Lunch and Learn: Of Skulls and Skeletons: Burial Practices and Battlefield Cleanup During the American War of Independence

Virtual

This summer we're looking back at the Revolutionary War with our exhibition Hamilton Heroes and Villains, in honor of the musical Hamilton's return to the Bushnell. Beyond the flashy costumes and musical drama, what was it really like to fight in the war? In this noontime talk, historian Robert A. Selig takes a look at one of the darkest sides of any battle: the clean-up.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

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.

Lunch and Learn: Serenity Mental Art for Meditation

Connecticut Historical Society One Elizabeth Street, Hartford CT,, New York, NY

Please join us as Artist Jampa Tsondue and Yeshi Dorjee, a Buddhist monk and artist, discuss Thangka art and meditation to promote healing.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “A Very Old Man With Enormous Wings” by Gabriel Garcia Marquez.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “The Semplica-Girl Diaries” by George Saunders.