Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum opens 2022 season with new exhibit and free admission for Connecticut kids

The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, at 295 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT will open its 2022 season on April 6, 2022 at 12 p.m. with an exciting schedule of events including talks, book signings, art exhibits and programs communities that will inspire, educate and entertain people of all ages. During the months of April and May, all Connecticut children under the age of eighteen will be able to visit the museum without paying admission.

This program is made possible by the support of CT Humanities with generous funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) of the Connecticut State Legislature.

Executive Director Susan Gilgore and Chairman of the Board Douglas Hempstead said, “We are offering two months of free admission to all Connecticut children to encourage families from all walks of life to visit this National Historic Landmark in what we hope to be an inspiring and educational journey. that will strengthen the fabric of our communities and support a more inclusive and diverse audience.

LMMM will feature a new exhibit titled, Fragments of Light, Impressions of Color, which will open April 7 at 12 p.m. and run through August 28, 2022. An opening reception will be held Thursday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Admission will be included with the purchase of a guided tour ticket (if applicable) and available online at www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com. The 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, nature painting or landscape depiction. urban.

The 2022 season is made possible in part by CT Humanities with generous funding provided by the Connecticut State Department of Economic and Community Development/Connecticut Office of the Arts (COA) of the Connecticut State Legislature and LMMM Founding Patrons : Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown; Patrons of LMMM Leadership: The Sealark Foundation; and Distinguished Benefactors of the 2022 LMMM Season: The City of Norwalk, The Maurice Goodman Foundation, and The Lockwood-Mathews Foundation, Inc. For this program, proof of residency is required.

For more information on tours and programs, please visit www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. , or call 203-838-9799.

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