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Darien Historical Society may offer summer camp

April 18, 2020 |

Partnering with the Pink Rhubarb Darien Historical Society may offer summer camp By Sandra Diamond Fox Children may be able to go to camp at the Darien Historical Society this summer. ... Bob Pascal, president ...

Darien Historical Society creates virtual tour

April 7, 2020 |

Find out those answers and more by taking a virtual tour of the Darien Historical Society. ... said Darien Historical Society’s Executive Director Maggie McIntire. ... For more information on the Darien ...

Darien Historical Society to hold holiday reception Thursday

December 2, 2019

The Darien Historical Society will hold a special holiday reception for the members, donors, volunteers and friends of the Darien Historical Society on Thursday, Dec. 5 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ... The Darien ...

Darien Historical Society offers virtual tour, asks community to share pandemic images

April 22, 2020

Darien Historical Society is offering a second episode of “Our Favorite Things” virtual tour. ... Help the Darien Historical Society make history Do you have a photo, drawing or video that illustrates daily ...

At the Darien Historical Society: Deluge — The great floods of 1955

October 2, 2018 |

Darien Times In October of 1955, a tropical rainstorm dumped over 12 inches of rain on Fairfield County, leading to one of the worst floods in this area’s recorded history. Brent Colley, a local historian and ...

Teen docents offer tours, kids can make Christmas crafts at Darien Historical Society Sunday

December 15, 2019

Darien Historical Society is offering tours of the Bates Scofield House from 12 to 3 Sunday, led by one of their Teen Docents. ... The Darien Historical Society, at 45 Old King’s Highway North News

Shards of history — Norwalk pottery exhibit kicks off Sunday with talk at Darien Historical Society

November 17, 2019

A spittoon, beer bottle and milk pan are part of a unique collection of Norwalk Pottery items featured in the exhibition “Shards of History” at the Darien Historical Society. ... To get involved or support ...

Over here: Darien Historical Society offers World War I exhibit

March 14, 2019 |

Scribner of Darien while serving overseas in the Great War, is part of an upcoming exhibition at the Darien Historical Society that will tell the story of this town’s experience during World War I. ... A ...

Just in time for Halloween — learn about New England’s vampires at the Darien Historical Society

October 25, 2019

For Halloween: Learn about New England’s historical vampires In 1990, two young boys playing in a Connecticut quarry made a startling discovery, which led to an even more frightening revelation — evidence of ...

Darien Historical Society presents Intuition: The art of direct carving

January 23, 2019 |

Darien Times A challenging carving method will be the subject of a talk, “Intuition: The Art of Direct Carving,” with Karen Lemmey, Smithsonian American Art Museum’s curator of sculpture, on Thursday, Jan. ...

At Darien Historical Society: Bakelight —the invention of modern plastic

January 7, 2019 |

Darien Times In 1907, an American chemist created a synthetic plastic and made a transformative discovery that changed our way of life. The story of that invention — the material known as Bakelite — is the ...

Darien Historical Society to open early wardrobe exhibit

April 23, 2018 |

Darien Times Darien Historical Society will open its upcoming exhibit, “Treasures of the Costume Collection: 1740 to 1930” with a champagne reception on Friday, April 27, from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. ... It may be ...

Historical holiday: Darien Historical Society to host silhouettes, a soirée, and Santa

December 5, 2018 |

Darien Times The halls are decked and it's time to make merry and celebrate the season in historical style at the Darien Historical Society. ... Annual soirée The Darien Historical Society's annual holiday ...

Thursday night at Darien Historical Society: Equal opportunity in the art world

November 29, 2018 |

Darien Times Leading artists from the region will gather at the Darien Historical Society to respond to its latest exhibition “About Time” featuring the life and work of Margaret Brassler Kane on Thursday, ...

Darien Historical Society exhibits work by Margaret Brassler Kane

October 19, 2018 |

“In the 1930 and 1940s, the expectation of women was completely different,” said Kathie Motes Bennewitz, guest curator at the Darien Historical Society, and an independent art historian. ... Brassler ...

Sunday at the Darien Historical Society — Deluge: The great floods of 1955

October 7, 2018 |

Darien Times In October of 1955, a tropical rainstorm dumped over 12 inches of rain on Fairfield County, leading to one of the worst floods in this area’s recorded history. Brent Colley, a local historian and ...

Darien Historical Society invites the community to holiday season

November 25, 2017 |

Darien Times The halls are decked at the historical Bates-Scofield Homestead, and the Darien Historical Society will be celebrating the season this year in historical style. ... The Darien Historical Society ...

Darien Historical Society names new executive director

September 21, 2017 |

I’m especially eager to meet all the people who make Darien Historical Society such a special place,” McIntire said. ... The Darien Historical Society operates the Bates-Scofield Homestead Museum, which ...

Darien Historical Society welcomes new executive director

September 29, 2017 |

a lover of stories Historical Society welcomes executive director By Erin Kayata DARIEN — The passion Maggie McIntire has for history is evident. ...Darien has the coolest history that needs to be told,” ...

Over here: Darien Historical Society to hold World War I propaganda lecture

March 28, 2019 |

Darien Times The persuasive power of artists during World War I will be the focus of a talk by art historian Robin Jaffee Frank titled, “Over There: Mobilizing Artists During the Great War” on Thursday, ...

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