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Grantee Spotlight: The Kate

September 20, 2022 • CTH Funded, E-News, Features & News

CTH is excited to spotlight the Katharine Hepburn Museum, a…

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New Digital Resource from CT Humanities Grantee, Immigrant History Initiative: Who Killed Vincent Chin?

CT Humanities-funded Immigrant History Initiative (IHI) is partnering with acclaimed…

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Grantee Spotlight: CT’s Old State House | Hartford History Lecture Series 2022

CT’s Old State House | Hartford History Lecture Series 2022…

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Sponsorship Spotlight: CT Public | The Vote 2022

September 10, 2022 • Civics, CTH Funded, E-News, Features & News

Dates/Times: Various events between September 15 – October 27, check website for…

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Coming Soon! NEMA’s Annual Conference: Micro/Macro: Solving Museum Issues at Every Scale

September 7, 2022 • CTH Funded, E-News, Features & News

New England’s premier museum conference is fast approaching! CT Humanities…

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Grantee Spotlight: Connecticut Explored | 20 for 20: Innovation in Connecticut History

Date/Time: Fall 2022-Spring 2023; Events begin September 1, 2022 Location: Various, see…

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CT History Day 2023 Guide Now Available | Theme: Frontiers in History

The 2023 theme for Connecticut History Day, Frontiers in History,…

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CT Humanities Awards Five Sponsorships Totaling $13,000

August 10, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News

At the July deadline, CT Humanities awarded five sponsorships totaling…

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Sponsorship Spotlight: CT Capoeira | Afro-Brazilian Cultural Festival

August 4, 2022 • CTH Funded, Special Events

Date/Time: Saturday, August 20, 2022, 1 p.m. Location: Norwalk Green, East…

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Five Locations Named as Connecticut’s Sites of Conscience – Connecting Past to Present, Moving from Memory to Action, Convening on August 9th

IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2022 CONTACT: AIMEE COTTON BOGUSH |abogush@cthumanities.org | 860-937-6648…

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Grant Spotlight: Hispanic Alliance of Southeastern CT | Act1, Act Tú Presents The HisPANICk Zone by Guillermo Reyes

August 2, 2022 • CTH Funded, Performances, Programs

Dates/Times: Friday, August 26, 2022, 6 p.m. Saturday, August 27, 2022,…

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Grant Spotlight: RIFF | Independent Filmmaker Forum: Best of RIFF Shorts Fest- Are the Kids All Right? – Raising Resilient Children in Cinema

Date/Time: Sunday, August 21, 2022, 2 to 6 p.m. Location: The Ridgefield…

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Grant Spotlight: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum | Making It Last: Sustainable Fashion in Victorian America

July 18, 2022 • CTH Funded, Ongoing Exhibits

Date/Time: Exhibit closes November 6, 2022 Location: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum, 295 West…

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Grant Spotlight: City Lights | The 2022 Bridgeport Film Fest

Dates/Times: Friday, July 22, 2022, 4 to 10 p.m. Saturday, July…

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Sponsorship Spotlight: Celebrating the Humanities in Children’s Literature: A Lutz Children’s Museum Community Read – Programs July 17 and August 21, 2022

Dates/Times: July 17, 2022, 2:00 p.m. August 21, 2022, 2:00 p.m….

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CT Humanities Awards $317,071 to 15 Cultural Organizations for Project and Capacity Building Grants

July 14, 2022 • CTH Funded, Grants, Press Release

For Immediate Release July 14, 2022 Contact: Aimee Cotton Bogush…

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CT Humanities Awards $45,907 in Quick Grants to 10 Cultural Nonprofits for Humanities Programs

July 13, 2022 • CTH Funded, Grants, Press Release

For Immediate Release July 13, 2022 Contact: Aimee Cotton Bogush…

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CT Humanities Awards More Than $11.5 Million to 122 Nonprofit Museums, Support for Organizations Providing Free Admission to Children this Summer

July 11, 2022 • CTH Funded, Grants, Press Release

Contact: Aimee Cotton Bogush | abogush@cthumanities.org | 860-937-6648 Download Release – PDF CT…

