Upcoming Events

 

“A Christmas Carol” Live Dramatic Reading

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Mr. Charles Dickens reads A Christmas Carol, his classic yuletide tale. Join us in our newly restored 19th century barn to hear Julliard trained actor Greg Porretta read the rousing story of Ebenezer Scrooge, a host of holiday ghosts, and the beloved Tiny Tim.   Hot chocolate and sweets treats will be available, for a donation, ...

$5

Event Series Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.  Young visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum, the diorama of Westport featuring an audio tour by Joanne Woodward, coloring pages, colonial games and more. Adult ...

Vintage Valentine Cupid Kit

Drop in and make your own unique card for the sweethearts in your life with a Westport Museum Vintage Valentine Cupid Kit. Each kit includes vintage-themed supplies to create your very own antique-styled greeting cards, a goose feather to make a quill pen with a link on our YouTube tutorial on quill cutting and a ...

$5

Event Series Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.  Young visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum, the diorama of Westport featuring an audio tour by Joanne Woodward, coloring pages, colonial games and more. Adult ...

Free

Truffle-Making Class

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Just in time for Valentines Day, learn how to make your very own chocolate in our truffle-making class taught by Alina Dancho, a professional pastry chef and owner of Alina’s Cakes & Cookies with locations in Fairfield and Westport! Enjoy your delicious final product yourself or give it as a gift. While you make your ...

$35 – $45

Event Series Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.  Young visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum, the diorama of Westport featuring an audio tour by Joanne Woodward, coloring pages, colonial games and more. Adult ...

Free

Playful Pastimes Opening Reception

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

Join us for the opening of our newest exhibit Playful Pastimes that explores the golden age of “accessible leisure” when everyday folks found themselves with leisure time and extra cash. See how Americans indulged in a variety of fun hobbies and activities from sand and surf to ports, board games, the circus or even bicycle ...

Free
Event Series Dress Construction Viewing

Dress Construction Viewing 

Ever wanted to know how a dress from your favorite period drama was made? Have questions about fashion from the past?  Join our Director of Programs and Collections, Nicole Carpenter, as she creates a reproduction gown based on 18th century examples and techniques. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions about the process of creating a ...

Free

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, Part I 

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

In conjunction with the Westport Museum’s exhibition “Playful Pastimes,” join Dr. Robin Jaffee Frank for a captivating look at Coney Island as the ultimate accessible leisure destination and its iconic place in the history of American art and culture. The curator and author of an acclaimed exhibition and book on Coney Island, Robin will explore ...

$5
Event Series Free First Saturdays

Free First Saturdays

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

First Saturdays are a great opportunity to experience what we have to offer at the Westport Museum free of charge on the first Saturday of each month.  Young visitors can enjoy a scavenger hunt in the museum, the diorama of Westport featuring an audio tour by Joanne Woodward, coloring pages, colonial games and more. Adult ...

Free
Event Series Dress Construction Viewing

Dress Construction Viewing 

Ever wanted to know how a dress from your favorite period drama was made? Have questions about fashion from the past?  Join our Director of Programs and Collections, Nicole Carpenter, as she creates a reproduction gown based on 18th century examples and techniques. Visitors are encouraged to ask questions about the process of creating a ...

Free

Coney Island: Visions of an American Dreamland, Part II

Westport Museum for History & Culture 25 Avery Place, Westport, CT, United States

In conjunction with the Westport Museum’s exhibition “Playful Pastimes,” join Dr. Robin Jaffee Frank for part two of her captivating series about Coney Island as the ultimate accessible leisure destination and its iconic place in the history of American art and culture. The curator and author of an acclaimed exhibition and book on Coney Island, ...

$5


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Past Events

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