224 Danbury Road

Wilton, CT 06897

203-762-7257

Hours: Tues - Sat 10-4 www.wiltonhistorical.org

Current Exhibitions

 

 

Denyse Schmidt: In The Making

Historic Inspirations | New Quilts

Photo by Takeshi Sergel

 

The Wilton Historical Society is honored to be showing the work of critically acclaimed quilt designer Denyse Schmidt. Her creations are modern interpretations of classic quilt designs – contemporary, functional textile art with deep historic roots.

 

For more information and to see more of Denyse's work, click here...

One Loop At A Time:

June Myles' Hooked Art

June Myles' hooked artwork engages the viewer with humor and a style that finds its origins in folk art. Alive with color, texture and movement the pieces display her sophisticated use of color, love of language and virtuoso needle skills. Her work has been exhibited widely across Connecticut and in Maine and West Virginia.

 

For more information and to see more of June's work, click here...

Both Exhibitions will run through October 3, 2015

Connecticut:

50 Years / 50 Stories

is an online exhibition organized by the

Connecticut Historical Society.

The objects collected there tell the story of

Connecticut's evolution.

 

We submitted this

1860 Goose Wing Hewing Axe

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Please note:
T
he museum will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 in observance of the holiday


Have a happy and safe July 4th Weekend!

      
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Save the Date!

Colonial Herb Garden
Gathering & Gallery Talks

Thursday, July 16, 2015
4:00-6:00


Splashed with color and fragrant with lavender and thyme, the garden is now at its summer best, and will be a delightful place to enjoy herb-themed
hors d'oeuvres and refreshments!

The Colonial Herb Garden and the current exhibitions at the Society will be the setting for a garden gathering with a presentation by Herb specialist Nancy Moore and two gallery talks with quilt artist Denyse Schmidt and rug hooking artist June Myles.

 

At 4:30 in the garden there will be a talk by herb specialist Nancy Moore, owner of Moorefield Herb Farm of Trumbull, and past president of the Connecticut unit of the Herb Society of America. She will have plants for sale.

Free for members, $10 for non-members


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Every Wednesday
 June 10- October 28, 2015 

12:00-5:00

 Wilton Farmer's Market
Featured are local produce, culinary treats, baked goods, and other tasty goodness from Ambler Farm, Gazy Brothers Farm, Bistro du Soleil and Beldotti Breads. For more information about the market including a list of participants and seasonal menu planning Click here...

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New Summer Programs
for Kids!
Six Summer Saturdays
Great Crafts for Kids
June 20, 27
July 11, 18, 25
August 1
11:00-12:00

A variety of projects will be offered
from tin-punching to quill writing
vegetable stamping to weaving

Recommended for ages 4-10
Free for members
$10 per child for non-members
(max $25/family)
Market Makers 
Free activities for kids
3:00-4:00 every Wednesday
at the Farmers' Market

Something new to explore every week!