Programs

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Chats on the Past: Richard Webb

Chats on the Past: Richard Webb

Virtual Event

Friday, February 5, 2021

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fridays are for fascinating forums! Join us for a Live discussion with author Richard “Deej” Webba Westport native. Webb will discuss his book, Boats Against the Current:

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Vintage Valentine’s Day Cupid Kit

Vintage Valentine’s Day Cupid Kit

Special Event

Sunday, February 7, 2021

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Love is in the air for all! Indulge yourself or those you care about with a unique Museum kit to help you create your own special event.

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Tuesday Treasure: Valentines

Tuesday Treasure: Valentines

Virtual Event

Tuesday, February 9, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

 Celebrate the day of love by viewing Valentines from our collection–and get some inspiration for your own card creations! Traditional red hearts and unique creations by local families will be shown. 

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Chats on the Past: Dr. Kelley Deetz

Chats on the Past: Dr. Kelley Deetz

Virtual Event

Friday, February 19, 2021

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

Fridays are for fascinating forums! Join us for a Live discussion with Dr. Kelley Fanto Deetz, the author of Bound to the Fire: How Virginia’s Enslaved Cooks Helped Invent American Cuisine. 

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Tuesday Treasure: Washington Artifacts

Tuesday Treasure: Washington Artifacts

Virtual Event

Tuesday, February 23, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Just in time for Washington’s Birthday take a look at the items in the museum collection related to George WashingtonDiscover how Westport is related to our first president just a day after his birthday. 

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Tuesday Treasure: Hang on to Your Hats

Tuesday Treasure: Hang on to Your Hats

Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 9, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Today, headwear is usually limited today to baseball caps, headbands and the occasional sunhat or beanie. But for much of human history hats were a regular part of attire, both for practical use and fashionable expression. Join us as we journey back to a time when hats were all the rage,

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Tuesday Treasure: Kewpie’s

Tuesday Treasure: Kewpie’s

Virtual Event

Tuesday, March 23, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Suffragist, and Westport artist, Rose O’Neill famously created the Kewpie doll in the early 20th century. Learn more about this cartoonist and creator of the iconic cupid figurine through the items left behind the artist. 

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Tuesday Treasure: Postcards

Tuesday Treasure: Postcards

Virtual Event

Tuesday, July 13, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Who hasn’t bought a souvenir postcard to send to a relative or hold onto as a keepsake? See some of the cards crafted for Westport through historyincluding iconic buildingsfamous happenings and disasters. 

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Tuesday Treasure: Bradley-Wheeler House Paintings

Tuesday Treasure: Bradley-Wheeler House Paintings

Virtual Event

Tuesday, November 23, 2021

6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Through the years many artists have chosen to make Westport their home. Many of these artists–both professional and hobbyist have used the Bradley-Wheeler house as inspiration.

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