Connecticut Grown Humanities

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

 

 

 

 

Help Grow Connecticut Humanities

Connecticut Humanities is rooted in the fabric of our communities as we help seed and support local organizations and outreach efforts that grow our understanding, connection and awareness.

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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
68

Grants were awarded in the 2018 grant cycle

169

Connecticut towns have benefited from CT Humanities projects and programs

41,800

People visiting exhibits this year

3,501

Children participated in Book Voyagers programming

Grant lines for Quick Grants, Planning Grants, Implementation Grants, and Capacity Grants are now open for FY2019!

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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

New Exhibit at Westport Museum for History and Culture: Becoming Westport
October 4 @ 11:00 am - June 30, 2020 @ 6:00 pm | Westport Museum of History and Culture
Colonial Drinks Night! December 6
December 6 @ 6:00 pm - December 6 @ 8:00 pm | Windsor Historical Society
Hall of Fame: Women and War
December 6 @ 6:30 pm - December 6 @ 7:30 pm |
Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts
December 7 @ 9:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society Museum
War, Maps, Mystery: Dutch Mapmaker Bernard Romans and the American Revolution
December 7 @ 9:00 am - December 7 @ 5:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society Museum
Noah and the Nutcracker
December 7 @ 10:00 am - December 7 @ 1:00 pm | Noah Webster House & West Hartford Historical Society
Celebrate Three Centuries of Christmas
December 7 @ 10:00 am - December 29 @ 4:00 pm | Webb-Deane-Stevens Museum
Toys, Trains and Magnificent Trees: Illuminating Christmas at the Mansion
December 7 @ 12:00 pm - December 7 @ 4:00 pm | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit Tour
December 7 @ 2:00 pm - December 7 @ 3:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society
Toys, Trains and Magnificent Trees: Illuminating Christmas at the Mansion
December 8 @ 12:00 pm - December 8 @ 4:00 pm | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

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