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Mannes forges connections between community and art

Ruth Mannes, the new Executive Director of MoCA.

Lea Rivel '22, Staff Writer

April 6, 2020

Between her 20-year career in publishing, her last job as Executive Managing Editor at HarperCollins, taking a break from publishing to raise her family, being actively involved in the Westport PTA and collecting contemporary art for over 23 years, it is evident that Ruth Mannes cares greatly about both...

Historical Society exhibit explores Westport’s future through architecture

Historical Society exhibit explores Westport’s future through architecture

November 20, 2017

By Audrey Bernstein '20 and Allie D’Angelo ’20

[Oct. 2016 Arts] “MORE Than Words” exhibit encourages resilience and change

November 22, 2016

By Alice Hickson '17   “This is what artists do, they make something visible.” These are the words of Gerry Snyder, Dean of the Pratt Institute School of Art and curator of the the “MORE Than Words” exhibition.   The exhibition, which premiered on Sept. 9 at the Westport Arts ...

Westport Art Center Opens “Kid Kulture” Exhibit, Features Local Young Adults

Westport Art Center Opens “Kid Kulture” Exhibit, Features Local Young Adults

December 22, 2010

The Westport Art Center (WAC) was packed with people on Dec. 10 for the opening of Kid Kulture exhibit. The walls were neatly and strategically scattered with pictures taken by famous twentieth-century photographers next to pictures taken by today’s kids. Out of the 118 kids who entered the Kid Kulture contest, 41 were selec...

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