Programs & Events

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.

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Save the date: Up, Up & Away

Saturday, June 8, 2019 7:00pm-3:30pm

The Fairfield Museum will kick-off the Summer season of outdoor performances on the Museum Commons at an event not to be missed! The Gala Preview Party will be a spectacular dinner beneath the stars and welcome an A-list of guests representing leaders in the community, business and philanthropy. 

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Museum After Dark
Saying Yes: My Journey to Becoming an Adventure Photographer with Jen Edney

Thursday, April 25, 2019 6:00-8:00pm

Acclaimed adventure photographer Jen Edney will speak at the Fairfield Museum on Thursday, April 25 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm for a special Museum After Dark event. Edney will share her experiences, videos and images from her time as a team photographer for the spectacular and grueling around-the-world Volvo Ocean Race.

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Roots to Branches Why Trees Matter

Sunday, April 28, 2019 1:00pm-4:00pm

Learn about the history of Connecticut’s forests, the condition of Fairfield’s trees and hear from those organizations that are proactively, replanting trees, creating corridors and green spaces for wildlife while reclaiming our native habitat. Learn how to plant a tree and properly apply mulch or take a tree ID walk with tree expert Don Parrot of CT Arborists Inc.
This program is free and open to the public. Registration is not required.

For more information email or call (203) 701-8342.

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Museum After Dark
Jonathan Sturges: Merchant of Old New York

Thursday, May 2, 2019 6:00pm-8:00pm

Robin McPhillips will talk about her new book, Jonathan Sturges: Merchant of Old New York. Learn more about  the original owner of the Sturges Cottage, a Fairfield native who became part of the generation of leaders who founded the banks, railroads, and businesses that fueled America’s rise as an economic power.

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CT Ancestry Society Meeting & Program

Sunday, May 5, 2019 1:00pm-4:00pm

To honor the 100th anniversary of World War I, the Connecticut Ancestry Society will have a special “show and tell” program where people will be invited to share their family members’ stories and artifacts related to the war. A series of speakers will be given 5-10 minutes to present their WWI research, objects, or stories about World War I that would be of interest to genealogists. If you have something to share, or would like to learn from others, please join us for this free event.

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April Vacation 


Monday, April 15 & Friday, April 19, 10am-4pm

Come to the Museum for FREE with your friends & family, engage in our interactive exhibitions and enjoy daily activities related to the Make Your Mark exhibition. Activities will include Stamping, Cursive Writing and Coat of Arms making!
Free Family Focus Days are Sponsored by People’s United Bank!