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

Book Voyagers
July 13 @ 8:00 am - August 31 @ 5:00 pm | West Woodstock Library
History Happy Hour! Vintage Cocktails Weekly
July 16 @ 5:00 pm - July 16 @ 5:15 pm | Westport Museum for History and Culture
Hamilton: How the Musical Remixes American History
July 16 @ 7:00 pm - July 16 @ 8:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society Museum
Coffee Hour with CHS: Taverns in Early Connecticut
July 17 @ 2:00 pm - July 17 @ 3:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society Museum
Tyra Penn and the Snakes of Amazonia present The United Snakes of America
July 17 @ 6:30 pm - July 17 @ 9:00 pm | Riverside Park
Book Voyagers
July 18 @ 11:00 am - July 18 @ 12:00 pm | Willimantic Public Library
Book Voyagers
July 21 @ 1:00 pm - July 21 @ 2:00 pm | Hartford Public Library
Book Voyagers
July 22 @ 2:30 pm - July 22 @ 3:30 pm | Manchester Public Library
Book Voyagers
July 23 @ 1:00 pm - July 23 @ 2:00 pm | Killingly Public Library

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