There is fun to be had at the Fairfield Museum all year long! Stop by the Victorian Cottage, or participate in one of our monthly family workshops. Learn how to create beautiful architectural drawings, or design your own presidential portrait! Check in regularly to see what is coming up next!
Open Play at the Victorian Cottage
The Victorian Cottage is currently closed, please check back for more information.
November 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Families and friends of all ages are invited to join Huck Scarry, Richard Scarry’s son, for a drawing session. Learn how to draw the iconic Busytown characters in this special program in celebration of “The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry’s Life in Fairfield County (link to exhibition page).” Note: This program will take place in person at the Museum, but Huck Scarry will be leading the session via livestream.
Recommended for ages 5+
Space is limited. Registration is required for this program. Free with Museum admission, children 5 and under are free
December 19 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Taking inspiration from the beloved character Lowly Worm created by Richard Scarry, make your own Tyrolean hat to take home. Then, try dressing up like some of the Busytown characters as you explore the special exhibition “The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry’s Life in Fairfield County.”
Drop-in. Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 3+.
February 17, 2023 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Inspired by the many whimsical “things that go” in the world of Busytown created by Richard Scarry, families will tap into their imagination to design cars, trucks, or other ways to move people and things around. Join this special program in celebration of “The Road to Busytown: Richard Scarry’s Life in Fairfield County.”
Drop-in, Free with Museum admission. Recommended for ages 3+.