Welcome to the Mill Museum
New Video by Shane Goodrich
On-Going Exhibit: Blue Collar, Pink Collar, White Collar
“Blue Collar, White Collar, Pink Collar” is the history of work clothes. The items include both men and women’s garments, and represent numerous different types of labor, from mill work, to nursing, office work, and even baseball.
This program is affiliated with “Connecticut at Work,” an initiative created by Connecticut Humanities that explores the past, present, and future of work life in Connecticut.
Labor Day – Child Labor Protest Reenactment
Monday, Sept. 7 @ 6:00pm
Join the protest against Child Labor, Meet some 19th and early 20th c. activists. Join in the March of the Mill Children with Mother Jones. Come dressed as 1903 mill workers or injured people (optional).
Studies in Quilt History
CT Quilts with Sue Reich
Everyone loves to spend time with old quilts. Join us for the third event of this series of workshops offering the opportunity to closely view, study and share 200 years of quilt history.
Wizard of Oz Exhibit
Visit somewhere over the Rainbow as the Windham Textile and History Museum exhibits the OZ collection of Luzella Roos of Windham.
Related scheduled special events: children’s party; trivia and game night; movie lecture and discussion; and movie night.