Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Trivia at the Museum: ’80s Night!

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Do you fondly remember wearing leg warmers and making mixtapes on cassettes? Or are you a Millennial or Gen Z-er who just missed the '80s but are obsessed with Stranger Things? Either way, this night is for you! Trivia categories will include general knowledge, infused with '80s flair. Totally radical prizes for the winning teams! Extra points awarded to teams who come in their best '80s clothes! Families welcome.

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: Holiday Poppers and Traditions

Join the CHS for a day of wintry wonder! Families will create wintry window display inspired by images from the CHS collection and make their very own holiday poppers to take home!

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

Lunch and Learn — A Young, Sad Country: Melancholia in Colonial New England and Its Impact on Early American Literature

Virtual

Before there were asylums in America there was mental illness, but how did early Americans understand and deal with it? In this talk, learn about melancholia, a form of mental illness plaguing colonial  New England, its types and treatments, and the surprising connection between real cases and the emergence of an American literary tradition.

Short Attention Span Literary Club

Virtual

Once per month, we get together to chat about short stories. This month’s selection is “Baby, You Were Great” by Kate Wilhelm.

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Remembering G. Fox & Co.

Connecticut Historical Society 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Take a tour of the museum’s collections spaces while you learn more about pioneering businesswoman Beatrice Fox Auerbach and her iconic department store.

$10 – $15