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Kat’s Creative Corner: Colonial Cooking

July 8, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Why the Long Face?

July 1, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on social media and share your photos and their stories!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Magical Museums

June 24, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: The Nutmeg State

June 17, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on Facebook to share your favorite nutmeg recipe! Download the baked apple recipe here!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Fun in the Sun

June 10, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Adventures with Art

June 3, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Connect with us on Facebook to share the story behind your favorite piece of art!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Celebrating Family

May 27, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: What’s in the Toy Box?

May 20, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Kat’s Creative Corner: Quilt Quest

May 13, 2020 · Exhibits, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: That’s Wacky!

May 6, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Kat’s Creative Corner: May Day

April 29, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Sports

April 26, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Kat’s Creative Corner: Mapping CT

April 25, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Objects Tell Stories: Whaling

April 19, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Kat’s Creative Corner: Say Cheese

April 18, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Kat’s Creative Corner: What’s Your Story?

April 12, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download our pre-made journal pages here!

Kat’s Creative Corner: Earth Day Birthday Part 2

April 11, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Click here to make your own upcycled bird feeder!

Objects Tell Stories: What is a Collection?

April 5, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

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Kat’s Creative Corner: Earth Day Birthday Part 1

April 4, 2020 · Education, Programs and Events

Download the scavenger hunt Share your findings with us on Facebook!

Hot Chocolate in Historic Connecticut

December 4, 2019 · Collections

Where in Connecticut could you buy hot cocoa for only 5 cents? Hammonasset Beach State Park! Now, some of you may be thinking, “Hot chocolate on a beach in the middle of the summer? That seems like a strange combination.” Interestingly, Connecticut has a long history of unusual hot chocolate pairings. In the early 1970s,…
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Ever Heard of Nick’s Café?

August 28, 2019 · Collections

Founded in 1951, Nick’s Café of Hartford, Connecticut served as a multi-decade cultural institution. However, it was neither the first nor the only gay bar in Connecticut. Despite oppression, many LGBTQ people were not about to return to living solitary, isolated lives after experiencing a brief taste of freedom during the years of World War…
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The Space Industry in Connecticut

July 3, 2019 · Collections

What object is featured in this picture and how did Connecticut aid in its development? It’s the Space Station! Hamilton Standard, now a division of United Technologies Corp., is a Connecticut company that played a major role in the space industry, including the development of the space station. According to Hamilton Standard, the Space Station…
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Name that Instrument!

May 29, 2019 · Collections

Can you guess what instrument he’s playing? Hint: it’s not a piano… …It’s a harpsichord! A harpsichord is similar to a piano, but the sounding mechanisms and characteristics of the sounds are slightly different. This is a photo taken in 1955 of a display at G. Fox. & Co., either on a stage or in…
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