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  • See the Toe Jam Puppet Band's Variety Show at the Florence Griswold Museum on Sunday

    See the Toe Jam Puppet Band's Variety Show at the Florence Griswold Museum on Sunday
    Help the kids get the sillies out this weekend and head up to Old Lyme for Toe Jam Puppet Band's Variety Show. Sing silly songs, do silly dances and see what some puppets can do.   Toe Jam Puppet Band's Variety Show April 14, 2 p.m., Free with...
  • Sea Tea Improv Performs at Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum on March 22

    Sea Tea Improv Performs at Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum on March 22
    The cut-ups of Sea Tea Improv (pictured) invade the coast this Friday, when they take over Old Lyme's Florence Griswold Museum for a night of hilarity. It's part of the Museum's Hot Air Club program, where attendees socialize, drink signature cocktails...
  • Get Enchanted at the Florence Griswold Museum's Wee Faerie Village Exhibit

    Get Enchanted at the Florence Griswold Museum's Wee Faerie Village Exhibit
    October can feel pretty magical, with fall in full swing and the approach of Halloween. Get all enchanted at the Florence Griswold Museum with the exhibit Wee Faerie Village: In the Land of Picture Making. It's a family-friendly event where the museum's...
  • Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era

    Art For Everyone: Publicly Funded Art From the New Deal Era
    Art for Everyone: The Federal Art Project in Connecticut On view until Feb. 5, 2013. Mattatuck Museum, 144 West Main St., Waterbury, mattatuckmuseum.org   Among certain political circles, it is holy writ that the government has never produced, never...
  • Canadian Master Arthur Heming Gets Some Overdue Props in Old Lyme

    Canadian Master Arthur Heming Gets Some Overdue Props in Old Lyme
    Arthur Heming: Chronicler of the North Through June 2, Florence Griswold Museum, 96 Lyme St., Old Lyme, (860) 434-5542, florencegriswoldmuseum.org   Long before Second City Television's Bob and Doug Mackenzie hoisted its banner, Arthur Heming (1870-...
  • Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme Hosting a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance This Friday

    Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme Hosting a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance This Friday
    Celebrate the days of fall in full Lyme Art Colony style this weekend at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme. The museum hosts a Harvest Moon Dinner Dance & Benefit Auction, to coincide with the full harvest moon. The event features live and silent...
  • 'Art and Artists in Connecticut'

    Connecticut “has given the world more artists of ability than any other state,” or so proclaimed Henry W. French in his 1879 tome Art and Artists in Connecticut. That may or may not be true, but it does suggest another proclamation at this...
  • Close-up on Old Lyme

    Close-up on Old Lyme
    HOW IT GOT ITS NAME: Likely named after Lyme Regis, Dorsetshire, in England. A settler, Matthew Griswold, apparently left England from the port of Lyme Regis. ORIGINS: Set off from Saybrook in 1665, the town was incorporated in 1855 as South Lyme. The...
  • Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework

    Two Exhibitions Highlight Historic Connecticut Needlework
    The history of visual art in Connecticut usually is traced to the first professional painter, William Johnston of Boston, who began working in the region around 1762. But, as Susan P. Schoelwer notes in the introduction to a new scholarly catalog, "at...
  • Florence Griswold Museum's new exhibit offers highlights from the Albany Institute of History & Art

    Florence Griswold Museum's new exhibit offers highlights from the Albany Institute of History & Art
    Nearly 60 works shining a light on the history of the Hudson River Valley are on display at the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, on loan from the Albany Institute of History & Art. Included in the mix are paintings by Dutch settlers and...
  • The Magic of Christmas at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, through Jan. 8

    The Magic of Christmas at Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, through Jan. 8
    The post-Thanksgiving season has barely begun, but those of you itching for a bit of Christmas cheer can scratch it this week. The Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme celebrates in style with its annual festival The Magic of Christmas, A Holiday...