April 6 through May

Free Admission for CT Kids

From April through May, the Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is offering free admission to Connecticut children under 18 plus one accompanying adult. This program is for families who live in Connecticut. Proof of residency is required…

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...

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...

February 7 - June 3

Young Writers’ Competition

The Museum will launch its ninth annual Young Writers’ Competition titled, "Breaking Barriers", on February 7. Open to all middle school students sixth through eighth grade in the Tristate area, young writers are tasked to write an essay about a person, place, or topic in history, or in current times, that they consider to be groundbreaking...