Past Exhibits

Significant Exhibits from Inception to Present

1972 -“Toys of Yesteryears”

1976 – Historical Society Converts Hart House into Doll House

1979 – A Child’s Christmas: Antique Toys

1980 – Costume Exhibit Connecticut

1982 – Country Store Exhibit

1983 – The House That General Hart Built

1984 – Federal Ball

Flowers of Christmas

1985 – A Legacy of Quilts

1987 – Weddings American Style

1988 – A Spot of Tea

1990 – Tea: Its Tradition and Influence

Museum exhibits features War-era Posters

1991 – Watercolors by Charles Russel Loomis 1857-1936

1992 – Colony Sea Captains 1700-1800/Men and Houses of Sugar and Rum

1993 –  Leatherman

1995 – Medora’s Trunk/Victorian Fashion

1996 – Old Saybrook, samplers are a stitch in time

1997 –  Homespun How-to

1998 – Fan Exhibit

2002 – Christmas Exhibit

2004 – The Berrian Years 1894-1923

2005 – Photo Exhibit – Old Saybrook Seasons – In New Exhibit Galley

2006 – Slavery Exhibit – The Slaves of Saybrook and Amistad Photos

2007 – Sands of Time and “17 Miles” DVD – Birth of the Lower Connecticut River Valley

2008 – Connecting the Past to the Future (Dick and Jane Artist Robert B. Childress)
Some other Harts of Saybrook

2009 – Watercolor Show by Pay Osborne

2010 – At Step Back at The Bushnell Farm & Hart House 375th Anniversary of Old Saybrook Colony

2011 – Hardship & Hardtack: A Civil War Sampler

2011-12 Dick and Jane Exhibit – Original Artwork by Robert Childress of Old Saybrook- Now on permanent display in the Hart House

2013-14 Seige and Battle of Saybrook Fort

2015 – WW I Remembered: War of Images. Images of War

2016 – WW II Remembered

2017-18 – “A House for the Ages”: 250th Anniversary of the General Hart House

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