Programs

Certain program offerings require six or more participants to hold. WM reserves the right to reschedule or cancel any program, with notice to participants.

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Pages Through the Ages Discussion: “The Soul of America: The Battle for Our Better Angels”

Pages Through The Ages

Sunday, January 26, 2020

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Program located at the Westport Public Library

Discuss the book by Pulitzer Prize–winning author Jon Meacham that helps us understand the present moment in American politics and life by looking back at critical times in our history when hope overcame division and fear.

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Tuesday Treasures: Ground Hog Day

Free Event

Tuesday, February 4, 2020

6:30 pm - 7:30 pm

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Join the staff of the Westport Museum as they showcase objects from our collection not normally on public view. See and hear the stories behind some of the most unique, mysterious and impactful artifacts in our community. 

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Valentine Making Drop in

Special Event

Wednesday, February 5 - February 12, 2020

11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Drop-in and create a valentine for a friend, family member or partner! Suitable for all ages this free program encourages each of us to send a token of appreciation to someone we care about.  We also encourage cards to be left with us to bring to a local senior center to share the love.

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Take and Make: Truffle Workshop

Take & Make History

Tuesday, February 11, 2020

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

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Did you know that chocolate has been enjoyed by American’s since the 1700’s?  Join us and learn how to make your own colonial-themed chocolate truffle to give as a gift or to indulge yourself.  Tickets are $40 and includes all materials. Refreshments will be served. Reservations are recommended, space is limited, register early! Purchase tickets on line  here or call 203-222-1424 x 5.

Tickets are non-refundable. In the event that you must cancel, we will consider your purchase a donation and will happily issue you a donation receipt.

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Pages Through the Ages Discussion: “Team of Rivals”

Pages Through The Ages

Sunday, February 16, 2020

3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

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Located at Westport Public Library

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Sisterhood and its Discontents: Suffragists and Antisuffragists in the Age of Total War, 1914-1924

History Happy Hour

Wednesday, February 19, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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In the years leading up to the Nineteenth Amendment, Addie Hunton (1866-1943), Eleanor Egan Franklin (1879-1925) and Helen S. Harmon-Brown represented the diversity of positions women brought to the issue of women’s suffrage during a tumultuous decade.

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Ale to the Chief: Washington Beer Bash

Special Event

Saturday, February 22, 2020

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Toast President Washington on his 288th birthday with his favorite libation and nibbles! Join Westport Museum as we serve ale made from Washington’s own recipe as well as Madeira–his drink of choice. Food that the first president would have enjoyed will be served.

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Model Drawing

Free Event

Wednesday, February 26, 2020

6:30 pm - 8:00 pm

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Enjoy an evening at WM sketching a live model in period costume while you have a drink on us! Hear a brief introduction about the costume being worn by our model and then enjoy time to sketch or paint.

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Genealogy FUN-damentals Series: Finding Fickle Females

Genealogy FUN-damentals Series 

Wednesday, March 11, 2020

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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Brown bag your lunch and learn the basics of DIY Genealogy from acclaimed WM’s Archives Manager Sara Krasne!

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WestportREADS: Lillian Wald At Home: Rochester, Henry Street, Westport and the World

Free Event

Wednesday, March 18, 2020

7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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Lillian Wald is best known as the founder of Henry Street Settlement and the Visiting Nurse Service on the Lower East Side of Manhattan in 1893. 

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