News12: Stamford Museum & Nature Center telescope relocates to Astronomical Lyceum in New Mexico

October 19, 2022

Oct 18, 2022, 10:17pm by News 12 Staff Tuesday was a historic moment for the Stamford Museum and Nature Center as their observatory telescope is being relocated to the Astronomical Lyceum in New Mexico. The city’s mayor was joined by state delegates to witness the first step toward preparing for…

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Stamford Advocate: Stamford’s ‘space age’ telescope removed and headed to New Mexico, making way for a new planetarium

October 18, 2022

by Ignacio Laguarda | Oct. 18, 2022 | STAMFORD — A telescope described as “a wonder of the space age” is moving away from its Stamford home of 57 years. The so-called Gregory-Maksutov telescope was lifted from its usual resting place near the top of the Stamford Observatory on…

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In Photos: Kids kick off autumn at Fall Family Fest in Stamford

October 3, 2022 | Tyler Sizemore | September 30, 2022 STAMFORD – Families celebrated the start of a new season at Fall Family Fest at Stamford Museum & Nature Center last Sunday. The children’s event featured a rock climbing wall, birds of prey program, live music, face painting, games, crafts, and an…

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“Haden to Warhol: A Survey of Master Prints from the Permanent Collection” exhibition on view at the SM&NC this Fall

September 9, 2022

Utagawa Kuniyoshi’s Shubi-no-matsu from the series Famous Places in the Eastern Capital (Image c. 1833; printed in 1955 by The Adachi Institute of Woodcut Prints, Tokyo, Japan) will be one of more than 40 prints on view from Stamford Museum & Nature Center’s permanent collection this fall. Stamford, Conn. — The…

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center presents Immersive Outdoor Theatre Experience for Children: “Off the Trail with Squeak and Squawk”

August 23, 2022

Stamford, Conn. – The Stamford Museum & Nature Center invites children and their caregivers to experience “Off the Trail for Squeak and Squawk – An Immersive Outdoor Theatre Adventure,” at one of 18 sessions this September. Produced by Stage Partners of Stamford, Off the Trail for Squeak and Squawk is…

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Stamford Magazine: People & Places, In Good Taste

August 20, 2022

Stamford Magazine July/August 2022, pg 57 by Diane Sembrot See all event photos See all event photos See Original Stamford Magazine Article

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Great Things Happening at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center

June 23, 2022

Stamford, Conn. — Stamford Museum & Nature Center is pleased to present an all-new line-up of special events and intergenerational programs as the organization welcomes the summer season. Discovering Color: Two Decades of Abstraction Exhibition: On view in the SM&NC’s Bendel Galleries from June 30 – September 11, Discovering Color:…

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center to Offer Free Program Series for Neurodiverse Students and Families

April 20, 2022

Stamford, Conn. – The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is proud to offer “Animals for All,” a free program series designed exclusively for neurodiverse children and their families. Two different program formats are offered: Heckscher Farm Open Evenings, which allow families to visit the Farm after-hours at their own pace…

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

February 2, 2022

Stamford, Conn. – The Stamford Museum & Nature Center is proud to announce the 2022 dates for its annual series of First County Bank Maple Sugar Fest Sundays. All are invited to celebrate the maple sugaring season at the Center three Sundays this winter: February 27 and March 6 &…

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Stamford Magazine: Now & Then – The Great Outdoors

January 26, 2022

Now & Then BY JOEY MACARI It seems every year there’s something new about this city. A new park. A new mayor. A new, not-so-under-the-radar pizza place. Surely, there’s enough buzz and excitement to go around. Then, there’s the nostalgia factor. The imprints left by those who knew Stamford a little…

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Kristin Sinatra

Director of External Affairs
Stamford Museum & Nature Center


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