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January 2020

Art & History Camp Early Registration

January 1April 1
Art & History Camp

Early Registration Begins January 1, 2020 Sign up by April 1 for discounted registration rates for our unique and highly interactive Art and History Camp for kids in grades 2–8. During the Early American Life Week, campers weave and create colonial toys. During the Art Colony week, campers learn about the Cos Cob art colony and practice Impressionist art techniques. Click here to register. Senior Historians (Grades 5–8): Early American Life: July 6–10; Art Colony Experience: July 13–17 Junior Historians…

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This Place Matters 2020 Photo Contest

January 2, 8:00 amJune 15, 5:00 pm
This Place Matters 2019 winner

Let the 2020 submissions begin! Each year, we celebrate the meaningful, the beautiful, the historic, all the je ne sais quoi that makes Greenwich “home.” Amateur and professional photographers are encouraged to submit photos for our This Place Matters photography contest. We welcome all subject matter, artistic flair, a short description or catchy title. Our judges make selections in late June, and we celebrate winners during our annual Founders’ Day in July. A volunteer coordinator is always welcome to join…

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March 2020

Storytime

March 18, 11:00 am11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until June 17, 2020

Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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Free
Storytime

Our favorite teacher and storyteller-extraordinaire, Deborah Kupper, will enchant little listeners (and their caretakers) with stories, songs and activities relating to our new exhibition. Get ready for little protagonists with big voices and even bigger hearts! Free Wednesdays starting February 5; 11:00–11:30 am, Meet in the Lobby Free!

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April 2020

DESIGNER LECTURE: Born to Party, Forced to Work with Bronson van Wyck

April 22, 6:30 pm8:30 pm
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$250 – $500
Bronson van Wyck and book

At last year’s Antiquarius Opening Night party, Bronson van Wyck wowed guests with his fabulously creative take on the theme “Animal Instincts” and regaled patrons with his wit and knowledge of fêtes of historic proportion, significance and bacchanalia! Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear first-hand the stories behind Bronson’s fabulous parties, featured in his new book, Born to Party, Forced to Work.  Images from van Wyck’s new book. Bronson van Wyck is one of the world’s leading authorities on…

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Storybarn: Rise Up!

April 24, 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Greenwich Historical Society, 47 Strickland Rd
Cos Cob, CT 06807 United States
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$15 – $20
Bonnie Levinson

In the Barn This highly anticipated biannual storytelling event, emceed by the one and only Bonnieie Levison, will explore topics inspired by the stories of civic activism and tenacity featured in the exhibition An Unfinished Revolution: The Woman’s Suffrage Centennial. Storytellers will share their personal tales, ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous, in a cabaret-style setting. The mood is light, the crowd is encouraging, and the wine, beer and snacks are plentiful! Members: $15; Non-members: $20

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Landmarks 2020

April 26, 3:45 pm6:00 pm
Greenwich Country Club, 19 Doubling Rd
Greenwich, CT 06830 United States
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$75 – $500
Landmarks 2020

PRESERVATION MATTERS! Greenwich Historical Society has recognized local homes and other sites for their architectural or historical distinction for over three decades, promoting pride in ownership of historic properties and encouraging their preservation and adaptive use. On April 26, in keeping with this year’s centennial celebration of women’s suffrage, four Greenwich structures owned, designed or dedicated to trailblazing women will receive plaques in recognition of their design excellence and value in preserving Greenwich’s unique architectural heritage. This year, we are…

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Greenwich Historical Society will be closed Saturday, 3/14 until further notice. 

All public programs and tours are cancelled. Our office will remain open to staff and scheduled visitors. We will be monitoring developments of this situation closely and taking precautions wherever possible. 

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