News release from Mr. Barnum: Kathy Maher, Executive Director of Bridgeport’s historic Barnum Museum has been re-appointed by Gov. Dannel P. Malloy to the Connecticut Historic Preservation Council.
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August 10th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
July 16th, 2016 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, Development and Zoning, News and Events
Damaged by a tornado, the Barnum Museum’s restoration effort was boosted a few days ago by a $500,000 grant approved by the State Bond Commission for architectural work in support of the museum’s dome stabilization and the comprehensive restoration of the entire national landmark structure.
June 15th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Mr. Barnum: The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has announced a grant of close to $190,000 which will enable the Barnum Museum to create the P. T. Barnum Digital Collection, drawing from its own collections as well as those of the Bridgeport History Center at the Bridgeport Public Library. The grant project is […]
April 8th, 2016 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
Cool event at the Barnum Museum April 16. Check it out. A global day of discovery and exploration–Atlas Obscura Day–designed to celebrate the world’s most curious, wondrous and awe-inspiring places to discover, including ruins, temples, theaters, cemeteries, parks and museums. Created and promoted by the web site Atlas Obscura, claiming to be the definitive guide […]
June 25th, 2014 · No Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
From Kathy Maher, executive director of the Barnum Museum: On Wednesday, July 2 at 2 p.m. the Barnum Museum will be commemorating P.T. Barnum’s 204th Birthday at his Museum for the first time in four years. The United States Postal Service Vintage Circus Posters Stamps will also be dedicated in honor of Phineas Taylor (P.T.) […]
May 16th, 2013 · 3 Comments · Best of Bridgeport, News and Events
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 […]
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 […]