Collections, Community & Conversation..Continued

Wednesday to Saturday 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

through Saturday, March 21, 2015


    Photos by Michele Lee Amundsen

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The Danbury Museum is in the process of renovation on the Charles Ives Birthplace. Your contributions are welcome!

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Winter Exhibit 2015...

Ways That You Can Help...



Huntington Hall is filled with a wealth of interesting objects gleaned from the collections of individuals from The Greater Danbury area. On display is an eclectic mix of objects including vintage bottle openers, angels, custard cups, militaria, American pottery, bells, abalone shell decorated items, Disney memorabilia, embroidered aprons & crocheted potholders, pigs and more.

Fall in Love with Local History in February!

Saturday, February 28th

Celebrate Marian Anderson’s birthday with us!

Open House from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. in the Anderson Studio and join us at 2 p.m. as WCSU students perform a selection of works popularized by Marian Anderson.

Monday, March 2th

Free Documentary Film at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy an episode from the PBS Series Craft in America

Saturday, March 14th

Lunch, Learn & Laugh - 12:00 to 1:00 p.m.

Bring a bag lunch and enjoy the wit, wisdom and

words of  New Fairfield resident, Rudy Behrens,

author of Philidioms. This event is free.

Saturday, March 7th

Free Documentary Film at 2:00 p.m.

Enjoy an episode from the PBS Series Craft in America.

Saturday, March 28th

Living History Luncheon

with Herstory Theatre:

Katie Leary & Mark Twain

$25.00 per person

includes luncheon buffet

provided by Two Steps

Downtown Grille/Ciao Catering

& Events.

Seating starts at 11:30 a.m.

Lunch begins at noon

Program at 12:30 p.m.

Register for the Living History Luncheon Here!

See More Coming Events

The Fabric Friends of the Danbury Museum

Quilting Group

Meets the first Monday of every month from

5 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Join us in crafting lap sized comfort quilts for patients of Danbury Hospital. 

All are welcome!

NEXT MEETING:  March 2, 2015

Laurian Martin & Rachel Mercurio, participants in our exhibit, Collections, Community & Conversation...Continued, brought along their friends, Agnes Lucas and Dorothy Linley, from the CT State Button Society, for a tour and a look at their display.

Please Note: During the month of March, we will be accepting donations of gently used items

(no books or clothing, please) for our Annual Spring Tag Sale.

All proceeds from this sale, sponsored by The Friends of the Danbury Museum & Historical Society

benefit your hometown museum. Remember us while you are doing your spring cleaning this year!

This year the tag sale will be held on April 2, 3, & 4th.

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