Eric Sloane Museum, Kent

Events and Programs


Join Us For Exciting Special Events and New Hands-On Classes

2022 Special Events Calendar

April 23rd Flower Market Pop Up

Celebrate spring with a Flower Market Pop-Up event. Made possible cooperation with the Kent Chamber of Commerce


April 30th- Opening Day & CAMA Spring Power Up

Join us for opening weekend as we support our friends at the CT Antique Machinery Association for their 17th annual Spring Power-Up Festival. 10:00-4:00


June 11th- CT Open House Day- Historic Trades Weekend

Enjoy free admission as we celebrate historic trades and crafts with timber-framing, shoemaking, and much more .10:00-4:00.


June 19th State Museum Sunday

July 2nd- Eric Sloane Museum Celebration-

Celebrate 50+ years of the Eric Sloane Museum with live music, demonstrations, guest speakers, bell ringing, and much more. 10:00-4:00


July 4th- Independence Day Bell Ringing Ceremony

Help preserve a tradition as old as the country itself. Join us as we commemorate the reading of the Declaration of Independence with bell ringing and special exhibits. Museum Open from 1:30-3:30 


July 17th State Museum Sunday


August 20th & 21st Iron Works Weekend

Join us for guided tours throughout the weekend of the Kent Iron Works and discover the rich history of the region's iron production.

*Tour Times To Be Announced.* *Email for more information*


August 21st State Museum Sunday


September 18th State Museum Sunday


September 24th & 25th CT Antique Machinery Association's Fall Festival

Join us as we support the CT Antique Machinery Association for their annual Fall Festival. 10:00-4:00


October 16th State Museum Sunday-

October 22nd  "Touch a Trade" Trades and Crafts Event

Discover the exciting world of Trades and Crafts through demonstrations for all ages as we partner with the CT Antique Machinery Association & Hudson Valley Preservation INC. for a day of exciting programs


October 30th Final Day of the 2022 Season

Don't miss your last chance to visit the museum before we close for the season! 10:00-4:00

Hands-on Class Schedule

June 25th- Linocut Print Making Class- Pre-registration required *Email for more information*

August 13th - Wet Plate Photography Class Pre Registration Required *Email for more information*

August 14th - Wet Plate Photography Class Pre Registration Required *Email for more information*

Date Pending - Traditional New England Fence Construction in Partnership with the Friends of the Eric Sloane Museum *Email for more information*

Date Pending- Introduction to Log Hewing *Email for more information*


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