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Callie & Melissa with Bathing Suits
CHS Buzz Exhibits July 23, 2015

Summer Interns Create Beach Display at the CHS

Callie Prince and Melissa Traub are this year’s Dangremond Museum Studies Interns at the Connecticut Historical Society. Through this ten-week internship, they are gaining exposure to different aspects of the museum field. Melissa and Callie’s first assignment was in developing and setting up a new display, Trends in the Tides: Connecticut’s Beaches that opened July…
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Apollo 13 Movie Poster
CHS Buzz Exhibits Latest News July 13, 2015

This Wednesday @CTHistorical: A Movie Under (and about!) the Stars

Houston, we really have a problem, due to inclement weather, tonight’s showing of Apollo 13 has been cancelled, and rescheduled to next week, July 22, at 8:15 pm, doors open at 7:00 for access to the Connecticut 50 Objects/50 Stories exhibit.

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Junior Queen costumes at the Taste of the Caribbean Festival.
July, 2015

Mas: Costumes from Hartford’s West Indian Community opens August 27 at the Connecticut Historical Society

Hartford, Conn., July 30, 2015 – For the past five years, young people in Hartford’s West Indian-American community have elevated West Indian Carnival masquerade (Mas) traditions and art with support from the Connecticut Cultural Heritage Arts Program (CHAP). Beginning August 27, the colorful and elaborate Trinidad-style costumes they’re creating for Hartford’s Taste of the Caribbean…
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