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  • Please note that the Gallery is closed as we install a new exhibition. The Florence Griswold House and Jennifer Angus installation remains open. Look for "Nothing More American" to open September 28.
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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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September 2019

September 21 @ 6:00 pm

Annual Benefit Auction & Dinner Dance

Mark your calendars for this year’s Annual Benefit Auction & Dinner Dance, now in it’s 37th year, on Saturday, September...

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September 22 @ 11:00 am

Discovery Sundays

Drop in for a quick painting lesson before an afternoon of plein-air painting.

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Jennifer Angus’s installation Silver Wings and Golden Scales is the setting for this first-person theatrical appearance.

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Museum Educators present a superhero or wee faerie-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit. A different project...

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October 2019

October 1 @ 3:30 pm

Make a Wee Faerie House Workshop

Decorate your very own wee faerie house with an assortment of creative supplies.

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Higher, further, faster! Calling all Superheroes! Join the newest Captain Marvelous & Spidey for an epic training session! They will...

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Join Leifheit for an exploration of his photographs for Nothing More American.

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Museum Educators present a superhero or wee faerie-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit. A different project...

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Become a super reader by practicing your reading aloud skills to Link.

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October 7 @ 5:30 pm

October Expressive Wellness

A series is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awarenes through the creative art making process.

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Enjoy a discussion of In Search of Goliathus Hercules (2013), the first novel of Jennifer Angus.

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October 8 @ 3:30 pm

Make a Wee Faerie House Workshop

Decorate your very own wee faerie house with an assortment of creative supplies.

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A unique learning activity followed by a hands-on art project each session.

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Art demonstration featuring  Dmitri Wright, Connecticut Impressionist Painter.

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Museum Educators present a superhero or wee faerie-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit. A different project...

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Singing is their super power. Enjoy the captivating voices of the caped Co Co Beaux, Connecticut College’s all-male a cappella...

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Members receive 20% off all their shop purchases.

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October 14 @ 10:00 am

Columbus Day Fun

Behold the sculpture of mighty Thor, frozen in place until “danced” alive by wee faeries and little superheroes.

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October 15 @ 3:30 pm

Make a Wee Faerie House Workshop

Decorate your very own wee faerie house with an assortment of creative supplies.

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A night of making a wee faerie house filled with faerie furniture. All materials included.

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Ahoy Mateys! The pirates have come ashore and set up camp at the Museum.

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Museum Educators present a superhero or wee faerie-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit. A different project...

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October 22 @ 3:30 pm

Make a Wee Faerie House Workshop

Decorate your very own wee faerie house with an assortment of creative supplies.

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Join Kurtz Lansing to learn about the iconic significance of the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme as a touchstone...

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October 26 @ 11:00 am

Heroic Halloween Fun

It’s a Bird, It’s a Plane, It’s a Monster, It’s a Whatever! Halloween fun lasts all day with treats and...

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Artist talk with Brooklyn-based photographer Matthew Leifheit.

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Museum Educators present a superhero or wee faerie-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit. A different project...

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A Passion for American Art: A Study Day at the Newly Expanded Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA The Peabody Essex...

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November 2019

Jennifer Angus’s installation Silver Wings and Golden Scales is the setting for this first-person theatrical appearance.

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Ah, what a night! Miss Florence, and her family home, have been transformed after an insect-themed soirée thrown by the...

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Featuring Julie Ribchinsky, cellist and Professor of Music at Central Connecticut State University. Join us for an intimate concert with...

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November 4 @ 5:30 pm

November Expressive Wellness

A series is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awareness through the creative art making process.

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A unique learning activity followed by a hands-on art project each session.

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Jennifer Angus demonstrates the extraordinary diversity and beauty of insects, bringing both fantasy and the fantastic to life. Underlying her...

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Kurtz Lansing discusses American Impressionist Childe Hassam’s patriotic series of flag paintings made during World War I.

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Come spend a fun evening arranging a beautiful autumn floral arrangement.

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November 17 @ 2:00 pm

Lecture: Sermons, Scandals, & Slaves

Inside the Meetinghouse: Sermons, Scandals, and Slaves featuring Carolyn Wakeman, Historian and Author. Wakeman explores what happened inside the walls...

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November 29 @ 10:00 am

Santa at the Museum

Ho, ho, ho, and away we go! The Museum’s Magic of Christmas celebrations begin with the arrival of jolly old...

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November 29 @ 1:00 pm

Santa at the Museum

Ho, ho, ho, and away we go! The Museum’s Magic of Christmas celebrations begin with the arrival of jolly old...

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Get into the holiday mood with a dazzling magic show with everyone’s favorite toymaker.

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December 2019

December 1 @ 11:00 am

Drop-In Art: Joy in the Making

A Creative Approach to the Holidays! Museum Educators present a holiday-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit....

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In celebration of the 200 painted palettes, the Museum has published a delightful keepsake book.

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December 8 @ 11:00 am

Drop-In Art: Joy in the Making

A Creative Approach to the Holidays! Museum Educators present a holiday-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit....

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December 9 @ 5:30 pm

December Expressive Wellness

Aseries is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awareness through the creative art making process.

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A unique learning activity followed by a hands-on art project each session.

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December 15 @ 11:00 am

Drop-In Art: Joy in the Making

A Creative Approach to the Holidays! Museum Educators present a holiday-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit....

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December 22 @ 11:00 am

Drop-In Art: Joy in the Making

A Creative Approach to the Holidays! Museum Educators present a holiday-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit....

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December 29 @ 11:00 am

Drop-In Art: Joy in the Making

A Creative Approach to the Holidays! Museum Educators present a holiday-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit....

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January 2020

January 5, 2020 @ 11:00 am

Drop-In Art: Joy in the Making

A Creative Approach to the Holidays! Museum Educators present a holiday-inspired hands-on project for families to enjoy during their visit....

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January 6, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

January Expressive Wellness

A returning series is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awareness through the creative art making process.

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A unique learning activity followed by a hands-on art project each session.

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February 2020

February 10, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

February Expressive Wellness

A series is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awareness through the creative art making process.

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A unique learning activity followed by a hands-on art project each session.

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March 2020

March 9, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

March Expressive Wellness

A series is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awareness through the creative art making process.

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A unique learning activity followed by a hands-on art project each session.

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April 2020

April 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

April Expressive Wellness

A series is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awareness through the creative art making process.

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May 2020

May 11, 2020 @ 5:30 pm

May Expressive Wellness

A series is for artists and non-artists, who wish to deepen their self-awareness through the creative art making process.

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June 2020

June 3, 2020 @ 8:30 am

West Side Story on Broadway in 2020

West Side Story on Broadway in 2020 “Something’s Coming, Something Good” West Side Story, the most exciting musical theater masterpiece...

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