The Mayors Gallery at the Margaret E. Morton Government Center
999 Broad St., Bridgeport, CT. 06604
Hours: Mon.–Fri., 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
A sculpture of Lewis Latimer studying his lightbulb design greets you as the approach the Bridgeport City Hall Annex at the Margaret E Morton Government Center. Latimer worked on both patents and designs with Thomas Edison on the lightbulb and Alexander Graham Bell on the telephone. At one point in his life, Latimer lived in Bridgeport’s South End.
This spacious exhibit area in the Government Center consists of walls on the first and second floor of the City Hall Annex. Visitors can view the art during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, 9 am to 5 pm. Exhibits change monthly, featuring the work of Bridgeport artists, schools, and community groups.