11/10 @3-Exhibit Opening: Sharon Cures

Sharon Cures: Centuries of Medicine in One Small Town Nov. 10, 2018 through April 28, 2019 Opening Reception: Sat. Nov. 10 from 3-5 pm Sharon Cures: Medicine has been a part of Sharon, CT since Dr. Simeon Smith arrived in 1756 to focus on the controversial smallpox inoculation and on

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10/26 @ 5pm Witches in Connecticut

History at the Hall: Witches in Connecticut The harrowing story of the hanging of witches in Colonial New England continues to haunt our present-day imagination. The trials and executions of witches in Connecticut predated the more famous Salem witch panic by over 40 years. Hear the stories of some of

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10/18 @ 5:30 The Artist Talks! Alison Palmer

The Sharon Historical Society & Museum and Gallery SHS are pleased to welcome the public to a The Artist Talks! program on Thursday, October 18th from 5:30 PM to 6:30 PM.  Artist Alison Palmer will discuss her work and processes, motivations, influences, and experiences in creating the ceramic and papier-mâché pieces on display in her current show at

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8/31 @ 5 – History at the Hall: Native American Archaeology in CT

The Institute for American Indian Studies Museum of Washington, CT visits Friday, August 31, at 5 pm to present on how, through archaeology, they are able to build new understandings of the world and history of Native Americans. IAIS has surveyed or excavated over 500 sites, including the remarkable discovery

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“Alison Palmer: Creatures Great and Small” opens 9/8

“Alison Palmer: Creatures Great and Small” Gallery SHS – September 8 through October 19, 2018 The Sharon Historical Society & Museum announces the opening on September 8 in Gallery SHS of a solo exhibition of recent ceramics, papier-mâché and photographs by local artist Alison Palmer titled “Creatures Great and Small”. An opening wine

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