Join us as Museum Subject Specialist Cate Mahoney discusses Connecticut’s rich carousel history including the three antique wooden operating rides, the Bushnell Park Carousel, Lighthouse Point Park, and Lake Compounce. In addition, Lake Quassy Amusement Park, and Sound View Beach will be discussed.
Join scholars and experts as we learn about the art and history of carousels, their carvers, the artists, and your favorite carousels. Museum After Hours will be held from 6:30-7:30 PM with a wine and cheese reception taking place 6:00-6:30 PM. Admission to this series is included with general admission, and as always museum members are free.