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Past Museum Events

Tea Talk

Tea TalkTea Talk - Thinkers • Educators • Artists

Three 20 minute conversations on Where Are The Arts In Connecticut Education?

November 15, 2015 2PM

Westport Town Hall


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Shiva: God of Many Faces

Hamish LutrisShiva: God of Many Faces

A Talk by Hamish Lutris at Housatonic Museum of Art
6 pm, Wednesday, October 7
In the Burt Chernow Galleries
This event is FREE and open to the public


About the Speaker:

Hamish Lutris is an Associate Professor of History at Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport, Connecticut. He has worked in some of America’s premier natural and historical sites, leading hiking and historical programs. He has also lectured extensively in the United States, Europe, and Canada, presenting programs on wide-ranging historical topics, including Native American history, the Civil War, Scientific History, Social and cultural history, World War I, World War II, and the American West.

Live from the POEMobile: Bridgeport Arts Fest! (more info)


July 11th @8pm

Draw ON! At Housatonic Community College
Draw ON!

The Art Department of Housatonic Community College in collaboration with the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) is participating in Draw On! a five day art event March 23 - 27, 2015

The Women Gather ~A Celebration of Women Poets

THe Women Gather


Rescheduled for Thrusday, March 12, 2015
6pm-9pm, Housatonic Museum of Art

Latoya Washington • Shanna T. Melto • Peaches • Jazz-e •  Iyapiphany


Paula Scher@HMA (more info...)
In His Words

Wednesday,March 11, 2015 at 11:00am

One of the world’s most acclaimed graphic designers,
Paula Scher began her design career as a record cover art director at Atlantic Records and CBS Records in the 1970's and 1980's.

In His Words (more info...)
In His Words

Thursday, November 6, 2014 at 8:00pm

Featuring Chief, Iyaba Ibo Mandingo, Face, Kayo, Abiodun Oyewole of The Legendary Last Poets

POEMobile (more info...)

Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 8:30pm

Bridgeport’s best and brightest poets will perform along with their verses written large on the façade on the McLevy Building at State and Broad Streets.

The Women Gather (more info...)

Thursday, March 27th, 2014
in the Gallery
6 – 9:00pm

The Women Gather: An Evening of Poetry
Celebrating Women’s History Month

Transcending Continents (more info...)

February 27th, 2014 from
6:00 – 9:00pm

Transcending Continents: A Black History Month Celebration

In His Words (more info...)

December 5th, 2013 from
6:30 – 10:00pm

In His Words, an all-male poetry showcase, free and open to the public

DANCE for Every BODY (more info...)

Wednesday, September 11, 2013

A movement jam/dance workshop led by
Brooklyn-based Urban Bush Women

POEMobile (more info...)

Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 8:30pm

Led by poetry ambassador Shanna T. Melton, Bridgeport’s best and brightest poets will perform along with their verses written large on the façade on the McLevy Building at State and Broad Streets.

Aeolian Ride 2009 (more info...)

AEOLIAN RIDE Bridgeport, CT:

Sponsored by HMA with fund from the Werth Family Foundation and HCC Foundation in support of SweetPort.

FREE PUBLIC ART BIKE RIDE (see more photos of this event)
Friday, May 30, 2009 Photos by Jessica Findley