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July 2018

The 2017 film makes connections between the Jewish farm families, their place in world and state history and the lessons...

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July 10 @ 7:00 pm

Zoo Night at the Museum

An entertaining exotic animal show featuring a kangaroo, snake, bird of prey, a monkey and more. Fun for the whole...

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Historian Todd Levine shares images of key examples of Connecticut’s farm architecture before taking a walk through the gallery.

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Learn about life on a Connecticut farm conveyed through Leslie Evan’s first-person presentation of a farmer’s wife in Connecticut.

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Dr. Mark J. Schenker discusses the well-researched fictional account of Christina Olsen, who was the inspiration for Andrew Wyeth’s famous...

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The painting Seven Miles to Farmington by CT artist George H. Durrie has been the focus of the Museum’s online...

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August 2018

August 5 @ 2:00 pm

Gallery Talk in Song

Join farmer/musician Nick Anderson for a set of songs inspired by life on the farm as well as the modern...

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This program features songs celebrating rural traditions from the 1780s up to more modern times. Music Historians and Musicians Rick...

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Judy Friday and Curator Amy Kurtz Lansing will have a conversation in the gallery highlighting the ups and downs of...

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August 19 @ 1:00 pm

Chores from Dawn to Dusk

Learn about life on a Connecticut farm conveyed through Leslie Evan’s first-person presentation of a farmer’s wife in Connecticut.

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Dr. Mark J. Schenker, Senior Associate Dean and Dean of Academic Affairs at Yale College, discusses selections of poems drawn...

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Discover how domestic hop production began in New England as early as the 1620s.

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