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Photo: 019: Photo courtesy of the Local History Collection, Norwalk Public Library. LMMM 1960s Exhibit, Maynard Album Prints, 1962, No 10, front 019 In 1962 the Common Interest Group of Norwalk, Inc. was formed to lead the battle for preserving the Mansion. The group opened the Mansion for tours.

Lockwood Mathews Mansion -Demolition and rebirth of an iconic building

On Wed. June 8, 2016, 11 a.m. at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, Norwalk Municipal Historian Ralph Bloom will give a talk titled, From Warehouse to Landmark: A Personal Remembrance. The talk will
Sarah Lasley
Edyn in Exile , 2015

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Courtesy of the artist

“All Byte: Feminist Intersections in Video Art,” at Franklin Street Works!

Franklin Street Works, University of Connecticut-Stamford’s Women’s Genderand Sexuality Studies Program, and Sacred Heart University’s Masters of File and Television Program have collaborated to
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Outdoor Crafts Festival at Bruce Museum May 21 and 22

This year marks the 31st annual Outdoor Crafts Festival hosted by the Bruce Museum located on One Museum Drive in Greenwich Connecticut.  The annual outdoor crafts festival will be held this year on

Connecticut Tree Festival May 21 at Cranbury Park in Norwalk

The Connecticut Tree Festival returns to Norwalk’s Cranbury Park located on 300 Grumman Road in on May 21 (Saturday) for its 10th year is a free family fun fest with an environmental message that
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Norwalk Seaport Association kicks off the season May 21

The Norwalk Seaport Association (NSA), which owns and operates Sheffield Island Lighthouse, will officially open its summer season with a Commissioning Day Celebration on Saturday, May 21st from 3:00
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Bring out your cat’s “inner gold” with Solid Gold!

As a cat owner I wonder if my cats should eat as they would if they are in the wild and if they should avoid carbs.  I also wonder if dry food is better than wet food on the theory that cats should
Kim Jones, Untitled (Big Wheel), 1973-1985-1999
Courtesy of the artist and ZENO X GALLERY, Antwerp

The Aldrich Site Lines: Four Solo Exhibitions Engaging Place

The Aldrich Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting a new show from May 1- February 5, 2017 called Site Lines: Four Solo Exhibitions Engaging Place. This series of exhibitions will also feature David
Grace Farms, River Building. Photo by Dean Kaufman.

The Glass House and Grace Farms – a Study Tour

On June 4, visit two significant achievements in architecture on a one-day study tour of Philip Johnson’s Glass House and the newly opened River Building, designed by SANAA, on the grounds of Grace