News & Events

Sep 22 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm
No reservation required. Join a Bruce Museum docent for a one-hour guided tour of one of the Museum’s current exhibitions.
Bruce Museum
6:00 pm
Join us for this year’s annual Brass Button Award honoring the outstanding contributions of Jaci Carroll to the greater Waterbury area. Long-time community supporter Jaci Carroll is well known for her generosity and commitment to Waterbury,... Read more »
The Mattatuck Museum
Sep 23 @ 11:00 am – 2:00 pm
11:00 am
Pop-up Market Pop-up Market Spring/Summer 2017 Join us on the fourth Saturday of each month (May–September) for our pop-up shopping bazaar! Enjoy treats and produce from local food trucks and farmers, quality handmade goods made... Read more »
New Britain Museum of American Art
Sep 24 @ 11:30 am – 12:15 pm
11:30 am
Designed for families with children ages 6-10. These tours, led by a Museum educator,  provide an interactive, discussion-based exploration of the Museum’s current exhibitons. Free with admission; no registration required.
Bruce Museum
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 2:00 pm
12:00 pm
Children with autism and their families are invited to explore the Museum’s art & history galleries with trained Museum Educators and experience hands-on activities. Register by calling Meghan (203) 753-0381 x 114.
The Mattatuck Museum
Sep 24 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
12:15 pm
Every Wed. and Sun. at 12:15pm join us in the Storehouse Gallery for a docent-led tour of our current exhibition. These informal, 20- to 30-minute docent-led gallery tours will focus on exhibition highlights, themes, and... Read more »
Greenwich Historical Society
1:00 pm
Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All... Read more »
Florence Griswold Museum
1:00 pm
For ages 2.5-5 with adult – Tuesday mornings @11:00 am & afternoons @1:00 pm.  Explore the museum collections and exhibitons through picture books and hands-on activities. Topics change weekly: Tuesday, June 20th: Bugs! Bugs! Bugs!... Read more »
Bruce Museum
Sep 26 @ 1:30 pm – 2:30 pm
1:30 pm
No reservation required. Join a Bruce Museum docent for a one-hour guided tour of one of the Museum’s current exhibitions.
Bruce Museum
5:30 pm
Find a calm mind and a strengthened body with an open level flowing yoga class set amid the idyllic environment of our Early American art collection. Instructors may vary. Bring your own mat. Wellness programs... Read more »
Sep 26 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
5:30 pm
Two popular wellness programs, yoga and tai chi, are back at the Mattatuck Museum for another year. Yoga in the Galleries takes place every Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. and Tai Chi is held Wednesday... Read more »
Mattatuck Museum
6:00 pm
Location: Bellarmine Hall Galleries Event Type: Opening Reception (exhibition runs September 27 – December 20, 2017)
Fairfield University Art Museum
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Tea party in the Sunken Garden Bring a stuffed animal or toy pal if you like! Introduce your child to Hill-Stead at Story Time! Each session includes: Stories related to art, museums, nature. Music and movement in... Read more »
Hill-Stead Museum
Sep 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
9:00 am
Hill-Stead’s new Story Time is on the last Wednesday of every month at 9 am.  Your child will be introduced to stories related to art, museums, nature and more (with music and movement) in the... Read more »
Hill-Stead Museum
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
10:00 am
Have you ever looked closely at a building? Each building has a story to tell if your know where to look and what to look for. Join us for an adventurous tale about our city!... Read more »
The Mattatuck Museum
Sep 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
10:00 am
Two popular wellness programs, yoga and tai chi, are back at the Mattatuck Museum for another year. Yoga in the Galleries takes place every Tuesday evening at 5:30 p.m. and Tai Chi is held Wednesday... Read more »
Mattatuck Museum
Sep 27 @ 12:15 pm – 12:45 pm
12:15 pm
Every Wed. and Sun. at 12:15pm join us in the Storehouse Gallery for a docent-led tour of our current exhibition. These informal, 20- to 30-minute docent-led gallery tours will focus on exhibition highlights, themes, and... Read more »
Greenwich Historical Society
Sep 27 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
4:00 pm
Youth Drawing 101 Encyclart With Museum educator Lara Del Piano, students will explore vintage encyclopedias and dictionaries, choosing a word and accompanying definition to create mixed media artwork in pen & ink, watercolor, and colored... Read more »
New Britain Museum of American Art
6:00 pm
Curator Niamh O’Sullivan will discuss the impact of Ireland’s Great Hunger Museum and its plans for future exhibitions. A small reception will follow the lecture at 6:45 p.m. This event is free and open to... Read more »
Ireland's Great Hunger Museum
1:00 pm
Film Screenings The Lowdown on Lowbrow: West Coast Pop Art (49 min.) Called Lowbrow by its practitioners and Pop Surrealism by art critics, this style of art is influenced by comic books, B-movies, rock and... Read more »
New Britain Museum of American Art
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
3:00 pm
Located two miles from the Wadsworth Atheneum in Hartford’s West End, the Austin House, a National Historic Landmark, is the largest object in the Wadsworth Atheneum’s collection and is the former home of A. Everett “Chick”... Read more »
Austin House
Sep 28 @ 4:00 pm – 5:30 pm
4:00 pm
Studio@4 Conserve It! with Joan Shackford Building on the conservation of works of art discussed in the current exhibition Samuel F.B. Morse’s “Gallery of the Louvre” & the Art of Invention, students will learn about extending the... Read more »
New Britain Museum of American Art
4:00 pm
Film Screenings The Lowdown on Lowbrow: West Coast Pop Art (49 min.) Called Lowbrow by its practitioners and Pop Surrealism by art critics, this style of art is influenced by comic books, B-movies, rock and... Read more »
New Britain Museum of American Art
Sep 28 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
5:00 pm
Teen Studio Vibrant Vinyl Drawing inspiration from the Museum’s featured exhibition California Dreaming: Ed Moses, Billy Al Bengston & Ed Ruscha, teens will paint on vinyl records, experimenting with fresh and alternative ways to apply and manipulate... Read more »
New Britain Museum of American Art
6:00 pm
Art Talk: An Evening with Kellie Jones 5pm | Gallery Viewing and Public Reception 6pm | Lecture Kellie Jones, MacArthur Fellow and professor of art history at Columbia University, has been rewriting the history of... Read more »
The Wadsworth Atheneum
Sep 29 @ 12:30 pm – 1:30 pm
12:30 pm
No reservation required. Join a Bruce Museum docent for a one-hour guided tour of one of the Museum’s current exhibitions.
Bruce Museum
12:00 am
  The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme presents Faerieville USA: In and Around a Wee Faerie Town from September 30 to October 29. This highly anticipated annual outdoor exhibition highlights thirty-one faerie-sized places handcrafted by artists, designers,... Read more »
Florence Griswold Museum
9:00 am
Volunteers will assist National Park Service staff in trail maintenance and invasive plant removal, restoring habitat and repairing park trails.  Join your local national park in an effort to improve park trails for neighbors, hikers,... Read more »
Weir Farm National Historic Site
12:00 am
  The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme presents Faerieville USA: In and Around a Wee Faerie Town from September 30 to October 29. This highly anticipated annual outdoor exhibition highlights thirty-one faerie-sized places handcrafted by artists, designers,... Read more »
Florence Griswold Museum
9:00 am
Join us for a leisurely walk to view birds in their habitats. Bring binoculars. Meet near southern concession stand.  Contact cynthiae@brucemuseum.org for information and Park admission. Free. No registration required.
Bruce Museum