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August 2022

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Aug 18 2022
August 18

Lunch and Learn: Serenity Mental Art for Meditation

August 18 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Please join us as Artist Jampa Tsondue and Yeshi Dorjee, a Buddhist monk and artist, discuss Thangka art and meditation to promote healing.

Aug 18 2022
August 18

Summer Concert Series: Hartford Steel Symphony

August 18 @ 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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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…

Aug 20 2022
August 20

Negra, negra, negra soy

August 20 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm

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…

Sep 03 2022
September 3

Free First Saturday

September 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Please note that free admission does not include the Waterman Research Center.

Sep 03 2022
September 3

Family Program: Back to School

September 3 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Experience school from long ago! Families will look closely at school-related objects from the CHS collection, decorate a chalkboard, practice needlepoint, and more!

Sep 03 2022
September 3

French Canadian Jam

September 3 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 pm

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]

Sep 07 2022
September 7

Short Attention Span Literary Club

September 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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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.

Sep 08 2022
September 8

The Future of Kids’ Mental Health: What Caregivers Need to Know!

September 8 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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The CHS invites parents and caregivers to attend an information session about kids' mental health featuring practitioners from Connecticut Children's.

Sep 10 2022
September 10

Summer Concert Series: The Spiritual Souls

September 10 @ 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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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…

Sep 11 2022
September 11

Mystery Home: Discover the Story of Your House! (Sold Out!)

September 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Interested in learning more about your home? This two-hour program will give you an introduction to researching the history of your house.

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Museum Hours:

Tuesday-Friday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Saturday 9am-5pm
Sunday 12pm-5pm

Research Center Hours:

Tuesday-Saturday 12pm-5pm, Thursday nights until 8pm
Always by appointment only.

Location

One Elizabeth Street
Hartford CT, 06105

860.236.5621