Connecticut Grown Humanities

Engaging people in the history, literature, and culture of Connecticut





Digital Resources For Distance Learning

CT Humanities has curated high-qualityad-free, Connecticut-based digital content for curious people of all ages and stages – including educators, students, and parents.  This time of being home and social distancing is a great opportunity to learn more about the history of the Nutmeg State, delve into a book by a Connecticut author, research a topic, and peruse the unique and fascinating offerings of trusted digital collections.

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We’re about connecting people and ideas.

Connecticut Humanities encourages curiosity, understanding and critical thinking, providing leadership through grants, partnerships and collaborative programs. We produce wonderful programs throughout the state in libraries, schools and community-based organizations, and while they are all important, there is a common thread among them: connecting people and ideas.

Our Mission

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Grants go towards a variety of purposes for institutions in the humanities, like libraries, museums, historical and cultural societies and associations, and more.

Upcoming Events

Stowe Prize In Place – Part I: A Conversation with Albert Woodfox
September 27 @ 7:00 pm - September 27 @ 8:30 pm | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Census Data: Shaping the Future
September 30 @ 12:00 pm - September 30 @ 1:00 pm | Connecticut’s Old State House
Course: The Long and Winding Road with Dr. Darla Shaw
September 30 @ 6:00 pm - September 30 @ 7:00 pm | Ridgefield Library
Webinar: “The Human Planet” with George Steinmetz and Andrew Revkin, Oct. 1
October 1 @ 7:00 pm - October 1 @ 8:30 pm | Bruce Museum
Virtual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon || FREE
October 3 @ 11:00 am - October 3 @ 12:30 pm |
Stowe Prize In Place – Part II: Live Q + A with Albert Woodfox and Ras Baraka moderated by Samaia Hernandez
October 4 @ 7:00 pm - October 4 @ 8:30 pm | Harriet Beecher Stowe Center
Homeschool Day
October 7 @ 10:00 am - October 7 @ 11:00 am | Connecticut Historical Society Museum

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