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Old Lyme Arts District

A day enjoying the Old Lyme Arts District is a day
beyond the noise of daily life. 

A walkable area of our central village, the Old Lyme Arts District brings you American art,
a contemporary sculpture garden, live music events, specialty shops, dining experiences,  
and a love of the artistic heritage of Old Lyme.


Watch for updates on these 2023 events:

Make Music Old Lyme
June 21, 2023

Midsummer Festival Kickoff Concert
July 28, 2023

Midsummer Festival
July 29, 2023

Fairy Doors on Lyme Street
October 2023

Light Up Old Lyme
Holiday Season 2023

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Our Partners

Park and walk to these great art galleries and museum:

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Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street

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Lyme Art Association
90 Lyme Street

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Lyme Academy of Fine Art
84 Lyme Street


Cooley Gallery of Fine Arts
25 Lyme Street


Studio 80+ Sculpture
80-1 Lyme Street

Make it special with live music:

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Side Door Jazz Club
85 Lyme Street

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Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe
68 Lyme Street


Musical Masterworks
4 Lyme Street

Expand your horizons with thoughtful programming:

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Old Lyme PGN Library
2 Library Lane

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RTP Estuary Center
100 Lyme Street

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Lymes' Youth Service Bureau/59 Lyme Street

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Lyme Art Association
90 Lyme Street

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Lyme Academy of Fine Art
84 Lyme Street

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Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street


Pause your day with memorable dining: 

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Old Lyme Inn
85 Lyme Street

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Cafe Flo (Seasonal)
96 Lyme Street

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Nightingale's Acoustic Cafe
68 Lyme Street

Bring home memories with unique shopping:

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Patricia Spratt for the Home (sale events only)
60 Lyme Street

Lyme Academy

deGerenday's@ Lyme Academy of Fine Art
84 Lyme Street

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The Shop @ Florence Griswold Museum
96 Lyme Street

Please support the generous corporate sponsors of the Old Lyme Arts District!

Platinum Sponsors

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Gold Sponsor

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Silver Sponsors


Bronze Sponsor

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Platinum Media Sponsor

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Welcome to Old Lyme

Welcome to Old Lyme, a small, historic town on the Connecticut coastline. We are known for our art galleries and beaches, and have so much more. Whether you are thinking about relocating your home or business here, or just looking to visit for the afternoon, welcome! We are glad to have you.

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