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Our current exhibit

Over Here: Darien's WWI
March 15 to July 21

This exhibit powerfully relates the stories of the local brave men who fought in the Great War, and also the experience of the community on the Home Front.

Featuring stunning WWI propaganda posters, uniforms, letters, illustrations and artifacts brought home from the front.
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In 2020 Darien will celebrate its 200th Birthday!

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 Upcoming programs

  • May 16, 2019 | Meet the Author | Christopher Wigren Connecticut Architecture: Stories of 100 Places Our state boasts some of the oldest and most distinctive architecture in New England, from colonial churches and Modernist houses to refurbished 19th-century ...
    Posted May 3, 2019, 11:23 AM by Darien Historical News
  • May 18, 2019 | Display & Reading | Ambulance 255: Spirit of the American Volunteer We will have a 1916 Ambulance outside the Society starting at 11 a.m., and at 2 p.m. there will be a dramatic reading from letters of WWI ambulance ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2019, 8:20 AM by Darien Historical News
  • April 4, 2019 | Lecture | America Calls: Mobilizing Artists During the Great War Please join us for a lecture on WWI propaganda with Robin Jaffee Frank, Silvermine Art Center's Director of Strategy & Development. Former Yale Curator, Robin was Curator for the New ...
    Posted Apr 30, 2019, 8:20 AM by Darien Historical News
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