Family Program: Pastime of the Americas

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Museum! Families will explore the traveling Smithsonian exhibition "¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues" to learn more about the experiences of Latinos and Latinas in baseball throughout history and today. Then, they will design a unique team logo, pretend to be a sportscaster, and more!

Family Program: Busy Day at the Museum

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, and complete a related craft.

Dolls of Our Lives: Book Talk and Author Signing

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

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.

Family Program: Snow Days

Visit the Museum for a day of snowy fun! Families will design one-of-a-kind slow globes, make holiday poppers to celebrate the new year, and decorate holiday cards to send to...

Cocoa and Crafts: Where the Wild Things Are

"Let the Wild Rumpus start!" Visit the Museum for a reading of "Where the Wild Things Are," a book by Connecticut author and illustrator Maurice Sendak, while wearing a special crown, sipping hot cocoa, and munching on treats. Then, families will complete a related craft.

Cocoa and Crafts: Winter Cats

Cats playing in the snow?! How silly! Visit the Museum for a reading of Winter Cats, a book by CT author Janet Lawler, while sipping hot cocoa and munching on special treats.