Summer Concert Series: Orquesta Afinke

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Join us for salsa from Bridgeport featuring Orquesta Afinke! This concert will take place on the beautiful CHS lawn. Grounds are open for seating and picnicking from 5 PM, and...

Family Adventure Days: Food for Thought

Go on a special tour of Making Connecticut! Through pretend play, families will fish in a canoe, cook in a colonial kitchen, and grind corn using a mortar and pestle.

Family Adventure Days: Nicknames and Symbols

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Explore the stories behind Connecticut's nicknames and symbols! Families will grate nutmeg, make a praying mantis using a clothespin, and create a miniature version of the iconic Charter Oak tree!

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]

Family Adventure Days: Nicknames and Symbols

Explore the stories behind Connecticut's nicknames and symbols! Families will grate nutmeg, make a praying mantis using a clothespin, and create a miniature version of the iconic Charter Oak tree!

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Join us the first Wednesday of every month for conversation about a short story. This week’s selection is “Mrs. Manstey's View" by Edith Wharton.

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.

Family Program: S’more History, S’more Fun!

Join the CHS for a day of summer fun! Families will make a s’mores-inspired snack using Connecticut-made ingredients, like Munson’s chocolate. Then, they can experience the fun of 'camping' with tents, games, and more.

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,...

Summer Concert Series: Hartford Steel Symphony

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Join us for an outdoor concert featuring music from Hartford Steel Symphony! This concert will take place on the beautiful CHS lawn. Grounds are open for seating and picnicking from...