Lunch and Learn: Serenity Mental Art for Meditation
Please join us as Artist Jampa Tsondue and Yeshi Dorjee, a Buddhist monk and artist, discuss Thangka art and meditation to promote healing.
Summer Concert Series: Hartford Steel Symphony
Join us for an outdoor concert featuring music from Hartford Steel Symphony! This concert will take place on the beautiful CHS lawn. Grounds are open for seating and picnicking from 5 PM, and music is from 6PM-7:30PM. All of the CHS outdoor concerts are free and open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and food, and a food truck will be available onsite. In case of rain, the concerts…
Negra, negra, negra soy
Come witness as Black women share their words, stories, and creative talents to show the diversity of Blackness. Negra, negra, negra soy (“Black, Black, I am a Black woman”) is a community performance created by the afrofeminist arts collective, Kukily, that creates interdisciplinary work in performance, installation, audiovisual and community-based projects. The US premiere of this project (first conducted in Argentina) is being directed by Connecticut artist and co-founder of Kukily, Colleen Ndemeh Fitzgerald. Colleen…
Free First Saturday
Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Please note that free admission does not include the Waterman Research Center.
Family Program: Back to School
Experience school from long ago! Families will look closely at school-related objects from the CHS collection, decorate a chalkboard, practice needlepoint, and more!
French Canadian Jam
Get acquainted with French Canadian traditional tunes at this monthly jam session at the CHS. New players and new listeners are always welcome! If you would like to join in, please get in touch with jam organizer, Joe Lavariere, at [email protected]
Short Attention Span Literary Club
Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.
The Future of Kids’ Mental Health: What Caregivers Need to Know!
The CHS invites parents and caregivers to attend an information session about kids' mental health featuring practitioners from Connecticut Children's.
Summer Concert Series: The Spiritual Souls
Join us for an outdoor concert featuring music from The Spiritual Souls! This concert will take place on the beautiful CHS lawn. Grounds are open for seating and picnicking from 4 PM, and music is from 5PM-6:30PM. All of the CHS outdoor concerts are free and open to the public. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own lawn chairs and food, and a food truck will be available onsite. In case of rain, the concerts…
Mystery Home: Discover the Story of Your House! (Sold Out!)
Interested in learning more about your home? This two-hour program will give you an introduction to researching the history of your house.