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
Haunted: Victorian Ghost Stories at the Mansion – Halloween Tours
October 18 @ 5:30 pm - October 18 @ 8:00 pm | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
West Hartford Hauntings
October 18 @ 6:00 pm - October 18 @ 8:30 pm | Old North Cemetery
A Haunting at Mill Hill
October 18 @ 7:30 pm - October 18 @ 8:30 pm | Mill Hill Historic Park
Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts
October 19 @ 9:00 am - October 19 @ 5:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society Museum
Art From The Beyond Walking Tour
October 19 @ 9:30 am - October 19 @ 10:30 am | Greens Farms Lower Cemetery
Behind-the-Scenes Tour: CHS Gets Creepy
October 19 @ 11:00 am - October 19 @ 12:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society Museum
Home Movie Day Returns to New Haven Museum
October 19 @ 12:00 pm - October 19 @ 4:00 pm | New Haven Museum
3rd Annual Great Windsor History Hunt!
October 19 @ 12:00 pm - October 19 @ 4:00 pm | Windsor Historical Society
Pieces of American History: Connecticut Quilts Exhibit Tour
October 19 @ 2:00 pm - October 19 @ 3:00 pm | Connecticut Historical Society

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