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
Exhibit: Votes for Women: The Road to Victory-NEW DATES
August 5 @ 1:00 pm - August 5 @ 3:00 pm | Keeler Tavern Museum
Fairfield’s “East Cemetery” Walking Tour
August 5 @ 6:30 pm - August 5 @ 7:30 pm | Fairfield Museum and History Center
History Happy Hour! Vintage Cocktails Weekly
August 6 @ 5:00 pm - August 6 @ 5:15 pm | Westport Museum for History and Culture
“Courage in Corsets: The Struggle to Vote” Film Discussion
August 6 @ 5:30 pm - August 6 @ 6:30 pm | virtual
A Virtual Talk on Francis Scott Fitzgerald by Author Richard “Deej” Webb
August 6 @ 5:30 pm - August 6 @ 6:30 pm | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Book Voyagers
August 12 @ 2:30 pm - August 12 @ 3:30 pm | Manchester Public Library
The History of Dr. Wadsworth Sanitarium – Virtual Lecture
August 13 @ 5:30 pm - August 13 @ 6:30 pm | online
“Town Hall Green” Walking Tour
August 15 @ 10:00 am - August 15 @ 11:30 am | Fairfield Museum and History Center

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