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VIRTUAL LECTURE: The Power of Tarot: Archetypes in Art, Myth, and Nature

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Li Sumpter, Ph.D., Multidisciplinary Artist and Independent Scholar $10 (members 10% discount) Purchase tickets here Explores the timeless art and archetypes of tarot traditions from around the world discussed in parallel with the mythic elements of Dana Sherwood's multidisciplinary works. As Sumpter offers insight into the constellation of human and animal figures that populate...

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Midsummer Super Sale in The Shop

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Up to 75% off all kinds of great selected items including unique gifts, art books, kids books and toys, stationery, garden items, and a whole lot more! Pick up something special for family, friends, or yourself.

Pre-Midsummer Concert Open House and Shop Sale

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free Admission View the current exhibition, Dana Sherwood: Animal Appetites and Other Encounters in Wildness before the concert begins at 7pm. Preview The Shop’s Midsummer Super Sale as well! Image: Dana Sherwood, Seas of Horses and Cake (detail), 2019. Watercolor on paper, 363⁄4 x 511⁄2 in., Courtesy of the Artist and Denny Dimin Gallery, New York.

Parading Paws Dog Show! at Midsummer Festival

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Registration 10-10:30am; judging begins at 10:45am Sit. Stay. Enjoy. Every dog walks away a winner at the Parading Paws Dog Show! Prizes are awarded based on each dog's most distinguished characteristics, such as Best Smile, Biggest Paws, and Longest Tail. Special award categories include Best Trick and Best Costume. Presented by Vista Life Innovations. This...

Hands-On, M!nds-On Along The Artists’ Trail

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

We are celebrating the third anniversary of the Museum’s award-winning Robert F. Schumann Artists’ Trail by offering a reimagined Hands-On, M!nds-On event for families to meet staff and volunteers from local cultural organizations that foster an understanding and appreciation for the art, history, and nature of the region. Featuring free family-friendly crafts and activities! Enjoy...

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Midsummer Super Sale in The Shop

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Up to 75% off all kinds of great selected items including unique gifts, art books, kids books and toys, stationery, garden items, and a whole lot more! Pick up something special for family, friends, or yourself.

Midsummer Festival Open House

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free Admission to the Museum View the current exhibition, Dana Sherwood: Animal Appetites and Other Encounters in Wildness in the Krieble Gallery and explore the art and history on view in the Griswold Boardinghouse for Artists, c. 1910.

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Discovery Sundays

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free with Museum Admission! Family fun every Sunday.

GALLERY TALK: Raccoons, Opossum, and Cake, Oh My!: The Lyme Legacy Continues

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Jenny Parsons, Ph.D., Associate Curator Join Parsons in the third gallery with Dana Sherwood's film set to hear about how this contemporary artist continues the legacy of the Lyme Art Colony through the intersecting themes of animals, food, and women's history. Next, stroll to Sherwood's outdoor Conservatory sculpture, and on to the Griswold House...

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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: Digesting Wilderness: The Culture of Wild Food

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Prof. Rachel Black, Associate Professor and Chair of the Anthropology Department, Connecticut College  $10 (members 10% discount) Purchase tickets here Is there such a thing as wild food? Building on the central theme of Dana Sherwood’s exhibit, this talk will examine cultural notions of wilderness through food and look at the ways in which...

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