Growing Up in Fairfield: Memories and Milestones

Fairfield Museum & History Center

Jul 23, 2014 - Oct 2, 2014 @ 10:00 AM

Explore how growing up in Fairfield has changed over the years with rare mementoes including yearbooks, letter jackets, and photographs. This exhibition looks back at the experience of growing up from the 1940s and 1950s—when the idea of the teenage years as a distinct phase of life first took shape—to the decades that followed. To provide more historical perspective, the...

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Town Green Walking Tours

Fairfield Museum & History Center

Jul 23, 2014 - Aug 23, 2014 @ 2: PM

July 19 and August 23 from 2 – 3:30pm Learn the fascinating colonial history of Fairfield, including the establishment of the town’s original “four squares” in 1639 and the historic British invasion that took place in 1779. Learn about the “witch dunking experiment” at Edward’s Pond, the legacy of the Sun Tavern and more.

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Touch-a-jellyfish Exhibit | Norwalk, CT

Maritime Aquarium

Jul 23, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014

"Jiggle A Jelly" Touch-a-jellyfish Exhibit The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk is turning conventional beach wisdom upside down, by inviting its visitors to do something they’ve been told not to do all their lives: touch a jellyfish. Beginning Sat., Jan. 18, a special “Jiggle A Jelly” exhibit will let visitors safely touch live moon jellyfish, one of the most...

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In the magical stories of Harold and the Purple Crayon, everything Harold draws become real.  These delightful picture book classics are imaginative and joyful and are now part of a new exhibit at the Rowayton Historical Society entitled Rowayton and the Purple Crayon: Celebrating the Creative Culture of 1950s Rowayton.  Designed to inform and delight visitors of all ages, the...

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TREEHOUSES: Look Who's Living in the Trees!

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Jul 23, 2014 - Sep 1, 2014 @ 9:00 AM

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

Saturday, June 21 - Monday, September 1 Hidden in the leaves, snug in the trunk or burrowed under the roots, what types of animals actually live in a tree? Bring your entire family to our super summer exhibition and find out just who and what lives in a tree! This exhibition encourages visitors to get up close and explore the variety of life forms that live in trees. You can go inside...

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Bruce Museum | July Summer Vacation Workshops: Into the Deep Sea

Bruce Museum

Jul 23, 2014 - Jul 25, 2014 @ 11:00 AM

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

A series of hands on workshops for students in grades 1 – 3, who will explore exhibition, and then create their own versions of animals that live in the deep! Tuesday - Gulper Eel Wednesday – Blood Belly Comb Jelly Thursday – Atlantic Silver Hatchet Fish Friday – Cock-Eyed Squid Each workshop is a complete program, but the four projects...

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CT Humanities Awards | Norwalk, CT

Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Jul 23, 2014 - Oct 5, 2014 @ 12:00 PM

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

A $20,000 Implementation Grant to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum for its 2013 Opening Exhibit. Norwalk, January 29, 2013 – The Connecticut Humanities has awarded a $20,000 implementation grant to the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum for a new exhibit that will open to the public on April 17, 2013 and serve as the central theme for the Museum’s upcoming season. The...

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