Newsletter Archive

2020

JUNE 2020: BPT Art Trail News: In a Special Feature BAT News Explores the Monuments of Richmond Virginia, Make Music Day BPT, Outworks & Pride BPT, Arts Events

MAY 2020: BPT Art Trail News: A Special Message from BPT Art Trail, Make Music Day June 21, Calls for Art, Virtual Programs, and Reopening Updates!

MAY 2020: BPT Art Trail News: “We Will Make it Exhibit”, Artist & Gig-Economy Features, Community Calendar Updates, and More!

APRIL 2020: BPT Art Trail News: CT Artists Respond Grants, Call for Artists to Create Teaching Videos, Remembering Actor Brian Dennehy, Artists during Covid-19

APRIL 2020: BPT Art Trail News: Funding resources for artists impacted by Covid-19, special virtual exhibits and events, Q&A with BPT Musicians, and more!

MARCH 2020: BPT Art Trail News: A Special Message, Walking With The Wild Woman Archetype Virtual Exhibit, Online Events, Women Who Create Feature, and More!

MARCH 2020: BPT Art Trail News: Plan your weekend – WPKN Music Mash Record Fair, Poetry/Spoken Word Closing Party, Artist Talk, Live Music, and more!

FEBRUARY 2020: BPT Art Trail News: Colorful Life Art Opening Today, PechaKucha storytelling tomorrow, live music at HMA, and more for your February arts calendar

FEBRUARY 2020: BPT Art Trail News: Featured artist Adger Cowans at The Smithsonian and Virginia Museum of Art. Plus, our February special events calendar

JANUARY 2020: BPT Art Trail News: Join us Jan 25 for Three Art Parties – Plus, Our Arts and Culture Calendar!

JANUARY 2020: BPT Art Trail News: A weekend of BPT Art 1/23-1/26!  Plus, our January arts and culture calendar

2019

SPECIAL ISSUE: Bridgeport Art Trail 2019 Revisited: Photos, Highlights, and More!

DECEMBER 2019: BPT Art Trail News: December guide-exhibits to view, festive shows to see, and where to shop local this holiday season!

NOVEMBER 2019: BPT Art Trail 2019 – You’re Invited! Kickoff Party Thursday 11/7, Downtown Art Crawl 11/8, Open Studios Guide, Closing Party Storytelling Event 11/10

NOVEMBER 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Special Art Trail Issue – Downtown Kickoff and Artists’ Party 11/7 and your day-to-day guide! Save the Date: Nov 7th-Nov 10th

OCTOBER 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Calls for art, music videos, storytellers, BPT Art Trail exhibit preview, Artist of the Month, and more!

OCTOBER 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Calls for art, storytellers, and music videos! Plus, your October arts and culture calendar

SEPTEMBER 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Inside the Art Bridgeport Art Trail, Aim Higher Together Mural, Live at the NEST, Barnum: An American Life and more!

SEPTEMBER 2019: BPT Art Trail News: An inside look at Art Trail, Latinisimo Art Exhibit Reception and Flag Raising 9/14, Not Your Mama’s Pechakucha, and more!

AUGUST 2019: BPT Art Trail News – Save the Date – Art Trail 2019 -Nov 7-9, call for catalog submissions, your end of summer arts and culture calendar

AUGUST 2019: BPT Art Trail News: August Heats Up With Disco, Storytelling, Live Music, Peacock Alley, HCC Free Film Series 8/9, Main Stage At The Klein & More

JULY 2019: BPT Art Trail News: July Feature – Bridgeport Pride – An Artful Celebration, BPT Arts Fest 7/27, Artist Talk & Sidewalk Sale, And More!

JULY 2019: BPT Art Trail News: July calendar and signature events SAMESEX Exhibit and Bridgeport Pride March, Downtown Thursdays Concert Series, and Arts Fest! 

JUNE 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Make Music Day, Friday June 21 – FREE live performances. Plus your arts and culture calendar.

JUNE 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Make Music Day June 21, Your Summer Arts Calendar, June Artist of the Month, and More!

MAY 2019: BPT Art Trail News: May Events Calendar, Calls For Art, Make Music Day Bridgeport, Our Artist Of The Month And More!

MAY 2019: BPT Art Trail News: May Events Calendar, Calls For Art, Make Music Day Bridgeport, Our Artist Of The Month And More!

APRIL 2019: BPT Art Trail News: April flowers and art at Colorblends, MDAC celebrates 5 years, call for musicians “Make Music Day Bridgeport”, and more!

APRIL 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Celebrate 15 years with City Lights, our April featured artist, art is in bloom at Colorblends, the Bijou Theatre rocks, & more!

