Ann Petry: Life and Legacy


Learn about one of Connecticut's most unique and powerful literary voices.


Lunar New Year Celebration

Wethersfield Community Center 30 Greenfield Street, Wethersfield, CT

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon with Connecticut’s vibrant Asian American Pacific Islander community!


Lunch and Learn: Discover Connecticut’s Black Antebellum Communities


Pre-Civil War Black communities provided free and enslaved people in Connecticut with spiritual, economic, social, and personal opportunities that people used to build rich, meaningful lives. Join us to learn about a recent project at the Connecticut Museum that aims to bring these lives into focus.


Behind the Scenes: True Crime at the Museum

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford, CT

Forgeries, theft, arson, and murder -- our museum is full of artifacts that tell stories of long-ago crime and punishment. Join us for a custom tour focusing on true crime stories!


Remembering G. Fox and Co.: Behind-the-Scenes Tour

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth Street, Hartford, CT

Join us for a behind-the scenes tour at the Connecticut Museum to see our collection of memorabilia from Hartford’s most iconic department store.

$10 – $15

Unforgetting – Restoring and Reclaiming Connecticut’s Hidden Histories

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford

A panel of experts talks about efforts to uncover long-ignored stories and recalibrate our understanding of Connecticut’s historical involvement with slavery. Former State Representative Pat Wilson Pheanious shares her family’s...

What Is A Disaster? State Historian Andy Horowitz in Conversation with Jacob A. C. Remes

Connecticut Museum of Culture and History 1 Elizabeth St, Hartford

In a freewheeling conversation, two leading scholars in the field of disaster studies will consider events in Connecticut history and beyond, thinking out loud together about why some kinds of bad news are considered disasters while others are not, and what difference it makes.