Inside the CHS

Exploring Connecticut’s Haute Fashion History

By Jenny Steadman, Adult Programs Manager, CHS The costume and textile storage on the CHS’s third floor is my favorite space in the Connecticut Historical Society museum. Every time I go up there, I get a shiver down my spine thinking of all the stories that go with all the dresses and uniforms and even…
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CHS Behind-the-Scenes Tours Fall Season Pass

October 1, 2015 · ·

Don’t miss out on great savings on a season full of behind-the-scenes tours. With the Fall 3-Tour Pass enjoy the chance to explore the CHS and see the treasures that tell the stories of Connecticut history.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Furniture from Claw Feet to Gilded Finial

October 24, 2015 · ·

Don’t miss your chance to peek in the drawers of the CHS’s acclaimed furniture collection. From the Chapin workshop in the mid-1700s up to mid-Twentieth-century modern industrial design, explore the rich heritage of furniture in Connecticut.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Furniture from Claw Feet to Gilded Finial

Don’t miss your chance to peek in the drawers of the CHS’s acclaimed furniture collection. From the Chapin workshop in the mid-1700s up to mid-Twentieth-century modern industrial design, explore the rich heritage of furniture in Connecticut.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Connecticut and the Revolutionary War

November 21, 2015 · ·

Would you have been a Patriot or a Loyalist? Come see uniforms, letters, and weapons from the fight to determine whether Connecticut would become part of an independent nation or remain a loyal colony.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Connecticut and the Revolutionary War

Would you have been a Patriot or a Loyalist? Come see uniforms, letters, and weapons from the fight to determine whether Connecticut would become part of an independent nation or remain a loyal colony.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Toys and Games Made in Connecticut

December 12, 2015 · ·

From Colonial era dolls to 1970s Wiffle Bats and Balls, Connecticut has a long history of toy making. Just in time for the holidays, come reminisce about the toys that made your childhood special.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Toys and Games Made in Connecticut

From Colonial era dolls to 1970s Wiffle Bats and Balls, Connecticut has a long history of toy making. Just in time for the holidays, come reminisce about the toys that made your childhood special.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Treasures from the CHS Collection

January 30, 2016 · ·

An all-access pass to CHS treasures not currently on display. Come behind the scenes and see them for yourself and learn about how we care for these special items in our charge.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Treasures from the CHS Collection

An all-access pass to CHS treasures not currently on display. Come behind the scenes and see them for yourself and learn about how we care for these special items in our charge.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Treasures from the CHS Collection

December 10, 2016 · ·

An all-access pass to CHS treasures not currently on display. Come behind the scenes and see them for yourself and learn about how we care for these special items in our charge.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: Treasures from the CHS Collection

An all-access pass to CHS treasures not currently on display. Come behind the scenes and see them for yourself and learn about how we care for these special items in our charge.

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