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

Jane & Laurayne’s Walk: Explore Colorful Downtown Bridgeport
October 30 @ 6:00 pm - October 30 @ 9:30 pm | Downtown Bridgeport
Westport Historical Society Lantern Tour
October 31 @ 2:00 pm - October 31 @ 4:00 pm | Westport Museum for History and Culture
Harry Siddons Mowbray and the American Renaissance (1876-1917)
November 2 @ 6:30 pm - November 2 @ 8:00 pm |
Election Day Suffrage Centennial Celebration at Cedar Hill Cemetery
November 3 @ 1:00 pm - November 3 @ 4:30 pm | Outdoor
Book Voyagers
November 3 @ 4:30 pm - November 3 @ 5:30 pm | East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point
ONLINE BOOK EVENT: Hidden History of Old Lyme, Lyme and East Lyme
November 5 @ 2:00 pm - November 5 @ 3:00 pm |
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum to Celebrate Election Year with virtual First Ladies Tea
November 8 @ 2:00 pm - November 8 @ 4:00 pm | Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum
Book Voyagers
November 10 @ 4:30 pm - November 10 @ 5:30 pm | East Windsor, Library Association of Warehouse Point

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