Art Show: “Fantasies + Realities”:
Carmen Martin, Diane Hunt, and Joan Ogren

Date: Friday, June 19th -Sunday, June 21st - Wednesday, June 24 - Sunday, June 28th

When: June, 19th - 21st 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM, and
Wednesday, June 24 - Sunday, June 28th, 11:00 AM –  4:00 PM

Where: Carriage Barn

Cost: Free

Reception: Thursday, June 18th, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Photographer Carmen Martin of Ridgefield, CT, strives to capture “a moment that typically goes unnoticed.” Painter Diane Hunt of Pound Ridge, NY, is inspired by her travels in the U.S., Russia, Europe and South America. Joan Ogren of Wilton, CT, creates whimsical mixed media collages and boxed assemblages that reflect her “passion for unusual, offbeat found objects and flea market finds.” A portion of the artists’ sales proceeds will go to restoration of the Museum’s Carriage Barn.

Art Show: “Freeways”: Natasha Karpinskaia and Janice Mauro

Date: Friday, July 3rd- July 11th

When: Friday, July 3rd, July 4th, July 5th, July 7th and July 8th, 11:00 AM - 6:00 PM

July 6th- 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM, July 9th and July 10th, 2:00PM - 6:00PM

Where: Carriage Barn

Cost: Free

Reception: Thursday, July 2nd, 2015 - 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM


Natasha Karpinskaia of Wilton, CT, and Janice Mauro of Redding, CT, have come together for a show that combines chaos and structure, “a very freeway aspect,” by juxtaposing Karpinskaia’s two-dimensional monotype prints and Mauro’s relief sculptures. Both artists have exhibited widely and taught at well-regarded area art schools. A portion of the artists’ sales proceeds will go to restoration of the Museum’s Carriage Barn.


Keeler Kids

Date: Session I, July 13-17; Session II, July 20-24

When: 9:30 AM – 1:30 PM

Where: Keeler Tavern Museum Campus

Cost: $250/session; discounts apply for Museum members and siblings


Session I: July 13-17, 2015, 9:30-1:30 daily

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Children entering grades 1 to 3 learn about Colonial life in New England through a variety of hands-on, age-appropriate crafts, games, songs, stories and foods.


Session II: July 20-24, 2015, 9:30-1:30 daily

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Children entering grades 4 to 6 become “history detectives,” re-living the Battle of Ridgefield during the American Revolution through fun activities that feature the museum’s past residents and items from its collections.




Antiques & Treasures Sale

Date: Friday, August 7, 8:00 - 9:00 AM Early Buying ($10 fee); 9:00AM -5:00PM Regular Hours

Saturday, August 8, 9:00AM - 5:00PM

Sunday, August 9, 12:00 noon - 5:00PM

Where: Entire Campus

Cost: Free (except for Early Buying on Friday morning)


In our Garden House, hundreds of antiques are displayed in arranged rooms showcasing furniture, mirrors, paintings, glass, china, silver and other decorative accessories. Stroll in our glorious gardens to select furniture for your patio or terrace. Gently worn treasures suitable for a first home, apartment, or dorm may be found under the tent and in the Cass Gilbert Barn.


Donations and consignments, accepted between July 28th and August 3rd, may be furniture in good condition, rugs, lamps, china, glass, works of art, garden furniture, and historic memorabilia, such as maps and vintage books. We do not accept clothing, appliances, exercise machines, or current books. Inquiries about consignment and/or donation (tax letter provided) are welcomed after June 20, 2015, at 203/431-3094.


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