Museum Blog

The Heartbreak that is Weighted Silk
Collections July 31, 2014

The Heartbreak that is Weighted Silk

We have a number of fantastic volunteers at CHS for the summer, and I am lucky enough to have a few working with me up in the costume collection.

In a chicken coop like place
Collections July 30, 2014

In a chicken coop like place

I’ve seen movies and television shows that were set during World War I, but it still amazes me how relatively primitive things were in the early 20th century.

News / Press Releases

Connecticut Historical Society press release
July, 2014

Katharine Hepburn summer events: movies and tours

Hartford, CT (July 2014) Katharine Hepburn was meant for the big screen, and the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS), along with its partners, is making sure she returns there.