CHS on the Road

Throughout the year, the Connecticut Historical Society offers public presentations, participates in festivals and family events, and partners with community organizations and businesses in the region and around the state. Here you will find a list of activities at various off-site locations. For more information about a specific event check our calendar of upcoming events or please be in touch with the local contact.  We hope to see you when we’re out and about!

Adult Traveling Programs

Bring entertaining and engaging history to your library, senior center, retirement community or club with a CHS Traveling program. Learn more about traveling programs.

Exhibits and Events in the Community

Exhibit: History is All Around Us

Mortensen Gallery, Connecticut’s Old State House
800 Main Street, Hartford
For information on visiting: ctosh.org

The Connecticut Historical Society created this interactive, multimedia exhibit about the history of Hartford and the history “all around us” for the Mortensen Gallery at Connecticut’s Old State House.

Exhibit: History of Brewing and Thomas Hooker

Thomas Hooker Brewing Company
16 Tobey Road, Bloomfield
Contact: info@thomashookerbeer.com
More information at: hookerbeer.com
Exhibit developer: Mike Messina, Interpretive Projects Associate

This panel exhibit, opened March 15, 2011, was created for the brewery’s tasting room. It introduces Thomas Hooker and highlights the history of brewing in Connecticut, the role of taverns in colonial times, and the era of prohibition.

Please note, CHS will be undergoing renovations from Aug 28 – Sept 6. During this time, we will not be wheelchair accessible. We apologize for the inconvenience.