Family programs at the Fairfield Museum and History Center

Fairfield Museum and History Center, 370 Beach Road, Fairfield offers three family-friendly and educational programs during the month of January.

Handcrafted African American History

Monday, January 18, 11 a.m. for families and children ages 5+; free.

11 a.m.: Storytelling with Lot Therrio.

noon-2 p.m.: Craft Activity

Listen to fascinating folktales told by Master Storyteller Lot Therrio.

View images of African American folk arts and quilts in the Education Classroom and create collages and handicrafts by these traditions.

History by Hand Club

Tuesdays, 4:30-6:30 p.m., ages 8-13

Session 2: January 26, February 2, 9, 16, 23 & March 8

Session 3: March 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12 & 19

Each Session: Members: $95; Non-members: $125

+ $25 supply fee. Sign up online at Fairfieldhs.org Not a member? Sign up today! Call 203-259-1598 to become a member.

Join other creative kids to learn art, design, and sewing, building confidence and problem-solving skills along the way. Learn basic skills, techniques, vocabulary, and safety, students discover their own talents making unique sewing and collage projects inspired by history, including decoupage, patchwork pillows, cute animals, and colorful block quilting.

MAMM-FULLMiss Annie’s Museum Munchkins (MAMM!) 2016

Wednesdays, 3:30-5:30 p.m., ages 4-6

Session 2: January 13-February 24, 2016

Session 3: March 9-April 20, 2016

Session 4: May 4-June 15, 2016

Each Session: Members; $150, Non-Members: $170.

Register online at Fairfieldhs.org or call 203-259-1598

Join Miss Annie of Great Beginnings Montessori School to celebrate diverse holidays and to explore the history of our town. Sessions will include reading about our theme, creating a unique craft and viewing some of the Museum’s fascinating exhibits. Together, we’ll learn to appreciate each other, our family, our communities and the world at large!

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 Fairfieldhistory.org.

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.

Storytelling with Lot Therrio

Storytelling with Lot Therrio

Join other creative kids to learn art, design, and sewing, building confidence and problem-solving skills along the way.

Join other creative kids to learn art, design, and sewing, building confidence and problem-solving skills along the way.

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