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Kat’s Creative Corner: From Connecticut to Beyond!

September 9, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Signs and Symbols

August 26, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Click here to download the tavern sign template!

Objects Tell Stories: The Art of Tibetan Carpet Weaving

August 19, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on social media to share the story behind your handmade object!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Candy for the Troops

August 12, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Kat’s Creative Corner: Comics and Capes

August 5, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Pedaling Through the Past

July 29, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on social media to share your bike adventures!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Cracking the Code

July 22, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Hero Hounds

Connect with us on social media and share the story of you and your furry friend!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Colonial Cooking

July 8, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Why the Long Face?

July 1, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on social media and share your photos and their stories!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Magical Museums

June 24, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download our magical craft instructions!

Objects Tell Stories: The Nutmeg State

June 17, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on Facebook to share your favorite nutmeg recipe! Download the baked apple recipe here!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Fun in the Sun

June 10, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Adventures with Art

June 3, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on Facebook to share the story behind your favorite piece of art!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Celebrating Family

May 27, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: What’s in the Toy Box?

May 20, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Click here to download our homemade silly putty recipe!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Quilt Quest

May 13, 2020 · Exhibits, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: That’s Wacky!

May 6, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Share your wacky object with us on Facebook!

Kat’s Creative Corner: May Day

April 29, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download our May Day activity!

Objects Tell Stories: Sports

April 26, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Share your story with us on social media!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Mapping CT

April 25, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download our Mapping Activity here. Share your map with us on social media!

Objects Tell Stories: Whaling

April 19, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Share an animal that’s special to you with us on Facebook!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Say Cheese

April 18, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download the Search and Snap Photography Challenge

Kat’s Creative Corner: What’s Your Story?

April 12, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download our pre-made journal pages here!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Earth Day Birthday Part 2

April 11, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Click here to make your own upcycled bird feeder!

Objects Tell Stories: What is a Collection?

April 5, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Share your collection with us on Facebook!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Earth Day Birthday Part 1

April 4, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download the scavenger hunt Share your findings with us on Facebook!

What is it?

August 7, 2019 · Collections, Programs and Events

Why, it’s a playing card holder used to do magic tricks, of course! It was used by Albert Walker (1836-1902) of Glastonbury, who was a farmer, craftsman – and magician! Walker also performed puppet and ventriloquist shows, and made his own equipment, including the puppets, magic wands, metal and cardboard cups for ‘disappearing ball’ tricks and…
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