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Upcoming Events

August 2022

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Aug 03 2022
August 3

Short Attention Span Literary Club

August 3 @ 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 “Mrs. Manstey's View" by Edith Wharton.

Aug 06 2022
August 6

Free First Saturday

August 6 @ 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.

Aug 06 2022
August 6

Family Program: S’more History, S’more Fun!

August 6 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Join the CHS for a day of summer fun! Families will make a s’mores-inspired snack using Connecticut-made ingredients, like Munson’s chocolate. Then, they can experience the fun of 'camping' with tents, games, and more.

Aug 06 2022
August 6

French Canadian Jam

August 6 @ 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]

Aug 11 2022
August 11

(Sold Out) Date Night: The Invention of the Cocktail

August 11 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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Looking for something different to do for Date Night?

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…

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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

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