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FOR MORE INFORMATION, CONTACT ROBBIN ZELLA AT 203-332-5052

A TASTE FOR ART: LUNCHTIME TOUR OF HOUSATONIC ART MUSEUM SEPT. 18

BRIDGEPORT – The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) will host A Taste for Art, which offers guided tour of the museum on Thursday, Sept. 18 at noon. The tour, which is free and open to the public, is being held in conjunction with the Connecticut Chapter of the Women’s Caucus for Art exhibit that will be on display at the museum’s Burt Chernow Galleries Sept. 4 – Oct. 24. The theme of the exhibit is women pushing boundaries. The tour will begin with a lunch – bring your own – outside the Galleries and a presentation by Ann Chernow about Burt, her husband and founder of the museum; her own work; and the work of renowned artists Christo and Jeanne Claude. Artists whose work is represented in the collection include the famous NY School artist Elaine de Kooning, Lee Bontecou, Alice Baber, Rene Schumacher, Sylvia Sleigh, Doris Cesar, Jane Freilicher, and Jane Peterson. Current or one-time WCA-CT members whose work is represented in the collection include Ann Chernow, Camille Eskell, Suzanne Benton, Alberta Cifolelli, CT feminist activist artist June Ahrens and Susan Sharp. The museum is located in Lafayette Hall on the campus of Housatonic Community College at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport. The college is located 150 yards off I-95 (exit 27) and Rte 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Arena at Harbor Yard. For more information, contact museum director Robbin Zella at 203-332-5052