- America's Pastimes: Sports and Recreation in Litchfield
Opening to the public on Saturday, April 16, 2016. Taking a holistic view at sports and recreation from Litchfield’s founding to the present, the exhibit examines the important role of these activities as sources of competition, engagement, health, friendship, and fun within our community.
- The Lure of the Litchfield Hills
This exhibit explored what was behind the Colonial Revival Movement, how the residents of Litchfield embraced their ancestral past and how the community came to look the way it does today. Visitors were invited to join in exploring this social movement that touched all aspects of American life from architecture and landscaping, to fashion, home decoration and beyond. This exhibit was open from April 12, 2014 through November 29, 2015.
- The Hour of Conflict
The exhibit examined the ways in which the American Civil War impacted the residents of Litchfield, Connecticut in the 1860s. The exhibit incorporated hands-on activities and the opportunity to experience camp life as Litchfield's men did more than a century and a half ago. Students of the Litchfield Montessori School acted as Junior Curators to research, design, and create a special portion of the exhibition. Open April 21, 2012 through December 1, 2013.
- Goods for Sale! Cash, Credit, and Trade in Litchfield, 1790-1850
This exhibition focused on the tradesmen and craftsmen who were working in Litchfield from the end of the Revolutionary War until the middle of the 19th century. The show illustrated the wealth of the community, the business it supported and the changes that occurred in the mid 19th century that saw Litchfield transition from a populous and active community to a small, remote town. Open April 17, 2010 through November 27, 2011.
- To Please Any Taste: Litchfield County Furniture and Furniture Makers 1780-1830
This exhibition featured furniture from the Yale University Art Museum; Connecticut Historical Society; Harriet Beecher Stowe Center; Harold Cole Art & Antiques; Litchfield Antiques (Kent & Yvonne Gilyard); and other institutions.
- Preserving Craftsmanship: Contemporary Litchfield County Furniture Makers
This exhibit focused on furniture makers working in Litchfield County today and showcased their craft through the display of pieces from their workshops.
- The Tale of the Horse: Spinning Litchfield's Revolutionary Stories
This exhibit highlighted Litchfield's legendary participation in the war for independence, focusing specifically on how the community's participation has been remembered throughout the years.
- The Rules of Engagement: Courtship in the Early Republic
This exhibit followed the paths young people took as they experienced romance and entered into courtship and, eventually, marriage. It was open from April 16- November 27, 2005.
- Litchfield: Colonial Revival Town
This is a small online exhibit showcasing Litchfield's town green. The exhibit includes several etchings and early photographs from the Historical Society's collections that depict the green throughout the town's history. The Litchfield exhibit is part of towngreens.com, a site dedicated to the history of town greens throughout Connecticut.
- The Ties that Bind: A Sampler of Litchfield County Quilts
This was a temporary exhibition of quilts from Connecticut's northwest corner. Open from April 17, 2004 to November 28, 2004.
- In Our Own Time: Modern Architecture in Litchfield 1949-1970
April 12, 2003 to November 30, 2003.
- Picture Perfect: Images of Northwest Connecticut
June 1, 2003 - September 18, 2003
This joint exhibition was held at various historical societies and museums throughout Northwest Connecticut. (Note: This exhibit is no longer available online.)