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Monday, May 20th, 2019
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
In the highly anticipated second novel by Angie Thomas, the author of the #1 New York Times bestselling, award-winning The Hate U Give, sixteen-year-old Bri wants to be one of the greatest rappers of all time. …Read More
Wednesday, May 29th, 2019
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
This film screening is part of the programming series in conjunction with the exhibit Remembered on view through June 30th. …Read More
- By Ramin Ganeshram, Executive Director, May 15th, 2019 Those who love history often find themselves thinking about it nearly all the time and in many contexts. Here at WHS our focus is on American history as demonstrated through the local Westport story, but that doesn’t mean we aren’t interested in new discoveries about Ancient Egypt, or 19th Century Europe or Imperial China or the Pre-Colombian Western Hemisphere…you get the idea. It should …Read More »
- Through the years, the town of Westport has both been home to actors and directors as well as the backdrop for both the big and small screen. Films like The Man in the Grey Flannel Suit from 1956 and 2018’s Land of Steady Habits used Westport as a foil to explore hidden themes of the somber side of suburban life. Outside of town cameos, The Westport Historical Society has had its own …Read More »