Upcoming Virtual Talks

These virtual talks will be presented by Zoom webinar. Instructions will be sent via the Museum’s e-news. If you are not on our e-mail list, please sign up today.

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Jacob Albert of Albert, Righter & Tittmann Architects, Inc., Boston, Mass., will give an illustrated talk focusing on Fishers Island’s diverse, eclectic architecture.

Creating Connecticut

July 12 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Walter Woodward, Connecticut State Historian will give a talk on his new book Creating Connecticut: Critical Moments That Shaped a Great State (Globe Pequot).

The Science of Climate Change

July 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This talk by F.I. seasonal resident, Peter Raymond will cover the history of climate change science and how modern day greenhouse gas concentrations are maintained.

The Bethlehem Pa. – F.I. Connection

July 26 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

This illustrated lecture by HLFM Director Pierce Rafferty will examine the untold story of Fishers Island’s once strong but now all-but-forgotten connections to Bethlehem, PA.

The Future PRFCT

August 2 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

How Gardens can save your sanity, your health and the birds too!

An Introduction to Backyard Butterflies

August 9 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Illustrated Lecture by Kim Hargrave, Education Director Denison Pequotsepos Nature Center.

The challenges and appeals of sailing will be reviewed by John Rousmaniere, along with a few sea stories and tips for safe sailing.

Regenerative Gardening

August 23 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Illustrated Lecture by Craig Floyd on How to Garden with Mother Nature while reducing your work load and increasing your production and nutritional quality.

Blowin’ in the Wind?

August 30 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Dr. Tiffany Smythe, professor of maritime policy at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy, will provide an update on offshore wind development.