Enjoy our award-winning exhibitions, online programs, and all of Museum’s great offerings from home. Look forward to fun, entertaining, and educational virtual activities, tours, and content!
Be sure to follow the Fairfield Museum and History Center on all of our Social Media outlets Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram, to join in on the fun. You can also view our online video content on the Fairfield Museum’s Youtube channel.
Here’s what’s in store for the week of May 18th…
Help document history! Respond to this questionnaire to share your COVID-19 experience with the Fairfield Museum.
Weekly Art Challenge: Creative Fun for Grades K-12 (and Adults, too!)
Tune in with Tara on Monday morning for our art challenge! This week we’ll take a look at a photographic work of art by Mabel Osgood Wright called “Beach Clambake” and try one of three creative ideas inspired by this image. Participants are invited to share their creations on the museum’s facebook page.
Who’s This, What’s This?
Every Tuesday, we’ll post an image of an object or photograph from our Museum’s collection that we need your help to identify. Check out Facebook & Instagram on Monday at 12:30 and see if you can help.
Where will Walt be this week? Tune in on Tuesday at 3:30 to discover another of our town’s unique and historic places? Let us know if there’s a historic place in Fairfield you want Walt to visit?
Share Your Stories!
Tune in on Wednesday when we share stories of High School Senior Year through the ages. How did you celebrate?
Join Laurie Pasteryak as she brings History Bites to you, live and online! This week, learn about Gideon Nichols of Fairfield who served during the Civil War with the Second Light Battery, Connecticut Volunteer’s Artillery that fought at Gettysburg.
“This Old Thing”
Join Laurie on Thursday afternoons to learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum’s historical collection. This Thursday, learn about a poster from our collection and the history of Fairfield’s beloved Dogwood Festival.
Way Back When
Check out the Fairfield Museum’s Facebook page and Instagram to read about amazing events from way back when in our town’s history. This week, we focus our attention the 1935 Tercentenary celebration!
Learn about the awesome exhibits, events and programs we have been bringing to our community over the years! This week we flashback to the Museum’s Declaration Celebration!
Help the Fairfield Museum document this unprecedented time in our lives. Adults, children and community leaders, click here and fill out our questionnaire. Please fill it out more than once – think of it as a diary or journal that will capture the history of this time in Fairfield for generations to come.
Tune in with Tara on Monday morning and give this week’s art challenge a try!