Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Workshop

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Beginner’s Printmaking Workshop $30 Join us in learning the basics of linocut printmaking! In this workshop, led by folk artist Philitha Stemplys-Cowdrey, you will be guided through the whole “block print” process: from designing a pattern, transferring, carving, testing and printing your design to take home. No printmaking experience required, and people of all artistic […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Open House

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Connecting Connecticut – Open House Join us for “Connecting Connecticut,” a FREE interactive open house where you “travel” across Connecticut, visiting each county as you journey throughout the Museum’s galleries, answer trivia questions, and earn a chance to win free Connecticut Museum membership for a year! Along the way, go behind the scenes with our […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Family Program

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Game On! Free Have you ever heard of lawn bowling? What about pedestrianism? Learn about and experience these community-based sports and more at this program for visitors of all ages! At this outdoor program, participants will have a chance to meet and learn from local athletes throughout the day, including Lady Carrie Trimmier-Mccrorey from the […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Family Story Time

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Join us for a special family story time! Surrounded by books in the exhibit Connecticut’s Bookshelf, families will cozy up in beanbags, listen to a story, and then do some crafts! With a new book each time, families can discover the many stories brought to life by Connecticut authors, illustrators, and storytellers. This program is […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Talk

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

The Hartford Circus Fire Remembered $10 – $15 Eighty years ago, the worst disaster in Hartford history took the lives of 168 people. The circus fire has lived in the memories of survivors and the imaginations of Connecticans ever since. On June 6th, the Connecticut Museum welcomes Don Massey and former Hartford Fire Chief Charles […]

Free

Bernardston, 5K Hop For The United Arc

5K run/walk family friendly event on June 8, 2024. Boomer, mascot of the Springfield Thunderbirds will be on hand for photos and just to say hello. Starting line is Pratt Field, Bernardston, MA and finish line is Hitchcock Brewing. Event begins at 9am with check-in beginning at 7:45am. The finish line will have music, food, […]

$35.00

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Workshop

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Beginning Bookbinding Workshop $30 Be it medieval illuminated manuscripts or a Ming dynasty scroll; handmade books are meaningful works of art with a rich history. Dive into the wonderful world of bookmaking with this introductory level class where you will learn the vocabulary, history, and know-how of binding books. By the end of the class, […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Tour

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Guided Tour of Connecticut’s Bookshelf Drop in for a guided tour of our latest special exhibition, Connecticut’s Bookshelf. Connecticut is the birthplace of comic books, copyright law, Noah Webster, and the recipe for pumpkin pie. It printed the first fugitive slave narrative, sold millions of dollars of books by subscription, and inspired children’s sections in libraries […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Lunch and Learn

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Lyman Eppes – Black Yankee and Adirondack Pioneer Free Virtual Presentation! Amy Godine’s new book, The Black Woods: Pursuing Racial Justice on the Adirondack Frontier (Cornell, Fall 2023), tells the story of a rich abolitionist’s bid to colonize the Adirondack wilderness in 1846 by donating 120,000 acres to 3,000 impoverished Black New Yorkers before the Civil War. […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Talk

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Book Launch: “Stories Sell” by Matthew Dicks $15 Join internationally bestselling author and champion storyteller Matthew Dicks for an evening of stories, special guests, and much more in celebration of the launch of his next book, Stories Sell: Storyworthy Strategies to Grow Your Business and Brand. Hosted by Elysha Dicks and featuring some special guests, Matt […]

Free

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History, Family Story Time

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT, United States

Join us for a special family story time! Surrounded by books in the exhibit Connecticut’s Bookshelf, families will cozy up in beanbags, listen to a story, and then do some crafts! With a new book each time, families can discover the many stories brought to life by Connecticut authors, illustrators, and storytellers. This program is […]

Free