Museum Related News
06 Jun

Vincent Baldassano: To Be Continued….at the Housatonic Museum of Art

The Housatonic Museum of Art presents Vincent Baldassano: To Be Continued. Curated by Joel Leneker, the installation is comprised of new works on cloth and iconic works from the 1970s through 2022.
22 Mar

Housatonic Museum of Art Presents a Public Lecture on U.S. Abortion Politics on 3/31 and a New Out of This World Exhibit Opens

In conjunction with its current exhibition “Of Woman Born”, the Housatonic Museum of Art presents a free public lecture entitled, FROM DANGER TO DIGNITY: The Surprising (and Convoluted) History of U.S. Abortion Politics.
11 Feb

Obama: In Pursuit of a More Perfect Union

Housatonic Community College (HCC) will host a virtual event to commemorate Martin Luther King Jr. this Friday, January 14. The event will take place online from 10am – 11am.
10 Nov

Crowds Hail New HMA Exhibit Worth The Wait

The long-awaited exhibition “Drip-Drop, Tick-Tock, Here + Now”, opened at the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) on October 28 with a packed house. Crowds gathered to view the stunning, yet suggestive multi-media sculptures and paintings by Weston, CT artist Joseph Fucigna after a two year wait thanks to a fire, flood and a pandemic.
12 Oct

Fire, Flood and Pandemic Will Not Deter New Exhibit at Housatonic Museum of Art

A new exhibit opening on October 28 at the Housatonic Museum of Art is aptly named DRIP-DROP, TICK-TOCK, HERE + NOW. The show, originally scheduled in 2018, was canceled a week prior to opening due to water damage from a fire above the gallery. When rescheduled for 2020, the exhibit was postponed yet again due to the pandemic.
13 Sep

Housatonic Museum of Art Reopens With Big Art Bash 2021

On Thursday, September 2, the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) officially reopened its doors with a celebration of its grand collective exhibition: Big Art Bash 2021. The show, which is located in Lafayette Hall on the Housatonic Community College campus, features four highly diverse individual exhibitions that are sure to affect even the most discerning art enthusiasts.
09 Sep

Powerful Film Series Promises Emotion and Nostalgia

The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) announces a powerful film series in connection with its new landmark exhibition, ‘Lost Man Blues: Jon Schueler – Art and War’. In this dramatic line-up, the exploration of combat art and art in the aftermath of war delivers a heaping portion of emotion and nostalgia. All films are available on the museum’s website, and screenings take place at 7:30pm.
09 Sep

Housatonic Museum of Art to Open Jon Schueler Abstract Expressionism Show

The Housatonic Museum of Art is proud to announce the opening of a new exhibit, Lost Man Blues: Jon Schueler – Art and War, curated by Marissa Roth. The show will feature twenty-six paintings and selected writings by the esteemed, prolific American abstract expressionist that reflect his war experiences. The exhibition, which takes its title from a piece commemorating the disappearance of a plane belongs to his squadron, will open on September 2 and be on view through October 8,…
13 Aug

$500,000 Gift Given to Housatonic Museum of Art by Werth Family Foundation

The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) today announced a landmark gift of $500,000 from the Werth Family Foundation. The donation represents the largest contribution from a single donor in the history of the museum to date and will establish an endowment.
11 May

New Exhibit at the Housatonic Museum of Art Explores Male Dominance Of Women Throughout The Ages

Housatonic Museum of Art is pleased to present its newest exhibition, Of Woman Born, now on view through June 1, 2022. It features a selection of paintings, photographs and sculpture that explores the ways in which male dominance has manifested itself in familial, social, legal, political, religious and economic systems—patriarchal structures that, over the centuries, have continually been used to dominate, oppress and exploit women.
28 Jan

Jongil Ma Is Drawing In Space at the Housatonic Museum of Art

A new, dynamic interlacing sculpture by South Korean artist, Jongil Ma floats above the entrance to the Burt Chernow Galleries. The major piece, presented by the Housatonic Museum of Art, is an intricate arrangement of stained wood, offering a lesson in balance and flow.
10 Nov

FREE Friday Night Flick: Award-Winning Stop Motion Animation Films

To celebrate the intersection of art and technology, the Housatonic Museum of Art will present the award-winning films ‘Lost & Found’ and ‘Two Balloons’, as well as several films about the making of stop motion animation movies. The films will stream online for FREE on Friday, November 13th at 7pm, please visit for the film link.
05 Nov

FREE Friday Night Flicks on November 6: “With Dad” and “Summer Spent”

On Friday, November 6th the Housatonic Museum of Art presents the latest films in its FREE Friday Night Flicks online film series: “With Dad” and “Summer Spent.”
29 Oct

Free Online Concert Explores Intersection Between Overlooked Composers of African Descent in Europe & Free Black Community of Bridgeport’s Little Libera.

Beginning November 7 featuring a performance by the American Baroque Orchestra in Partnership with Housatonic Museum of Art.
29 Oct

Houstaonic Museum of Art Presents New Exhibit on Photorealism

The Housatonic Museum of Art announced today the opening of an exciting new exhibition, “Photorealism: Fixing the Fleeting Moment.” The show features nine images by artists whose work helped define the art movement, including Robert Bechtle, Charles Bell, John Baeder, and Arne Besser.
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