Upcoming Events

Speak Up Co-founder Matthew Dicks

Speak Up at CHS: Advanced Storytelling Workshop with Matthew Dicks

Saturday, January 28 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm |

Speak Up Founder and Moth StorySLAM and GrandSLAM Storytelling Champion Matthew Dicks shares his secrets for telling a great story on stage or around your dinner table. This advanced workshop allows you to craft your own story and tell it to the workshop.

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Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, January 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, February 4 @ 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: Valentines for Kids

Saturday, February 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |

Instead of buying your Valentine’s Day cards this year, come to CHS to create old-fashioned, hand-made Valentines! Get inspired by Valentines from long ago, then use your creativity to make Valentine cards to give to your friends and family.

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ct-innovates

Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, February 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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Panel Discussion: Innovation Today

Wednesday, February 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

Join the discussion to catch up on the latest advances and find out why Connecticut is a good place for innovation to flourish.

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G. Fox & Co. Tonka toy truck.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: G. Fox & Co., Hartford’s Iconic Department Store

Saturday, February 11 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm |

Come browse through the CHS’s collection of G. Fox memorabilia, store displays, and G. Fox & Co. branded products from scotch to toilet paper! Visit storage and collection areas not normally open to the public, and learn how the CHS preserves the stories of Connecticut.

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G. Fox & Co. Tonka toy truck.

Behind-the-Scenes Tour: G. Fox & Co., Hartford’s Iconic Department Store

Saturday, February 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm |

Come browse through the CHS’s collection of G. Fox memorabilia, store displays, and G. Fox & Co. branded products from scotch to toilet paper! Visit storage and collection areas not normally open to the public, and learn how the CHS preserves the stories of Connecticut.

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ct-innovates

Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, February 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, February 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, February 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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Speak Up Co-founder Matthew Dicks

Speak Up at CHS: Competition

Saturday, February 25 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm |

Great local storytellers share stories about competition. Don’t miss this return engagement for Speak Up at CHS! 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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Free First Saturday

Saturday, March 4 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Monthly on the same day until March 4, 2017,
and An event every 1 month(s) on that lasts 0 day(s) and 8 hour(s), the last of which will begin on March 4, 2017
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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: Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss

Saturday, March 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |

Come celebrate Dr. Seuss’ birthday and Read Across America at CHS! Join us for a reading of the Dr. Seuss book The Lorax at 10:45 and 11:45. After the story, make your own Dr. Seuss-inspired invention to take home.

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ct-innovates

Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, March 4 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
|

Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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Panel Discussion: Women in STEM

Wednesday, March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

Learn about innovative programs encouraging girls and STEM, and listen to advice from women who have broken barriers in STEM careers.

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Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, March 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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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, March 18 @ 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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Meet Up: Tour the Nautilus and the Submarine Force Museum

Saturday, March 18 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm |

Tour the Submarine Force Museum and go aboard the submarine USS Nautilus on a special group experience.

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ct-innovates

Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, March 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
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Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: 100 Years of Connecticut Fashion

Saturday, March 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm |

We’ll share the story of fashion in Connecticut with everything from wedding dresses to corsets, but we’ll also explore how women worked to secure their health, freedom, and political participation, a story that shouldn’t be eclipsed by what they wore. Visit storage and collection areas not normally open to the public, and learn how the CHS preserves the stories of Connecticut.

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Behind-the-Scenes Tour: 100 Years of Connecticut Fashion

Saturday, March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm |

We’ll share the story of fashion in Connecticut with everything from wedding dresses to corsets, but we’ll also explore how women worked to secure their health, freedom, and political participation, a story that shouldn’t be eclipsed by what they wore. Visit storage and collection areas not normally open to the public, and learn how the CHS preserves the stories of Connecticut.

Find out more »
ct-innovates

Exhibit Tours of Connecticut Innovates!

Saturday, March 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)
Weekly on the same day until March 25, 2017
|

Join us for a guided tour of Connecticut Innovates! — presented by Connecticut Innovations.

Find out more »
Speak Up Co-founder Matthew Dicks

Speak Up at CHS: Advanced Storytelling Workshop with Matthew Dicks

Saturday, April 1 @ 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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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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