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Governor Lamont Announces Return of Program Allowing Children To Receive Free Admission at Connecticut Museums During the Summer Months

Read Full Release (HARTFORD, CT) – Governor Ned Lamont today…

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Grant Spotlight: WPKN | The Greatest Radio Station in the World Documentary

Date/Time: July 22, 2022 Location: Klein Memorial Theater, Bridgeport Tickets: $12 for a…

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Grant Spotlight: East Lyme Public Library | Legend of Brides Brook – A Local Story

Date/Time: July 15, 2022 – November 30, 2022 Location: Bridebrook Park, East…

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Grant Spotlight: Southington Public Library | The Literacy of Laughter: A Community Gets Schooled in the Art of Comedy

Dates/Times: Kids workshop: Thursday, July 14 10:00-11:00 a.m. @ Southington Public…

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CONNECTICUT STUDENTS EXCEL at NATIONAL HISTORY DAY® CONTEST

Hartford, Conn. – Twelve Connecticut students received 2022 National History…

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CTH Sponsored: First Night Hartford | Hartford Bonanza

Dates/Times:  Saturday, July 2, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday,…

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Two Connecticut Organizations Recieve Awards from AASLH

June 18, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) announced…

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Grant Spotlight: New London Maritime Society | Sentinels on the Sound – 10th Annual New London Lighthouse Celebration

Date/Time: June through September 2022 Location: Custom House Maritime Museum (150 Bank…

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Grant Spotlight: Old Saybrook Historical Society | Family Matters:  Insights and Inspiration from Miss James and Ann Petry

Exhibit runs from June 18, 2022 through September 2022 In-person…

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CT Humanities Awards Three Sponsorships Totaling $6,000

June 15, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News

At the May deadline, CT Humanities awarded three sponsorships totaling…

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Grant Spotlight: Stanley-Whitman House | Upstander Project Films and Discussions

Thursday, June 16 and Thursday, June 23, 7 p.m. Virtual…

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Grant Spotlight: Hebron Coalition on Diversity and Equity (CoDE) | Juneteenth Celebration in Hebron

Saturday, June 18, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. In-person Free…

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CTH Sponsored Event: Maritime Music & Tradition Society | Connecticut Sea Music Festival and Symposium

Sea Music Symposium Friday, June 10, 9 a.m. to 5…

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CTH-Funded Showman Shorts from the Barnum Museum Nominated for a New England Emmy Award!

June 1, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News

We were thrilled to hear from Kathleen Maher, executive director…

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Bao Phi in Hartford for two amazing FREE events at the Connecticut Historical Society Museum and Library!

Bao Phi is joining us in Hartford for two amazing…

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International Festival of Arts & Ideas

May 4 – June 26, 2022 | Various Venues in…

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Upcoming Juneteenth Programs for Families from Book Voyagers

These events are part of a special initiative to broaden…

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Connecticut History Day Winners Chosen

May 20, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News

CT Humanities is proud to fund this program through the…

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Grant Spotlight: New Britain Museum of American Art | The Poetry of Nature

May 5, 2022 • CTH Funded, Exhibitions, Programs

Exhibition through May 20; see website for hours of operation Tickets: $15…

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Grant Spotlight: Sharon Historical Society | Reinventing Farming: How Small Farmers in the Northwest Corner are Finding Niches amid Climate Change, Industrial Farms & Large Supply Chains

May 3, 2022 • CTH Funded, Exhibitions, Programs

Multiple Events Through May 2022 – Exhibit film and agricultural…

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Grant Spotlight: Westport Library | Stepping Out on Faith: The Art and Journey of Charles Joyner

April 28, 2022 • CTH Funded, Exhibitions

Exhibit open through Sunday, June 5 Free; see website for hours…

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Grant Spotlight: Ancient Burying Ground Association | Preserving Grave Markers in Historic Cemeteries Lecture

April 27, 2022 • CTH Funded, Programs

Saturday, May 21, 2 to 3:00 pm In-person Lecture Free; registration…

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Celebrate the launch of the 2022 International Festival of Arts & Ideas season, CONNECT!

