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November 2023

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Nov 01 2023
November 1, 2023

Short Attention Span Literary Club

November 1, 2023 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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This month’s story is “The Door" by E.B. White.

Nov 04 2023
November 4, 2023

Inspire Center – New Theme!

November 4, 2023 @ 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
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The Inspire Center brings history and problem-solving together in a hands-on creative space for visitors of all ages! Look closely at objects from the Connecticut Museum collection, get inspired, and work together to create something new. With objects and themes changing monthly, you can enjoy unique experiences all year long! November’s challenge is to invent a new way to do a magic trick!

Nov 04 2023
November 4, 2023

Family Program: Busy Day at the Museum

November 4, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Jump into the world of Richard Scarry's Busy Town! Learn about the Connecticut author and illustrator who created this iconic make-believe world for children's books, pose in a photo booth with cut outs of some of the characters, play games, and design your own vehicle inspired by the whacky, one-of-a-kind vehicles driven by the citizens of Busytown!

Nov 05 2023
November 5, 2023

Inspire Center – New Theme!

November 5, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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The Inspire Center brings history and problem-solving together in a hands-on creative space for visitors of all ages! Look closely at objects from the Connecticut Museum collection, get inspired, and work together to create something new. With objects and themes changing monthly, you can enjoy unique experiences all year long! November’s challenge is to invent a new way to do a magic trick!

Nov 05 2023
November 5, 2023

Vets Town Hall

November 5, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

The Connecticut Museum is pleased to invite all community members to a Veterans' Town Hall. Veterans of any era who served in any capacity are invited to stand before their community and speak for up to ten minutes about what it was like to serve their country. Non-veterans are encouraged to attend and listen. This event is non-political, and all perspectives are valued.

Nov 12 2023
November 12, 2023

Guided Tour of Connecticut’s Bookshelf

November 12, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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Drop in for a guided tour of our latest special exhibition, Connecticut's Bookshelf.

Nov 14 2023
November 14, 2023

Lunch and Learn – Darned, Patched, and Mended: Repairing Textiles in 18th Century America

November 14, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
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In this virtual presentation, New England Regional Fellowship Consortium (NERFC) Fellow Emily Whitted will utilize examples from her research in the museum and archival collections at the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History to investigate the history of textile repair in early America.

Nov 16 2023
November 16, 2023

Dolls of Our Lives: Book Talk and Author Signing

November 16, 2023 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A book talk featuring podcasters and American Girl obsessives Allison Horrocks and Mary Mahoney. Join us they share from their new book, Dolls of Our Lives, a deep dive into one of the 90s most coveted products - the American Girl doll.

Nov 25 2023
November 25, 2023

SOLD OUT! Remembering G. Fox and Co.: Behind-the-Scenes Tour

November 25, 2023 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Join us for a behind-the scenes tour at the Connecticut Museum to see our collection of memorabilia from Hartford’s most iconic department store.

Nov 26 2023
November 26, 2023

SOLD OUT! Remembering G. Fox and Co.: Behind-the-Scenes Tour

November 26, 2023 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join us for a behind-the scenes tour at the Connecticut Museum to see our collection of memorabilia from Hartford’s most iconic department store.

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