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April 2020

History Bites!

April 22 @ 12:30 pm - 12:50 pm

Join Walt on Facebook from the museum's "Creating Community" exhibition as he highlights why two historic Fairfield women were key to recalling what happened during the Burning of Fairfield in 1779. Pictured here, Mary Fish Sillman.

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This Old Thing!

April 23 @ 3:30 pm - 3:50 pm

Learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum's historical collection. This week, join Laurie on Facebook from the Fairfield Museum's Library as she talks about this relatively recent acquisition, Caleb Brewster's tall case clock.

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Weekly Art Challenge!

April 27 @ 9:30 am

This week we are spotlighting Fairfield's Historic Sun Tavern with two art projects. #1 – print out the coloring sheet of the Sun Tavern and get creative with your colors! #2 – print out the 3-D building, draw doors and windows, add textures and color, then cut out and assemble!

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Arts & Crafts for Kids! NEW This Week!

April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Discover arts and crafts projects that can be made with materials in and around your home. Join in the fun this week when Tara shows us how to create a 3-D building and/or a town square with multiple buildings.

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May 2020

Weekly Art Challenge!

May 4 @ 9:30 am

In this week’s art challenge, learn how to press flowers and discover craft ideas for your pressed flowers.  Pictured here is a specimen of pressed flowers from the Museum’s collection. The flower and leaves are pressed between newsprint papers. Can you identify this flower? 

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Weekly Art Challenge!

May 18 @ 9:30 am

Tune in with Tara on Monday morning and give this week's art challenge a try!  

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June 2020

Flashback Friday!

June 5 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn about the awesome exhibits, events and programs we have been bringing to our community over the years! This week we flashback to Connecticut's Annual Open House Day!

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Flashback Friday!

June 12 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

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 2017 "Talkin' Bout my Generation" exhibition and featured programs.

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Who’s it? What’s it?

June 15 @ 12:30 pm - 2:30 pm

Every Tuesday, we’ll post an image of an object or photograph from our Museum’s collection that we need your help to identify.  You've helped us identify brides the past two weeks! Can you help us identify this bride as well?

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This Old Thing!

June 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Learn the stories behind objects from the Fairfield Museum's historical collection. This week, in recognition of Father's Day, join us to learn the story behind a father & son pair of portraits from 1820 hanging in the Museum's gallery.      

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Flashback Friday!

June 19 @ 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Learn about the awesome exhibits, events and programs we have been bringing to our community over the years! This week we honor Juneteenth, a commemoration of the ending of slavery in the United States and we flashback to the Museum's 2012 exhibition, "The Promise of Freedom: The Emancipation Proclamation."  

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July 2020

Virtual History Bites Three-Part Series: The Pequot War!

July 14 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Part One - Tuesday @ 3:30PM   Join Laurie Pasteryak on Tuesday for Part One of our three-part series that explores the Pequot War of 1637-1638 and its relationship to Fairfield. Pictured here, "Lion Gardiner in the Pequot War," by Charles Stanley Reinhart, ca. 1890, represents just one of the many ways the Pequot War is documented. Learn how the events of the Pequot War have impacted our worldview and how we can continue to learn about, and from, history. Available at: https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/ In case you missed…

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Virtual History Bites Three-Part Series: The Pequot War!

July 21 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Part Two - Tuesday @ 3:30PM   Join Laurie Pasteryak on Tuesday for Part Two of our three-part series that explores the Pequot War of 1637-1638 and its relationship to Fairfield. Pictured here, "Lion Gardiner in the Pequot War," by Charles Stanley Reinhart, ca. 1890. Learn how the events of the Pequot War have impacted our worldview and how we can continue to learn about, and from, history.   Available at: https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/In case you missed it, visit our Facebook Video page or our YouTube…

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Virtual History Bites Three-Part Series: The Pequot War!

July 28 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm

Part Three - Tuesday @ 3:30PM   Join Laurie Pasteryak on Tuesday for Part Three of our three-part series that explores the Pequot War of 1637-1638 and its relationship to Fairfield. Pictured here, "Lion Gardiner in the Pequot War," by Charles Stanley Reinhart, ca. 1890. Learn how the events of the Pequot War have impacted our worldview and how we can continue to learn about, and from, history. Available at: https://www.facebook.com/FairfieldMuseum/ In case you missed it, visit our Facebook Video page or our YouTube…

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