2014

Christmas Tree Festival

 

Christmas Tree Festival

The 14th annual display of Christmas trees, colorfully and imaginatively decorated by elementary school students throughout Connecticut, opens Saturday, Dec. 6. The award winning trees will be announced at 11 a.m and there will be musical entertainment, refreshments, children's activities and a few surprises from 1-4 p.m. Join us to admire the children's talent and creativity as we begin our seasonal celebration. Admission and parking are free.

 


 

Family Day

 

Family Day

Christmas brings together families. Sunday, Dec. 28, will be a special day to enjoy the season and spirit of Christmas at the Museum. The Christmas exhibition and Christmas Tree Festival will be open, along with music, refreshments and a family fun activity. Admission and parking are free.

 


 

Wood Carving demonstration

 

Wood Carving demonstration

Italian-born artist Antonio Caruso, whose work is on display as part of the museum’s Christmas crèche exhibition, will present a wood carving demonstration Saturday, Jan. 10, 2015, at 2 p.m. Now living and working in Toronto, Canada, Mr. Caruso is one of a few contemporary artists who excels at variety of techniques, including painting, sculpting and mosaic.
(Photo credit: Courtesy of Gregory Varano, photojournalist)