The Metropolitan Chapter of the Victorian Society in America

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Considering Connecticut

November 16, 2019

We travel to Connecticut to visit the famed Florence Griswold Museum, which was the center of the Old Lyme Art Colony, the main center of development of American Impressionism. Henry Ward Ranger, Childe Hassam, and Willard Metcalf all spent considerable time at the Griswold house and literally left their mark on its doors with their paintings. The two-hour curator-led tour of the complex will provide us with insights into this exciting time in American art history. We then head to Old Saybrook, where tour participants will feast on a three-course meal at the waterside Saybrook Inn. The expedition concludes at an early 19th century house nearby with a short talk about what life was like in the Victorian era in this town first settled in the 1600s.





This tour is limited to 40 participants
FEES: $160 for Victorian Society New York members, $185 for others
Paid reservations must be received by Monday, November 11.

To purchase a reservation online click here

To purchase a reservation via check
make checks payable to Metropolitan VSA
Checks can be mailed to
Tours, Metropolitan Chapter of Victorian Society in America
c/o Village Alliance
8 East 8th Street
New York, NY 10003

Participants in our educational tours must be in excellent health and able to participate safely in the activities involved. If you have any doubt about your ability to participate fully due to health conditions or disabilities, please contact Victorian Society New York at or (212) 886-3742. Victorian Society New York reserves the right to decline to accept or refuse to retain any person as a member of our tours at any time.


November 16, 2019