Upcoming Events

Opening Reception for Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Thursday, April 27 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm |

We invite CHS members and special guests to join us for the opening reception of Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.

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Speak Up Co-founder Matthew Dicks

Speak Up at CHS: Advanced Storytelling Workshop with Matthew Dicks

Saturday, April 29 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm |

Speak Up co-founder and Moth StorySLAM and GrandSLAM champion Matthew Dicks will be teaching a day-long workshop for those ready to move beyond the beginning workshop and tell their own stories.

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Concert: Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra

Saturday, April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm |

Please join us for a FREE concert by the Hartford Independent Chamber Orchestra.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.
Please note that this program/lecture will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

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Bus Trip to the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum with Special Tour of The Jazz Age: American Style in the 1920s

Tuesday, May 2 @ 7:30 am - 6:00 pm |

Join members of the CHS Decorative Arts Council on a special bus trip to the Cooper Hewitt Smithsonian Design Museum in New York City.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, May 6 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Please note that free admission does not include the Waterman Research Center.

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Family Program: Sensing History

Saturday, May 6 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |

Can you show someone a sound? Can you “see” objects without using your eyes? Explore how senses work by trying out different activities that investigate all the ways we see, hear, and feel the world around us. Try to guess the items in a mystery box, test out all the different ways sound travels, and create a sensory portrait of yourself or your favorite things.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, May 6 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.
Please note that this program/lecture will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

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200 Years of Innovation: The Legacy of the American School for Deaf

Thursday, May 11 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

Please join us for a FREE presentation by historian Rebecca Edwards (Rochester Institute of Technology). This lecture will be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, May 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, May 20 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Leveling the Playing Field:The Sports Gallery at the Smithsonian African American History Museum

Monday, May 22 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

Dr. Damion Thomas’s talk will explore the development of the Sports Gallery at the National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution, and how sports can illustrate key moments and ideas in history.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, May 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, June 3 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Please note that free admission does not include the Waterman Research Center.

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Family Program: Instrument Petting Zoo

Saturday, June 3 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |

Kids will have a blast playing at the HSO Instrument Petting Zoo, trying out dozens of musical instruments from the violin and the saxophone to the tuba and the glockenspiel. Come learn how playing a musical instrument is a whole-body experience; you’ll feel each instrument’s vibrations humming differently from your head to your toes!

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, June 3 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, June 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.
Please note that this program/lecture will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

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Speak Up. True stories. Real people.

Speak Up at CHS: All-day Beginning Storytelling Workshop with Speak Up co-founder Matthew Dicks

Saturday, June 17 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm |

Speak Up co-founder and 26-time Moth StorySLAM winner and four time GrandSLAM champion Matthew Dicks will be teaching a day-long workshop on the art of storytelling. This is a workshop for beginners.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, June 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Speak Up at CHS: Misinterpreted: Stories about Mixed Messages and Miscommunication

Saturday, June 17 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm |

Great local storytellers share stories around the theme “Misinterpreted: Stories about Mixed Messages and Miscommunication,” which connects to the themes of our current exhibit, Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. This show will feature storytellers from the deaf, hard of hearing and hearing communities and will be fully accessible with American Sign Language (ASL) interpreters. Tickets may be purchased online until 5:00 pm the day of the show, and then they are available at the door beginning at 6:45 pm. Galleries are open for free from 7:00-8:00 pm before the show.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, June 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, July 1 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Friday, July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, July 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Friday, July 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, July 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Friday, July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join a CHS staffmember and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.
Please note that this program/lecture will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, July 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Friday, July 28 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, July 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Speak Up at CHS: Storytelling Boot Camp with Matthew Dicks

Monday, July 31 @ 9:00 am - Friday, August 4 @ 4:00 pm |

Join 27-time Moth StorySLAM champion and four-time GrandSLAM champion storyteller Matthew Dicks for a week of storytelling instruction culminating in a showcase performance where you can perform your story and show off your skills to a live audience.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, August 5 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, August 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, August 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, August 26 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, September 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, September 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, September 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, September 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, September 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, October 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, October 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember and an American Sign Language (ASL) interpreter for a guided tour of the exhibition Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf.
Please note that this program/lecture will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

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Exhibit Tour: Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf

Saturday, October 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staffmember for a guided tour of the exhibit Language, Culture, Communities: 200 Years of Impact by the American School for the Deaf. Please note that this tour will not be American Sign Language (ASL) interpreted.

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