Museum Related News
Friday Night Flick: “Actually Iconic: Richard Estes,”
On Friday, September 25th marvel at stunning paintings created by photorealist icon Richard Estes. With unmatched access to the artist and his most important works, the film “Actually Iconic: Richard Estes,” presented online by the Housatonic Museum of Art at 7pm, invites viewers into the world of this celebrated, premier painter of American cityscapes.
Friday Night Flick: “IRWIN” and “A Story In Stone”
On Friday, September 18 treat yourself to a double feature of art-inspired filmmaking. Watch “IRWIN – A New York Story” and enjoy the story of legendary cartoonist Irwin Hasen, who was among the first group of artists to shape comic book culture. Then, “A Story In Stone” centers on the studio of Bridgeport artist and printmaker James Reed and his master work with stone lithography. Both films will be presented online, back-to-back by the Housatonic Museum of Art beginning at…
Friday Night Flick: “The Collector” Streaming Online September 11th
On Friday, September 11 watch “The Collector,” a film presented online by the Housatonic Museum of Art, and prepare to be amazed at the enormity of famed New York City gallery owner Allan Stone’s personal collection. Floor to ceiling, his home is bursting with treasures from his more than 50 years of collecting.
Exhibition Examines Origins of Abstract Expressionism
Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) is pleased to present its newest show, “The Roots of Abstraction.” The exhibition, scheduled to be on view from September 3, 2020 through August 31, 2021, will feature a selection of paintings and sculpture by famed modernist artists who were active in New York City in the early 1940s, and were engaged with the political and artistic debates of the day. The Roots of Abstraction contextualizes a world-altering time when New York became the center…
Housatonic Museum of Art Awarded Inspire! Grant From The Institute of Museum Studies For Collections Care
The Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) is proud to announce that it recently received a $9,399 Inspire! Grant for Small Museums from The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). The grant will allow HMA to implement a collections stewardship project that will increase storage space for acquisitions and ensure proper care and preservation of its collections.
Local History Exhibit Cast In Colorful Glass Sculptures Opens At HMA
On Thursday, February 6 the Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA) celebrated the opening of a new exhibit that blends local history, innovative glass sculptures and our collective cultural and natural landscape.
Music In the Galleries at Housatonic Museum of Art on February 20
In connection with a new exhibit at the Housatonic Museum of Art: The Hypogean Tip by Rachel Owens, the community is invited to join musician Laura Ortman for a free, evening of musical improvisation in the Burt Chernow Galleries.
New Exhibit at HMA: The Hypogean Tip by Rachel Owens
A new exhibit with connections to our local history is opening at the Housatonic Museum of Art on February 6, 2020. Entitled “The Hypogean Tip”, artist Rachel Owens’ exhibit explores both Bridgeport’s and our larger nation’s past, and will run from February 6 through March 21, 2020.
Art Enthusiasts Gather At HMA Artist Event
Earlier this month, on December 4, a crowd of art enthusiasts came out to join artist Joseph Saccio as he provided an exclusive walk through of his solo exhibition: “In a Dark Wood, Wandering,” at the Housatonic Museum of Art. The ambitious career survey exhibition was on view in the Burt Chernow Galleries through December 14th.
Saccio Exhibit Opening A Smash At Housatonic Museum Of Art
On Thursday, November 7, a crowd of 207 art lovers gathered at the Housatonic Museum of Art to attend the opening reception for “In a Dark Wood, Wandering,” a survey exhibition of sculptures by New Haven artist Joseph Saccio.
New Exhibit: In a Dark Wood, Wandering at Housatonic Museum of Art
The Housatonic Museum of Art proudly presents a career survey exhibition of sculpture by artist Joseph Saccio entitled, “In a Dark Wood, Wandering.” The show features a selection of two dozen large-scale sculptures, and takes inspiration from mythology, nature and the struggle of living.