Barnes Museum in Southington announces latest exhibit

Published on Monday, 12 September 2022 10:13
Written by Grace Woznicki 

 @NewBritHerald

SOUTHINGTON – “Thread Through Time – A Timeline of Fashion in Southington,” a new exhibition at The Barnes Museum, will begin on Sept. 26. 

The exhibit will present outfits worn by Southington residents from 1840-1970, offering visitors a chance to learn about over a century of the town’s fashion evolution.  

Showcasing a variety of accessories, garments and shoes, fashion lovers of all ages are welcome. 

The entire Barnes Museum textile collection will be on display for visitors for the first time at the exhibit which runs until Nov. 7.  

Walk-in tours will be available every Wednesday-Friday from 1-5 p.m., with the last tour beginning at 4 p.m. 

Access will also be offered during the Apple Harvest Festival on Sept. 30, Oct. 1, Oct. 7 and Oct. 8. Tour appointments are available to visitors five days a week.  

Entrance to the parking lot and museum can be accessed off Riccio Way.  

With any questions or for more information, call the museum at 860-628-5426 or visit the website at thebarnesmuseum.org. 



Posted in The Bristol Press, Southington Herald on Monday, 12 September 2022 10:13. Updated: Monday, 12 September 2022 10:15.