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Upcoming Events

October 2022

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Oct 01 2022
October 1

Free First Saturday

October 1 @ 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.

Oct 01 2022
October 1

Family Program: Say Cheese!

October 1 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Explore photography throughout history! Families will create a pinhole camera, look closely at historic photos, and decorate a photo album to fill with special memories.

Oct 01 2022
October 1

French Canadian Jam

October 1 @ 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]

Oct 02 2022
October 2

Opening Reception: Journeys 旅途: Boys of the Chinese Educational Mission

October 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm

Please join us for the in-person opening reception for the exhibition, Journeys 旅途 : Boys of the Chinese Educational Mission!

Oct 05 2022
October 5

Short Attention Span Literary Club

October 5 @ 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 “The Semplica-Girl Diaries” by George Saunders.

Oct 06 2022
October 6

Bonhams Skinner Consignment Day

October 6 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Meet with specialists at the Connecticut Historical Society on October 6 for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your Jewelry, Fine Art, Silver, Modern Design and European Furniture & Decorative Arts. Appointments required!

Oct 08 2022
October 8

“Red Talks,” presented by Confessions of a Menstruator and Speak Up

October 8 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Confessions of a Menstruator and Speak Up are proud to present the first ever "Red Talks," a storytelling show featuring honest, heartfelt, and even hilarious stories about periods and everything they involve.

Oct 13 2022
October 13

Frederick Law Olmsted: Bringing Nature to the City

October 13 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton as he does a deep dive into the remarkable life and career of the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

Oct 15 2022
October 15

How Bizarre!

October 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Get yourself in the mood for Halloween by spending an hour in our vaults with the creepiest items in our collection.

Oct 15 2022
October 15

How Bizarre!

October 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Get yourself in the mood for Halloween by spending an hour in our vaults with the creepiest items in our collection.

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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