july 1 - september 5

CT Summer at the Museum 2022: Free Admission for CT Kids!

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum joins more than 130 museums and institutions across the state in the CT Summer at the Museum initiative. From July 1 through September 5, the Museum will be offering all Connecticut children ages 18 and under plus one accompanying Connecticut resident adult free admission for guided tours... 

Call for Vendors

Old-fashioned Flea Market

The Museum is calling for vendors for its 15th annual Old-fashioned Flea Market in Mathews Park, which will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2022, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Visitors will spend a day in the park hunting for bargains and exploring a variety of merchandise including antiques, repurposed furniture, collectibles, jewelry, crafts by local artisans, household items, clothing, toys, and specialty farm-to-table items...

submission deadline: August 8, midnight

Call for Artists: “Hues of Freedom” – 2022 Fall Juried Art Exhibition

The Museum is calling for artists for a juried exhibition titled, "Hues of Freedom". The submission deadline is Mon., Aug. 8 at midnight. The exhibition will open on Oct. 20 and run through Dec. 18, 2022, and be displayed in the Billiards Room at the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum. As the word freedom can be subject to diverse interpretations, this exhibition will explore how artists depict the concept in their work...

May 19 - November 6

“Making It Last: Sustainable Fashion in Victorian America”

As popular historical dramas such as "Bridgerton" and "Dickinson" have recently piqued public interest in period costumes, and Eco-fashion is currently a hot topic of discussion, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum will explore the recycling philosophy of the 19th century, as well as the dangerous practices used to create the magnificent gowns worn by high society...

April 7 - August 28

“Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color”

This new juried art exhibition will feature emerging and established artists working in the style of contemporary impressionism and focusing on the effects of light and color, whether through portraiture, painting nature, or depicting the urban landscape. The exhibition was juried by Artist and Trustee Gail Ingis, who selected approximately 30 works from digital submissions...