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Connecticut Humanities Announces over $200,000 in Grant Awards!

Congratulations to our most recent round of grant recipients! At our April board meeting, Connecticut Humanities awarded $203,649 in grant … Continue Reading →

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What’s Old is New Again!

Connecticut Humanities has recently brought two of our favorite projects from the past into the digital age! An Orderly and … Continue Reading →

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1750 Ogden House Tours

This saltbox house was built in 1750 for David Ogden at the time of his marriage to Jane Sturges. For … Continue Reading →

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Fake News: Is it Real?

Join Connecticut Humanities (CTH), Capital Community College, and Middlesex Community College on April 30th at 3 PM at Capital Community College for “Fake … Continue Reading →

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Thank You for a Successful #CTPlaces Advocacy Day on March 28th!

There are hundreds of special places and special heritage and humanities organizations whose vitality is fundamental to Connecticut’s quality of … Continue Reading →

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Register for #CTPlaces Advocacy Day on March 28th!

The economic importance of the state’s historical and cultural organizations will be one of the themes for the upcoming annual  #CTPlaces Coalition Advocacy … Continue Reading →

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Connecticut Humanities Goes to Washington

Connecticut Humanities staff member, Scott Wands, joined 350 plus colleagues from all fifty states at the 10th Annual Museum Advocacy Day in … Continue Reading →

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CTH is proud to Announce Partnership with the State Historian at UConn Hartford and Connecticut Public Radio!

Connecticut Humanities and the State Historian at UCONN Hartford are proud to announce a partnership production project with Connecticut Public Radio (WNPR) … Continue Reading →

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Russell Library’s Pierre Sylvain Exhibition

Pierre Sylvain Exhibition – The CT Humanities-funded exhibition will be on display in February and March 2018. The Opening Reception … Continue Reading →

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Dr. Jason Mancini Wants to Hear Your Ideas!

Dear Friends of CTH: As I settle into my second month as Executive Director of Connecticut Humanities (CTH), I am … Continue Reading →

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A Night to Remember

We officially welcomed CT Humanities’ new Executive Director, Dr. Jason Mancini, on Thursday, January 25th, at Capital Community College. Thank you … Continue Reading →

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CTH Announces New Chair and Three New Board Members

Connecticut Humanities is pleased to announce the election of three new board members: Katherine Donovan of Bloomfield, Jason Kass of … Continue Reading →

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CT Humanities Announces Three New Board Members

Connecticut Humanities is pleased to announce the election of three new board members: Catherine Fields of Litchfield, Heidi Green of … Continue Reading →

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Patriotic Persuasion: American Posters of the First World War

January 20, 2018 – June 3, 2018 The United States involvement in World War I lasted only a brief twenty … Continue Reading →

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Three Centuries of Christmas Daytime Tours

Each year, using armloads of greenery and native plants, authentic decorations from days of yore, and some pretty clever food-styling … Continue Reading →

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A Magnificent Victorian Holiday Exhibit

Curated by Trustee, Mimi Findlay, and the Curatorial Committee, the holiday exhibit will explore the holiday traditions from the 1860s … Continue Reading →

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Katherine Donovan Elected to CT Humanities’ Board

Donovan, an Audit Supervisor for Whittlesey and Hadley, P.C in Hartford, is one of three new board members. Connecticut Humanities, … Continue Reading →

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Jason Kass Elected to CT Humanities’ Board

Kass, Senior Director, Enterprise Business Architecture at Travelers, is one of three new board members. Connecticut Humanities, the state’s nonprofit … Continue Reading →

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21st-Century Tales from WWI

How do you give the century-old tale of World War I (WWI) the brio needed to captivate a 21st-century audience? … Continue Reading →

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Give the gift of Storytelling on #GivingTuesday

Give the gift of storytelling when you donate to CT Humanities on #GivingTuesday on November 28th! Storytelling encourages a love … Continue Reading →

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