the 96 steps to the top for the beautiful view of the Park and the...

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