Florence Griswold Museum Hosts Events In August

History in the Impressionist Landscape

Wednesday, August 12 from 11am to 12pm
Join Curator Amy Kurtz Lansing for a highlights tour that reveals the presence of multiple histories in landscape paintings by the Lyme Impressionists. Learn about ties between Native Americans, European settlers, enslaved peoples, and the lands depicted.
The lecture takes place virtually via GoTo Webinar and a link to access the event will be sent when participants register.
This event is free but registration is required. Register...
This program is supported provided by Art Bridges,
CT Humanities, and media sponsor WSHU.

Mindfulness Event along the Artists' Trail
Saturday, August 15 from 10:30 to 12:30
Awaken your senses through a guided experience along the Museum’s Artists’ Trail. The two-hour sessions feature slow walking, sensory immersion, and experiential sharing. Rain or shine (dress accordingly).
Regan Stacey is an artist, environmentalist, and the founder of Awaken the Forest Within, a nature-connected practice that reconnects humans to nature to heal themselves, their communities, and the earth. As a forest therapy guide, she offers forest bathing walks to the public and privately to individuals and groups. As a nature-based life coach, she offers transformational nature-connected experiences designed to discover one’s inner nature as a pathway to healing.
Regan holds a BS in biology from The Pennsylvania State University and an MFA from Lesley University. She lives among the hills and forests of Lyme, CT.
Reservations required. Register...

Family Event Barnyard Impressionism
Sunday, August 16 from 11am
Capture the personalities of domesticated farm animals in paint. Gemini, a yearling heifer; Shasta, a miniature donkey; Comfort & Joy, a pair of Pilgrim geese, and a goat with her kids will be at the Museum to pose for visitors. Our barnyard friends are from Joan Greene and Wounded Eagle Farm in Canterbury, Connecticut.
Meet the animals on our Museum grounds. A fun day for the whole family!
This program is supported provided by CT Humanities, and media sponsor WSHU.

Stories by North American Writers You May Not Know—But Should
Tuesday, August 18 at 3pm
Join Mark Schenker, Dean of Academic Affairs at Yale College for a discussion focusing on the short stroy Honeydew (2011) by Edith Pearlman.
Email david@flogris.org for a PDF of the story.
This event is free but registration is required. Register...