900 Lafayette Boulevard, Bridgeport, CT // Lafayette Hall

The HMA Collection

The Museum has one of the most significant collections of any two-year college in the country and includes works by master artists such as Rodin, Picasso, Matisse, Miro and Chagall. Both art enthusiasts and casual observers have the rare opportunity to engage daily with original works of art and artifacts on continuous display throughout the College and campus grounds. The Museum also presents lectures, programs and changing exhibitions in the Burt Chernow Galleries for our students and the community at large, serving as a rich cultural resource for the Greater Bridgeport area.

Under the guidance and care of the late Burt Chernow, founder and Director Emeritus of the Museum, artists and collectors alike gave - and still give - generously, creating a world class collection that is widely considered the largest and best at any two year college in the United States.

Our collection includes works by: Pablo Picasso, Henri Matisse, Joan Miro, Marc Chagall, Auguste Rodin, Mary Cassatt, Larry Rivers, Marisol, Giorgio DeChirico, Milton Avery, Andy Warhol, Robert Rauschenberg, Roy Lichtenstein, Tom Wesselman,Isamu Noguchi, Jim Dine, Christo, Jean Dubuffet, Gustav Klimt, Ansel Adams, Henri Cartier-Bresson, Philip Pearlstein, Reginald Marsh, Victor Vasarely, Claes Oldenburg, Milton Avery, Aristide Maillol, Alberto Giacometti, and Pierre Renoir.

The Burt Chernow Galleries are open to the public See Gallery hours here . Admission is free. Exhibits change throughout the year. Please call (203) 332-5203 for information.