Current Exhibits and Events

Fall 2021 Events

Living History Performance – Thursday, September 23, at 6:30 pm, Mix and Mingle Storytelling Event – September 30 from 6-7:30 pm, & more

Cynthia Riccio Promoted to Associate Director and Director of Visitor Engagement at the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum has named Cynthia Joseph Riccio as associate director and director of visitor engagement in recognition of her achievements and expanded responsibilities. […]Details

Celebrating the Opening of the New Holcombe Education Center at WDS

The Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum will open the new Holcombe Education Center with a week-end long celebration beginning on Friday, June 4, 2021, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony commencing at 9:30 a.m. Opening-weekend activities include a lawn party, exhibit openings and free admission to the museum. […]Details

Holcombe Education Center Named at Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum

A new facility dedicated to expanding and enlivening the public programming and education offered by the Webb-Deane-Stevens (WDS) Museum will be named the Holcombe Education Center in recognition of Lucy Eaton Holcombe, whose bequest helped make the project possible. A new facility dedicated to expanding and enlivening the public programming and education offered by the Webb-Deane-Stevens (WDS) Museum will be named the Holcombe Education Center in recognition of Lucy Eaton Holcombe, whose bequest helped make the project possible. […]Details

Treasures Exhibit

Hidden in Plain View Treasures from the Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum Sometimes treasures go unnoticed, even in museums. Among the hundreds of objects in the musuem’s historic houses are some which, given the chance, can tell fascinating stories. Placing these pieces in a gallery setting gives us an opportunity to literally see them in a different light. […] Details.

Privy Exhibit

Places of Ease, Places of Solitude. Privy. Necessary. Outhouse. Place of Ease. Call them what you will, these outbuildings were both ubiquitous and essential before the development of indoor plumbing; long a familiar part of the built environment. In some ways these structures constituted small worlds of their own, islands of quiet and solitude. The […] Details.