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Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, 12:00 pm
Lyman Allyn Art Museum, 625 Williams St., New London, CT
Eyes around the world are turned on the prodigious ascent in popularity of Iranian artists, whether those working in Iran or from the Diaspora. We invite you to join us for the opportunity to meet these two artists themselves and a personal glimpse into their paintings and studio, their inspiration and their challenges.
Wednesday, December 3rd
Reception: 5 PM Presentation: 6 PM
This event is held at the Lyman Allyn Art Museum and hosted by the Griffis Art Center.
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, 7:30 pm
Mystic Congregational Church Parish Hall, 43 East Main Street, Mystic,
the Women Who Created the Fashion
Laura Crow will be the guest speaker at the Mystic River Historical Society’s next program at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 3 at the Mystic Congregational Church Fellowship Hall. Crow, director of design and a professor of costume history at University of Connecticut will present “The Women Who Created the Fashion.”
Throughout the middle of the 19th century, thousands of rural women and children made hats, buttons, suspenders and other clothing items in their homes for local merchants who paid them by the piece. The skills and fashion sense of these home workers were the focus of the exhibition, “Women of New England: Dress from the Industrial Age 1850-1900.” Crow will discuss the exhibit and related topics. All are welcome. Admission is $4 and free for MRHS members.
Mystic Congregational is located at 43 East Main St.
Wednesday, Dec. 3, 2014, 7:30 am
Mystic Congregational Church, 43 East Main Street, Mystic,
The Mystic River Historical Society presents a talk by Laura Crow about the women who created the fashions in the mid to late 1800s. Throughout the middle of the nineteenth century, thousands of rural women and children did domestic outwork, making hats, buttons, suspenders and other clothing items in their own homes for local merchants who paid them by the piece. This talk will focus on the women who created the fashion.
Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, 10:00 am
Women and Family Life Center, 96 Fair Street, Guilford, CT
This is an informal support group for moms and infants. In the comfort of a small group, you may discuss anything from breastfeeding challenges to pumping and going back to work. Older siblings welcomed. Pre-registration required. No fee. Visit www.womenandfamilylife.org.