MINDFULNESS EVENT: Forest Bathing Along the Artists’ Trail

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Regan Stacey, Certified Forest Bathing Guide $45 (members 10% discount) includes a Be Our Guest Pass to the Museum, redeemable for one adult admission. Purchase tickets here Awaken your senses through a guided Forest Bathing experience along the Museum’s Artists’ Trail. Rain or shine (dress accordingly). Forest Bathing, also known as Forest Therapy, fosters...

FAMILY EVENT: Springtime Trail Day: Art, History, and Nature Along the Artists’ Trail

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Included with Museum Admission Come explore the Museum’s Artists' Trail and interact with experts on the art, history, and nature to be found along the way. Hands-on crafts, mini tours, and more. Fun for the whole family. Celebrate the site's art, history, and nature on this special day. Art: Plein-air painter Hollis Dunlap will be on...

GALLERY TALK: Dana Sherwood and the Legacy of Animal Appetites

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Jenny Parsons, Ph.D., Associate Curator Free with Museum Admission, no advance reservation required Join Parsons for an introduction to the work of contemporary artist Dana Sherwood, who creates banquets for wild animals as part of her quest to better understand the human/non-human animal relationship. Hear about how Sherwood's paintings, sculpture, film, and immersive installations...

ADULT CRAFTING EVENT: Art•Bar Happy Hour: Painting “En Plein Air”

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Julie Garvin Riggs, Director 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 an evening of painting on the grounds in the style of the original Lyme Art Colony painters. All materials included. Grab your tickets quickly...

GALLERY TALK: Nights, Camera, Action!: Capturing Wildlife Antics on Video

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Dana Sherwood, Artist-in-Residence Free with Museum Admission Artist Dana Sherwood uses night vision cameras to film the animals that venture onto her stage sets after dark lured by freshly prepared and beautifully arranged food. She will address her interest in collaborating with animals in her film work in this gallery talk, in connection with...

VIRTUAL LECTURE: The Intemperate Watermelon: Racism and Excess in Still Lifes of Fruit

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Shana Reisig, Assistant Professor of Art History, Kent State University $10 (members 10% discount) Purchase tickets here Watermelons were a rowdy fruit in American art; they were shown leaking juice, vomiting seeds, and sliding across tables in still-life representations. The fruit’s reputation as messy and hard to control no doubt influenced artistic representations as...

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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.

Garden Luncheon 2022

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Our beloved annual Garden Luncheon returns in person to the grounds of the Florence Griswold Museum!

CT Open House Day

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Celebrate the 17th annual statewide Open House Day on the grounds of the Museum with free admission!

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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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