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Our lectures explore a variety of topics and a variety of formats. Some of our lectures are traditional lecture format, while others involve a bit of hands on learning (e.g., honey tasting). We are eager to hear ideas you might have for lectures that would be a good fit with the Mather Homestead. Email us!
- Apr 18, 7:00 PMThe Darien Library, 1441 Post Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USAThe Darien Library and the Mather Homestead bring you author Dean King who will discuss his work "Guardians of the Valley" which tells the dramatic and uplifting story of legendary outdoorsman and conservationist John Muir’s journey to become the man who saved Yosemite.
- Apr 19, 7:00 PMThe Elizabeth W. Chilton Education Cente, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USAWe welcome back ArtScapes ￼ for a lecture about the American Impressionists who followed the Hudson River School painters discussed at our last lecture. Artists featured will include J. Alden Weir whose local home is a National Historic Site ￼￼￼and Connecticut’s only national park.
- May 17, 7:00 PMMather Homestead, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USAConnecticut is home to many beautiful and unique gardens. Sixteen historic sites dotted throughout the state, with historically significant gardens have joined to form Connecticut’s Historic Gardens. Join us to learn about the history and beauty of these fifteen distinctive historic sites.
- Jun 01, 11:30 AM – 2:00 PMDarien, 19 Stephen Mather Rd, Darien, CT 06820, USAStay tuned for more information about our third annual Garden Tea event!
- Jun 24, 7:30 AM – 2:30 PMSetauket- East Setauket, 93 N Country Rd, Setauket- East Setauket, NY 11733, USAWe will travel across the Long Island Sound to Historic Setauket where we will tour Washington's Culper Spy Ring. Margo Arceri will guide us through the actual trails where the British and Patriots once roamed during the Revolutionary War. Get ready for an outdoor adventure! Ages 14+.
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