The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) announced today that the Museum has been nominated for The Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) 2019 National Medal of honor.

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Features Recent Acquisitions And Highlights From Collection

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Fairfield County-based philanthropic organization Near & Fair Aid recently awarded a $12,000 grant to the Housatonic Community College Foundation, which distributes resources through scholarships to students with proven academic performance and demonstrated financial need.

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Five years ago, Anisha Thomas, the Director of Career Services and Internships, started working at Housatonic Community College

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The Housatonic Museum of Art in Bridgeport–home to treasures by Pablo Picasso, Andy Warhol, Alexander Calder, Alex Katz and more–said today that it has received a $70,000 donation from the Werth Family Foundation

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Tuesday, 19 March 2019 18:53

Close to the Line

Exhibit Opening September 5, 2019 At Housatonic Museum of Art

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Life On the Other Side of a Cracked Glass Ceiling – Bridgeport Project Launch & Brainstorming Session at Housatonic Museum of Art October 16

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The Cultural Alliance of Fairfield County’s (CAFC) honored founder and professor Burt Chernow this week at CAFC’s annual Arts and Culture Empowerment Awards breakfast.

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Thursday, 22 March 2018 18:22

Pattern, Power, Chaos and Quiet at HMA

With another noreaster hitting this week, and just in time for spring, curator D. Dominick Lombardi will provide a gallery talk of a nature-inspired exhibition currently on view at the Housatonic Museum of Art.

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Tour and walkthrough of When Caged Birds Sing by Artist Ann Weiner. Closing remarks by Rep. Jim Himes. The sculpture installation “When Caged Birds Sing” focuses on the stories of eight women who have each endured the pain of physical, psychological or/and emotional abuse because of their gender and who have survived and bravely gone on to advocate for change on behalf of other women who are still at risk. Visit Annweiner.com for more details and contact information

Tour and walkthrough of When Caged Birds Sing by Artist Ann Weiner. Closing remarks by Rep. Jim Himes. The sculpture installation “When Caged Birds Sing” focuses on the stories of eight women who have each endured the pain of physical, psychological or/and emotional abuse because of their gender and who have survived and bravely gone on to advocate for change on behalf of other women who are still at risk. Visit Annweiner.com for more details and contact information

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Tuesday, 30 January 2018 20:00

Art as Activism: When Caged Birds Sing

Come to a powerful night of art, conversation, inspiration and activism that includes viewing the powerful art exhibit “When Caged Birds Sing,” and hearing a talk on “art as activism” by the exhibit’s creator, sculptor Ann Weiner..

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Grace Akallo was only 15 years old when she was abducted from her school by Joseph Kony’s Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) and forced into a life as a child soldier. As part of the initiation into the army, Akallo was raped, tortured and forced to kill. After being held by the LRA for seven months, unsure if she would be killed, Akallo escaped.

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