Organization City New Canaan

Glass House Presents


  • Organization Name:
    New Canaan Historical Society

  • Organization City:
    New Canaan

  • Amount Awarded:
    $4,999.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY20

  • Grant Summary:

    The New Canaan Museum & Historical Society and The Glass House respectfully request grant support for a series of ten talks presented via Zoom as part of “Glass House Presents,” an ongoing series of talks that sustain the site’s historic role as a platform for creative activity. These programs will take place in partnership with community partners. Program dates are flexible due to COVID-19 considerations. All programs will be recorded and made available for free on the Glass House website.


ReFRAMING Aging: Health, Happiness, and the Arts


  • Organization Name:
    Silvermine Guild of Artists, Inc.

  • Organization City:
    New Canaan

  • Amount Awarded:
    $3,500.00

  • Fiscal Year:
    FY19

  • Grant Summary:

    Discussion-based humanities programs?keynote lecture, historical colloquy, moderated panel, storytelling, and oral history?will enrich an exhibit featuring artists who are making the strongest works of their careers in their advanced years. ReFRAMING Aging will debunk myths about aging, deepen visitors? understanding of why lifelong creativity matters, and inspire inter-generational bonds?illuminating what it means to age creatively in our youth-oriented society when people are living longer.


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