Annual Giving

Dear Friend,

A gift from her sister Sylvia, Hilda Putziger Levy’s 19th-century dollhouse showcases her own 20th-century decorative touches. The Levy Dolls’ House has delighted a generation of children since it was given to the Museum in 1994. Thanks to Hilda’s family and dollhouse scholar Eliza de Sola Mendes, we can now share this treasure more fully with you through new interpretation.

So many highlights from this past year have been about family.

Our Documenting COVID-19 project included letters written by Wilbur Cross students to their future selves to provide tomorrow’s generations a look at high school life during this unprecedented time.

At our historic Pardee-Morris House, students from Foote and Cold Spring Schools recovered the voices of an enslaved family, dedicating two Witness Stones to Pink and Stepna Primus.

And among our favorite gifts to the collections this year? Frank Pepe’s original pizza dough-mixer, given by the grandchildren of Frank and Filomena Pepe.

Thank you for supporting the New Haven Museum in 2021. Please share your stories with us in the year ahead and make your gift to history today. Help keep the New Haven Museum a vibrant center for exploring the people, places, events, and ideas that shape and define the Elm City.

We wish you and all those you love a safe, healthy, and bright new year.

Katharine “Trina” Mace Learned
President, Board of Directors

Margaret Anne Tockarshewsky
Executive Director

Check out the highlights from 2021!



Are you able to make an additional gift in support of our new Maritime gallery?

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