Weston Historical Society Extends Run of Popular 1920s Exhibition

The Weston History and Culture Center (Weston Historical Society) has added additional open hours to view its new exhibition, “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared: Life in the Twenties” at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. Fall hours – starting on Saturday, October 16 – include Saturdays, Sundays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. Also open by appointment. Suggested donation of $5.00 per person. Free admission to members. The exhibit will be closed on Indigenous Peoples’ Day weekend, Halloween, Thanksgiving and Thanksgiving weekend. (Weston Historical Society)

WESTON, CT – The Weston Historical Society in Weston, CT is extending the run of its popular 1920s exhibition, “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared: Life in the Twenties” into 2022!
Those who missed the exhibition in 2021 have three more weeks to explore the 1920s in Weston. Starting on Wednesday, January 5, 2022 the exhibition will be open on Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays from 1:00pm – 4:00pm. The exhibition closes on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Suggested donation of $5.00 per person and free admission to members. More info: www.westonhistoricalsociety.org.

Masks will be required for everyone, regardless of vaccination status. Snow cancellations will be posted at www.westonhistoricalsociety.org, and on the society’s Facebook page. The Weston Historical Society is located at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. Parking lot and museum entrance is accessed from High Acre Road.

The 1920s was a time when the world surrounding Weston was undergoing significant social and political changes. “Weston Slept While the Nation Roared: Life in the Twenties” will explore the monumental events taking place around the world as well as how Weston slowly emerged from an agricultural society to one that became a refuge from the chaotic life of the city. Exhibition highlights include authentic 1920s clothing from the Darnell Collection and the PVH Archive courtesy of Tommy Hilfiger, original artwork by nationally renowned artist of the period and Weston resident, James Daugherty, courtesy of The Friends of James Daugherty Foundation, Inc, 1920s songwriters Mel Kaufman and Frank Silver memorabilia, and vintage radios. Explore life in the 1920s!

The Weston Historical Society would like to thank its annual sponsors: Fairfield County Bank and KMS Partners at Compass. The Weston Historical Society is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization located at 104 Weston Road in Weston, CT. For more information and to donate, please contact info@westonhistoricalsociety.org, 203-226-1804 or visit www.westonhistoricalsociety.org

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