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Peppermints and Whiskey: Edward Fuller Bigelow, Paul Griswold Howes and the...
Sun, April 2, 2017, 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM EDT
Registration suggested. Free with admission. This Sunday Afternoon Lecture Series is offered in conjunction with the Bruce Museum's current exhibition: Canvas and Cast: Highlights from the Bruce Museum's Art Collection (on view February 11 - June 11, 2017).
Peppermints and Whiskey: Edward Fuller Bigelow, Paul Griswold Howes and the formation of the Bruce Museum, by Tim Walsh, Manager of Natural History Collection and Citizen Science, Bruce Museum. In this lecture, Walsh will discuss the 1908 bequeath of a Victorian stone mansion to the town of Greenwich for the purpose of a museum for natural history, history, and art, and chart the historical progression of transforming a house into a museum. Guests will learn about the two men who compiled the collections and introduced our unique institution the Greenwich community.
Registration suggested. Free with admission.