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Florence Griswold Museum

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96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
8604345542 http://florencegriswoldmuseum.org/

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March 2017
$225 - $250

WINTER STUDIES 2017

March 24 @ 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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$7 - $10

Meeting Matilda: A One-Woman Show About One Remarkable Artist

March 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday, repeating until May 28, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Matilda Browne, one of the key members
of the Lyme Art Colony and the subject of
 our current exhibition, comes to life in
 this 40-minute original one-woman show developed by writer and actor Diana Dunlop for the Florence Griswold Museum. Through fun moments and touching memories of the past, Matilda shares the ups and downs of her artistic journey. Hear Matilda’s stories of a life filled with art, adventure, and more. Performances at 1:30pm and 3:30pm. Performances March 26, April 23…

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$5 - $7

Snip! Snip! Spring Pruning Workshop

March 31 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Walk the grounds with Sheila Wertheimer as she demonstrates the proper way to prune roses, lilacs, hydrangeas, mock orange, winterberry, and various fruit trees. Dress for outdoor walking.

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$225 - $250

WINTER STUDIES 2017

March 31 @ 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.

Find out more »
April 2017

April Fool’s Day Beach Party with T-Bone, America’s Musical Pied Piper


April 1 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Celebrate the beginning of the Museum’s summer season with this indoor beach party. Energetic family entertainer T-Bone presents a fun-filled tropical adventure through the use of songs, stories, instruments, games, and more! This show is heavy on participation so come prepared to party. Shows at 11:30am and 2:30pm.

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Paint Like Matilda in Our Pop-Up Barnyard

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Ellie Mae the calf, MacIntosh the goat, and Shasta the Donkey pose for visitors to paint. On loan from Wounded Eagle Farm in Canterbury, Connecticut, these beautiful creatures are the kinds of animals
 that Matilda Browne might have painted. All materials included, but feel free to bring your own.

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Discovery Sundays

April 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$5 - $7

Snip! Snip! Spring Pruning Workshops

April 2 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Walk the grounds with Landscape Historian Sheila Wertheimer as she demonstrates the proper way to prune roses, lilacs, hydrangeas, mock orange, winterberry, and various fruit trees. Dress for outdoor walking.

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$225 - $250

WINTER STUDIES 2017

April 7 @ 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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Shadow Puppet Show: Shadows Around the World

April 8 @ 11:30 am - 3:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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This fun and informative family show explores the history of shadow puppetry and
 its development throughout the world. Jim Napolitano (Nappy), Puppeteer focuses on world cultures and history and the development of shadow theater as an art form. Learn and laugh at the same time. Fun for all. Shows at 11:30am and 2:30pm

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Exhibitions on Screen: Goya Visions of Flesh and Blood

April 8 @ 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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Discovery Sundays

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Beasts and Best Friends In & Around Old Lyme

April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Old Lyme’s bucolic environment attracted many animal painters who sought to immerse themselves in the rural life of the region’s farms and pastures. Jenny Parsons, Assistant Curator discusses works from this exhibition that provides a broader context for Matilda Browne’s animal painting.

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$85 - $100

Trip to the Whitney Biennial

April 13 @ 8:30 am - 7:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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The Whitney Biennial is the longest running survey of contemporary art in the US, with a history of exhibiting the most promising and influential artists and provoking lively debate. The 78th Biennial is the first to be held in the Whitney’s downtown home, and the largest ever in terms of gallery space. Our visit will feature a 90-minute guided introduction to the show. There will be time for lunch (on your own) as well as a springtime visit to the High Line.

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Discovery Sundays

April 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$22 - $25

Art•Bar Happy Hour: Say It with Flowers

April 20 @ 5:30 am - 7:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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The Museum’s Art•Bar combines creativity with light fare and libations. Join artists Alice and Duane Luster for an easy lesson in creating stunning flower arrangements. Learn the basics of good flower design and how to use natural materials before creating your own oral work of art. Please bring floral/ flower pruners. All other materials included.

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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.

