Past Events

Tour begins at the Historical Society with a glass of wine or lemonade on the front steps.  At 7:00, the tour group will head to Bank Street  led by Legard Waldrop to learn the history of the heart of New Milford.

First Friday Walking Tour

Friday, June 1 2012
First Friday Walking Tour...
Starts at 6:00 PM
Tour begins at the Historical Society with a glass of wine or lemonade on the front steps. At 7:00, the tour group will head to Bank Street led by Legard Waldrop to learn the history of the heart of New Milford.

Tuesday, October 20th  
(6:00 PM to 9:00 PM) 

Restaurant (TBA)

Annual Membership Dinner & Meeting

Tuesday, October 20 2015
Annual Membership Dinner &...
Starts at 6:00 PM
Tuesday, October 20th (6:00 PM to 9:00 PM) Restaurant (TBA)

Members Free
Non-Members $10.00 per person
Tour will start and end at the NMHS.  The tour will last approximately 1 hour.
Sunday, August 30th (4:30 PM)

A Historic Walking Tour of Downtown New Milford

Sunday, August 30 2015
A Historic Walking Tour of Dow...
Starts at 4:30 PM
Members Free Non-Members $10.00 per person Tour will start and end at the NMHS. The tour will last approximately 1 hour. Sunday, August 30th (4:30 PM)

You won't want to miss this exciting event, showcasing the work of local Connecticut artisans! 
The show will feature pottery, paintings, hand-made jewelry, fused glass, weaving, 
woodturning, blacksmithing, hand-made soap, and more! 
You'll find unique & hand-crafted gifts for the holidays. 
Wine & Cheese Opening Friday, Nov 22, 6-8pm 
Cost: FREE admission

Holiday Arts and Crafts Show

Saturday, November 23 2013
Holiday Arts and Crafts Show...
Starts at 10:00 AM
You won't want to miss this exciting event, showcasing the work of local Connecticut artisans! The show will feature pottery, paintings, hand-made jewelry, fused glass, weaving, woodturning, blacksmithing, hand-made soap, and more! You'll find unique & hand-crafted gifts for the holidays. Wine & Cheese Opening Friday, Nov 22, 6-8pm Cost: FREE admission

The New Milford Historical Society and Museum is participating in the 10th annual Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 14th.  The one-day statewide event will showcase our diverse collection of historical artifacts. Our museum will be open FREE from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on this day. (This is the same weekend we host the New Milford Outdoor Arts Festival!)

Open House at the Society

Saturday, June 14 2014
Open House at the Society...
Starts at 12:00 PM
The New Milford Historical Society and Museum is participating in the 10th annual Connecticut Open House Day on Saturday, June 14th. The one-day statewide event will showcase our diverse collection of historical artifacts. Our museum will be open FREE from 12 noon to 3 p.m. on this day. (This is the same weekend we host the New Milford Outdoor Arts Festival!)

LOOK AT ARTISTS – A CHILDREN’S ART HISTORY COURSE
                  
This 4 week long course is designed to improve and increase visual literacy for children in grades 1-4.  Students will learn about a different artist during each hour-long session by reading a story about that artist, then creating a project in his/her style.  During this session, we will be discovering VanGogh, Picasso/Matisse, Mary Cassatt and Andy Warhol. 
The program will end with an art show and reception displaying the student’s artwork in the Boardman Gallery of the Museum.

Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm from September 24 – October 15, 2015.  

Student Art Show and Reception Thursday October 22nd at 4:00 pm. 
Members: $30.00 / Non-Members: $35.00. Program is limited to 15 Students.
Program is taught by Kathy Elmore, MLS, with over 20 years experience as a Children’s Librarian in Connecticut Public Libraries.

LOOK AT ARTISTS

Thursday, September 24 2015
LOOK AT ARTISTS...
Starts at 4:00 PM
LOOK AT ARTISTS – A CHILDREN’S ART HISTORY COURSE This 4 week long course is designed to improve and increase visual literacy for children in grades 1-4. Students will learn about a different artist during each hour-long session by reading a story about that artist, then creating a project in his/her style. During this session, we will be discovering VanGogh, Picasso/Matisse, Mary Cassatt and Andy Warhol. The program will end with an art show and reception displaying the student’s artwork in the Boardman Gallery of the Museum. Thursdays from 4:00 – 5:00 pm from September 24 – October 15, 2015. Student Art Show and Reception Thursday October 22nd at 4:00 pm. Members: $30.00 / Non-Members: $35.00. Program is limited to 15 Students. Program is taught by Kathy Elmore, MLS, with over 20 years experience as a Children’s Librarian in Connecticut Public Libraries.