New Exhibition! Norwalk’s 1st Female Architect|Museum Gift Shop Sales

by admin on August 16, 2014

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New Exhibition!

at Norwalk Historical Society Museum

Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect

This exhibition explores the life and work of Rowayton resident Margaret Hoyt Smith, who was commissioned in 1970 to design the house that is currently the home of the Norwalk Historical Society Museum (formerly Lockwood House). View original blue prints and a collection of Margaret’s architect tools as you learn how this innovative woman paved the way for future female architects in Norwalk.

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Museum Gift Shop

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The Norwalk Historical Society Museum Gift Shop showcases the work of Connecticut artists and artisans. It features an eclectic array of distinctive merchandise… home decor, paintings, mixed media art, greeting cards, jewelry, ornaments, books, clothing, accessories, vintage inspired toys, pottery, and more! Plus, you will find the Norwalk Historical Society’s logo wear, handmade linen tote bags, aprons, t-shirts, hats, sweatshirts, and custom soaps. Selected items will be on discount.

Venue

Norwalk Historical Society Museum, 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT

Front entrance accessible from the Norwalk City Hall parking area at 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT. The Museum is in the red brick house with double blue front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department

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Norwalk Historical Society Museum

141 East Avenue
Norwalk, CT
Front entrance accessible only from the Norwalk City Hall parking area at 125 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT
The Museum is in the red brick house with double blue front doors, next to the Norwalk Health Department

Museum Hours

Wednesday – Saturday, Noon – 4:00pm. Closed on holidays and special events.

Admission

Adults: $5, Seniors (age 65+): $3, Student (ages 6-22) – $3, Child under 5 y ears old – Free!

Gift Shop

Visit the Museum Gift Shop for one-of-a kind hand crafted items by Connecticut artists,

Norwalk Historical Society themed items, books, vintage children’s toys & games

Current Exhibits

Norwalk Historical Society Museum – 141 East Avenue, Norwalk, CT

(Entrance from the Norwalk City Hall parking area, 125 East Avenue, Norwalk. Located next to the Norwalk Health Dept. in the red brick house with double blue front doors.)

* Norwalk Collects: Celebrating Four Historic Collections, curated by Elizabeth Pratt Fox

* Norwalk: Portrait of Diversity, photography by Tony Velez

* Eating off the Landscape: The Farrington-Lockwood Dessert Service, curated by Elizabeth Pratt Fox

* Self and the World: Experiencing 19th-Century Photography in Norwalk, curated by Elizabeth Avery and graphic designs by Scott Kuykendall

* New Deal, New Day: WPA Artists at Work and Play, curated by Valerie A. Cooper, Picture That Art Consultants

* Destination Norwalk: African-American Migration from the South, 1940-1970, curated by Kathleen Motes Bennewitz

*Margaret Hoyt Smith: Norwalk’s First Female Architect, curated by Lynn Friedman

Mill Hill Historic Park – 2 East Wall Street, Norwalk, CT

Fodor Farm – 328 Flax Hill Road, Norwalk, CT

 

 

 

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