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Doors of Darien Fundraiser

Many thanks to our event sponsors

Doors open, doors close.
With every door, there is a story.
Those stories become our history.


Celebrate our history and participate in our spring fundraiser.

Doors of Darien

Saturday, June 3rd, 7-10pm


Artist, Kate Muir’s drawings and paintings of her favorite Darien doors, will be showcased along with the community’s submissions. Guests will enjoy catering by Carolyn’s Absolutely Fabulous Events and music by Butch Taylor and Scott Lebish.

Kate Muir commented on her artwork and the theme of Doors of Darien, “A doorway provides our first impression of a building. Traditionally it is also the focus of color and decorative detail on a facade. Darien’s doors reflect the growing permanence and prosperity of the town. In this exhibition you will move from the oldest doorway of 1696, and it’s very simple construction, to more elaborate examples like a former dairy and a hidden vault; enabling you to trace the town’s social history. This has been a fascinating project to work on and I hope people will look afresh at Darien’s rich built environment, and the humble door.”

All members of the community are invited to participate in this event by creating a painting of their favorite Darien door with one of our art kits, available for purchase now.


Participate with a painting:

Our Art kits (2 canvases, paint, brushes) are on sale now with pickup available Sun 12-3, Mon 2-6 and T-Th, 11am-4pm.
Each kit $20 or 6 kits for $100.
EXTENDED! Finished artwork must now be returned to the Museum by May 31st to be put on display and sold to benefit the Museum.

Purchase Art Kits



* Kids’ Award Night *
Friday, June 2nd, 5-7pm
Free to attend

This Friday night event is open to participating youth and their families.
Prizes awarded at 6pm.


Participate by attending:

Saturday, June 3rd, 7-10pm
The Museum will hold its annual party fundraiser,
including drinks, food, music and the Doors of Darien art, available for purchase.
Tickets are $75.

Purchase Tickets


Please contact the Museum for more information or to reserve an art kit!

Call (203) 655-9233 or email ukremer@museumofdarien.