For a quiet little town, Old Lyme is packed with art!
During the first two decades of the twentieth century, Old Lyme was the home of a flourishing and prolific art colony, centered on Florence Griswold's boarding house. The Florence Griswold Museum, right next door, has an ongoing exhibit of the Lyme Impressionists - An American Place: The Art Colony at Old Lyme. The Lyme Art Association's story began at Miss Griswold's house - make sure you visit to see this exhibit as well as their beautifully curated and presented special exhibitions.
The University of New Haven’s Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts is just down the street, and also has rotating exhibits of both student and alumni art.
2018 - 2019 Annual Appeal is Underway
Please support our Annual Fund with a year-end gift. Your donation will help us stage exceptional exhibitions, present valuable art education classes and workshops, and bring great representational art to our community and into our lives.