The lush grounds of the Florence Griswold Museum in Old Lyme, Connecticut, attract plein-air painters all year round, but spring offers special opportunities, culminating in "Garden Fest," June 3-12 this year. For 13 other outstanding sites in the Nutmeg State, go to: cthistoricgardens.org
–Yankee Magazine, March/April 2011
11 landscaped acres along the Lieutenant River include an education center, 1920's artist studio, and the Krieble Gallery with changing exhibitions throughout the year. Step into a 1910 artist colony through the historic Griswold House, and reflect on the regional landscape in the Rafal Landscape Center. In addition to year round exhibitions, the Museum offers an array of special events, lectures and tours. Visit FlorenceGriswoldMuseum.org for more information.
Admission: $9, adults, $8 seniors, and $7 students, Children 12 and under are free. For exhibition and program information,