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Animals for All: Caring for Exotic Critters

Ages 7+ A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings during Heckscher WILD!’s closed hours. Programs are approximately 45 minutes. These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats. Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Dorr Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation, and…

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August 9, 2023 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm

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Ages 7+
A Heckscher WILD! based complement to our Caring for Critters program at Heckscher Farm. Work with our exotic animals, like tortoises and chinchillas, in small group-tailored settings during Heckscher WILD!’s closed hours. Programs are approximately 45 minutes.
These free programs are designed for neurodivergent participants who may experience better success with non-traditional program formats.
Animals for All programs remain free of charge thanks to the support of our generous grantors, the Dorr Foundation, New Canaan Community Foundation, and the Abilis Foundation.
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Exhibition Opening Reception “Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home”

Pat MusickThe Source of Their Words #22009 — 2010kozo paper, acrylic, beeswax, charcoal25 x 37 inches Please join us for the Opening Reception of Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home on Thursday, March 7, 2024 in our Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries. Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home was inspired by the words astronauts have used universally upon viewing Earth from space for the first time: Fragile, Protect, Beauty, Steward, Sustain, Harmony, Nurture. In different languages and across many boundaries, their words were…

Bendel Mansion

Nights Out: Movie Screening | The Artist & The Astronaut

Join us for a private screening of the award-winning film The Artist & The Astronaut as we welcome our latest exhibition, Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home to the Bendel Galleries. Nationally recognized sculptor and mixed media artist, Pat Musick was married to Gerald (Jerry) Carr, one of 19 Group 5 astronauts selected by NASA in 1966. He was Commander of the Skylab 4 84-day mission. Their life is the subject of this captivating documentary, which had its Connecticut premiere here…

Bendel Mansion

Directors Circle/Family Premium & Plus Online Registration Opens for Summer Wonder Art, Junior Curator & WILD! Keepers

Directors Circle/Family Premium & Plus Online Registration Opens for Summer Wonder Art, Junior Curator & WILD! Keepers at 9:00 am

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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