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Madagascar: Ghosts of the Past

Bruce Museum

Sep 4, 2015 - Nov 8, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

Madagascar: Ghosts of the Past has a title that only hints at the intrigue waiting for visitors to the Bruce Museum’s science gallery. Isolated for the last 88 million years, Madagascar is populated by hundreds of remarkable species that are found nowhere else on Earth.  Visitors will explore three major phases of Malagasy history and encounter a variety of living and extinct species.

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Theodore Nierenberg: Photographs from His World Travels

Bruce Museum

Sep 4, 2015 - Nov 29, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

August 1, 2015 - November 29, 2015 This series of approximately 30 photographs by Theodore Nierenberg highlights his portraits of indigenous peoples from around the world. Reflecting the vitality and personality of each subject, the images shine a light on the life stories written on their faces. With attention to color and composition, Nierenberg's portrayals celebrate the people and cultures...

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The Great Patriotic War

New Canaan Historical Society

Sep 4, 2015 - Sep 16, 2015 @ 07:00 PM

To commemorate the 70th anniversary of the most devastating land war in history, Mark Albertson will speak on the titanic clash between Nazi Germany and the Soviet Union in which millions died and many of the greatest battles of World War II took place. Mr. Albertson is a historical research editor at Army Aviation magazine and is the historian for the Army Aviation Association of America. Mark...

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Woven in Time:Kashmir Shawls

New Canaan Historical Society

Sep 4, 2015 - Sep 5, 2015 @ 09:30 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

July 7 through September 2015 A new exhibit of Kashmir shawls is opening at the New Canaan Historical Society’s Costumes Museum. The shawls shown reflect the preferences of Americans during the Victorian Period. Included in the exhibit are shawls from the 1st quarter of the 19th century through the end of the century. All shawls and costumes are from the Society’s collection....

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Fairfield’s Fairways: 120 Years of Golf

Fairfield Museum and History Center

Sep 4, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

This exhibition celebrates Fairfield’s long history of golf over the past 120 years. From the founding of the Brooklawn Country Club in 1895, when golf first emerged as a national obsession, to the Country Club of Fairfield, created during golf’s first “golden age,” and the Patterson Club following World War II, Fairfield’s country clubs provided the space for golf to flourish. As...

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Facility Use

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Sep 4, 2015 - Dec 31, 2015 @ 5:00 PM

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

January 2 - December 31, After 5pm For a truly unique and memorable venue, host your event or meeting on the picturesque 118-acre former estate of Henri Bendel. With a working farm, handicapped accessible woodland trails, observatory, interactive art gallery and planetarium, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center is the ideal spot for your next company outing, off-site meeting or private...

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The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride

Bruce Museum

Sep 4, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.

The Seven Deadly Sins: Pride June 27, 2015 - October 18, 2015 The Bruce Museum presents Pride, the sin of arrogance.. This mother of all sins is characterized by the desire to be exceptional. Join us as we explore the dazzling, dizzying heights of mankind’s hubris and vanity -- as well as the resultant cataclysmic falls -- through objects of art and material culture from the Renaissance into...

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Museums on Us

Fairfield Museum

Sep 5, 2015 - Nov 8, 2015 @ 12:45 PM

This event occurs monthly, on the first Saturday and Sunday of September, October and November.

Museums on Us, sponsored by Bank of America September 5 and 6, 10am – 4pm October 3 and 4, 10am – 4pm November 7 and 8, 10am – 4pm Each Bank of America or Merrill Lynch cardholder receives one free general admission to the Fairfield Museum and History Center on the first full weekend of every month!

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The SM&NC Sunday Farm Market Is Back!

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

Sep 6, 2015 - Oct 11, 2015 @ 10:00 AM

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Sunday.

Sundays, June 28 through October 11, 10am – 2pm Many of the previous vendors are returning and we've added some new vendors to offer a wider variety of items. We'll be selling our very own farm-fresh eggs from our chickens on Heckscher Farm, maple syrup made in our own Maple Sugar House, and wool from our sheep. There will be weekly farm-related family activities with our "Market Madness"...

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