MARCH 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Spring Is Here And So Is Our March Arts And Events Calendar! Plus, Our Art-To-Go Billboard Artist Of The Month

MARCH 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Art Against Violence, Artist Talk and Opening at City Lights, NEST Spring Open studios, and more!

FEBRUARY 2019: BPT Art Trail News: magic, open studios, storytelling, City Lights new exhibit and celebrating 15 years

FEBRUARY 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Feb 2019 Art-to-Go Billboard, exhibits new and on view, this month’s events and class calendar, and more!

JANUARY 2019:  BPT Art Trail News: Four can’t miss art events THURSDAY Jan 24, plus your events calendar and creative class guide!

JANUARY 2019: BPT Art Trail News: Your Guide to a Creative 2019! Join an art class, Jan. events calendar, start the year with art – three openings Jan 24!

2018

DECEMBER 2018: Celebrating 10 years! Bridgeport Art Trail 2018 Revisited

DECEMBER 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Thank You, December Events Calendar, Bridgeport Art Trail Enrichment Program for Bridgeport youth.

NOVEMBER 2018: It’s here! Bridgeport Art Trail 2018: Nov 8-11th! Kick-off Party 11/8, open studios, you day-by-day highlights guide, plan with venues by neighborhood

NOVEMBER 2018: Bridgeport Art Trail News: We have only treats for you this Halloween! Downtown Kick-Off Party Nov 8th, your day-by-day highlights, and more.

OCTOBER 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Our 2018 Guide, 10 New Ways to Celebrate, The Art Party of the Year November 8th, and More!

OCTOBER 2018: BPT Art Trail News: 5 week countdown, City Lights Exhibit Opening, Call for Artists- “Art-To-Go” Billboard, Your October Calendar, and more!

SEPTEMBER 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Call for storytellers, Countdown to 10 year celebration, new exhibits at the Klein, Blends, and City Lights, and more!  

SEPTEMBER 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Art Openings this and next week, September Events Calendar, New “Art-to-Go” artist Yolanda Petroceli, and Exhibit Space Available!

AUGUST 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Planning for our 10th anniversary and program information, Art Trail artists in the community, and your August calendar! 

JULY 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Live music for good causes, Savorcity, Arts, Culture & the Future of CT’s Economy, and more! 

JULY 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Pride Celebration – Art Exhibit, Pride Walk, and Variety Show, Bridgeport Arts Festival 2018, and more!  

JUNE 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Make Music Day Bridgeport Schedule, Unframed: A Body Art Experience, artist networking at the Boathouse, and live concerts!

JUNE 2018 :BPT Art Trail News: Make Music Day Bridgeport, your arts summer calendar, SavorCity, Barnum’s Bday Bash calls for art, and more! 

JUNE 2018: SPECIAL FEATURE: MAKE MUSIC DAY BRIDGEPORT 

MAY 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Art That Makes the HeART Sing, Harborview turns 25, Make Music Day Bridgeport June 21st, and your Arts & Culture calendar

MAY 2018:  BPT Art Trail News: Art-to-Go billboard project, City Lights Charity Benefit, Pechakucha- A Storytelling Feast!, BPT art gallery events, and more!  

APRIL 2018: BPT Art Trail News: April Flowers this Saturday, BACC Welcome Event, Pechakucha at Barnum Museum, Artist of the Month and more! 

APRIL 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Calls for Art, the NEST at UB, Workshops for Artists, Robbin Zella Feature, and more! 

MARCH 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Snowed In? Explore the latest arts calendar, monthly arts feature, exhibit openings, workshops for artists, and more! 

MARCH 2018: BPT Art Trail News: NEST open studios, 10 Women/10 Years, Make Music, BPT, Pechakucha at the Barnum Museum and more! 

FEBRUARY 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Less Guns More Roses Art Exhibit, WPKN Music Mash, The Exonerated and more!

FEBRUARY 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Feb calendar – Vintage nights and America’s Monsters, Superheroes and Villains

JANUARY 2018: BPT Art Trail News: CL Vintage pops-up tomorrow, Barnum gets reel, January featured artist

JANUARY 2018: BPT Art Trail News: Start 2018 with Art!  


2017

2017 BRIDGEPORT ART TRAIL ANNUAL GUIDE

DECEMBER 2017: Bridgeport Art Trail 2017 Revisited: Photos, Event Recaps, Press, and More! 

DECEMBER 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Dec. calendar, holiday gift guide, New England Ballet Company, and more! 

NOVEMBER 2017: BPT Art Trail 2017: Nov 9-12! Kick-off party, open studios, and more!

NOVEMBER 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Downtown Kick-Off Party November 9th! Plus, your day-by-day guide!

