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CT Historical Society Names Richard J. Tuchman Chief Development Officer

January 21, 2015 · Press Releases

Richard J. Tuchman has been named chief development officer for the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS). Tuchman, a prominent Connecticut fundraising professional, began in the position January 12. Before joining CHS, Tuchman served as vice president for university advancement at the University of New Haven. With nearly three decades of fundraising experience, Tuchman also served as…
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What makes Connecticut, Connecticut?

December 11, 2014 · Press Releases

Looking for 50 objects that help tell the story of the state, the CT Historical Society opens up submissions to the public.

Open Studio Hartford 2014 at Connecticut Historical Society

October 31, 2014 · Press Releases

On November 15-16, 2014, the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) will host Open Studio Hartford as part of the 25th annual city-wide tour and will feature over a dozen artists and crafters from the West End.

Connecticut museums collaborate to put 400 landscape paintings online

October 30, 2014 · Press Releases

Connecticut museums collaborate to put images of 400 landscape paintings online at Connecticut History Online

Hartford: A City’s Heights, Hopes, and History

October 20, 2014 · Press Releases

On October 3, 2014 the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) opened three Hartford-centric exhibits to celebrate Connecticut’s capital city

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Katharine Hepburn summer events: movies and tours

July 22, 2014 · Press Releases

Hartford, CT (July 2014) Katharine Hepburn was meant for the big screen, and the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS), along with its partners, is making sure she returns there.

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118,000 digital images being added to the Connecticut Historical Society

June 3, 2014 · Press Releases

NHRPC grant brings online access to revolutionary assets

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Katharine Hepburn inspires runway fashion show.

April 1, 2014 · Press Releases

Over the course of her career, Katharine Hepburn (1907-2003) portrayed fiercely independent women and dressed the part, on screen and off. Decades before pants became part of mainstream fashion for American women, Hepburn blazed her own fashion trail, insisting on comfort and style in her personal wardrobe.

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Stitching Together Women’s History at the Connecticut Historical Society

March 4, 2014 · Press Releases

CT Humanities supports Connecticut quilt-makers programs

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Katharine Hepburn returns to the spotlight in CT

February 25, 2014 · Press Releases

Katharine Hepburn returns to the spotlight in CT.The Connecticut Historical Society celebrates iconic Hollywood star.

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CT Historical Society Kicks off Community History Tour 2014

February 6, 2014 · Press Releases

CT Historical Society Kicks off Community History Tour 2014. Ten-city tour across Connecticut in search of the importance of history.

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CHS receives planning grant from CT Humanities

January 14, 2014 · Press Releases

CHS receives planning grant from CT Humanities, Richard Welling exhibit coming October 2014

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2014 Season Passes Offered for Popular Behind-the-Scenes Tours

January 9, 2014 · Press Releases

2014 Season Passes Offered for Popular Behind-the-Scenes Tours, Connecticut Historical Society gives exclusive inside look at collection

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Capturing Connecticut and history through photography

September 24, 2013 · Press Releases

Capturing Connecticut and history through photography, Focusing on three women’s views of people, landscapes and architecture

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Peek inside some historic drawers

September 19, 2013 · Press Releases

Peek inside some historic drawers-Connecticut Historical Society launches furniture-focused series

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A Spirited October at Connecticut Historical Society

The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) in Hartford announces two seasonal events in October including a conversation about witches and a creepy look behind-the-scenes.

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Connecticut Historical Society announces new Executive Director

August 15, 2013 · Press Releases

Connecticut Historical Society announces new Executive Director
Jody Blankenship takes the helm at statewide history institution

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Connecticut Photography Wanted

August 8, 2013 · Press Releases

Connecticut Photography Wanted
Connecticut Historical Society seeks Connecticut-related photos

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Cowles-Amistad Letters Reveal Life of Africans

June 13, 2013 · Press Releases

Cowles-Amistad Letters Reveal Life of Africans-Rich historic content comes to light beginning Juneteenth at Connecticut Historical Society

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Learning and loving to drive when cars were new

May 9, 2013 · Press Releases

Learning and loving to drive when cars were new-Vintage automobile safety posters exhibit opens at CT Historical Society

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This won’t hurt a bit! Painful times before anesthesia

April 25, 2013 · Press Releases

This won’t hurt a bit! Painful times before anesthesia-A painful (and relieving) exhibit at the CT Historical Society in Hartford

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Hand-made treasures woven in time

April 20, 2013 · Press Releases

Hand-made treasures woven in time-Juried exhibit features works from the Handweavers’ Guild of CT

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Farmington Abolitionist Letters Come (Back) to Connecticut

April 10, 2013 · Press Releases

Farmington Abolitionist Letters Come (Back) to Connecticut-Connecticut Historical Society is winning bidder for Amistad-related letters

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Celebrating Women’s History Month at CHS

March 5, 2013 · Press Releases

Celebrating Women’s History Month at CHS-Standing strong (and looking good doing it) has long been a woman’s role in Connecticut.

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Calling all History Foodies! Community Cook-Off on April 5

February 28, 2013 · Press Releases

Calling all History Foodies! Community Cook-Off on April 5-Connecticut Historical Society hosts food social, linking past with present

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Cooking by the Book: Amelia Simmons to Martha Stewart

January 17, 2013 · Press Releases

America’s Cookbooks: Connecticut’s Revolutionary Recipe-‘Cooking by the Book’ exhibit explores culture and values through six iconic cookbooks

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New Themed Behind-the-Scenes Tours at Connecticut Historical Society

January 7, 2013 · Press Releases

New Themed Behind-the-Scenes Tours at Connecticut Historical Society-Every month reveals new treasures

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Connecticut Historical Society Executive Director to Retire

November 1, 2012 · Press Releases

Kate Steinway, Executive Director of the Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) since 2007, has announced that she will be retiring in the summer of 2013.

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Cats & Dogs in Art and Life

September 6, 2012 · Press Releases

Cats & Dogs in Art and Life-Felines and canines featured in new exhibit at the CT Historical Society in Hartford

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CHS Unveils New Resources for Historians & Genealogists

May 28, 2012 · Press Releases

With their state-of-the-art book scanner, Merritt Scanning was able to digitize the scrapbooks without harming the originals.

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Celebrate Traditional Crafts Day

May 22, 2012 · Press Releases

Celebrate Traditional Crafts Day-Special Hands-on History Event for all ages at Connecticut Historical Society

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Furniture Exhibit Dovetails Past with Present

March 20, 2012 · Press Releases

The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) and the Society of American Period Furniture Makers (SAPFM) present A Tradition of Craft: Current Work

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Hartford Foundation for Public Giving Awards Connecticut Historical Society $329,792 Grant

January 31, 2012 · Press Releases

Hartford Foundation for Public Giving has awarded a grant of $329,792 to the Connecticut Historical Society to support major capital improvements

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Historical Society’s Secrets Revealed Behind-the-Scenes Tours Offered For First Time

January 12, 2012 · Press Releases

For the first time, the Connecticut Historical Society will be offering regularly scheduled guided behind-the-scenes tours

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City Trees Given New Life

October 11, 2011 · Press Releases

City Trees Given New Life-City Bench Exhibit Opens at Connecticut Historical Society

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