THE GLASS HOUSE
The Glass House, a site of the National Trust for Historic Preservation, was built by architect Philip Johnson in 1949. The pastoral 49-acre landscape comprises fourteen structures built between 1949 to 1995 by Philip Johnson and a site specific sculpture by Donald Judd. The site also features a permanent collection of 20th-century painting and sculpture. The Glass House presents regular programming with temporary exhibitions, installations, performances and more. Tours run from May 1 through November 30 and advance reservations are required. Open Thursday through Monday 9:30 to 5:00 pm, 12:00 Sundays 12:00 to 5:00 pm , Closed Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Private tours are available all year round.
199 Elm Street, New Canaan, CT 06840 | Open Thurs-Mon 9:30-5:30 | (203) 594-9884 | theglasshouse.org
SILVERMINE ARTS CENTER
Silvermine Arts Center is the preeminent visual arts center in Fairfield County. Founded in 1922, Silvermine is a historic landmark located on 4.5 acres in New Canaan, CT. It is a not-for-profit organization with a complex of five galleries exhibiting over 20 shows annually and a sculpture garden, both free and open to the public; a School of Art providing a wide range of classes for all levels of experience and ages; Outreach programs in the Norwalk and Stamford schools and a Guild of over 300 professional artists.
1037 Silvermine Road, New Canaan, CT 06840 | Open Daily, Mon-Sat 12-5, Sun 12-4 |(203) 966-9700 | silvermineart.org