Illuminations 2018: Transportation & Stormy Seas

Illuminations 2018: Transportation & Stormy Seas



19 Oct 18:30 - 20 Oct 20:30 - Narragansett
South County Museum

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South County Museum will again present an interactive event called Illuminations that will explore the beauty of light and the history of illumination through a series of outdoor exhibits. The 2018 Illumination theme, Transportation and Stormy Seas, is inspired by the 80th Anniversary of the Hurricane of 1938 and South County Museum’s 85th Anniversary. Visitors will explore the history of South County and SCMs collections through the intersection of transportation and light. There will be games for the kids and shipwreck stories. This event is scheduled for after dark. For more informaiton contact AD Blaire Gagnon at blaire@southcountymuseum.org or 401-783-5400.


Past Events

Spring Cleaning

14 Apr 09:00 - 16:00 14 Apr 09:00 - 16:00 - Narragansett Narragansett
South County Museum South County Museum
Volunteers needed to help spring clean the grounds. Snacks and drinks on us...families welcomed! Yard tools encouraged but not necessary...   More info

Gallery Talk: Happy 85th Birthday SCM

31 May 19:00 - 20:30 31 May 19:00 - 20:30 - Narragansett Narragansett
South County Museum South County Museum
South County announces its first Gallery Talk of the year, Happy 85th Birthday SCM by Executive Director Jim Crothers. Director Crothers will present a series of tools and...   More info

Adult Blacksmithing Workshops

07 Jun 17:30 - 20:30 07 Jun 17:30 - 20:30 - Narragansett Narragansett
South County Museum South County Museum
Dates: Thursday Nights in June (June 7, 14, 21, 28) Time: 5:30pm-8:30pm Due to increased demand, this year South County Museum is expanding its Adult Blacksmith Workshops...   More info

Family Day

09 Jun 11:00 - 15:00 09 Jun 11:00 - 15:00 - Narragansett Narragansett
South County Museum South County Museum
Family Day is a celebration of all the museum has to offer, as we open our doors to local families for a day of good old-fashioned fun and games. Check back often to learn all...   More info

Taste of Summer

22 Jun 17:00 - 20:00 22 Jun 17:00 - 20:00 - Narragansett Narragansett
South County Museum South County Museum
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GT: Mapping South County

28 Jun 19:00 - 20:30 28 Jun 19:00 - 20:30 - Narragansett Narragansett
South County Museum South County Museum
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04 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 04 Jul 10:00 - 14:00 - Narragansett Narragansett
South County Museum South County Museum
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Needlework at Home: Textiles from the Harrison Sisters Donation

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South County Museum South County Museum
The beautification of the home and one’s personal accessories through handwork has been a staple activity of women for centuries. In this presentation, Associate Director Blaire...   More info

GT: The Light of Other Days

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South County Museum South County Museum
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33nd Annual Folk Art Quilt Show

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South County Museum South County Museum
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