Stepping Forth Into the World: The Story of the Xu Brothers


Our exhibition, Journeys, tells the story of the students who participated in the Chinese Educational Mission (CEM). In this program, Henry Qu, who contributed his research and translation skills to...


Trivia at the Museum: Fun and Games!

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford

Bring a team and compete for themed prizes while you enjoy complementary wine, soft drinks, and snacks

$10 – $15

Speak Up Live Storytelling

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

Come out to the CHS to hear storytellers tell true stories about lived experiences, led by 45-time Moth StorySLAM champion and 6-time GrandSLAM champion Matthew Dicks.

$15 – $20

Date Night: Play the Bicycle Game!

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

Getting bored with run-of-the-mill date nights? Sure, dinner and a movie is fine….but we’ve got something different.

Open House and Annual Members’ Meeting

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Wonder what the CHS has been up to over the last year? Join us as we take a moment to update you on our significant milestones from 2022 in an Open House format. CHS members are also welcome to attend our Annual Members' Meeting.


Lunch and Learn: A History of LGBTQ Connecticut


Throughout its history, Connecticut’s LGBTQ population has moved from leading hidden, solitary lives to claiming visible, powerful, valuable, and contributing places in society. Join us to explore the history of that experience: stories of oppression and resilience, tragedy and triumph.