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March 9, 2013

          Below appears a tentative schedule of events for the 2013 season at the Eric Sloane Museum:

Calendar of Events at the Eric Sloane Museum for 2013

Re-use, Re-cycle, Re-purpose

Eric Sloane, the town dump, and re-imagining refuse

This year’s theme playfully links the site of the Eric Sloane Museum as Kent’s first town dump with examinations of how we re-use and re-cycle.  Come explore this theme with us throughout 2013.

May 4th –       Spring Power Up at CAMA. Discounted admission to the Sloane    Museum

May 18th –     Kent’s Town Dump and the Eric Sloane Museum

Historical Trash – Bill Tobin on the history of the Kent Town Dump

What Trash Can Tell Us – Making your own archeological    discoveries

June 8th –       Connecticut Open House – Art at WorkRepurposing Old Tools     11 a.m. – 3 p.m.   Free admission to the Eric Sloane Musuem

July 4th –        The Annual Ringing of the Bells Ceremony @ The Eric Sloane Museum

July 20-27th – Re-use, Re-cycle, Re-imagine, Re-purpose – Trash Art Contest & Exhibit for kids and adults.  July 7 – Opening reception & Making Toys From Discarded and Everyday Objects workshop for children & young adults.

August           The Art of the Repair:  Fixing, Mending, and Frugality

Sept. 28th       Eric Sloane’s Legacy:  Kids Day at the Eric Sloane Museum.

Sept.               Heritage Walk and Kent Iron Furnace Tour on the museum grounds

October         Connecticut artists George Lawrence Nelson and Eric Sloane.  A joint program between the Eric Sloane Museum and the Kent Historical Society.

For more information on any of these programs, please call the Eric Sloane Museum at 860-927-3849

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