Short Attention Span Literary Club
This month’s story is “Herman Wouk Is Still Alive," by Stephen King.
Family Program: Pastime of the Americas
Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month at the Museum! Families will explore the traveling Smithsonian exhibition "¡Pleibol! In the Barrios and the Big Leagues" to learn more about the experiences of Latinos and Latinas in baseball throughout history and today. Then, they will design a unique team logo, pretend to be a sportscaster, and more!
French Canadian Jam
Get acquainted with French Canadian traditional tunes at this monthly jam session at the CMCH, happening Saturday afternoons on First Free Weekends! New players and new listeners are always welcome! If you would like to join in, please get in touch with jam organizer, Joe Lavariere, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
On select Sundays at 2:00 pm, drop in for a gallery talk about tavern life in early Connecticut. This program is included in regular museum admission.
Lunch and Learn: A Connecticut Yankee Goes to Washington
In this lunchtime talk, Will McLean Greeley will discuss how Connecticut Senator George P. McLean helped establish lasting legal protections for birds, overseeing passage of the 1918 Migratory Bird Treaty Act.
Opening Reception: Connecticut’s Bookshelf
Please join us for the in-person opening reception for the exhibition, Connecticut's Bookshelf.
Join us for an interactive, hands-on educational experience designed for children of all ages! Workshops are offered throughout the day for different age groups. Each workshop includes a list of additional resources to encourage further at-home exploration of the workshop themes.
Lunch and Learn: Hannah Watson and Women Printers in Early America
In this lunchtime talk, New England Regional Fellowship Consortium grantee, C.C. Borzilleri, addresses how the work of women printers could prove to be the critical component in keeping print businesses and newspapers alive in early America.
Endangered Eating and the Hunt for Rare Apples: Book Talk, Author Signing, and Cider Tasting!
Apples have been called the country’s “most endangered food.” Currently, 86% of apple varieties grown in the US have vanished, and four out of five are on the brink of extinction. But thanks to the hard cider revival, rare apples are being saved. In this talk, food historian Sarah Lohman will give an overview of her new book, Endangered Eating: America's Vanishing Foods, with a focus on the history of apples and hard cider in…
Día de Muertos Community Celebration / Celebración Comunitaria del Día de Muertos
La Celebración Comunitaria del Día de Muertos es un evento anual en el Museo de cultura e historia de Connecticut! The Dia de Muertos Community Celebration is an annual event at the Connecticut Museum!