Notice: In order to help prevent the spread of corona virus, the Historical Society is closed until further notice.
Opening March 20...

"Darien 1820 —
New Town, New Times" Opening Postponed

March 20, 2020 | Champagne Reception & Book Launch | Darien 1820 — New Town, New Times
What was it like to live in Darien in 1820?

A new exhibition and commemorative book by Society Historian Ken Reiss turns back the clock to reveal the life and times of people who lived here 200 years ago!

March 20 opening postponed until further notice.
Coming in April...

"State of Inspiration:
Connecticut's Art Colonies"

As Impressionism took hold in America, our state became a magnet for artists looking for inspiration.

A new exhibition in the Bates Scofield Homestead features the works of some of the state's top artists. 

April 3 Opening postponed until further notice. 

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 Upcoming Programs

  • March 29, 2020 | Lecture | Farm, Family & Faith Postponed  — Join Tom Kelleher, historian and curator at Old Sturbridge Village, at the Darien Historical Society's Bates Scofield Homestead, 45 Old Kings Highway North, Darien at 3:00 p ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2020, 8:01 AM by Margaret McIntire
  • April 3, 2020 | Opening Reception | State of Inspiration — Connecticut's Art Colonies Postponed — As the Impressionist movement took hold in the United States during the late 1800s, Connecticut became a magnet for artists looking for inspiration. A new exhibition, State of Inspiration ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2020, 8:02 AM by Margaret McIntire
  • March 20, 2020 | Champagne Reception & Book Launch | Darien 1820 — New Town, New Times Postponed  — What was it like to live in Darien 200 years ago? Darien 1820 — New Town, New Times, a new exhibition and commemorative book by Society Historian Ken Reiss, focuses ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2020, 8:03 AM by Margaret McIntire
  • March 17, 2020 | Children's Program | Manners Make the Difference Postponed — The Darien Historical Society cordially invites 5 – 7 year olds to join Robin and Ed Poska, Directors of The Cotillion of Fairfield County, to join them on March 17th ...
    Posted Mar 11, 2020, 8:04 AM by Margaret McIntire
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