April 25, 2022 • CTH Funded, Special Events

Friday, April 29, 6 to 8pm Community Room (N100), Gateway…

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CT Humanities Awards Eight Sponsorships Totaling $16,000

April 25, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News

At the March deadline, CT Humanities awarded eight sponsorships totaling…

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Congratulations to CLHO Awards of Merit Winners!

April 20, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News

On April 19th, the Connecticut League of History Organizations (CLHO)…

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Museum Makeover Grants Awarded

March 14, 2022 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 14, 2022 Contact:  Kathy Craughwell-Varda /…

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On the Road with Connecticut Book Awards!

December 1, 2021 • Author Talks, CTH Funded, Ctr for Book

In collaboration with the CT Center for the Book, the…

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Grant Spotlight: Connecticut Public |Cutline Special – Sheff v. O’Neill: Striving Toward Education Equity

November 17, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants, Programs

Watch on CPTV Thursday, November 18, 2021, at 8 p.m….

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Grant Spotlight: Connecticut Historical Society | Common Struggle, Individual Experience: An Exhibition About Mental Health

November 2021 to October 2022 Tuesday through Friday, 12 to…

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CT Humanities Awards Over $2.4M, Funds Collaborations and Partnerships

For Immediate Release November 11, 2021 Contact: Aimee Cotton Bogush…

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CT Humanities Awards $24,574 in Quick Grants to 6 Cultural Nonprofits

For Immediate Release November 10, 2021 Contact: Aimee Cotton Bogush…

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Grant Spotlight: Norwalk Historical Society | Norwalk’s Changing Communities Before 1835

Open weekends (weather permitting, check website) Location: Town House at…

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Grant Spotlight: Pomfret Historical Society Presents Waking the Dead- Archaeology, Genealogical, and Archival Research About Enslaved Africans in Windham County

September 10, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

October 2 to November 6 Multiple dates and locations In-person, registration…

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Grant Spotlight: Town of Thompson’s Thompson CT- More than Just a Train Wreck

September 9, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

October 3 – Dedication Ceremony (exhibit ongoing) Air Line State…

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Grant Spotlight: Connecticut College’s One Book One Region – Interior Chinatown

October 5 Location and Format TBD A $4,999 Quick Grant is…

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Save the Dates: 2021 NEMA Annual Conference, Scholarships from CT Humanities

November 15, 17, and 19 Virtual Stay tuned to our…

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Grant Spotlight & Save the Dates: CT Science Center’s Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Access in STEM: Evening Program Series

With funding from a $4,999 Quick Grant, the Connecticut Science…

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FREE, LIVE, BILINGUAL performance on Saturday, July 24 at 3 pm at Castle Church, 4 Broadway, Norwich

FREE, LIVE, BILINGUAL performance on Saturday, July 24 at 3…

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Grant Spotlight: Groundwork Bridgeport | Bridgeport Film Fest, July 23 – 25, 2021

The Bridgeport Film Fest is a three-day short-film festival with…

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CT Public’s CTH-Sponsored Programs Take Home Emmy Awards

July 20, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

Connecticut Public, home of Connecticut Public Television, received several Emmy…

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Keeler Tavern’s SISTERS Wins Prestigious AASLH Leadership in History Award

The American Association for State and Local History (AASLH) proudly…

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East Haddam Land Trust Receives a 2021 Award for Excellence in Land Conservation from the CLCC

July 14, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News

Governor Ned Lamont was on hand when the Connecticut Land…

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The Torrington Historical Society presents Bilingual Storytelling in the Garden on Saturday, July 10th

TORRINGTON, CONN. – The Torrington Historical Society presents Bilingual Storytelling…

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Largest Contingent of Connecticut Students Ever Receive Prestigious Awards at National History Day® Contest

CT Humanities sends congratulations to all of the Connecticut students…

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CT Humanities Awards $151,296 to 9 Connecticut Cultural Organizations for Project and Capacity Building Grants 

At their May 27, 2021, board meeting, CT Humanities (CTH)…

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Connecticut History Day Bus Tour Hits the Road!

