July 9th at 1:00
The World of Revolutionary War Soldier
Joseph Plumb Martin
This program looks at the amazing first hand account of a soldier who enlisted in the Continental Army during the American War of Independence. - presented by Cynthia Dias
October 15th from 1:00 to 3:00
Plein Air Watercolor Painting
Bring your watercolor paints and explore the use of color and composition in this 2 hour workshop. The grounds of PE make this the perfect spot to paint a fall foliage work of art. Instructor: Cynthia Dias
The new bulkhead is part of the ongoing renovations at Putnam Elms..
Special Events for 2016
191 Church St. Brooklyn, CT 06234
August 20th at 1:00
American Artist Daniel Putnam Brinley
Connecticut artist and Putnam Family member Daniel Putnam Brinley was the founder of the Silvermine Guild of Artists and noted muralist. Learn of his fascinating life including his contribution as a camouflage artist during WWI. One of Brinley’s oil paintings from the Putnam Elms collection will be on display. Presented by Cynthia Dias
September 24th at 1:00
Join author and Sturbridge Village storyteller Katie Hill for a special book signing. Katie will act out sections of her book, “Bridget’s Home,” a fictional story based on 19th century Irish immigrant experiences. A question and answer session will follow the presentation.