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Storytelling for the College Bound Student: Interviews, Essays, and Life Skills

Thursday, July 27 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm |

This is a workshop designed for high school students who are preparing to write college essays and readying themselves for college interviews. In both cases, telling the right personal stories in the best possible way can make all the difference when it comes to getting that prized acceptance letter from the college of their choice.

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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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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

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Join a CHS staff member 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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Hands-On History Workshop: Introduction to Photography

Saturday, July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm |

Explore the many ways a photograph can tell a story in this hands-on workshop for tweens and teens. Professional photographer Marc-Yves Regis will guide students through the art of photography. Learn how a single image or object can reveal different perspectives, and use the CHS grounds or museum as inspiration for your own photography.

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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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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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Political Appetites: Revolution, Taste, and Culinary Activism in the Early Republic

Thursday, August 3 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

We invite CHS members to join us for a brown bag lunch talk with Nancy Siegel, Ph.D., New England Regional Fellowship Consortium Fellow and Professor at Towson University studying culinary and political history of the 18th and 19th centuries.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, August 5 @ 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: Dog Days of Summer

Saturday, August 5 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |

Celebrate the dog days of summer at CHS! Have some fun with toys and games on the CHS lawn, including some Connecticut-originals like Frisbees, Silly Putty, and Wiffle Balls. Also, make a dog or cat toy to take home to your favorite furry friend!

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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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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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Hands-On History Workshop: Introduction to Calligraphy

Saturday, August 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am |

Join us as we discover the art of calligraphy! At this interactive workshop, tweens and teens can practice writing in both print and cursive with pencils, paintbrushes, and pointed pens. We’ll also take a close look at historic letters from the CHS collection to see how the way we write has evolved over time.

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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 staff member 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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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, September 2 @ 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: Back to School with ASD

Saturday, September 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |

Get excited to go back to school! Read, write, and play as we try out activities and crafts to explore how learning has changed from the 1800s to today. Try writing on a slate and see if you could pass a 19th-century class. Also, use modern-day craft supplies to make a cool chalkboard decoration for your locker or fridge!

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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 staff member 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.

Find out more »

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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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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ASD Alumni Spotlight: Peter Bailey

Thursday, September 21 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm |

Join ASD alumnus Peter Bailey, Executive Director, Pennsylvania School for the Deaf, Philadelphia, for a discussion of how he navigated life after graduation from the American School for the Deaf. This program will be American Sign Language interpreted and close captioned.

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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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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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Bus Trip to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City

Tuesday, September 26 @ 7:00 am - 6:00 pm |

Join members of CHS’s Fashion & Textile Council for a special trip to the Museum at the Fashion Institute of Technology, New York City. Participants will enjoy a special tour of the Force of Nature exhibit and a behind-the-scenes tour of the museum’s costume collection.

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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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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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Deaf Activism: From Gallaudet University to ASD

Thursday, October 5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm |

Join Greg Hlibok, who was Student Body President at Gallaudet University during the Deaf President Now! (DPN) protest movement, and current ASD students active in social change and community service for a discussion of how deaf activism has taken shape in the past and what it will look like in the future. This program will be American Sign Language Interpreted and close captioned.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, October 7 @ 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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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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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.

Find out more »

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 staff member 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.

Find out more »

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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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Saturday, repeating until October 21, 2017

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

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Join a CHS staff member 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.

Find out more »