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    Woven In Time: Kashmir Shawls

      July 7 through October 7 2015 A new exhibit of Kashmir shawls opened 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 […]

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    Historic Barns Exhibit

    Historic Barns: Yesterday & Today Photographs by Kip Farrell Town House, Parlor Room Tuesday-Saturday, Walk-in May 21 – September Featuring photographs of New Canaan barns by author, photographer, and historic barn expert, Kip Farrell, as well as background on the local barn preservation ordinance. $5 Suggested Donation, Exhibit Hours: Tuesday-Friday 9:30-4:00, Saturday 9:30-12:00.

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    Photographs from the book Midcentury Houses Today – At the Gores Pavilion

    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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    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 […]