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July 2017

Midsummer 2017 Pre Concert Open House

July 28 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Free admission to the special exhibition: Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art.

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Midsummer Special: Reduced Museum Admission

July 29 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Reduced $5 admission to the Museum from 9am-3pm. Current special exhibition: Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art. No additional discounts can apply.

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August 2017

Off-Site Event: Painting the Barbizon Oak

August 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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$5 - $7

Just like the original artists of the Lyme Art Colony, participants are invited to walk from the Museum to the site of the Barbizon Oak, a famed tree in the Champlain Farm North property, maintained by the Town of Old Lyme.

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Dusting the Elephants: Challenges and Techniques to Preserving Natural Science Collections

August 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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$5 - $7

The ephemeral quality of natural specimens and taxidermy is at odds with the museum conservator’s work towards preserving collections that are historically, scientifically, and artistically important.

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Drawn to Nature: Start Your Own Expedition Sketchbook

August 4 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until August 18, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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$60 - $75

Museum Class: Blencowe inspires her students in the art of keeping a visual journal. Students will capture small moments of nature in a big way.

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Lecture and Garden Walk: Butterfly Neighbors

August 6 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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$5 - $7

Inspired by the collection of moths and butterflies on view at the Museum, Himmelman introduces participants to the current state of living butterflies and moths native to the region.

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Drawn to Nature: Start Your Own Expedition Sketchbook

August 11 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until August 18, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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$60 - $75

Museum Class: Blencowe inspires her students in the art of keeping a visual journal. Students will capture small moments of nature in a big way.

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Chasing Butterflies: American Artists Collect Natural History

August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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$5 - $7

This talk explores artists' pursuit of butterflies and their experimentations with representation from the early 19th century to today.

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Gallery Talk: Truth to Nature: The American Pre-Raphaelites and Beyond

August 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Jenny Parsons, Assistant Curator Come hear Parsons discuss how artists like William Trost Richards and Fidelia Bridges were inspired by British critic John Ruskin to create landscapes, still lifes, and studies based on their meticulous observation of nature en plein air. Painting: Fidelia Bridges (1834–1923), Wild Roses Among Rye, 1874, Watercolor and gouache over pencil on heavy wove paper, 13 ½ x 9 in., Florence Griswold Museum, Gift of The Hartford Steam Boiler Inspection and Insurance Company

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Drawn to Nature: Start Your Own Expedition Sketchbook

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until August 18, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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$60 - $75

Museum Class: Blencowe inspires her students in the art of keeping a visual journal. Students will capture small moments of nature in a big way.

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