Calendar of Events

Gallery SHS Reception: DEPICTING OUR TOWN

Join us on Friday, March 4th, from 5-7pm. The Gallery SHS will be hosting its latest reception, where attendees will have the chance to cast a vote for the SHS Crowd Pleaser Award! Reception will be in-person at Gallery SHS. Location: Sharon Historical Society & Museum, 18 Main Street, Sharon CT 06069. 860-364-5688For many of us, […]

CT History in Colonial Times & Beyond (Lecture 2)

The Sharon Historical Society is partnering with EdAdvance to promote adult education! In this two-part course (taught by Curator Brandon Lisi), students will survey milestones in Connecticut's history from the colonial period to the mid-19th century. Classes will be held at the historical society and on Zoom. To register, please visit EdAdvance's course catalog. This […]

$50

Panel Discussion: Caring for the Land, Crops, and Animals in new ways

Please join us on April 2nd for the second of four panels in the Reinventing Farming Project featuring Julie Miller of Q Farms and Megan Haney of Marble Valley Farm. The panel will be moderated by Carol Ascher. The panel discussion will be followed by a reception 5-5:30 pm.Location: Sharon Historical Society & Museum, 18 Main […]

Annual Meeting for Members

The annual meeting of the Sharon Historical Society & Museum will be held on Saturday, April 9th from 10-11 amat Sharon Historical Society & Museum18 Main ST, Sharon CT 06069 Members are requested to please register online by clicking this link or by calling 860-364-5688. A Zoom link will be provided to members who register […]

Free

Panel Discussion: Reinventing Marketing and Distribution of Farm Products

Please join us on April 23rd for the third of four panels in the Reinventing Farming Project featuring Connie Manes of Kent Land Trust, James Shepherd of Smokedown Hops Farm, and Rick Osofsky of Ronnybrook Farm Dairy. The panel will be moderated by Carol Ascher. The panel discussion will be followed by a reception 5-5:30 […]

Opening Reception: Drone! Works by Brian Wilcox and Graham Klemm

Please join us for the opening reception of "Drone! Works by Brian Wilcox and Graham Klemm" on Saturday, May 7th, from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm at the Sharon Historical Society & Museum, 18 Main Street, Sharon, CT 06069.Based on current CDC guidance for Litchfield County, masks are suggested. This exhibition showcases the work of […]

Free

Get to Know Your Neighbors: Hillside Cemetery Walk

Please join us on Saturday, May 21st, for a tour of Hillside Cemetery. REGISTER HERE for one of seven tours (or call 860-364-5688 to register). Each tour will last approximately 30-45 minutes. If you are interested, please meet us by the entrance to Hillside Cemetery (on 1 Cemetery Road in Sharon, CT) at one of […]

Free

Panel Discussion: Rethinking Agricultural and Environmental Education

Please join us on May 28th for the fourth and final panel discussion in the Reinventing Farming Project featuring Bridget Lawrence-Meigs, Farm Manager at the Hotchkiss School Fairfield Farm Education Department, Alicia Winter of the Marvelwood School Garden Program, and Shamu Sadeh of Adamah Farm. The panel will be moderated by Carol Ascher. The panel […]

Closing Reception: “Sharon Stories in the World & At Home” and “Reinventing Farming”

Please join us on Saturday, May 28th, from 5:30-7:00pm, for the closing reception of our current historic exhibit, "Sharon Stories in the World & At Home," and the accompanying exhibit, "Reinventing Farming." The closing reception will be held immediately following the last panel in the Reinventing Farming Oral History Series. This is a free event, […]

Free

SHARON COLLECTS: The Sampler Collection of Alexandra Peters (Girls Stitching History)

OPENING Saturday, June 18th, 5-7pm Before adding a sampler to her collection, Sharon, CT resident Alexandra Peters researched the lives of the sampler makers and the world revealed by their needlework. The girls in this collection were touched by abolition, the Underground Railroad, and the anti-slavery movement. A few girls settled the Connecticut Western Reserve, […]

Free

Let Them Eat Cake! 2022

Held on the grounds of the Sharon Historical Society at 18 Main Street in Sharon CT, guests to the party and auction will enjoy hors d’oeurves and an open bar, and have the opportunity to bid on cakes designed, baked and donated by your friends and neighbors. Past events have been enormously popular, with the fun […]

$45