Teacher’s Workshop: Food Waste, In-Person at the Yellow Farmhouse

Yellow Farmhouse 389 N. Main Street, Stonington

Almost one third of the food that is grown in the United States is wasted. In this professional development workshop, teachers will explore why and where food gets wasted, learn about strategies and community programs to prevent waste, discover ways to reduce food waste in the classroom, and educate their students about food waste. For […]

Screenwriting with Janet Roach: THE HOOK

Connecticut College Mohegan Avenue Parkway, New London

Screenwriting Workshop With Oscar-Nominated Screenwriter Janet Roach: Part 1: THE HOOK Mystic Film Institute is delighted to announce part 1 in a series of intensive screenwriting workshops led by Oscar-nominated screenwriter, Janet Roach. You may attend a stand-alone workshop or immerse yourself in the full experience by taking all three. Whether you're honing your skills […]


Book Art Workshop with Flourish + Fern at Black Rock Books

Black Rock Books 3030 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport

Three Classes: March 21, April 25, May 16, 2024 — Altered Book Art Journaling —  Combining collage, book art, and mixed media play, this altered books workshop series offers a creative journey guided by local artist, Lauren Smith of Flourish + Fern—book lover, plant-mom and thrifting enthusiast. For more information


Connecticut Cryptids: Author Talk at Black Rock Books

Black Rock Books 3030 Fairfield Avenue, Bridgeport

Join authors Patrick Scalisi and Valerie Ruby-Omen to learn about the mysterious and mythical creatures featured in their book, Connecticut Cryptids. Learn more about Patrick and Valerie's book, Connecticut Cryptids: A Field Guide to the Weird and Wonderful Creatures of the Nutmeg State   For more information

Starting Your Plants from Seed

Perrot Memorial Library 90 Sound Beach Avenue, Old Greenwich

Join us on Monday, April 1, at 7 pm for "Starting Your Plants from Seed," an evening with The Garden Club of Old Greenwich, to learn about seed starting. This event will take place in our Program Room, Radcliffe Children's Library. Learn tips from Master Gardeners about how and when to begin your seeds indoors […]

Pressed Flower Paper Lantern Workshop at Tox Brewing

Tox Brewing 635 Broad Street, New London

Join us for another craft night in the taproom on 4/3 at 6pm. We will be making paper lanterns with pressed flowers filled with fairy lights. These lanterns can be used as a table top display or for hanging. The lantern will be partially assembled for the sake of drying time, but a full tutorial […]


Family Day: Mixing It Up with Color at Fairfield University Art Museum

Fairfield University Art Museum 200 Barlow Road, Fairfield

Join us for Family Day: Mixing It Up with Color on Saturday, Two sessions April 27: 12:30-2 p.m., 2:30-4 p.m. in Bellarmine Hall, Museum Classroom. Each session will begin promptly at 12:30 p.m. and again at 2:30 p.m. This event is inspired by the exhibition Suzanne Chamlin: Studies in Color (Bellarmine Hall Galleries, April 5-July 27)! Kids ages […]

Persian Calligraphy Workshop with Alibaba Awrang at Connecticut Museum of Culture and History

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Join us for an introduction to Persian Calligraphy with master calligrapher Alibaba Awrang. Fusing Persian letters with brightly colored and bold patterns and images, Alibaba uses both traditional and modern techniques in his works. In this workshop, Alibaba will share his history , including his position as head the Department of Calligraphy and Miniature Painting […]



Yale Peabody Museum 170 Whitney Ave, New Haven

Who does scientific research matters. It influences the questions that are asked, the insights that are made, and who leads the next generation. However, different kinds of research are not equally welcoming and accessible to all. Fieldwork is an integral part of the earth, life, and social sciences, but has unique logistical constraints, opportunities, and impacts. These […]

Fundamentals of Gardening: A Weekend Workshop with Daryl Beyers at Hollister House Garden

Hollister House Garden 300 Nettleton Hollow Rd, Washington

May 17, 18, 19, 2024 Dig deep into the fundamentals of gardening in this weekend-long, intensive workshop. Whether you are new to gardening or have a few seasons under your belt, this comprehensive course will develop and refine your skills. A lively combination of classroom instruction and hands-on activities will teach you the optimal way […]

$450 – $500

Gravestone Cleaning Workshop

Stanley-Whitman House 37 High Street, Farmington

Roll up your sleeves, get dirty and learn all about Connecticut’s colonial graveyards from Ruth Shapleigh-Brown of CT Gravestone Network. Ms. Shapleigh-Brown has been involved in burial ground preservation and gravestone studies since the mid 1980's which is her passion in life. Stanley-Whitman House gravestone cleaning workshops run from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM and […]


Beginner’s Printmaking Workshopat Connecticut Museum of Culture and History

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford

Join us in learning the basics of linocut printmaking! In this workshop, led by folk artist Philitha Stemplys-Cowdrey, you will be guided through the whole “block print” process: from designing a pattern, transferring, carving, testing and printing your design to take home. No printmaking experience required, and people of all artistic abilities are welcome. Even […]