Lunch and Learn — A Young, Sad Country: Melancholia in Colonial New England and Its Impact on Early American Literature

Virtual

Before there were asylums in America there was mental illness, but how did early Americans understand and deal with it? In this talk, learn about melancholia, a form of mental illness plaguing colonial  New England, its types and treatments, and the surprising connection between real cases and the emergence of an American literary tradition.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “Baby, You Were Great” by Kate Wilhelm.

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Family Program: Cocoa and Crafts

Curl up with some hot cocoa at the CHS! Join us for an afternoon of hot chocolate, crafts, and readings of "Fox and the Bike Ride" written by Corey R. Tabor.

Family Program: Cocoa and Crafts

Did you know every person has their own unique story? Join us for hot chocolate and cookies while enjoying a special reading of "This is Me: A Story of Who We Are and Where We Came From" written by Jamie Lee Curtis.

Grand Opening of the Inspire Center!

The Inspire Center is open at the CHS! What is the Inspire Center? Using inspiration from Curtis Veeder, a Connecticut inventor, and the unique objects in the CHS’s collection, the...

Family Program: Bicycle Business

Become a bicycle mogul like Albert Pope! Families will invent a new type of bicycle, use their pretend money to "buy" supplies, build their prototype, and create a sign advertising their new invention!