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 Work – Repurposing 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