Museum After Dark lecture features modern design

MAD_ModernWorldFULLThe next Museum After Dark event, Modern Design: Collecting from the Jazz Age to the Space Age, will be held Thursday, Nov. 19, from 6-8 p.m., at the Museum, 370 Beach Road.

John Stuart Gordon, Associate Curator of American Decorative Arts from the Yale University Art Gallery will give a lively lecture about his role in acquiring design objects for Yale’s collection and the current decorative arts market. Hear what objects and eras are hot among collectors today.

Admission is free for members; $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.

About the Fairfield Museum and History Center

The Fairfield Museum is a fascinating non-profit museum, library, cultural arts and educational organization founded in 1903 that provides families in Fairfield County with a wide array of exhibits and educational programs that teach regional history, celebrate a shared heritage, and prepare students and adults to be more active participants in their community. Located at 370 Beach Road in Fairfield, CT, the Museum is open seven days a week, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults; $3 for students and seniors. Members of the Museum and children under 5 are free. For more information, call 203-259-1598 or visit

We believe in the power of history to inspire the imagination, stimulate thought and transform society. Our mission is to connect people around the complex history of Fairfield and neighboring communities so that together we may shape a more informed future. Program support comes from Fairfield County’s Community Foundation, CT Humanities and our generous community donors and corporate sponsors.

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