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Upcoming Events

May 2022

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May 04 2022
May 4

Short Attention Span Literary Club

May 4 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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Join us the first Wednesday of every month for conversation about a short story. This week’s selection is “Orientation" by Daniel Orozco

May 05 2022
May 5

On Surviving Mental Illness: A Conversation with Julia Tannenbaum

May 5 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Local young adult author and mental health activist Julia Tannenbaum shares her decade-long battle with anorexia, depression, and anxiety and how overcoming her illnesses enabled her to discover her passions for writing and advocacy. Signed copies of Julia's books will be available for purchase. This event is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Register here. Questions? Contact Adult Programs Manager Natalie Belanger via email at [email protected], or call (860) 236-5621…

May 07 2022
May 7

Free First Saturday

May 7 @ 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.

May 07 2022
May 7

Family Program: Creativity in Motion

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Refresh, reenergize, and rejuvenate! Visit the CHS for a morning of outdoor family yoga, therapy dogs, crafts, and more!

May 14 2022
May 14

Behind the Scenes Tour: Something Old, Something New

May 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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From colonial to modern times, how did Connecticans tie the knot? You’ll go behind the scenes into CHS’s collections storage areas to look at clothing, photographs, and other artifacts that document 200-plus years of wedding customs and traditions.

May 14 2022
May 14

Behind the Scenes Tour: Something Old, Something New

May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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From colonial to modern times, how did Connecticans tie the knot? You’ll go behind the scenes into CHS’s collections storage areas to look at clothing, photographs, and other artifacts that document 200-plus years of wedding customs and traditions.

May 16 2022
May 16

A Year in Review: CHS Annual Members’ Meeting

May 16 @ 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm
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Attend our Annual Members' Meeting (virtual or in-person) for a look at what CHS accomplished in 2021!

May 16 2022
May 16

Exhibitions Opening Reception

May 16 @ 6:15 pm - 7:30 pm
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We've got two new exhibitions -- "Hamilton Heroes and Villains" and "Formative: Frederick Law Olmsted in Connecticut." Come on down to the CHS and help us celebrate!

May 17 2022
May 17

Lunch and Learn: How Did Colonial New Englanders Cope with Mental Health Crises?

May 17 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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Please join us for a virtual discussion by Professor Cornelia Dayton about mental health in colonial New England.

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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