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NEW HAVEN

Collection of New Haven Museum
Greater New Haven
"Fun, Fascinating and Made in the Elm City: ‘From Clocks to Lollipops: Made in New Haven’"
Venue: New Haven Museum
Dates: September 18, 2014 - December 31, 2015
Description:

From the Colonial era to the present day, New Haven has produced an astonishing variety of goods, including hardware, carriages, automobile parts and accessories, firearms, corsets, clocks, carpeting, rubber overshoes, clothing, musical instruments, and candy - just to name a few.  From Clocks to Lollipops: Made in New Haven” features a wide-ranging and sometimes humorous look at the production of consumer goods in New Haven over the past three centuries.


GLASTONBURY

Francis Oliver Hale in uniform
River Valley
"Hale Family Memorabilia"
Venue: Museum on the Green
Dates: February 1, 2015 - November 30, 2015
Description:

Passed down to the last male descendent of Francis Hale. The Hale family is one of the more prominent family’s known throughout the history of Glastonbury. The Hale family descends from Samuel Hale, one of the founders of Hartford. Samuel was one of the original settlers, immigrating before 1635. 


NEW LONDON

Mystic Country
"Lost Gardens of New England"
Venue: Lyman Allyn Art Museum
Dates: March 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
Description:

A traveling exhibition on loan from Historic New England, draws on a wealth of images, drawings, watercolors, and historic photographs, to depict gardens, great and small, that no longer exist or only partially survive.


NEW HAVEN

Greater New Haven
"Winfred Rembert: Amazing Grace"
Venue: New Haven Museum
Dates: March 17, 2015 - August 2, 2015
Description:

This is the first major retrospective of New Haven resident Winfred Rembert, whose art on leather conveys his compelling personal narrative of joy and struggle during the tumultuous moments of the American Civil Rights Movement. The exhibition was organized by the Hudson River Museum.


WILTON

Fairfield County
"One Loop at a Time: June Myles' Hooked Rugs"
Venue: Wilton Historical Society
Dates: March 19, 2015 - October 3, 2015
Description:

The pieces on display, rugs, wall hangings and pillows, are alive with color, texture and movement. These are not your granny's hooked rugs.


Denyse Schmidt: In The Making
Fairfield County
Denyse Schmidt: In The Making "Historic Inspirations / New Quilts"
Venue: Wilton Historical Society
Dates: March 19, 2015 - October 3, 2015
Description:

Exhibit showcases the work of critically acclaimed quilt designer Denyse Schmidt. Her creations are modern interpretations of classic quilt designs.


NORWALK

German Child's Sewing Machine c. 1900
Fairfield County
"Tropical Luxuriance: The Mansion’s Conservatory, 1868 to 1880"
Venue: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Dates: April 8, 2015 - January 6, 2016
Description:

The mansion's newly restored Conservatory is the centerpiece of a colorful new exhibit entitled, Tropical Luxuriance: The Mansion’s Conservatory from 1868 to 1880. Accessed directly from the Library, this small, but distinctive, glass room has been brought to life with a rich installation of silk plants designed by Danna DiElsi, owner of the Silk Touch, and era appropriate pots and furnishings.


GREENWICH

Maisiakasauris knopfleri, a small dinosaur
Fairfield County
"Madagascar: Ghosts of the Past"
Venue: Bruce Museum
Dates: April 11, 2015 - November 8, 2015
Description:

Have you ever seen a theropad dinosaur? How about apygmy hippo? Or a snub-nosed crocodilian? You can at this exhibition at the Bruce Museum.


NEW MILFORD

Litchfield Hills
Elephant's Trunk Country Flea Market
Venue: 490 Danbury Rd.
Dates: April 12, 2015 - November 29, 2015
Description:

Offers antiques and collectibles with food concessions. Plenty of parking, no pets allowed.


GREENWICH

Hans Hofmann
Fairfield County
"Walls of Color: The Mural so Hand Hofmann"
Venue: Bruce Museum
Dates: May 2, 2015 - September 6, 2015
Description:

The first ever exhibition to focus on the artist's varied and under-appreciated public mural projects.


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