Find out more »

Discovery Sundays

April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$7 - $10

Meeting Matilda: A One-Woman Show About One Remarkable Artist

April 23 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday, repeating until May 28, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
+ Google Map

Matilda Browne, one of the key members
of the Lyme Art Colony and the subject of
 our current exhibition, comes to life in
 this 40-minute original one-woman show developed by writer and actor Diana Dunlop for the Florence Griswold Museum. Through fun moments and touching memories of the past, Matilda shares the ups and downs of her artistic journey. Hear Matilda’s stories of a life filled with art, adventure, and more. Performances at 1:30pm and 3:30pm. Performances March 26, April 23…

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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.

Find out more »

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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Discovery Sundays

April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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May 2017

Cafe Flo opens for the Season

May 2
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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Admission is Free! Explore the Museum’s exhibitions and grounds on this special free day. Hands-on art activities in the Hartman Education Center from 11am-4pm. Family friendly entertainment by Steve Elci and Friends at 12noon.

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Discovery Sundays

May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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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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Discovery Sundays

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Mother’s Day Event, Book Talk & Demo: “Do Fairies Bring the Spring?”

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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After a long winter’s rest with little to do, are the fairies ready to start something new, do they use tiny brushes and oil pastels to paint crocuses, lilacs, and daffodils? Do they entice the trees to turn green and the flowers to grow? Author Liza Gardner Walsh reads from her newest book and then mesmerize young and old with a faerie craft.

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Discovery Sundays

May 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Discovery Sundays

May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$7 - $10

Meeting Matilda: A One-Woman Show About One Remarkable Artist

May 28 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:30pm on Sunday, repeating until May 28, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Matilda Browne, one of the key members
of the Lyme Art Colony and the subject of
 our current exhibition, comes to life in
 this 40-minute original one-woman show developed by writer and actor Diana Dunlop for the Florence Griswold Museum. Through fun moments and touching memories of the past, Matilda shares the ups and downs of her artistic journey. Hear Matilda’s stories of a life filled with art, adventure, and more. Performances at 1:30pm and 3:30pm. Performances March 26, April 23…

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June 2017

The Flora/Fauna Around the Florence Griswold Museum Campus

June 4 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Join experienced local conservationist Judy Preston for a circumnavigation along the edges of the 13.5 acre campus of the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. Preston shares information about the flora and fauna of the micro environments as well as the larger context of the site in the lower Connecticut River estuary region. Tour begins walking along the banks of the Lieutenant River with a view of the salt marsh, and continue along the old farm road that leads to Lyme…

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Discovery Sundays

June 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Cafe Flo Closed for private event

June 9
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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GardenFest

June 9 - June 18
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Gardens at the Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT

Visitors to the Museum understand immediately the site's appeal to the artists who stayed at “Miss Florence” Griswold’s boardinghouse over a century ago. Her house, gardens, and river view were favored subjects of her artistic boarders. Highlights include, Garden Luncheon Friday, June 9 and Blooms with a View June 9, 10, and 11.

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Blooms with a View

June 9 - June 11
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Enjoy stunning flower arrangements interpreting works of art from the Flora/Fauna: The Naturalist Impulse in American Art exhibition. Playing off colors, lines, shapes, and subject matter, each display reflects its inspiration in masterful ways.

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Discovery Sundays

June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$130 - $145

DAY TRIP: New York Botanical Gardens: CHIHULY

June 13 @ 7:00 am - 7:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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This day trip features guided tours of
the NYBG’s summer exhibition featuring breathtaking works of art by world-renowned artist Dale Chihuly, his first major garden New York exhibition in a decade. CHIHULY showcases nearly 20 installations and includes drawings and early works that reveal the evolution and development of Chihuly’s artistic process during his celebrated career. Gourmet lunch included in a private air-conditioned dining room.

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Discovery Sundays

June 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Connecticut’s Historic Gardens Day

June 25 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Enjoy this special state-wide celebration of Connecticut’s stunning historic gardens.

