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June 2016

This day trip to the New York Botanical Garden is focused on their summer exhibition and recreated gardens for Impressionism:...

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May 2017

May 19, 2017 @ 9:00 am

GardenFest Plant Sale

Join the Museum’s Garden Gang for a sale of beautiful plants and garden specimens, featuring heirloom perennials, roses, herbs, and...

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June 2017

June 9, 2017


Visitors to the Museum understand immediately the site's appeal to the artists who stayed at “Miss Florence” Griswold’s boardinghouse over...

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Blooms with a View: A Display of Art and Flowers, floral artists interpret artwork - playing off colors, lines, shapes,...

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June 9, 2017 @ 10:00 am

The Botanical Art of Curly Lieber

The Botanical Art of Curly Lieber complements the naturalist art found in the Flora/Fauna exhibition. Some years ago, horticultural designer...

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Animal Embassy, Wildlife and Environmental Conservation Specialists Shows at 11:30am & 2:30pm The vibrant colors and patterns found in the...

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Decorate small terra-cotta pots with paint, gems, and more. This event is free with Museum admission. And Visitors 12 and...

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June 14, 2017 @ 2:00 pm

Gardening in Early New England

Leslie Evans, Historian and Museum Director, Avery-Copp House Museum, Groton, CT Join historian Leslie Evans for a look at plants...

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Join Curator Jenny Parsons for a talk discussing America’s pioneering artist-naturalists like William Bartram, the Peale family, Alexander Wilson, and...

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Create a design for dad (or others) on foam before printing the image with bright inks on colorful cardstock. This...

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Tovah Martin, Garden Author Worried about the world? Take action! Actually, just by being a gardener, you are already making...

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June 25, 2017 @ 12:00 pm

Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day

Enjoy this special state-wide celebration of Connecticut’s stunning historic gardens.

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