Family Program: Thang-ka Style Art Workshop

Create one-of-a-kind greeting cards to send to loved ones! During this special art workshop led by Yeshi Dorjee, a Buddhist monk and renowned artist, families will learn to paint a lotus blossom in Thang-ka style art, discover the meaning of the lotus, and write a special message in their greeting card.

Family Program: Thang-ka Style Art Workshop

Create one-of-a-kind greeting cards to send to loved ones! During this special art workshop led by Yeshi Dorjee, a Buddhist monk and renowned artist, families will learn to paint a lotus blossom in Thang-ka style art, discover the meaning of the lotus, and write a special message in their greeting card.

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.

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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.

Family Program: Say Cheese!

Explore photography throughout history! Families will create a pinhole camera, look closely at historic photos, and decorate a photo album to fill with special memories.

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

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.

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!

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

How Bizarre!

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