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Theodore Nierenberg (1923 – 2009)
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Photograph, 15.25”H x 20”W, Gift of Martha Nierenberg, Bruce Museum Collection, 2014

Theodore Nierenberg: Photographs from His World Travels at the Bruce Musuem

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Theodore Nierenberg (1923–2009) was a prominent industrial designer and photographer. An engineer by training, Nierenberg – along with his wife, Martha — founded Dansk International Designs in 1954, a business best known for tableware and house-wares of a distinctive Scandinavian Modern style. The company was started in the couple’s garage in Great Neck, NY, after a trip to […] [Read More]
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Greenwich Voices at the Greenwich Historical Society

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In celebration of the town’s 375th anniversary, Greenwich Voices has been designed as an audio time capsule of life in Greenwich in 2015. Over the course of four months, guest curators Karina Aguilera Skvirsky and Liselot van der Heijden ranged throughout town to record the voices of residents who, in response to questions about life […] [Read More]
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September fun at the Stepping Stones Museum for Children

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The Stepping Stones Museum for Children, located at 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, has planned an exciting September for kids and families.  September is “explore the Southwest” month at the museum and kids are invited to join the staff as they travel to the Southwest part of the United States and celebrate the history of this […] [Read More]
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Chocolate, Magic, and Wine Trains

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The Naugatuck RR, Fascia’s Chocolates and Haight Vineyard have teamed up to offer  Chocolate Decadence and Sunset Train Tour on Friday, August 28, 2015 and Friday, September 25, 2015.  Participants will enjoy a cocktail party beginning at 6 p.m. featuring music, Haight-Brown wines and appetizers.  The train departs at 7 p.m. from the historic Thomaston Train Station […] [Read More]
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The Flutter Zone at the Maritime Aquarium Norwalk

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Enter a magical environment all aflutter with exotic tropical butterflies in “Flutter Zone,” a special walk-through encounter that will be open at The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk through September 7. “Flutter Zone” will be open on the Aquarium’s riverfront courtyard, and will be matched wing-for-delicate-wing by the new IMAX® movie “Flight of the Butterflies,”  The […] [Read More]
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Eric Fischl Exhibition at Westport Arts Center

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The Westport Arts Center will host an exhibition of photographs and paintings by the renowned artist Eric Fischl runs through September 5. Fischl is considered one of the most influential figurative painters of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. The showcased works are a unique aggregation of Fischl’s early photographs and paintings from 1982-2008, […] [Read More]
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Bruce Museum Seaside Center Welcomes New Residents: Baby Pufferfish

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There are some exciting new residents at the Bruce Museum Seaside Center, and there’s even a new nursery to accommodate them. The Seaside Center is now home to several baby Northern Pufferfish, discovered recently while conducting a seine in the waters of Long Island Sound with a camp group from Greenwich Explorers. There are two […] [Read More]
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Woven In Time: Kashmir Shawls at the New Canaan Historical Society

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A new exhibit of Kashmir shawls is opening at the New Canaan Historical Society’s Costumes Museum. The shawls shown reflect the preferences of Americans during the Victorian Period. Included in the exhibit are shawls from the 1st quarter of the 19th century through the end of the century. All shawls and costumes are from the […] [Read More]
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