Programs

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Summer Camp Registration with Westport Museum

Summer Camp Registration with Westport Museum

Special Event

Tuesday, January 3 - August 7, 2023

9:30 am - 12:30 pm

American history comes alive through the fun activities with Westport Museum’s weeklong summer camp sessions. Explore our exhibitions, craft your very own

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Vintage Valentine’s Day Cupid Kit

Vintage Valentine’s Day Cupid Kit

Special Event

Wednesday, February 1 - February 14, 2023

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

Drop in and make your own vintage valentine for the sweethearts in your life with a Westport Museum Cupid Kit. Each kit includes vintage-themed

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Legacy: The Adairs of Westport

Legacy: The Adairs of Westport

Exhibit Opening

Friday, February 10, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

For nearly one hundred years Benjamin Adair and his descendants called Westport home. Likely born into slavery in North Carolina, Adair built a prosperous

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Chats on the Past: Dr. Winston Allen

Chats on the Past: Dr. Winston Allen

Thursday, February 23, 2023

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Dusk is for delightful discussions! Join us for a Live discussion with Westport resident Dr. Winston Allen, the author of Don’t Get Mad, Get Rich. Dr. Allen will discuss his book, I Pried Open Wall Street in 1962, delving into the details of his life as the first black man to open a broker-dealer serviceCreative Investor Services—on Wall Street. 

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"Bittersweet: Chocolate In the American Colonies" Exhibit Opening

“Bittersweet: Chocolate In the American Colonies” Exhibit Opening

Exhibit Opening

Friday, February 24, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Experience the growing, harvesting, and historical process of making cocoa in Westport Museum’s hands-on exhibition that

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I Thee Wed: Western Bridal Fashion from the Collection

I Thee Wed: Western Bridal Fashion from the Collection

Exhibit Opening

Friday, March 10, 2023

5:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Visitors can explore several examples of wedding gowns—both white and the less traditional—in the Museum’s collection in I Thee Wed: Western Bridal Fashion from the Collection. Discover how these iconic dresses

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