Current Exhibit

"Darien: 1925-1950 ~ Golden Age of Art and Design"

Thanks to a social media explosion and developments in other technologies, by the 1920s, New York City had become the world’s most robust market for art. It took a lot of artists to make this new world go ’round, and many — perhaps most — of them lived and worked “in the country,” including Darien.
Running into early 2017, 12-5pm on Tuesday to Thursday & Sundays from 12-3pm. The price of general admission is a non-member donation of $5.00
  • October 2 @ 4:00pm: Annual Meeting & Talk on Town’s Golden Age On Sunday, Oct. 2 at 4:45 p.m., Curator Dave Polett will present a gallery talk about a time that was not so long ago, when artistic endeavors of ...
    Posted Sep 26, 2016, 10:51 AM by Julie Johnston
  • "Darien 1925-1950 - Golden Age of Art and Design" will remain open into early 2017. This exhibit begins with Darien's Guild of the Seven Arts, the second earliest art colony formed in New England, and tells the story of how New York's new ...
    Posted Sep 8, 2016, 10:32 AM by John Gault
  • The Darien Historical Society in the news We were very pleased that our latest exhibit is featured in the June 24th edition of Antiques & The Arts Weekly, the nation’s leading weekly publication on the antiques and ...
    Posted Jul 1, 2016, 7:47 AM by Julie Johnston
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