Archive for the Display Case Category

Campaign Buttons, Old & New

July’s display case features political campaign buttons from the days of President McKinley all the way up to the 2008 elections. A fascinating glimpse into getting your message across in a very small space, these buttons stoked discussions on everything from the New Deal to third terms […]

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Hand Painted Whimsy

June’s display case features works by Jennifer Burr. Jennifer is a mixed-media artist with a passion for colors and lettering. Her love of handwriting inspired her to create whimsical signs out of found wood. All of the pieces are acrylic painted on driftwood found at Hammonasset beach […]

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Buttons: Birds & Flowers

May’s display case features an astounding collection of buttons, provided by the Nutmeg Button Club. Since spring is in the air, each and every button depicts a bird or flower. Chances are, you’ve never seen buttons like these! The Nutmeg Button Club meets on the second Friday […]

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HK Youth & Family Services

April’s display case features information on Haddam-Killingworth Youth & Family Services. HKY&FS offers support to families and children from elementary through high school, including counseling, early childhood resources, the Healthy Communities-Healthy Kids Coalition, a summer program, and more. Explore this essential group’s offerings further at their website: […]

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Plein Air Watercolors

The March display features watercolors and decorative gourds created by local artist Virginia Nedza. Virginia Nedza came from Middletown and has lived in Killingworth for almost 11 years. She has explored art through oils, acrylics, pastels, and now watercolor. Ginnie studied drawing and painting under Adam Wasicki […]

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Visions of Haiti

February’s display case features the art and culture of Haiti. This collection was kindly provided by resident Dolores Caturano. Dolores visited Haiti in 1999, as part of the Outreach to Haiti program through the Diocese of Norwich. The display features photographs of the people and landscapes of […]

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Birds & Barns of Killingworth

January’s display case features an extended show of Sandy Smith’s oil paintings, with new additions to the December collection. Barns on River Road and Route 81 are featured, as well as scenes to remind us all of the warmer months: cyclamen blooms, Hammonasset in summer, and a […]

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Killingworth Landscapes

December’s display case features the sites and scenes of Killingworth, as painted by local artist Sandy Smith. This is the 9th year we have hosted Sandy’s beautiful artwork, and this year’s array includes the last dairy farm in town, the brook off Titus Coan Road, and local […]

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To Bee or Not To Bee

In October’s display case, artist and jeweler Gloria Nilsson brings awareness to the plight of the honeybee in her brand new jewelry collection titled “to Bee, Or Not To Bee”. The Honey Bee, the great pollinator we cannot live without, becomes her muse for creating unique, sculptural […]

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Oil Paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom

During the month of September, the Killingworth Library will feature oil paintings by Daniel Dahlstrom. The public is invited to a reception for Dan at the library on Saturday, September 13th from 10am to noon. Light refreshments will be served. Dan Dahlstrom is a Connecticut native, was […]

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