Museum Related News
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, www.HousatonicMuseum.org 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 www.HousatonicMuseum.org 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.
20 Oct

A Triple Bill of Three Short Art-Inspired Films

On Friday, October 23rd the Housatonic Museum of Art will present a triple bill of three fascinating short documentaries as part of their ongoing FREE Friday Night Flicks free online film series.
13 Oct

FREE Friday Night Flick: “Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck”

On Friday, October 16th the Housatonic Museum of Art presents the latest film in their Friday Night Flicks online film series: “Curious Worlds: The Art and Imagination of David Beck.” This FREE documentary gives us a glimpse into the quirky and nonsensical world of Beck’s famous miniature and kinetic sculpture making, and the mind behind it./h2>
08 Oct

Housatonic Museum of Art Nominated for 2021 National Medal for Museum and Library Service

The nation’s highest honor for institutions that make significant and exceptional contributions to their communities
08 Oct

New HMA Exhibit Now Open: Masters of Op Art

An exhibition of artwork by the founders of the Op Art movement is now on view at the Housatonic Museum of Art. The exhibit, entitled “Masters of Op Art,” features 13 dynamic pieces that are each an optical experience of color and form.
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