Nut Lady's Home Page
Elizabeth Tashjian passed away January 28, 2007.
RoadsideAmerica.com started this page in 1996 to help get the word out about the "Nut Lady" and her Nut Museum. Both gone today, but Elizabeth Tashjian's story and spirit live on!
About the [now defunct] NUT MUSEUM...
News On The Nut Front
Nov 2, 2019: Nut Lady Sprouts Anew: College art museum retropective remembers Elizabeth Tashjian.
Feb 4, 2007: Obituary "Elizabeth Tashjian, who debated whether she was a nut culturist or a nut artist, but was indisputably, well, nuts enough about nuts to win fame (but not fortune) as matriarch of the Nut Museum in Old Lyme, Conn., died last Sunday in Old Saybrook, Conn. She was 94." [New York Times]
Jan 29, 2007: Nut Lady Dies - We were saddened to learn that the Nut Lady died on Sunday at her nursing home in Old Saybrook. She was 94. [RoadsideAmerica.com]
January 30, 2007: Remembering Elizabeth Tashjian: From the Roadside America video archives, here is one of Elizabeth's acapella performances of her Nut Anthem, "Nuts Are Beautiful," recorded in 1985 in front of the World's Largest Nutcracker in Old Lyme, Connecticut. Roadside America Video
- Apr 2004: "In a Nutshell: A Portrait of Elizabeth Tashjian" - Full-length documentary premiered.
- Jan 2004: Re-Staging the Nut Museum - 2004 exhibit
- Mar 2003: Nut Museum home sold, Elizabeth's art show, CT College
- Dec 2002: E.T. vows Dark Forces will not drive her nuts
2002: Messages from the Nut Lady to her fans
Sweet Sounds of Nutdom
Vintage sound recordings of the Nut Lady singing her self-penned nut songs:
Rallying the troops for full frontal assault. [492k .mp3 audio file]
The Lord's Prayer of Nutdom. [928k .mp3 audio file]
A tour of Elizabeth's nut art statements.
The Nut Lady was a living laundry list of her latest media appearances...
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