Programs

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

Events

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

James Montgomery Flagg, I Want You For U.S. Army, 1917, New-York Historical Society

 

In this collaboration with Westport Public Library and WestportREADS, Robin Jaffee Frank will explore American artists’ responses to World War I. 

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Annual Meeting

Events

Sunday, January 28, 2018

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

The Annual Meeting of the Westport Historical Society will be held in the Sheffer Gallery of the Society
25 Avery Place, across from Westport Town Hall, on Sunday, January 28, 2018 from 1-2 pm. All current members of the Society are invited to attend.  Those interested in becoming members should pick up a membership form at the Society or you may join online here.  The slate of Officers, Directors & Advisory Council for 2018 will be presented for approval.  Stay for our opening reception directly after the meeting of our newest exhibit:  The Curious Case of Ed Vebell.

 

For a copy of our Minutes from the Annual Meeting 2016, click here.

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“On the Front”: Veterans Reflections on WWI

Events

Sunday, February 4, 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.

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February Break Program

Kids

Tuesday, February 20 - February 22, 2018

9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Westport Historical Society will present three fun-filled days during vacation week relating to awareness and activism for children ages 6-11. Join us for one, two or all three days.

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Author Liza Mundy on: Code Girls

Events

Tuesday, February 27, 2018

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Liza Mundy is the New York Times bestselling author of The Richer Sex: How the New Majority of Female Breadwinners Is Transforming Sex, Love and Family and Michelle: A Biography. Her new book The Untold Story of the American Women Code Breakers of World War II  reveals one of World War II’s last remaining secrets

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