Calendar of Events

SWITCH TO GRID CALENDAR

Tue Mar 31
  • Coffee with a Curator, LIVE

    Time: 10:30 am to 11:30 am
    Location:

    Join us on Facebook Live on Tuesday, March 31st at 10:30 a.m. for an inside look at our Museum!

    The Litchfield Historical Society is excited to bring the museum into your home with Coffee with a Curator. Sit down with a cup of coffee and have one of our curators share items from our artifact collections and archives.  

    This Tuesday, March 31st at 10:30, Curator of Collections Alex Dubois will be sharing the Historical Society’s collection of American portrait miniatures. Come learn about the history of portrait miniatures and how they were made, view works in the collection by artists like John Ramage and Anson Dickinson, and explore the pages of Dickinson’s own sketchbook. 

Wed Apr 1
Fri Apr 3
  • What is That? A Museum History Mystery

    Time: 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm
    Location:

    We will be going on Facebook live to uncover a history mystery! From unusual objects to strange stories, we will be taking a close look at the weird and wonderful things in our collection to see if we can solve the history mystery! 

    Join us on Facebook at 1:00 on Friday for the next puzzle!

    Find us on Facebook!

Wed Apr 8
  • (POSTPONED) Homeschool History: Cursive Writing Course

    Time: 10:30 am to 12:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum

    This program is postponed until further notice. 

    Please email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org with any questions

    Fee: $5 per student
    Registration Required

    Learn to read and write cursive with theLitchfield Historical Society. Using documents from the collection, combinedwith fun games and crafts, students will practice reading and writing incursive while exploring local history and creating art.

    For 4th - 8th Grades (grade levels flexible)

    For questions or to register: Call (860)567-4501, or email education@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org. To register, pleaseprovide student’s name, age, and a parent contact number.

  • (POSTPONED) Cursive Club

    Time: 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm
    Location: Litchfield History Museum,

    This program is postponed until further notice. 

    Please email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org with any questions

    Fee: FREE
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Learn to read and write cursive with the Litchfield Historical Society. Using documents from the collection, combined with fun games and crafts, students will practice reading and writing in cursive while exploring local history and creating art.

    Ages: 4th-6th Grades

    For questions or to register: call (860) 567-4501, visit litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org or email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org

Thu Apr 9
  • (POSTPONED) Annual Meeting: Members

    Time: 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    This program is postponed until further notice. 

    Please email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org with any questions

    Members are invited to attend the Annual Meeting prior to the exhibit opening. We will be voting on officers and presenting on our 2019-2020 projects. The meeting is held in the Helga J. Ingraham Memorial Library.

  • (POSTPONED) Exhibit Opening:

    Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    This program is postponed until further notice. 

    Please email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org with any questions

    Please join us for the opening of our newest exhibit Antiquarian to Accredited: A Look Inside the Historical Society. Our latest exhibition explores the personal stories surrounding the objects and papers in our collection. Told by LHS staff, volunteers, and guest contributors, this show gives an inside look at the workings of the Litchfield Historical Society.

    Also on display is Sold, Made, & Grown in Litchfield featuring new objects for 2020!

    The opening is free and open to the public. Cocktails and hors d'oeuvres will be served.

    Kindly RSVP by email or phone at 860-567-4501.

Sat Apr 11
  • (POSTPONED) Walking Tour: Sold, Made, & Grown in Litchfield

    Time: 10:00 am to 11:00 am
    Location: Litchfield History Museum,

    This program is postponed until further notice. 

    Please email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org with any questions

    Fee: Members Free; $5 Non-members
    Registration Required: Email or Online

    Join us for a special walking tour of Litchfield’s Historic District. In conjunction with the Historical Society’s exhibit, the tour will highlight people and places that contributed to items being Sold, Made, & Grown in Litchfield.

    Walking tour lasts approximately 1 hour. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a bottle of water.  

  • (POSTPONED) Opening Weekend Family Festivities

    Time: 11:00 am to 2:00 pm
    Location: Litchfield Historical Society, 7 South St, Litchfield, CT 06759, USA

    This program is postponed until further notice. 

    Please email registration@litchfieldhistoricalsociety.org with any questions

    Celebrate the seasonopening the museum with a day of fun family activities and games and to checkout the newest exhibit, Antiquarian to Accredited: A Look Inside theHistorical Society. Join us on a walking tour at 10:00 or drop in anytimefrom 11:00-2:00 to join the Museum staff for games and crafts, includingdecorating your own keepsake box to bring home!