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GALLERY TALK: Connecticut & the Creative Spark

April 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

with Jenny Parsons, Associate Curator 

Free with Museum Admission; no advance reservation required

Why create art in Connecticut? Join Parsons for a walk through the Museum’s very first Collection Highlights gallery, featuring art made in our state from the early 19th century to the present. Themes on the environment, community, and creative inspiration will be highlighted through permanent collection works.

From Art Colony to Connecticut Collection: Highlights from the Florence Griswold Museum opens February 20.

Image: Left: Isaac Sheffield (1807–1845), Captain John Manwaring of New London. Oil on canvas, framed 42 7/8 x 36 3/4 in. Florence Griswold Museum, Purchase, 2023.4.1; Right: Isaac Sheffield (1807–1845), Mrs. Martha Pool Manwaring of New London. Oil on canvas, framed 42 7/8 x 36 3/4 in. Florence Griswold Museum, Purchase, 2023.4.2
The Museum’s educational programming is supported by the Community Foundation of Eastern Connecticut; Connecticut Humanities; the Randolph and John Dirks Fund; the John and Kelly Hartman Foundation; the Sally Bill Children’s Education Fund; the Betty M. Challgren Education Fund; the Elizabeth Matthews Hubbard Education Fund; the Ingalls Foundation Education Fund; the Sali Godard Riege Educational Fund; and the Lelan F. Sillin, Jr. Education Endowment Fund.

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Date:
April 11
Time:
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Venue

Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street
Old Lyme, CT 06371 United States
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Phone
8604345542
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Organizer

Florence Griswold
Phone
(860) 434-5542
Email
frontdesk@flogris.org
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