events + programs

The Holley-MacRae War Garden

Now through October, 2014

Greenwich Faces the Great War Exhibition

October 1, 2014 through March 22, 2015

Story Barn: Victory

October 17, 2014

2014 William C. Crooks Distinguished Lecture: James E. Baker, Chief Justice of U.S. Court of Appeals Armed Forces

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

American Women Rebuilding France, Lecture by Elaine Uzan Leary

November 18, 2014

Antiquarius 2014

December 5 – 10, 2014

Bush-Holley House by Candlelight

Sunday, December 14, 2014

“Treasure Hunt” Holiday Performances by No Strings Marionette Company

Saturday, December 20, 2014

After the World Broke In Two: WWI and the Fracturing of Poetry and Fiction, Lecture by Professor Laura Winters

January 15, 2015

The Millionaires Unit Documentary Film Screening

January 29, 2015

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Yankee Magazine award

Connecticut's Best Attractions 2012:

Best Art & History Museum, Editors of Yankee Magazine  


Antiquarius: A Win/Win

Antiquarius is quite simply our most important fundraising event of the year. When you support Antiquarius, you make a lot of good things happen: You enable the Historical Society to collect and chronicle the vibrant history of this unique community so that we can share it with current and future residents, scholars and students. You help to sustain the Library and Archives so visitors can learn the Greenwich story through photos and primary source documents. You become a steward of beloved Bush-Holley Historic Site, help launch fascinating art and history exhibitions, further preservations initiatives and allow us to offer education programs for all ages.

When you participate, it’s a win/win. You contribute immeasurably to the cultural vitality of Greenwich and have a really good time doing it. What could be better?

Celebrate the holidays in high style by attending all these exciting events. Many thanks!

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Greenwich Faces the Great War

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If you visited Greenwich Faces the Great War at the Storehouse Gallery but didn’t have time to take the survey on site, you can still share your thoughts
and give us important feedback.

Click here to take the survey. In thanks for helping us evaluate your experience at the show, you’ll be entitled to FREE admission to one of our exhibition-related programs.

Bush-Holley Historic Site Featured on WNET Channel THIRTEEN

Bush-Holley House was featured on NYC-ARTS’ Curator’s Choice on Thursday, 7/31 (we were also featured in two earlier segments this summer). Take a few minutes to learn more about the history of Bush-Holley Historic Site and the Cos Cob art colony in an interview with executive director Debra Mecky. View the latest news clip >


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