2019 NEW CANAAN ORNAMENTS NOW ON SALE AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

NORTHEAST WATERSCAPES: ARTISTS EXPLORE OCEANS, RIVERS, HARBORS

HAT MADNESS

For charge card reservations and pick up, call 203 966-1776.
The exhibition runs through December 14, 2019.
Opening Reception Sunday, December 8 1:30 – 3:00 PM. Exhibition runs through March 8, 2020.

The 2019 New Canaan Ornaments are ready for purchase at the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, 13 Oenoke Ridge. Handmade by the Crafty Tuesday volunteer group, this year’s ornaments feature: New Canaan Beautification League, New Canaan EMS Ambulance Corps, New Canaan Mounted Troop, New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, and St. Aloysius Church. Read more

New Canaan resident and art collector Tom Davies draws from his personal collection to assemble 62 paintings highlighting oceans, rivers, lakes and streams of the Northeast. Through these paintings, he explores society’s fascination with the drama, danger, beauty and power of water, the crucial role it has played in the development of cities, transportation and trade, and the myriad forms it can take. Read more

In Hat Madness, the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society opens up its extensive clothing and textile collection to explore the history of hats, hat design and hat-making. From the simple bonnets worn in Colonial times to stunning pieces of art that were popular in the 1920s to the “Pussy Cap” of the 2017 Women’s March, this exhibition spans more than 200 years. Period garments and related accessories will also be on display. Read more

LEGALIZE EQUALITY: PRESENTATION BY JEAN SWEENEY

FAMED ARTIST T.M. NICHOLAS DISCUSSES “PAINTING WATER”

HOLIDAY CAROLING AND CHEER

November 20 at 7:00 PM at the New Canaan Library
Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30 pm
Sunday, December 8 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm

The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society and the New Canaan Library are proud to present a six-part lecture series: Origins of Our Constitutional Rights. Jean Sweeney will discuss the history of the Equal Rights Amendment, its impact, and continued efforts to see it passed. Her talk will be followed by a short documentary, Legalize Equality. A reception will follow. Jean Sweeney is the founder and president of Rethinking Eve, an influencer for women’s rights. Read more

In conjunction with their current exhibition, NORTHEAST WATERSCAPES: Artists Explore Oceans, Rivers, Harbors, The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society presents a special evening with noted artist T. M. Nicholas: Painting Water Read more

Singer and actor Dr. Richard Weidlich returns to the New Canaan Museum & Historical to lead holiday caroling. Come join this annual holiday tradition and enjoy refreshments, music and good cheer Read more

2019 NEW CANAAN ORNAMENTS NOW ON SALE AT HISTORICAL SOCIETY

For charge card reservations and pick up, call 203 966-1776.

The 2019 New Canaan Ornaments are ready for purchase at the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, 13 Oenoke Ridge. Handmade by the Crafty Tuesday volunteer group, this year’s ornaments feature: New Canaan Beautification League, New Canaan EMS Ambulance Corps, New Canaan Mounted Troop, New Canaan Museum & Historical Society, and St. Aloysius Church. Read more

NORTHEAST WATERSCAPES: ARTISTS EXPLORE OCEANS, RIVERS, HARBORS

The exhibition runs through December 14, 2019.

New Canaan resident and art collector Tom Davies draws from his personal collection to assemble 62 paintings highlighting oceans, rivers, lakes and streams of the Northeast. Through these paintings, he explores society’s fascination with the drama, danger, beauty and power of water, the crucial role it has played in the development of cities, transportation and trade, and the myriad forms it can take. Read more

HAT MADNESS

Opening Reception Sunday, December 8 1:30 – 3:00 PM. Exhibition runs through March 8, 2020.

In Hat Madness, the New Canaan Museum & Historical Society opens up its extensive clothing and textile collection to explore the history of hats, hat design and hat-making. From the simple bonnets worn in Colonial times to stunning pieces of art that were popular in the 1920s to the “Pussy Cap” of the 2017 Women’s March, this exhibition spans more than 200 years. Period garments and related accessories will also be on display. Read more

LEGALIZE EQUALITY: PRESENTATION BY JEAN SWEENEY

November 20 at 7:00 PM at the New Canaan Library

The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society and the New Canaan Library are proud to present a six-part lecture series: Origins of Our Constitutional Rights. Jean Sweeney will discuss the history of the Equal Rights Amendment, its impact, and continued efforts to see it passed. Her talk will be followed by a short documentary, Legalize Equality. A reception will follow. Jean Sweeney is the founder and president of Rethinking Eve, an influencer for women’s rights. Read more

FAMED ARTIST T.M. NICHOLAS DISCUSSES “PAINTING WATER”

Tuesday, November 19 at 6:30 pm

In conjunction with their current exhibition, NORTHEAST WATERSCAPES: Artists Explore Oceans, Rivers, Harbors, The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society presents a special evening with noted artist T. M. Nicholas: Painting Water Read more

HOLIDAY CAROLING AND CHEER

Sunday, December 8 from 3:00 – 4:00 pm

Singer and actor Dr. Richard Weidlich returns to the New Canaan Museum & Historical to lead holiday caroling. Come join this annual holiday tradition and enjoy refreshments, music and good cheer Read more