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

January 2019

Museum Docents Meet & Greet

January 25 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Are you a lifelong learner with a passion for sharing history? Find out about becoming a Museum Docent! Docents are trained volunteer educators who present guided tours and other education programs to students and adults. The Fairfield Museum Docent Program is intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding and includes readings and discussions on various topics in American history and education.  Join us to find out more about volunteering at the Fairfield Museum in the Education Department. Enjoy a tour of the…

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Fun with Alice! Family Program

January 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
$5 50 tickets left

Wear your colorful, silly, whimsical or frilly hat to a fun and fantastic time with a real-life Alice! Inspired by the exhibition Alice in Museum Land, the program will include colorful crafts, stories, an Alice-themed museum scavenger hunt, and of course tea and cookies! Sponsored by Bigelow Tea. With thanks to National Charity League. $5 per person, register online below.

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Museum After Dark: The Press & Politics Today

January 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Free 58 tickets left
Fairfield Museum Fake News Project

Rescheduled from November 15 A panel of journalists and professors, moderated by Larry Rifkin, will examine the state of journalism and news consumption today and in the recent mid-term elections, with an emphasis on role of the media and being an informed citizen in the digital age. Panelists include Daniela Altimari, statehouse reporter at The Hartford Courant, Dr. Adam Rugg, Assistant Professor of Communication, Fairfield University, and Ebong Udoma, senior political reporter for WSHU. Daniela Altimari is a statehouse reporter at…

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Storytime in Museum Land

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Join us to explore adventures in stories about Alice in Wonderland, animals, and games! Free Sponsored by People’s United Bank

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February 2019

Docent Training

February 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Docent training is both intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding and includes readings and discussions on various topics in American history and history education. Docents also volunteer assistance at programs, attend lectures presented by scholars, and participate in teacher workshops. Whether you’ve lived here for many years or you are new to the area, discover the rewards of sharing the rich history of our town and region to students, families and adults! For more information contact Walter Matis at 203-259-1598 or…

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Docent Training

February 4 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Docent training is both intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding and includes readings and discussions on various topics in American history and history education. Docents also volunteer assistance at programs, attend lectures presented by scholars, and participate in teacher workshops. Whether you’ve lived here for many years or you are new to the area, discover the rewards of sharing the rich history of our town and region to students, families and adults! For more information contact Walter Matis at 203-259-1598 or…

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Docent Training

February 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Docent training is both intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding and includes readings and discussions on various topics in American history and history education. Docents also volunteer assistance at programs, attend lectures presented by scholars, and participate in teacher workshops. Whether you’ve lived here for many years or you are new to the area, discover the rewards of sharing the rich history of our town and region to students, families and adults! For more information contact Walter Matis at 203-259-1598 or…

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Fairfield League of Women Voters

February 9 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Legislative Forum 

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Docent Training

February 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Docent training is both intellectually stimulating and socially rewarding and includes readings and discussions on various topics in American history and history education. Docents also volunteer assistance at programs, attend lectures presented by scholars, and participate in teacher workshops. Whether you’ve lived here for many years or you are new to the area, discover the rewards of sharing the rich history of our town and region to students, families and adults! For more information contact Walter Matis at 203-259-1598 or…

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Storytime in Museum Land

February 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Join us to explore adventures in stories about Alice in Wonderland, animals, and games! Free Sponsored by People’s United Bank

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Mark Your Mark: Opening Reception

February 14 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

On walls, on objects, on the human body, on paper… what does it mean to stamp your label, leave a paint stroke, sign your name, or sew a stitch? Make Your Mark, the Fairfield Museum’s latest exhibition, will open on February 14th with a free, fun reception that will be the perfect stop for a night out or a cocktail before your Valentine’s Day dinner. The February 14th party is free and open to the public, and will run from…

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History Bites: “The General’s Cook”

February 20 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States
Fairfield Museum Lunchtime Lectures

Ramin Ganeshram, Executive Director of the Westport Historical Society, will discuss her recent book The General’s Cook. Philadelphia 1793. Hercules, President George Washington’s chef, is a fixture on the Philadelphia scene. He is famous for both his culinary prowess and for ruling his kitchen like a commanding general. He has his run of the city and earns twice the salary of an average American workingman. He wears beautiful clothes and attends the theater. But while valued by the Washingtons for…

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IMAGES 2019: Opening Reception

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

The Fairfield Museum is pleased to continue celebrating the exceptional work of talented photographers from across the region through the IMAGES 2019 Juried Photography Show, which opens on Thursday, February 28. A jury of three professional photographers will select approximately 40 photographs for the exhibition, and the selected photos will be shown alongside the inspiring work of adventure photographer Jen Edney. All of the images will be on display at the Fairfield Museum through April 28. The public is invited…

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June 2019

Fairfield Museum Gala

June 1 @ 7:00 pm - August 3 @ 11:00 pm
Fairfield Museum, 370 Beach Road
Fairfield, 06824 United States

Save the Date: June 1, 2019 for the major Museum event of the season, an epicurean dinner on the Museum Commons and preview for the 2019 summer season of performances.

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