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Discovery Sundays

June 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Art Colony Camp 1

June 26 @ 10:00 am - June 30 @ 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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THIS SESSION HAS BEEN FILLED. Creative kids explore the art and history of the Lyme Art Colony in their own colony of young artists at the Museum’s five-day camps. Geared for students entering grades 1-6, Art Colony Campers investigate the Museum’s art exhibitions as well as paint, play games, and more. Camps include a camp t-shirt, all art-making materials, and daily snacks. Each week culminates in a fun Art Show displaying the week of student projects for family and friends.

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July 2017

Discovery Sundays

July 2 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$120 - $135

Intensive Mini Camp for Middle School Students

July 5 @ 10:00 am - July 7 @ 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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This three-day mini camp is perfect for the middle school student who has an interest in art. Campers explore a variety of skill-building exercises. Camp includes a t-shirt, materials, and snacks.

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Discovery Sundays

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Art Colony Camp 2

July 10 @ 10:00 am - July 14 @ 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Creative kids explore the art and history of the Lyme Art Colony in their own colony of young artists at the Museum’s ve-day camps. Geared for students entering grades 1-6, campers investigate the Museum’s exhibitions as well as paint, play games, and more.

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Discovery Sundays

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$200 - $220

Art Colony Camp 3

July 17 @ 10:00 am - July 21 @ 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Creative kids explore the art and history of the Lyme Art Colony in their own colony of young artists at the Museum’s five-day camps. Geared for students entering grades 1-6, campers investigate the Museum’s exhibitions as well as paint, play games, and more. Camps include a t-shirt, all art-making materials, and daily snacks. Each week culminates in a fun art show displaying the week of student projects for family and friends.

Find out more »

Discovery Sundays

July 23 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$200 - $220

Art Colony Camp 4

July 24 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Creative kids explore the art and history of the Lyme Art Colony in their own colony of young artists at the Museum’s five-day camps. Geared for students entering grades 1-6, campers investigate the Museum’s exhibitions as well as paint, play games, and more. Camps include a t-shirt, all art-making materials, and daily snacks. Each week culminates in a fun art show displaying the week of student projects for family and friends.

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Midsummer Festival

July 29 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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SAVE THE DATE: Cultural and social service organizations partner with local artists and businesses to celebrate the arts in Old Lyme with a mix of music, art exhibitions, and food.

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Discovery Sundays

July 30 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$200 - $220

Art Colony Camp 5

July 31 @ 10:00 am - August 4 @ 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Creative kids explore the art and history of the Lyme Art Colony in their own colony of young artists at the Museum’s five-day camps. Geared for students entering grades 1-6, campers investigate the Museum’s exhibitions as well as paint, play games, and more. Camps include a t-shirt, all art-making materials, and daily snacks. Each week culminates in a fun art show displaying the week of student projects for family and friends.

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August 2017

Discovery Sundays

August 6 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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$200 - $220

Art Colony Camp 6

August 7 @ 10:00 am - August 11 @ 3:00 pm
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Creative kids explore the art and history of the Lyme Art Colony in their own colony of young artists at the Museum’s five-day camps. Geared for students entering grades 1-6, campers investigate the Museum’s exhibitions as well as paint, play games, and more. Camps include a t-shirt, all art-making materials, and daily snacks. Each week culminates in a fun art show displaying the week of student projects for family and friends.

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Discovery Sundays

August 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Discovery Sundays

August 20 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Discovery Sundays

August 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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September 2017

Discovery Sundays

September 3 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Discovery Sundays

September 10 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Discovery Sundays

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Cafe Closed for Private Event

September 23
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Discovery Sundays

September 24 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Why not make a painting this Sunday? Drop in at the Museum’s Education Center for a quick painting lesson before heading down to the river or out in the garden for an afternoon of plein-air painting. All materials included. Be sure to stop at the Portable Art Studio on the grounds and check out an Explorer’s Kit. Fun for the whole family. Sundays, April 2–September 24, 1-5pm

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Wee Faerie Village

September 30 - October 29
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Wee Faerie Village, Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme

Visitors of all ages marvel at the detail and craftsmanship as they explore over thirty hand-crafted, faerie-sized buildings nestled throughout the Museum’s 13-acre historic site.

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October 2017

Cafe Flo closes for the Season

October 31
Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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