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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Stamford Museum & Nature Center to present “Global Garden: Resonant Beauty” exhibition by Patricia Laspino from January 29 to April 25, 2021

January 8, 2021

Stamford, Conn. – Stamford Museum & Nature Center is pleased to present “Global Garden: Resonant Beauty,” an exhibition featuring the oil paintings, etchings and drawings of Patricia Laspino. The exhibition will be on view in the Stamford Museum’s Bendel Galleries through April 25. Gallery hours in January are Monday through…

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When COVID-19 changes Halloween, Stamford and Greenwich museums save the day

November 2, 2020

by Verónica Del Valle, Stamford Advocate | see original article Even Halloween – a holiday steeped in lore, joy and a lot of candy – could not escape the ongoing COVID-19 crisis unscathed. Guidance from Gov. Ned Lamont discourages traditional trick-or-treating, and without in-person classes for many students in Stamford and Greenwich, typical festive…

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An Accessible Boardwalk Trail In Connecticut, The Wheels In The Woods Trail Is Full Of Enchanting Views

October 26, 2020

ONLY IN YOUR STATE Connecticut by Elisa Regulski The Stamford Museum and Nature Center is home to gorgeous views, fascinating wildlife, and historical homes. But these aren’t the only exciting attractions inside this beloved Connecticut destination. Here, you’ll also find The Wheels In The Woods Trail, a completely accessible boardwalk trail that’s surrounded…

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New Things Happening at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center

September 28, 2020

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 fall season. Biophilia Exhibition: On view in the SM&NC’s Bendel Galleries October 1st through January 10th, “BIOPHILIA: A Dialogue with Art, Nature and Science”…

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Coast2CoastwithKids: Stamford Museum & Nature Center in Connecticut

July 30, 2020

JULY 27, 2020 | Read original article The Stamford Museum and Nature Center in Stamford, Connecticut is practically in my backyard and yet it’s taken me almost 12 years to visit! We’ve felt most comfortable visiting outdoor locations due to the COVID 19 pandemics, so this seemed like the…

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After Months In Home School Kids Clamor For Camp Around Fairfield County

July 15, 2020

Daily Voice | by Donna Christopher | See original article COVID-19 may have put the kibosh on many a popular children’s summer camp, but there are still several running at reduced capacity that are filling up quickly.  Here are a few creative options. Woodcock Nature Center camp started the first…

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center presents “Art and the Animal” through September 7

July 7, 2020

Stamford, Conn. – Stamford Museum & Nature Center is pleased to present “Art and the Animal,” the flagship exhibition of The Society of Animal Artists, which is regarded worldwide as the most prestigious artist membership organization dedicated to the theme of animals in art. On view in the SM&NC’s Bendel…

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Kristin Sinatra

Director of External Affairs
Stamford Museum & Nature Center


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