Museum Events

The museum hosts recurring programs, fundraisers, as well as special one time events. For information about our upcoming programs check out the Gunn’s event calendar.

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Upcoming Events:                                                             

History Bites Lecture

General Colin Powell and David Van Esselstyn, Gunnery Graduate of 1966, one of the veterans’s whose military service will be shared. Photograph courtesy of David Van Esselstyn.

Thursday, May 16, 2019 12-1 pm

 

General Colin Powell and David Van Esselstyn, Gunnery Graduate of 1966, one of the veterans’s whose military service will be shared. Photograph courtesy of David Van Esselstyn .

 

Michael Kassis, a 2018-19 Gunn Scholar at The Gunnery, will give a presentation as part of the History Bites lecture series. The title of his presentation is Unsung Heroes of The Gunnery. 

Among many notable alumni The Gunnery has produced, there are many who have served in the armed forces. Focusing on Gunnery veterans from the second half of the 20th century, Michael Kassis will share their stories of military service and sacrifice from the Korean War through the post-Vietnam War era. Attendees are encouraged to bring lunch. Beverage and dessert will be provided by Gunn Historical Museum. History Bites is sponsored in part by the Connecticut Community Foundation.

Registration is requested. Please click here to register or call the Museum at 860-868-7756.

Parking is limited, please consider carpooling.

For more information on the History Bites 2019 lecture series please click on this link to view the brochure.