Upcoming Events

Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

Saturday, November 25 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Free First Saturday

Saturday, December 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: Holiday Poppers

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

Celebrate the holidays at CHS with our annual popper craft! Poppers (or “crackers”) were first invented by a London pastry chef in the 1840s, and since then have become timeless favorites. Make a personalized popper to use as a gift, holiday party favor, or New Year’s Eve noisemaker. We’ll also have a variety of craft supplies available for families to create their own one-of-a-kind holiday cards.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

Saturday, December 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Speak Up Co-founder Matthew Dicks

Speak Up at CHS: That’s Weird

Saturday, December 2 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm |

Join us for another wonderful performance by Speak Up–enjoy storytellers sharing their lived experiences around the theme of “That’s Weird.” Galleries open before the show.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

Saturday, December 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Politics at the Poles: Liberty Poles and the Popular Struggle for the New Republic

Thursday, December 14 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

We invite CHS members and visitors to join us for a brown bag lunch talk with Shira Lurie, Doctoral Candidate at the University of Virginia.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

Saturday, December 16 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm |

Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Free for members, free with admission for non-members. Please note that this tour will be presented with American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation. Support for American Sign Language interpreter services for exhibition-related programming is provided by Ensworth Charitable Foundation, Bank of America, N.A., Trustee.  

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Skulls, Selves, and Showmanship: Itinerant Phrenologists in Nineteenth-Century America

Tuesday, December 19 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm |

We invite CHS members and visitors to join us for a brown bag lunch talk with visiting scholar Kathrinne Duffy, doctoral candidate at Brown University.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

Saturday, December 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Winter Vacation Program: Cocoa, Crafts, and Connecticut Story Hour

Thursday, December 28 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm |

Curl up with some cocoa at the CHS during winter break! Join us for an afternoon of crafts, hot cocoa, and a reading of a book by a Connecticut children’s author. On Thursday we’ll read Connecticut native Tomie dePaola’s beloved classic Strega Nona. After the story, create your own colorful pasta art to take home.

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Winter Vacation Program: Cocoa, Crafts, and Connecticut Story Hour

Friday, December 29 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm |

Curl up with some cocoa at the CHS during winter break! Join us for an afternoon of crafts, hot cocoa, and a reading of a book by a Connecticut children’s author. On Friday we’ll explore Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak. After the story, make your own “wild things” mask and join us for a wild rumpus.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

Saturday, December 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Free First Saturday

January 6, 2018 @ 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: Join the Circus

January 6, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm |

For one day only, join us for an extraordinary experience as we invite kids and their families to join the circus for the day! Choose a funny costume, then try out different circus acts like juggling, balancing, plate spinning, and more! Perform fantastic feats and astounding acts that will amaze and mystify your family!

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

January 6, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

January 13, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Behind the Scenes Tour: Hidden Treasures of the CHS

January 20, 2018 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm |

An all-access pass to our favorite “hidden” treasures. Come behind the scenes and see them for yourself!

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Behind the Scenes Tour: Hidden Treasures of the CHS

January 20, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm |

An all-access pass to our favorite “hidden” treasures. Come behind the scenes and see them for yourself!

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

January 20, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

January 27, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Free First Saturday

February 3, 2018 @ 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

February 3, 2018 @ 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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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

February 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

February 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Speak Up at CHS: Beginner Storytelling Workshop with Speak Up co-founder Matthew Dicks

February 17, 2018 @ 9:30 am - 4:30 pm |

Speak Up co-founder and Moth StorySLAM winner and 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 Tours of That’s Weird

February 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

February 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

March 3, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

March 10, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Speak Up at CHS: Advanced Storytelling Workshop with Matthew Dicks

March 17, 2018 @ 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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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

March 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

March 24, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

March 31, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

April 7, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

April 14, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

April 21, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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Exhibit Tours of That’s Weird

April 28, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Join a CHS staff member for a guided tour of That’s Weird. Every Saturday from November 18 – April 28 @ 2:00 pm. Free for members, free with admission for non-members.

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