Fashion & Fantasy: 250 Years of Wedding Dresses

Fairfield Museum

May 23, 2015 - May 31, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Thursday, February 19 – Monday, May 31, 2015 This exhibition highlights the changing styles of wedding gowns over several centuries, from 18th-century silk and military-inspired Civil War dresses to the ubiquitous white dress of today. By looking at wedding fashion, the exhibition will examine how the idea of “the big day” has developed over time.

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NEW! WILD! Saturdays

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

May 23, 2015 - May 23, 2015 @ 12:30 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Saturdays, May 9 - May 23 (no program on 5/16) Discover our newest addition to Heckscher Farm — Heckscher WILD! Meet some of our animals up close and create lunch for some, too. Don't forget to visit our river otters, Bert and Edie, to see them get their lunch. All programs, except for otter feeding, will meet at the Heckscher WILD! exhibit. Otter feeding will meet at the Otter Pond....

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Stepping Stones Brings the Sun, Moon and Stars to Norwalk!

Stepping Stones Museum for Children

May 23, 2015 - May 25, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

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

Opening January 31, get ready for the incredible exhibit My Sky funded by NASA and created through a partnership between Boston Children’s Museum and Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory.   My Sky is an exhibit about the universe. But it is also about each of us, and how the sky above impacts our lives here on Earth. The sky is, after all, universal. It is something we all...

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Pass It On! Teaching A New Generation How To Stitch Embroidery Workshops

Wilton Historical Society

May 23, 2015 - May 30, 2015 @ 2:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

The Fairfield County Chapter of the Embroiderers’ Guild of  America will present a series of free workshops at the Wilton Historical Society on three Saturdays in May;  May 2, 9 and 30 from 2 – 3:30. The program consists of three sessions, each one and a half hours long, taught by an experienced principal teacher with at least two aides.  All volunteers are members...

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

May 23, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

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

January 2 - December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate of Henri Bendel. With a working farm, handicapped accessible woodland trails, observatory, interactive art gallery and planetarium, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center is the ideal spot for your next company outing, off-site meeting or private...

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ASTRONOMY NIGHTS: Summer Triangle: The Gateway to the Milky Way

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

May 29, 2015 @ 07:30 PM

Head to the Observatory to explore the night sky, planets, stars, and more! Start by learning about The Summer Triangle: The Gateway to the Milky Way, followed by a visit to view the night sky through the Observatory's 22-inch research telescope. The presentation portion of the program will be held rain or shine. Viewing hours are weather permitting. This program is suitable for children ages 5...

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Compass Challenge

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

May 31, 2015 @ 03:00 PM

Assess your navigation skills with our outdoor compass challenge! Discover the basics of orienteering to improve your outdoor skills and test yourself on our challenge course. We'll learn the proper way to take a bearing and how to set and maintain a course to ensure you are going in the correct direction. Participants will also learn how to read basic maps and how to interpret other...

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Exhibition: “Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited”

Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery

Jun 1, 2015 - Jun 6, 2015 @ 11:00 AM

This event occurs every 10 week(s) on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Fairfield University’s Thomas J. Walsh Art Gallery presents its newest exhibition, “Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited,” on view from March 26 through June 6, 2015.   “Ghosts in the Landscape: Vietnam Revisited” is an exhibition of 46 prints by photographer and ex-combat Marine, Craig J. Barber, that was organized by the George Eastman House International Museum of...

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