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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!

Summer Concert Series: Dexter’s Lab

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Join us for a special outdoor concert celebration for Juneteenth, featuring music from Dexter's Lab and an original presentation from Hartford artist Jedda Williams! This concert will take place on...

Mental Health in the LGBTQ+ Community

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

In this panel discussion, practitioners and community advocates will talk about the challenges that face the LGBTQ+ community in accessing mental health care, including the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Raise a Glass! Trivia Night

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford

Hartford's got Hamilton fever: To celebrate, we're co-hosting a trivia night with The Bushnell at the museum! Trivia topics include pop culture, history, and, of course, all things Hamilton.