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Museum Events

The Housatonic Museum of Art sponsors events throughout the year. Many of these events are in collaboration with other organizations. Most events are free and open to the public.

PIRATES: Fact & Fiction

John R. Wright, historian and illustrator, will discuss how literature and film have framed our image of pirates in popular culture. The talk will explore the facts, myths and Golden Age romance of pirates.

 

Thursday, November 16 @ 6:30 pm in the Burt Chernow Galleries

 

Mr. Wright is a graduate of Parsons School of Design/The New School. After working for several years as an illustrator and art editor for various publications, he turned his attention towards history. He was Director of the Miller House in White Plains, New York and Education Coordinator at Van Cortlandt House Museum in the Bronx. He is currently the Director at the Thomas Paine Cottage Museum in New Rochelle, New York.

PIRATES: Fact and Fiction

WJohn R. Wright, historian and illustrator, will discuss how literature and film have framed our image of pirates in popular culture. The talk will explore the facts, myths and Golden Age romance of pirates.

Thursday, November 16 @ 6:30 pm in the Burt Chernow Galleries

Mr. Wright is a graduate of Parsons School of Design/The New School. After working for several years as an illustrator and art editor for various publications, he turned his attention towards history. He was Director of the Miller House in White Plains, New York and Education Coordinator at Van Cortlandt House Museum in the Bronx. He is currently the Director at the Thomas Paine Cottage Museum in New Rochelle, New York.