Upcoming Events

 

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

Destination Westport: Path of Patriots

Greens Farms Lower Cemetery Nyala Farms Road, Westport, Connecticut, United States

On July 8, 1779, during the war for Independence, British soldiers attacked Green’s Farms, burning buildings to the ground. Learn about Westport’s role in the American Revolution, by visiting the gravestones of those who served during the war for Independence—including stories of the fateful day Greens Farms burned. Even as you hear the story of ...

$10 – $15

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes 

Longshore Club Park 260 Compo Rd. S., Westport

Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores.  Seeking respite from their whirlwind Jazz era lives, the Fitzgeralds set up in an 18th century farmhouse that has seen Revolution and the building of a nation over many decades. ...

$20 – $25
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
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

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

Destination Westport: Saugatuck Stories  

Explore diverse experiences as you stroll through the riverside neighborhood of Saugatuck. Situated at the mouth of the Saugatuck River at the Long Island Sound, the area has been historically significant from before European colonization, through the 20th century. Explore commerce, including the Atlantic trade, as well as 19th and early 20th century immigrant and ...

$10 – $15

Exhibition Curator Tour: “Playful Pastimes”

Join our curators for a behind the scenes tour 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 ...

$10
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

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes 

Longshore Club Park 260 Compo Rd. S., Westport

Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores.  Seeking respite from their whirlwind Jazz era lives, the Fitzgeralds set up in an 18th century farmhouse that has seen Revolution and the building of a nation over many decades. ...

$20 – $25
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

Destination Westport: In Gatsby’s Shoes 

Longshore Club Park 260 Compo Rd. S., Westport

Imagine it’s the summer of 1920. Westport is a sleepy farm community that lures New York’s most glamorous couple-F. Scott and Zelda Fitzgerald—to its shores.  Seeking respite from their whirlwind Jazz era lives, the Fitzgeralds set up in an 18th century farmhouse that has seen Revolution and the building of a nation over many decades. ...

$20 – $25


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Past Events

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