Opinion: Thumbs Up, thumbs down

November 9, 2021

A9 | Stamford Advocate | Tuesday, November 9, 2021EDITORIAL Thumbs up to reinventing the Stamford Observatory. After 40 years, the observatory at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center has been closed to the public for three years. A new proposal would introduce a planetarium with 125 seats, and outdoor observation deck and classroom space. It…

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$10M could turn dilapidated Stamford Observatory into rival for NYC’s Hayden Planetarium

November 9, 2021

Verónica Del Valle | Stamford Advocate Nov. 6, 2021 STAMFORD — Behind a locked fence at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center, there’s a dusty building shrouded by trees. Its whitewashed facade and silo have grown ashen over the years. Next to the front entrance, behind a formidable pillar, the words “Stamford Observatory” are emblazoned…

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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 Relations Manager for the nonprofit…

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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, grounds will open at 10…

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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” is an extensive art and…

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Hosts “An Evening with Lidia Bastianich”

February 10, 2020

On Wednesday, February 5, the Stamford Museum & Nature Center honored Chef Lidia Bastianich at its annual “An Evening with…” fundraiser in the Knobloch Family Farmhouse. More than 130 guests enjoyed cocktails and hors d’oeuvres on the Overlook Terrace with Lidia, followed by a four-course dinner prepared by chef Andy Nusser of Tarry Lodge Enoteca…

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Greenwich superintendent joins advisory council at Stamford Museum

December 6, 2019

Greenwich School Superintendent Toni Jones will be putting her expertise to use at the Stamford Museum & Nature Center. She recently joined its newly formed Science Advisory Council, which was created to guide the design and development of its new Astronomy & Physical Science Center. Jones joins educators from the Stamford Public Schools, the Bedford…

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Stamford Museum & Nature Center Forms Science Advisory Council

October 30, 2019
Distinguished Members from Across Science Community Sign On to Support SM&NC’s Development of its New Astronomy & Physical Science Center

Distinguished Members from Across Science Community Sign On to Support SM&NC’s Development of its New Astronomy & Physical Science Center The Stamford Museum & Nature Center (SM&NC) is proud to announce the formation of a Science Advisory Council, created to guide the design and development of its new Astronomy & Physical Science Center. The Council’s…

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