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Open Studio Hartford Comes to CHS

November 11, 2013 · CHS Buzz ·

For artist Vicente Garcia, form and scale are crucial elements of his artistic production. On the beautiful fall day when he installed his large outdoor sculptures on the CHS grounds, he also needed strength and dexterity and some really good climbing skills. For those of you strolling past the CHS along Elizabeth Street or Asylum…
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Seeking Asylum

March 11, 2014 · Collections ·

What nationally famous Connecticut institution was once located near the junction of Farmington Avenue and Asylum Avenue? How many people notice the statue that stands in the little wedge-shaped green park at this busy intersection, and how many people know what it commemorates? In 1817, one of the first schools for the deaf was erected…
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Skinner’s Important Jewelry Consignment Day

February 13, 2019 · ·

Meet with Skinner’s Fine Jewelry Department staff for a complimentary auction evaluation and consignment of your fine jewelry, paintings, sculpture and other fine arts. Space is limited and appointments are required!

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The CHS will be open November 11 in honor of Veterans Day. Admission is free to veterans.