Upcoming Events

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: Hartford Symphony Orchestra 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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Open House Day 2017

Saturday, June 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

The Connecticut Historical Society is participating in Connecticut Open House Day 2017!

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CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

Saturday, June 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm |

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public. Free for Connecticut Open House Day.

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CHS Building Exterior Side

Secrets of the Veeder House Tour

Saturday, June 10 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm |

This special tour highlights features of the 1928 Veeder house that is now the Connecticut Historical Society that are not regularly accessible to the public. Free for Connecticut Open House Day.

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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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Outdoor Concert Series: Mariachi Mexico Antiguo

Thursday, June 15 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm |

CHS and CCHAP present Mariachi Mexico Antiguo, a Connecticut mariachi group of fourteen men and women playing a variety of instruments and vocal arrangements of traditional mariachi music.

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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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Rose Sunday at Elizabeth Park

Sunday, June 18 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm |
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Come visit our table at Elizabeth Park at their annual Rose Sunday! Bring the kids and make a postcard to mail to someone special this summer! Rose Sunday is our annual celebration of America’s oldest public Rose Garden, opened in 1904, and features more than 15,000 roses in bloom, Rose Garden tours, a Medicine Garden tour, a Scavenger Hunt for kids and adults, and the Pond House Food Court. The Connecticut Rose Society will host its free Annual Rose Show…

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Bicentennial Celebration of President James Monroe’s Tour of the Northern States

Friday, June 23 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate the 200th anniversary of President James Monroe’s visit to Hartford! Drop-in to make your own paper “bicorn hat” in the style of President Monroe’s hat that he wore on this historic occasion.

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Bicentennial Celebration of President James Monroe’s Tour of the Northern States

Saturday, June 24 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Celebrate the 200th anniversary of President James Monroe’s visit to Hartford! Drop-in to make your own paper “bicorn hat” in the style of President Monroe’s hat that he wore on this historic occasion.

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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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Free First Saturday

Saturday, July 1 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm |

Free admission to the museum galleries all day. Activity sheets will be available for kids and their families to use as they explore the exhibits. Please note that free admission does not include the Waterman Research Center.

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

Thursday, July 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

Please join us for a FREE presentation by historian Rebecca Edwards (Rochester Institute of Technology) on the history of educational innovation at 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

Friday, July 14 @ 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 15 @ 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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Outdoor Concert Series: Negrura Peruana performing perform the music and dance of African Peru

Thursday, July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm |

Negrura Peruana will perform the music and dance of African Peru, a dynamic blend of several percussion instruments, vocals, guitar, and dance.

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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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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 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.
Please note that this program/lecture will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation.

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Outdoor Concert Series: Daymark, a dynamic trio playing Celtic fiddle, flute, pipes, and guitar

Thursday, August 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm |

Join us for a performance by Daymark of Celtic fiddle, flute, pipes, and guitar.

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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.
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, 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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Reigning Fashion: Victoria and the Queen, 1837 – 1901, Presented by Lynne Z. Bassett

Thursday, September 14 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm |

Join renowned costume and textile historian Lynne Z. Bassett for a fascinating discussion linking the popular PBS series “Victoria” to the cultural history of clothing in the Victorian era.

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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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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 30 @ 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, October 7 @ 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, 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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