Stamford Advocate: Fall Family Fest at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center

September 28, 2021

by Tyler Sizemore Stamford AdvocateSep. 26, 2021 To celebrate the season, the Museum & Nature Center held a mini festival with added attractions, enhanced programming, and fun offerings for the whole family. The event continues on Oct. 3 and Oct. 17. Read original article here

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In Photos: Stamford Museum & Nature Center celebrates Harry Potter’s birthday

August 2, 2021

Stamford Advocate, July 31, 2021 Stamford Museum & Nature Center celebrated Harry Potter’s birthday with a Wizard Picnic on the grounds in Stamford, Conn., on Saturday, July 31, 2021.  See original article here on

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s Sunday Farm Market Returns Through November 7

June 30, 2021

Stamford, Conn. — Summer has arrived, and with it has come a new season of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s Sunday Farm Market, held weekly each Sunday through November 7, from 10 a.m.– 2 p.m. in the SM&NC’s spacious and convenient North Lot at 151 Scofieldtown Road. As always,…

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SM&NC Receives Grant from FCB Foundation

June 14, 2021

Stamford, Conn – Jack Dowling, Vice President, Commercial Banker/BDO Manager of First County Bank presents Melissa H. Mulrooney, Executive Director & CEO of the Stamford Museum & Nature Center, with a check for a grant from the First County Bank Foundation.  Also pictured (L) is Karen Meizels, Development & Corporate…

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With a vet on speakerphone, Stamford Museum & Nature Center farm manager helped two baby goats be born

May 4, 2021

by Veronica Delvalle, Stamford Advocate | Read original article here STAMFORD — Everybody loves baby animals; they’re cute, they’re soft and they remind people that the world — despite a life-altering pandemic and a year of solitude — can be a fundamentally beautiful place. Especially when they are baby goats…

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Postcards from Stamford Museum & Nature Center

March 22, 2021

Written by Debra C. Argen and Edward F. Nesta, Luxury Searching for something fun to do? The Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Stamford, Connecticut has it all! We spent a fantastic morning visiting the 118-acre museum and nature center, exploring the hiking trails, experiencing the grandeur of the Bendel Mansion once the home of fashion icon Henri Willis…

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Career Pathways for Nature-Based Educators

March 8, 2021

By: Alyson Morris, CJB Network — Mar 01, 2021 Nature centers are a great place for environmental educators to build a career. Often located on preserves, nature centers connect people to the natural world by erasing the walls of the traditional classroom. Educators at these organizations develop and use innovative, hands-on,…

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center to hold series of First County Bank Maple Sugar Fest Sundays in February and March

February 8, 2021

In lieu of its traditional First County Bank Maple Sugar Festival, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center will be celebrating the season by bundling all the fun and games of a mini-festival into a single admission price, three Sundays this winter: February 21 & 28 and March 7.  Each Sunday,…

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The art of science: New Stamford exhibit uses orchids to inspire activism

February 8, 2021

By Amanda Cuda Saving the world seems like an insurmountable task. Patricia Laspino used to feel that way, too. “I said to myself that same thing — ‘I’m just an artist. What can I do?’ ” says Laspino, who lives and works in North Haven. “But everybody can do…

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Animals at Stamford Museum & Nature Center welcome visitors

January 14, 2021

by Tyler Sizemore / Hearst Connecticut Media STAMFORD — Looking to meet at menagerie of animals? Look no farther than the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. The Heckscher Farm at the Museum & Nature Center features a maple sugar house, an organic farm and dozens of animals, including a Jacob…

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Kristin Sinatra

Director of External Affairs
Stamford Museum & Nature Center


39 Scofieldtown Road, Stamford, CT 06903