Date Night at the CHS: Sex and Love in the Archives

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

Bring your beau, gal, or best pal to the CHS for a "backstage" tour of our collection, followed by wine, chocolate, and a fun themed activity . Tonight's theme is "Sex and Love in the Archives:" we'll take a look at objects associated with love and lust through the ages.

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.

Speak Up Storytelling and Book Launch Party

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

RESCHEDULED! This event has been rescheduled to July 30th. All tickets purchased for June 18th will be honored on July 30th. If you have purchased a ticket and are unable to attend the new date, please email [email protected]

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.

Mystery Home: Discover the Story of Your House!

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

Interested in learning more about your home? This two-hour program will give you an introduction to researching the history of your house.

Woodward Distinguished Lecture Series: Sebastian Junger

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford

CHS is pleased to welcome Sebastian Junger, Award-Winning Journalist, Director, and Best-Selling Author of The Perfect Storm & TRIBE, to deliver this year’s Charles Guilford Woodward Lecture.

Frederick Law Olmsted: Bringing Nature to the City

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton as he does a deep dive into the remarkable life and career of the landscape architect Frederick Law Olmsted.

How Bizarre!

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

Get yourself in the mood for Halloween by spending an hour in our vaults with the creepiest items in our collection.