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The CHS’s Decorative Arts Council offers a unique opportunity to connect more closely with the rich and varied collections of the CHS, to broaden your knowledge with special visits to regional repositories, and to meet other connoisseurs who share your passion for history.

Subscribe to a year of programming that offers you exclusive access to our CHS collections. CHS members at any level can join the Decorative Arts Council with a $200 annual Council subscription fee. Your fee supports the Council’s programming efforts and with a one-time subscription fee, you will not be asked to pay additionally for any programs held at the CHS.

2019 Programming

  • Spring Antiques Show Cocktail Reception, Friday, March 22 @ 5:30 – 7:00 pm
  • Bus Trip to the Lyman Allyn Art Museum in New London and a curator-led tour of the exhibition Tiffany in New London, Tuesday, June 25 @ 8:30 am – 4:00 pm
  • Dec Arts Meet-Up: guided tour of the “Chick” Austin House in Hartford, followed by lunch and afternoon at the Wadsworth Atheneum, Saturday September 21 @ 11:00 am
  • Annual Decorative Arts Council Lecture: Historian Allison K. Lange on “Images and the Fight for American Women’s Voting Rights”, Thursday November 14 @ 5:30 pm

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