Exhibits

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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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    An Artist’s Life: The Art of Frank Townsend Hutchens

    September 14, 2014 | 4:00pm – 7:30pm

    Bill Hutchens is the speaker on his book, “An Artist’s Life: The Art of Frank Townsend Hutchens” A reception follows and the exhibit of the artist’s work may be viewed and Mr. Hutchens will sign his new book on the artist in the Silvermine room.

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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 […]