2016 Programs

Tell Us A Story

tellUsaStorySunday, October 16, 2:00 p.m., Town Hall, 26 Pine Street

It’s been said that “if they put another artist or writer into Cornwall it would sink.” Come share stories of Cornwall’s creative past. Richard Schlesinger, CBS News Correspondent, will host an afternoon of stories recalling Cornwall’s creative past.

This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

The Write Stuff

WRITESTUFFSunday, September 18, 4:00 p.m., Town Hall, 26 Pine Street

Join us for a public reading of poetry and prose by Cornwall writers.

This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

He’s Got His Wires Crossed

peterSunday, August 21, 2:00 p.m., Town Hall, 26 Pine Street

Cornwall sculptor Peter Busby will discuss art and creativity, as he sees it.

This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

Family Art Day

artdaySaturday, July 23, 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., Cornwall Historical Society, 7 Pine Street

Join us for a fun-filled, hands-on day of creative art projects led by local artists Joe Brien and Danielle Mailer.

This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

Artists & Authors: Exhibit Opening Reception

openingAAFriday, June 24, 5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. Cornwall Historical Society, 7 Pine Street

Help us celebrate the opening of this year’s exhibit, “Artists & Authors.” Take a turn around the gallery, chat with the Executive Director/Curator, partake in our interactive activities, and enter for a chance to win an item of your choice from our gift shop.

This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

 

 

Spokes & Spirits: cycling through Cornwall’s cemeteries

spokes and spirits

Saturday, June 4, 10:00 a.m. Cornwall Historical Society, 7 Pine Street
Rain date: Sunday, June 5, 10:00 a.m.

Cycling enthusiast Terry Burke will lead a bicycle tour around Cornwall stopping at each of Cornwall’s eight cemeteries. At each stop Burke will also share some information about the cemeteries and those within them.

This program is free to the public, refreshments will be served. Bring a positive spirit and a helmet!

 

A TIME Correspondent’s Adventures in Europe, Africa, and Vietnam

TimeSunday, April 24, 3:00 p.m. Cornwall Town Hall, 26 Pine Street

Former TIME magazine correspondent Keith Johnson, whose career as a journalist spanned more than 30 years, will discuss his experiences as a young journalist abroad.

This Program is free to the public, refreshments will be served.

 

 

 

Precious Treasures: guarding your family papers, letters and photographs

Sunday, January 24, 1:30 p.m.precious treasuresCornwall Historical Society, 7 Pine Street

Connecticut State Archivist Lizette Pelletier will discuss the proper care of one’s family treasures so they will last for future generations. Participants are welcome to bring letters, papers, or photographs for which they would like preservation advice.

Refreshments will be served.