Artist Heidi Howard stands beside one of her paintings at the opening of the exhibition Tavern Signs & Paintings, Thursday, April 24, at the Wilton Historical Society. The exhibition will remain on view through July 5. A second show, Changing Times: Hand Tools Before the Industrial Revolution, features hundreds of items from the personal collection of Walter Smith of Wilton. They will be on display through Oct. 4. Information: wiltonhistorical.org.