OCTOBER 2017: BPT Art Trail News: BOOBs exhibit opens at City Lights tomorrow, Wicked BPT walking tour, your BPT Art Trail Guide – Nov 9-12 

OCTOBER 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Exhibition openings, Cosmic Jibaros benefit for PR, Tom Petty, Open Studios, Calls for Art, Art Trail Highlights, and more!  

SEPTEMBER 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Sugar Man on film and in person, Bijou Theatre, DTCAB, BPT Artists featured in Artist Talk segment, & exhibits on view! 

SEPTEMBER 2017: 9/7 Downtown Art Evening- mural unveiling & 2 exhibit openings, The Painted Stairway, Nest Arts Open Studios, Artists of the Month

AUGUST 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Your September arts events calendar and our featured artist talk’s vintage fashion, bras, and working with the BPT community

AUGUST 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Downtown Thursdays, Bridgeport Flea is back, Art Trail updates & deadlines, and more! 

JULY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: THURSDAY July 20th – 7th Annual SameSex Exhibit/Pride March/Variety Show. PLUS Downtown Thursday’s concert line-up and more! 

JULY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: THURSDAY July 20th – 7th Annual SameSex Exhibit/Pride March/Variety Show. PLUS Downtown Thursday’s concert line-up and more! 

JUNE 2017: BPT Art Trail news: Discover Downtown Vintage Shops this weekend, Jazz Happy Hour, Barnumpalooza, summer concert calendar, June event feature

JUNE 2017: BPT Art News: Vintage shops, CT Open House Day, Call for Art, Barnum Festival, Dancing Dream, and more!

MAY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: BPT-themed exhibit closing reception, new exhibits, Bob Dylan, Sail the Sound, Call for Art and more! 

MAY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Celebrate City Lights fundraiser, poetry/spoken word events, The NEST Arts Factory Open Studios, Star Wars, call for art, & more!

APRIL 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Exhibition openings this week, Brewport gets artsy, Into the Heights, City Light’s celebrates 13yrs & our April featured artist  

APRIL 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Join for the ribbon-cutting of City Light’s new location, Call for Art Earthfest 2017, April Artist of the Month, and more!  

MARCH 2017: BPT Art Trail News: City Light’s Ribbon Cutting, Obsidian colored glasses, Spring Awakening, WPNR, Dirty Dancing, and more!

MARCH 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Bridgeport Artist Networking Party, Spring Awakening, Open Studios, Selfies and more!

FEBRUARY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: February programming,  take to the stage in early March, Artist Networking Party, Artist of the Month Olivier Kpognon

FEBRUARY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Your February calendar, 2 Art Openings THIS Friday, Creative Workshops, and more! 

JANUARY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: January featured organization, Feb art openings, creative winter workshops, and City Lights Gallery now at two locations!   

JANUARY 2017: BPT Art Trail News: Your Jan/Feb arts calendar, City Lights at two locations, submit your news for our Facebook page & more!


2016

DECEMBER 2016: BPT Art Trail News: 2016 Bridgeport Art Trail Revisited – Photos, Quotes, Insights, and More! 

DECEMBER 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Thank You, Holiday Party/Reception Tomorrow, the Nutcracker, new events at Bijou Theatre and more

NOVEMBER 2016: TOMORROW 2016 BPT Art Trail kicks- off with FREE Downtown Arts Party! Plus, open studios and special programs all weekend 11/10-11/13

NOVEMBER 2016: BPT ART TRAIL: City-wide ART Party weekend, begins Downtown with FREE music, food, drink Thursday Nov.10

OCTOBER 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Thursday, Nov.10th Downtown Kickoff & Artist Party, Special Exhibits, and more!

OCTOBER 2016: BPT Art Trail News: New Look, 2 Art Openings tomorrow, Remembering Karen Loprete, Art Trail Event Highlights, Wicked BPT, and more!

SEPTEMBER 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Remembering Karen Loprete, Hispanic Heritage Month Exhibit, Boathouse Bash Mixer, and more!

SEPTEMBER 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Fiber exhibit and OPEN STUDIOS at The Nest, Downtown Cabaret Theatre’s new season, Body & Soul exhibit opens at HCC, and more!

AUGUST 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Our August artist’s “surreal character style”, Downtown Thursday’s stadium-sized finale, jewelry workshop and Oliver Reinvented

AUGUST 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Pocket Hotties/The Nate Barnes Sound/What Up Funk in concert, jewelry making workshop, SAMESEX exhibit, Bring it On, and more!

JULY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: SAMESEX Exhibit, BRIDGEPORT PRIDE march, Downtown Thursday kick-off and line-up all TOMORROW, summer stage theater in BPT, & more!

JULY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: SAMESEX Exhibit, BRIDGEPORT PRIDE march, Downtown Thursday with Orquesta Afinke all on 7/21, BPT artist’s BIG success, & more!

