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

Collecting COVID – NHM Calls for 1st-Person Accounts
April 28 @ 8:00 am - June 30 @ 5:00 pm | New Haven Museum
History Happy Hour! Vintage Cocktails Weekly
June 4 @ 5:00 pm - June 4 @ 5:15 pm | Westport Museum for History and Culture
Oscar Wilde Online: six live online discussions
June 10 @ 2:00 pm - June 10 @ 3:00 pm | online
Prudence Crandall’s Legacy by Don Williams
June 14 @ 4:00 pm - June 14 @ 6:00 pm |
Stories in Stone
July 9 @ 6:30 pm - July 9 @ 8:00 pm | Cedar Hill Cemetery
Mark Twain’s Companions & Cohorts
July 11 @ 10:00 am - July 11 @ 12:00 pm | Cedar Hill Cemetery
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
Sam & Elizabeth’s World – The Colts at Cedar Hill
July 18 @ 10:00 am - July 18 @ 11:30 am | Cedar Hill Cemetery
A Monumental Man: The Art of James Batterson
July 28 @ 10:00 am - July 28 @ 11:30 am | Cedar Hill Cemetery

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