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ANCIENT POTTERY TECHNIQUES MADE MODERN [Saturdays, July 27th & August 10th]

Instructor: Matin Malikzada Saturdays, July 27 & August 10, 2024    9 AM – 12 PM Members: $112.50   Non-Members: $125 Master the art of centering and throwing large-scale pieces. Designed for advanced wheel throwers, participants will work with internationally recognized, 7th-generation Afghan master potter, Matin Malikzada, to create one large ceramic piece over the course […]

Five Points Art Center

Summer @AMP: Dabble in Art

Kids with an appetite for creative play will find oodles of fun-filled art adventures indoors and out at Dabble. Open-ended projects will spark their imagination, and kids will dive into various mediums using lots of tactile materials. Guided by their teaching artist, kids will create artwork—both outdoors and indoors—and experiment with many techniques.  In this […]

American Mural Project

Junior Curator: Summer Session 3

Ages 11 – 13 Meets at Heckscher WILD! Porch MEMBERS ONLY This program provides an overview of basic animal care and experiential learning on Heckscher Farm. The program includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the farm and various hands-on experiences, such as cleaning and feeding of animals. Upon completion of the program, each participant will be […]

Meets at Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Junior WILD! Keepers: Summer Session 3 (2 day session)

Ages 11 – 13 Heckscher WILD! MEMBERS ONLY Junior WILD! Keepers was established in 2015, with the opening of our Heckscher WILD! exotic animal exhibit. The Junior WILD! Keepers program gives participants hands-on experience in the care, feeding, and enrichment of our exotic teaching animals. After completing the class, participants will then choose a day […]

Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Junior Curator: Summer Session 4

Ages 11 – 13 Meets at Heckscher WILD! Porch MEMBERS ONLY This program provides an overview of basic animal care and experiential learning on Heckscher Farm. The program includes a behind-the-scenes tour of the farm and various hands-on experiences, such as cleaning and feeding of animals. Upon completion of the program, each participant will be […]

Meets at Heckscher WILD!, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States

Pilobolus – From the Porch

PURCHASE TICKETS Pilobolus is back at Hill-Stead, for the fourth consecutive year. More information on the performance will be available this summer! For 50 years, Pilobolus has been one of this country’s most recognizable and beloved dance companies – invited to perform around the globe, at events ranging from the Oscars to the Olympics, and […]

Opera From the Porch – Presented by Opera Connecticut

PURCHASE TICKETS Opera Connecticut returns to Hill-Stead with its cadre of talented sopranos, tenors, mezzos, and basses, for an evening of favorite selections from operas old and new.  Opera Connecticut believes in enriching our community by offering high quality, affordable live opera performances while providing opportunities for emerging local artists. Please check back for details […]

A Place Called Hope Presents Birds of Prey – From the Porch

PURCHASE TICKETs Come learn about different Birds of Prey endemic to Connecticut! A Place Called Hope, a Rehabilitation and Education Center for Birds of Prey, presents a one-hour program at Hill-Stead with four different Birds of Prey found in Connecticut. Ambassador Birds will come out of the aviaries to share their beauty and stories of […]

Sculpture Trail Scavenger HuntDaily, Self-Guided

Daily & Self-Guided! Before setting out, be sure to drop by Bendel Mansion’s reception desk to pick up a guide to our all-new Sculpture Trail Scavenger Hunt, and gain a brand-new perspective of our beautiful grounds through art and history! Self-guided by prompts and clues from start to finish, you’ll explore our sculpture trail at […]

Stamford Museum & Nature Center, 39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT, 06903, United States