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370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
(203) 259-1598 https://www.fairfieldhistory.org
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September 2020

Curator’s Walking Tour: Victoria Will’s “Borne Back” Exhibition

September 30 @ 6:00 pm - 6:45 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$5 – $10 25 tickets left
Victoria Will

Join Laurie Pasteryak, Director of Interpretation and curator of Fairfield Museum's new (and first ever) outdoor exhibition featuring the photography of Victoria Will, IMAGES 2020 featured photographer. Will is a celebrity portraitist and commercial photographer whose Borne Back series consists of tintype photographs of celebrities captured at the Sundance Film Festival. During this 45-minute outdoor walking tour, Laurie will discuss the exhibition, Will's Borne Back series, the historic tintype photography process, and share some special behind-the-scenes secrets. Borne Back is…

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October 2020

Curator’s Walking Tour: Victoria Will’s “Borne Back” Exhibition

October 11 @ 4:00 pm - 4:45 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$5 – $10 25 tickets left
Victoria Will

Join Laurie Pasteryak, Director of Interpretation and curator of Fairfield Museum's new (and first ever) outdoor exhibition featuring the photography of Victoria Will, IMAGES 2020 featured photographer. Will is a celebrity portraitist and commercial photographer whose Borne Back series consists of tintype photographs of celebrities captured at the Sundance Film Festival. During this 45-minute outdoor walking tour, Laurie will discuss the exhibition, Will's Borne Back series, the historic tintype photography process, and share some special behind-the-scenes secrets. Borne Back is…

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Connecticut Women and the Battle for the Ballot, with Kelly Marino, Ph.D.

October 14 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Dr. Kelly Marino

Join Dr. Kelly Marino, Coordinator of Women’s Studies at Sacred Heart University, for a historical sketch on the 20th century suffrage campaign in Connecticut. Learn about key leaders from and moments in the Fairfield region and the statewide activism, emphasizing the important role that Connecticut played in the passage of the Nineteenth Amendment. Dr. Kelly Marino is Assistant Lecturer of History and Coordinator of Women’s Studies at Sacred Heart University. She is a historian of 20th century America with a…

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November 2020

2020 Pop Up Market

November 14 - November 15
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$350.00 – $400.00 10 tickets left

The Fairfield Museum is pleased to announce the 7th annual Holiday Pop-Up Market! This festive Market of holiday gifts at the Museum is a wonderful kick-off to the holiday season! With dozens of exciting vendors we hope you join us! 2020 Dates: Saturday, November 14 and Sunday November 15 – 10AM-4PM To become a vendor see table reservation information below.  Food vendors are welcome, however, please note that food cannot be served for immediate consumption, it must be packaged for…

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Exploring Women’s Suffrage through 50 Historic Treasures, with author and curator Jessica D. Jenkins

November 19 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Exploring Women's Suffrage through 50 Historic Treasures, book cover

From hunger strikes to massive parades, the American women’s suffrage movement grabbed the attention of citizens and politicians around the United States. Posters, lapel buttons, and even luncheonette plates carried the iconic phrase, “Votes for Women.” Over time this phrase became not only a slogan, but a rallying cry for the movement. Today, museums, libraries, universities, and historic sites across the country care for the objects and places that tell the story of suffrage. Exploring Women’s Suffrage through 50 Historic…

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