Exhibitions Opening Reception

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

We've got two new exhibitions -- "Hamilton Heroes and Villains" and "Formative: Frederick Law Olmsted in Connecticut." Come on down to the CHS and help us celebrate!

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Join us the first Wednesday of every month for conversation about a short story. This week’s selection is “Impatient Griselda" by Margaret Atwood.

Recurring

Free First Saturday

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Please note that free admission does not include the Waterman Research Center.

French Canadian Jam

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Get acquainted with French Canadian traditional tunes at this monthly jam session at the CHS. New players and new listeners are always welcome! If you would like to join in,...

Free

Workshop with Bao Phi: Amplify Asian American Voices

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Bao Phi will lead a spoken word/poetry workshop for high school students. Phi is a two-time Minnesota Grand Slam champion and a National Poetry Slam finalist. He has performed on...

Free

Public Reading with Bao Phi: Amplify Asian American Voices

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Spoken Word Artist and Writer Bao Phi will be reading from his critically acclaimed children’s books, A Different Pond (Capstone Press, 2017) and My Footprints (Capstone Press, 2019). Illustrated by...

Free

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Black History at the CHS

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Celebrate Juneteenth with an exclusive look at items from our collection representing a spectrum of the Black experience in CT!

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Black History at the CHS

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Celebrate Juneteenth with an exclusive look at items from our collection representing a spectrum of the Black experience in CT!