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“Holiday Enchantment at the Mansion”
December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Sunday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until January 9, 2022
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, located at 295 West Avenue in Norwalk, CT, will kick off the Holiday Season on Wed., Dec. 8, 2021, 12 p.m. with a new exhibition titled, Holiday Enchantment at the Mansion, which will run through Sun., Jan. 9, 2022. Tickets will range from $8-15, and admission is free for children under 8 years old. To purchase tickets, please visit https://www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com/exhibit/holiday-enchantment/.
Nominated for the second consecutive year as one of the 10 Best Historic Holiday House Tours in the U.S. by USA Today, the Museum will explore cherished Victorian holiday traditions from the 1850s through the 1890s. It will also feature beautiful 21st-century Christmas trees and seasonal displays by renowned interior designer Victoria Vandamm of Vandamm Interiors and floral designer Danna DiElsi of The Silk Touch.
The exhibition, Holiday Enchantment at the Mansion, curated by Museum Consultant Stacey Danielson with the assistance of Trustees Mimi Findlay and Paul Veeder and the LMMM Curatorial Committee, captures the magical excitement of the holiday season with historic-era tree displays, vintage toys, an exploration of the history of Christmas cards, a magnificent Aesthetic Movement holiday dinner party table setting, and glamourous Victorian gowns.
The Museum’s 2021 cultural and educational programs are made possible in part by generous funding from LMMM’s Founding Patrons: The Estate of Mrs. Cynthia Clark Brown; LMMM’s Leadership Patrons: The Sealark Foundation; LMMM’s 2021 Season Distinguished Benefactors: The City of Norwalk, The Maurice Goodman Foundation and King Industries; and LMMM’s 2021 Distinguished Benefactors for Education: The Daphne Seybolt Culpeper Memorial Foundation, Inc.
The Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum is a National Historic Landmark. For more information on schedules and programs please visit www.lockwoodmathewsmansion.com, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 203-838-9799.