June 2, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News

Hartford, Conn. – All aboard for the Connecticut History Day Bus…

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Keynotes of Change: A free virtual lecture series exploring and interpreting underrepresented histories

Keynotes of Change from the Connecticut League of History Organizations…

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Grant Spotlight: Everyday Democracy’s A Reckoning in Boston: Virtual Film Screening and Discussion

Everyday Democracy was recently awarded a $3,674 Quick Grant from…

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Grant Spotlight: Windsor Historical Society: The John Mason Statue Relocation and Reinterpretation Project

May 12, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

Growing recognition of the need for more inclusive and nuanced…

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CLHO Awards of Merit – Virtual Ceremony on April 20 – 8 CTH Funded Projects Win Awards!

April 9, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News

CLHO Awards of Merit – Virtual Ceremony on April 20…

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CUTLINE Democracy and Dialogues Initiative, Premieres March 28 on CPTV

What do we want our democracy to look like? The…

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Grantee Spotlight: Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum

Norwalk’s Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum’s much-anticipated exhibit entitled, Health, Healing &…

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Grantee Spotlight: The Connecticut Historical Society

The Connecticut Historical Society (CHS) in Hartford created 3DHD tours…

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CT Humanities Awards $20,998 in Quick Grants to Six Cultural Nonprofits

March 9, 2021 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

CT Humanities awarded $20,998 in humanities project grants at its…

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Spring Workshop Series from CTH and CLHO

The Connecticut League of History Organizations and CT Humanities are pleased to…

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Save the Date! Connecticut Storytelling Festival Coming in April

March 4, 2021 • CTH Funded, Ctr for Book, Grants, Programs

Celebrating their 40th year, the New London-based Connecticut Storytelling Center…

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Grant from CT Humanities Supports Connecticut Suffragists Tribute Film

March 4, 2021 • CTH Funded, Grants, Programs

With Quick Grant funding from CT Humanities, the New Haven-based…

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The International Festival of Arts & Ideas Announces Theme for Festival 2021

With partnership grant support from CT Humanities, the International Festival…

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Stories Build Bridges with the Ubuntu Storytellers!

Friday, December 4, at 8:00 pm, virtual performance The Ubuntu…

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$37,265 in COVID-19 Quick Grants Awarded by Connecticut Humanities

September 4, 2020 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

Connecticut Humanities (CTH) recently awarded $37,265 in COVID-19 related Quick…

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A Summer Full of Virtual Book Voyagers Programming

This summer is chock full of wonderful Book Voyagers programming…

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Montessori Magnet Students Shine at CT History Day. “Mother Ella” Chosen as Outstanding Entry in Connecticut History.

Four Montessori Magnet School (Hartford) students earned the 2020 Outstanding…

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Around the World (in 80 Days!): A Music, Bubble and Comedy Show on Saturday June 6th, 2020, 11:00 am

West Woodstock Library Presents Around The World (In 80 Days)…

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CTH Funded Projects Pivoting in Response to COVID-19

More than ever, people need the humanities. They uplift, inform,…

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CT Humanities Awards $11,922 to Three Connecticut Organizations

May 21, 2020 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

CT Humanities recently awarded $11,922 to three Connecticut organizations for…

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Westport Library Opens Suffrage Exhibit Online

We are so pleased to see The Westport Library has opened its…

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Free Digital History Resources for Educators, Parents, and Students

CT Humanities reminds you of our free digital resources for…

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CT Humanities Awards $22,303 to Eight Connecticut Organizations

March 12, 2020 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

CT Humanities recently awarded $22,303 to eight Connecticut organizations for…

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Grantee Spotlight: Litchfield Historical Society

February 3, 2020 • CTH Funded, Features & News, Grants

CT Humanities recently awarded the Litchfield Historical Society a $25,000…

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CT Humanities Awards $199,174 to Nine Connecticut Organizations

January 31, 2020 • CTH Funded, Features & News

CT Humanities recently awarded $199,174 to nine Connecticut organizations for…

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Connecticut’s Kid Governor Inauguration Ceremony: Civics at its best!

Congratulations to Myra Stanfield, chosen as Connecticut’s Kid Governor for…

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