Sat Jun 9, 2018 10:00am – 4:00pm

Osborne Homestead Museum celebrates CT Open House Day

Sponsored by: CT Department of Energy & Environmental Protection

The Osborne Homestead Museum in Derby, CT, will be participating in the 14th annual Connecticut Open House Day—a state-wide celebration of art, history, and tourism—on Saturday, June 9, 2018 from 10:00AM to 4:00PM.  During this one-day event, the museum will offer free tours.  From 1PM to 2:30PM the Kellogg Environmental Center will have a special presentation and workshop on Japanese ukiyo-e woodblock prints. 
 
The ukiyo-e presentation and art workshop will pay homage to this unique Japanese art form and Francis Osborne Kellogg’s collection of ukiyo-e woodblock prints. Come learn about the history of ukiyo-e and how to make your own
ukiyo-e—inspired art. The workshop is appropriate for all ages.  All materials will be supplied, and there will be no fee. After the workshop, visitors can go to the museum to view the collection of Japanese prints and Asian-influenced artwork.  Visitors can also explore the beautiful gardens surrounding the museum.
 
Connecticut Open House Day is sponsored by the Connecticut Office of Tourism (COT) and is designed to broaden awareness among residents of Connecticut’s exceptional art, culture, and history.  This special day encourages residents to become ambassadors who share their newfound discoveries with visiting family and friends.  The Kellogg Environmental Center and Osborne Homestead Museum, operated by the Department of Energy and Environmental Protection, are located off Route 34 on 500 Hawthorne Avenue in Derby, CT.   Space for the workshop is limited so please call (203) 734-2513 or email donna.kingston@ct.gov to register or for more information.  

Admission: Free
Kellogg Environmental Center & Osborne Homestead Museum
500 Hawthorne Ave.
Derby
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