Programs and Events
The Fairfield Museum offers a wide range of exhibitions and programs for families, children, and adults! Our programs inspire children and adults to discover the world around them. Are you a member? Consider joining or renewing your membership! Sign up today!
Mother’s Day Scavenger Hunt!
Sunday, May 13, 10am – 4pm
Moms, family and friends – come to the Fairfield Museum for an amazingly fun and fantastic Scavenger Hunt featuring the artwork of Stephen Wilkes. This exhibit of large scale photography in his Day to Night series features amazing details that show how a place changes over the course of a 30-hour time frame. Join us for this family-friendly activity all day. Prizes! Moms are free!
Family Spy Party!
Friday, May 18, 5:30 – 7:30pm
Your mission if you choose to accept it: hunt for clues, solve mysteries, and train to become a super spy!
- Spy Snacks & Food by Garden Catering & Shake Shack Custard for Dessert!
- Obstacle Course & Bounce House
- Laser Beam Challenge
- Disguise Relay Race, Games & More
Spy costumes and disguises encouraged! The Museum’s 3rd Annual Family Party will help support free educational programs throughout the year. Adults: $15; Children: $10; 4-pack: $45. Purchase tickets online here >>
11th Annual Memorial Day Picnic
Monday, May 28, 12pm – 3pm
The community is invited to bring family and friends, blankets and picnic baskets to extend the festivities at the Fairfield Museum after the Town Parade. Enjoy an afternoon of food, games, crafts, and fun activities for everyone! The Fairfield Museum is a proud member of Blue Star Museums, a program that offers free admission to museums for all active duty, National Guard and Reserve military personnel and their families from Memorial Day through Labor Day.
History Bites Lunchtime Chats
Wednesday, May 30 | 12:30 – 1:30pm
The Privateers of Black Rock Harbor, Jackson Kuhl, author of Samuel Smedley, Connecticut Privateer.
Members: Free; Non-Members: $5 suggested donation. Please bring your own lunch. Beverages and dessert will be provided. Find out more here >>
Museum After Dark: Spies Among Us
Wednesday, June 13, 6 – 8pm
Find out how history is interpreted in various media, from graphic novels to historical drama on television. Special guests include Kirk Manley, graphic artist for the exhibition Culper Ring: The Spies of George Washington and Rachel Smith, expert on the television series TURN and author of the blog, TURN to a historian.
Reception: 6 – 6:30pm. Program: 6:30pm. Members: Free, Non-Members: $5.
The program begins with a brief Annual Meeting of the Fairfield Museum’s Membership, for the purpose of electing new members and officers to the Board of Directors.