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Upcoming Programs

Stay-Put and Cook: Virtual Chef Holiday Workshops

Take & Make History

Thursday, November 12th, 2020 – Saturday, December 12th, 2020

4:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Nothing heralds the holidays season like the delightful smell of baking treats in the oven. Ring in the festivities with a unique cooking experience that recalls the charming holidays of yore--in the comfort of your own home!  …Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Bradley-Wheeler House

Virtual Event

Tuesday, December 1st, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Discover the 225 years of history covered by the historic structure that hosts the Westport Museum’s headquarters. Join WM’s Programs Director, Nicole Carpenter, as she goes through the various individuals who shaped the home as well as the various commercial enterprises they explored.  …Read More

Chats on the Past: Alan Katz

Virtual Event

Friday, December 11th, 2020

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fridays are for fascinating forums! Join us for a Live discussion on Zoom with six-time Emmy nominated comedy-writer and children’s book author Alan Katz who will discuss his newly released children’s book series, Lieographies: …Read More

Tuesday Treasure: Heritage Tree Ornaments

Virtual Event

Tuesday, December 15th, 2020

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Bringing trees into the home during the winter months is an ancient tradition, dating before the advent of Christianity. Westport’s own tradition of artist ornaments decorating a heritage tree began in the mid-20th century. Tour this heritage tree and get a closer look at some of the most unusual and interesting pieces, including an ornament by world-renown artist Stevan Dohanos.  …Read More


Honor Your Loved Ones with a Brick!

WM will be closed due to the COVID-19 virus following the closure protocol for the Westport School System

Museum Musings: History Blog