Mind-Blowing Balloon Art

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Twisting the Day Away at Twinkle Point with April Brunelle, Balloon Artist Come meet April, the balloon twisting artist who can conjure anything from her palette of colorful balloons. Ask for a wand, a sword, or a cartoon character, and watch it appear before your very eyes. Events at 10:30am-12:30pm and 1-3pm. This event is...

Members’ Double Discount Days

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Museum Members enjoy 20% off in The Shop Get a jump on your holiday shopping while enjoying additional savings! Find something special for friends, family, or even yourself. Not yet a Member? Join today!

Members-Only Monday

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Free admission for Museum Members to Wee Faerie Village event (waiving the month long $5 Member fee this day only); Non-Members can purchase a Membership the day of and stay and enjoy the event. Not yet a Member? Join today! Members have an all-access pass to the Museum on Indigenous Peoples’ Day, a holiday that...

Painting Demonstration

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Contemporary Impressionism in Twinkle Point with Dmitri Wright, Impressionist Painter Please note: this event has been rescheduled from 10/2 due to weather. We apologize for any inconvenience. Enjoy a plein air painting demonstration by one of Connecticut's leading teaching artists in the contemporary Impressionist style. Ask questions and learn about the process from an accomplished local...

GALLERY TALK: Only a Dream?

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Amy Kurtz Lansing, Curator Free with Museum Admission Are dreams expressions of our hopes and fears? Do they offer us respite from or a restless take on our waking lives? How have artists tapped dreams as sources of creativity? And what added significance do dreams carry in American culture? Join Curator Amy Kurtz Lansing...

Ahoy! Ahoy! Pirate Day at Twinkle Point

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Come meet the Free Men of the Sea, arrr-fully good re-enactors who bring the myths and history of pirates and privateers to life. Flintlock pistol demonstrations on the hour beginning at 12 noon. Be sure to also visit the Education Center to purchase a special Wee Faerie Crafting Kit for $5 (while supplies last). This...

ART FILM AT THE KATE: Botticelli: Florence and the Medici

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

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 Florence in the era of the powerhouse Italian statesman, politician, and patron, Lorenzo de’ Medici, was the heart of Renaissance art...

Splish! Splash! A Day at Mermaid Cove

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

Twinkle Point unveils its latest “living” sculpture of a mermaid to adorn Mermaid Cove. Come marvel at the remarkable stillness of this mermaid before she disappears once again to her watery depths. Great photo opportunities for the whole family. This event is free with Museum Admission. Visit Wee Faerie Village presents: Twinkle Point, an amusement park...

ADULT CRAFTING EVENT: An Artist Studio for a Dollhouse

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Fran Sussman, Miniature Artisan, Member International Guild of Miniature Artisans $125 (Members 10% Discount) Purchase tickets here Just as a real house needs a dollhouse, every dollhouse needs its own miniature. In the dollhouse world, this is referred to as 1:144 scale, or a "dollhouse for a dollhouse," where an inch represents 12 feet....

Maggie’s Magical Potions & Tea Shop

Florence Griswold Museum 96 Lyme Street, Old Lyme, CT

with Leslie Evans, Director, Avery-Copp House Museum, Groton and Natalie Livingstone, Educator, Avery-Copp House Museum, Groton Come and meet Margaret Sullivan and learn about the wonders of her tea shop. Learn about the many herbs that have magical healing powers and taste some delicious blends of tea. You can make your own blend as well...

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