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April 2017

An American Orientalist: the Life and Legacy of Edward Elbridge Salisbury (1814-1901)

April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Lecture: Roberta L. Dougherty, Librarian for Middle East Studies at Yale University Library explores the life of Edward Elbridge Salisbury (1814-1901), a Yale professor. Salisbury was an American pioneer of Oriental studies, the first professor of Arabic and Sanskrit in the Americas, and a founding member of the American Oriental Society, one of the oldest scholarly societies in the United States. She discusses his life in Old Lyme where he and his wife, Evelyn MacCurdy Salisbury (1823-1917), enthusiastically shared interest…

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$225 - $250

WINTER STUDIES 2017

April 21 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 28, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Join Dr. Schenker for a series of lectures on “How to Read a Film,” a course of his own design that will allow film fans of all stripes to deepen their enjoyment and understanding of ten classic movies by five important directors covering more than 60 years.

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$5 - $14.99

Book Event: Tales from the Crib

April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Join us for a sure-to-be-funny candid chat with staff member Filiatreault about her new book, a fun collection of her favorite columns and writings spanning her first years in the “mom” business. Feel free to bring along your own questions for this modern-day mom.

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$225 - $250

WINTER STUDIES 2017

April 28 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Friday, repeating until April 28, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Join Dr. Schenker for a series of lectures on “How to Read a Film,” a course of his own design that will allow film fans of all stripes to deepen their enjoyment and understanding of ten classic movies by five important directors covering more than 60 years.

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Exhibitions on Screen: The Artist’s Garden

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Co-sponsored by The Kate and Florence Griswold Museum Enjoy an armchair visit to the great museums of the world through this series of art exhibitions on film featuring intimate access to some of the greatest treasure houses in Europe and America. $15 (member $13); go online or contact The Kate for tickets at (860) 510-0453; for series of five films, $70 (member $60) Museum members should contact the Front Desk at (860) 434-5542, ext. 111 or frontdesk@flogris.org for special member discount code. Saturday, January…

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Exhibitions on Screen: The Artist’s Garden

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Co-sponsored by The Kate and Florence Griswold Museum Enjoy an armchair visit to the great museums of the world through this series of art exhibitions on film featuring intimate access to some of the greatest treasure houses in Europe and America. $15 (member $13); go online or contact The Kate for tickets at (860) 510-0453; for series of five films, $70 (member $60) Museum members should contact the Front Desk at (860) 434-5542, ext. 111 or frontdesk@flogris.org for special member discount code. Saturday, January…

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May 2017

Museum Closed

May 1
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An event every week that begins at 12:00am on Monday, repeating until January 7, 2019

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Community Free Day!

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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FloGris Offers Free Admission to All Sunday, May 7 Annual Free Day Showcases Museum Offerings The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme presents its annual Community Free Day on Sunday, May 7 from 11am to 5pm in Old Lyme. The event offers free admission to the Museum’s 13-acre campus, and includes family friendly activities and musicians Steve Elci and Friends at noon. Museum-goers visiting the original Florence Griswold House are treated to guides sharing stories of the Lyme Art Colony…

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Gallery Talk: SEE/change Project

May 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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The Museum received federal funding to explore using a work of art to develop ways to teach students about Connecticut’s history, art, and people. Learn more about the project and the process at this fun and informative interactive session with David D.J. Rau, Director of Education & Outreach.

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Paintings & Poetry: A Tour in Verse

May 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Join local poets as they present poems inspired by the works of art on view.

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