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Current Exhibit: 06880+50


Friday, September 22nd, 2017 – Sunday, December 31st, 2017

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WHS is ahead of the curve: The Suburb of the Future, NYTimes Article: Hello, 2067?  It's Westport.   This exhibit envisions the town 50 years from now. …Read More

Westport Architect Brown Bag Lunch Series: Up Next, Leigh Overland & Robert Storm


Tuesday, November 21st, 2017 – Tuesday, December 12th, 2017

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm

Westport Historical Society is looking to the future, …Read More

Martin Luther King Day


Monday, January 15th, 2018

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

  The Westport Historical Society will host children, ages 6 to 11, for a fun-filled day of activities relating to Martin Luther King Jr.   …Read More

“Johnnie Get Your Gun”: American Artists Respond to World War I


Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

James Montgomery Flagg, I Want You For U.S. Army, 1917, Poster, 29 x 39 ¾ in., New-York Historical Society   In collaboration with the Westport Library's “WestportREADS” selection of Pat Brown’s Regeneration, Robin Jaffee Frank will explore American artists’ responses to World War I. …Read More

“On the Front”: Veterans Reflections on WWI


Sunday, February 4th, 2018

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Join WHS for a panel discussion regarding veterans reflections on their own experiences of war and how the “great war” altered their world. In collaboration with the Westport Library’s "WestportREADS" program WHS will moderate an open dialogue about war and the impacts on the daily lives of people dealing with the aftermath of the first World War, as well as the building tension of the Second World War. Veterans from… …Read More