Featured Events

CANCELLED Children's May Day Tea  - 4/30/2017

Flower Arranging Workshop with Haley Billip - 5/21/2017

May Exhibit - Art by Agnes Wong & Beverly Hollis - 5/5/2017

House Tour: Death of the Smith Boys - 4/7/2017

Historical Theater Program - 7/10/2017

En Plein Air at Stanley-Whitman House - 5/20/2017

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Special Events & Programs

Program registration is processed on a first come first served basis. You may register by phone, (860) 677-9222, in person, by mail or online. Payment options are credit card, check, or cash. Your membership must be current at the time the program meets in order to receive the member discount. Museum staff reserves the right to cancel classes for insufficient enrollment. You will be notified at least three working days in advance if a program is cancelled. Cancellations with at least forty-eight hours notice will receive a refund.

The Story of Julia Roper

 Date: 3/19/2017
 Starting Time: 1:00:00 PM
 Ending Time: 2:30:00 PM

Education Coordinator Joann Zeisner shares the riveting story of Julia Roper, an Irish imigrant who lived in the "Whitman House" from 1864 until 1883. Julia's story is unique, yet reflects the experience of many of the Iresh who settled in Connecticut. Irish tea and sweets will be served.


Admission is free for museum members and $5 for non-members. No registration is necessary.