This is a cool event, free and open to the public. Barnum Museum Executive Director Kathy Maher, event organizer, says it all. “Everything about the Barnum Festival embraces the true spirit of P.T. Barnum. He loved art and music, and above all else, he loved making people happy. Remarkably, Barnum’s 1850 tour of Jenny Lind [...]
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May 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
November 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment · News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: Orlando, Fla. – Nov. 13, 2012) – The International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) inducted two legendary contributors to the attractions industry into the IAAPA Hall of Fame, Bob Masterson and PT Barnum. The awards were presented Tuesday, Nov. 13, during the Kickoff Event for IAAPA Attractions Expo 2012, the [...]
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June 5th, 2012 · 3 Comments · Analysis and Comment, Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
What are you doing tonight? Historian Michael Bielawa, UB professor Eric Lehman and your intrepid OIB host will wax about the state’s largest city starting at 7 p.m. at the Barnum Museum. The house P.T. Barnum gifted to the city is recovering bit by bit from the explosive tornado that ripped through the downtown two [...]
April 26th, 2012 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From the Barnum Museum: The Barnum Museum is Back from the Brink Reopening two days a week starting April 26 The Barnum Museum has been completely closed to the general public since January 2011 and the historic portion closed ever since the June 24, 2010 tornado hit Bridgeport. A unique exhibition called Recovery in Action [...]
December 8th, 2010 · No Comments · News and Events
From the Barnum Museum: The Barnum Museum People’s United Bank Gallery is now decorated with a large, glorious Victorian Christmas tree in celebration of the holidays and the Celebrate the Season talks being presented again this year. The holiday displays will be up during regular museum hours at The Barnum Museum through January 9, 2010.
January 13th, 2010 · 25 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Update, SuBy announces AG run: I’m starting to wonder if the Egyptian mummy from the Barnum Museum that director Kathy Maher is shipping to Quinnipiac for age testing is actually Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa eavesdropping on Q Poll callers. Mario, that you? What a kooky week. Buried some pols, resurrected others. Does that mummy know poll [...]
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