HMA Archives

About the Museum Archives

Housatonic Museum of Art (HMA), located on the Housatonic Community College campus in downtown Bridgeport, is proud to announce that it recently received a $40,824 Inspire! Grant for Small Museums from The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS).

The grant will allow HMA to increase access to its collections by documenting, digitizing, and archiving 600 objects. Through this funding, the museum will launch an online collections database, expanding visitor access beyond the limited number of collection items that are available for viewing during in-person visits.

“We are grateful to IMLS for this generous support that will allow the museum to remove barriers in accessing