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    The Cartoonists of Silvermine: Past and Present

    Opening May 29 – August 15 in the Silvermine Room “The Cartoonists of Silvermine: Past and Present” is an historical retrospective exhibiting over seventy reproductions of seventeen cartoonists who at one time worked and/or lived in Silvermine from 1900 though the present. The exhibition will open at the Historical Society on Friday, May 29. Come and […]

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    Photographs from the book Midcentury Houses Today – Opening at the Gores

    New Exhibit at the Gores Pavilion May 1 – October 30 Photographs from the book MIDCENTURY HOUSES TODAY Depicting the evolution of sixteen New Canaan Midcentury Moderns Photography by Michael Biondo MIDCENTURY HOUSES TODAY By Jeffrey Matz, Lorenzo Ottaviani, Cristina A. Ross Photography by Michael Biondo Introduction by John M. Dixon Published by The Monacelli […]

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    Costume Exhibit Opens – As We Were 1889

    On Saturday, December 6th, the Society opened its latest costume exhibit, As We Were, featuring the fashions of our founding year, 1889. The exhibit connects two historical events, the first meeting to found the Historical Society, and the wedding of two prominent founders, Edna Hoyt Rogers and Henry Benjamin Rogers. Edna Hoyt Rogers was a lifelong […]

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    The Augusta Simon Room

    Having lived in New Canaan for almost 90 years, the late Augusta Simon is an artistic icon of New Canaan. Relying on memory and photographs, as well as personal observation, she crafted a detailed portrait of New Canaan. The paintings recall some of her fondest memories of growing up and living in New Canaan: Monroe’s […]