JUNE 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Samesex 2016 Call for Artists June 30th, Kanye West wears our artist of the month’s design, Barnumpalooza, and more!

JUNE 2016: BPT Art Trail News: June Heats Up with Vintage Artists Party, Barnumpalooza, Black Rock Day, Jen Durkin & The Business, and more!

MAY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: CCR, Classic Cars, Vintage, The Majestic Theatre, A Raisin in the Sun, May Artist of the Month & More!

MAY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Take Me Out and American Idiot on stage, Vintage exhibit, WPKN Music on Film, GBYO, and more!

APRIL 2016: BPT Art Trail News: EarthFest 2016, American Idiot, Playwriting Competition, KISS, Auditions,  Ailey II Dance Company, Davila & Davila and more!

APRIL 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Husband/Wife artists exhibit, 12 Years/New Beginnings for City Lights, Obscura Day at the Barnum Museum, and More! 

MARCH 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Alumni Art Show Opening Reception, Artist Talk at City Lights, Live Theater, Tables: Record Release Show and more

MARCH 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Artist Networking Party THIS Friday, Improv, Rick Reyes, Evita, Calls for Art, and more!

FEBRUARY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: City Lights Gallery Opens Exhibit in New Location, Record Collectors in BPT, Evita on stage, Recycled Art Contest, and more!

FEBRUARY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Calls for Art, Opening at HMA, Great Gatsby, High Fidelity, Design Night Heats Up, Recycled Art and More!

JANUARY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: The Great Gatsby, Matthew McConaughey, New Art Exhibits in February and more

JANUARY 2016: BPT Art Trail News: Resources for Writers, Amy Winehouse, The Jungle Book, our first Featured Artist of 2016 and more!


2015

DECEMBER 2015: BPT Art Trail News: ArtFul Gifts, Holiday Theater, Live Music this New Years and more!

DECEMBER 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Recap, City Light’s Holiday Party, Artful Gifts, The Nutcracker, Bennie & The Jets, and more!

NOVEMBER 2015: TOMORROW: BPT Art Trail-Nov. 12th-15th: A Citywide Open Studios Weekend – Art, Music, Film & Performance – Shuttle – Kick-off party Thurs. 11/12/15

NOVEMBER 2015: BPT Art Trail-Nov. 12th-15th: A Citywide Open Studios Weekend of Art, Music, Film & Performance -Shuttle from downtown, Kick-off party Thurs. 11/12/15

OCTOBER 2015: BPT Art Trail News: HMA Exhibit Opening, Design Night Out, Rocky Horror, Paul Shaffer, and more!

OCTOBER 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Latinissimo, BB King, Wine, Paul Shaffer, Calls for Art, and this month’s Featured Artist Rick Reyes!

SEPTEMBER 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Memphis, Gatsby, Tap, Motley Crue, Latinissimo, Wine, and more!

SEPTEMBER 2015: BPT Art Trail News: 50 Objects/50 Years at HCC, Multimedia celebration at Captain’s Cove, Live Theatre, and our September Featured Artist!

AUGUST 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Members Exhibit Opening, Brunch arts market, auditions, embarrassing stories, & more!

AUGUST 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Call for Listings, Live Music, Multimedia Celebration at Captain’s Cove, & August’s Featured Artist

JULY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: 20 years of vibes, Downtown Thursdays Finale, Fame, Shakespeare, & more!

JULY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Bridgeport Arts Fest, SAMESEX exhibit, The Voice, Fame, and more!

JUNE 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Samesex exhibit & pride parade, Downtown Thursday Concerts, Arts Fest 2015, and more!

JUNE 2015: BPT Art News: Remythologies opens, Downtown Thursdays return, Skyblast, and June’s Featured Artist

MAY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: A Few Good Men, Superman at City Lights, Heart of the City, Sail the sound and more!

MAY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Mayibuye, Bluegrass, Honey Tasting, Lisa Lampanelli, Featured Artist and more!

APRIL 2015: BPT Art Trail New: Arts for the Earth Openings this week, SAMESEX Call for Art, and more!

APRIL 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Forever Young Opening, Visual Verse, Chicago, and Featured Artist

MARCH 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Home is where the heART is, The White Album, Ballerinas and more!

MARCH 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Women in Art and Poetry, Reel Law, Celtic Thunder and more!

FEBRUARY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: Annual Art & Chili Party SUN. 3/1, Arcade after dark, Lord of the Flies, and our February Featured Artist

FEBRUARY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: 3 Art openings, sweetheart gifts, Abe Lincoln & more

JANUARY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: “Black & White” Exhibition opening, Footsteps of Mandela, January Featured Artist and more!

JANUARY 2015: BPT Art Trail News: January Art Events: Forever Young, Call for artists, CT POST Mike Daly to lead discussion at McLevy Hall


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