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ANNUAL FLORAL EVENT: Blooms with a View: A Display of Art & Flowers

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free with Museum Admission Visitors enjoy stunning flower arrangements by floral artists interpreting works of art in the Griswold House, the Marshfield House, and in the exhibition Dana Sherwood: Animal Appetites and Other Encounters in Wildness.

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ANNUAL FLORAL EVENT: Blooms with a View: A Display of Art & Flowers

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free with Museum Admission Visitors enjoy stunning flower arrangements by floral artists interpreting works of art in the Griswold House, the Marshfield House, and in the exhibition Dana Sherwood: Animal Appetites and Other Encounters in Wildness.

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Discovery Sundays

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free with Museum Admission! Family fun every Sunday.

VIRTUAL LECTURE: Dana Sherwood: Animal Appetites and Other Encounters in Wildness

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Dana Sherwood, Artist-in-Residence $10 (members 10% discount) Purchase tickets here Over the past decade, Dana Sherwood's art has pioneered an approach to understanding humans’ relationship to wild nature through her experiments with cross-species communication. In this talk the artist will share insights from her artistic journey around the globe, using food as a conduit...

ADULT CRAFTING EVENT: Art•Bar Happy Hour: Creative Journaling

with Julie Garvin Riggs, Manager of Youth Education & Outreach  $25 (members 10% discount) Purchase tickets here The Museum’s Art•Bar combines creativity with light fare and libations. Join Julie Riggs for a fun and creative project. Design a colorful 3-D cover of your own journal as well as assemble pages for ongoing creative expression. All...

GARDEN EVENT: Herbal Teas for Health & Happiness

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Leslie Evans, Director, Avery-Copp House Museum, Groton, CT $20 (members 10% discount); limited to 18 participants Purchase tickets here Spend the afternoon with Evans learning the history of special herbs and spices used in delicious tea blends. Choose the herbs based on the desired health and happiness outcomes. Participants will learn about tea, drink...

JAZZ & POETRY EVENT: Juneteenth Celebration

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free Event Between 1670 and 1820 more than 200 enslaved African American and indigenous people labored in the historic town of Lyme. Today, Witness Stones along Lyme Street mark former sites of enslavement and indentured servitude. The Juneteenth celebration takes place on the grounds of the Museum and features music by the Nat Reeves Jazz...

ART FILM AT THE KATE: Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser

Katharine Hepburn Cultural Arts Center 300 Main Street, Old Saybrook

Frames in Film: Presented by The Kate & Florence Griswold Museum $15 (members $13); tickets at katharinehepburntheater.org or call (860) 510-0453 (box office fees apply) Museum members call (860) 434-5542, ext. 111, for discount code The V&A presents Alice: Curiouser and Curiouser, a big-screen experience of the Victoria & Albert’s thought-provoking exhibition” based on Alice...

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Discovery Sundays

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free with Museum Admission! Family fun every Sunday.

VIRTUAL LECTURE: How We Eat: The Brave New World of Food and Drink

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Paco Underhill, Market Researcher and Bestselling Author $10 (members 10% discount) Purchase tickets here Join award-winning researcher and author Paco Underhill for an introduction to his newest book, How We Eat, which demonstrates that our food system—how we produce, process, distribute, and consume food—is broken. Underhill offers an upbeat, hopeful, and characteristically witty approach...

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