More than ever, people need the humanities. They uplift, inform, inspire, soothe, challenge, and connect us. So, when the COVID-19 crisis closed the doors at our state’s humanities organizations, new ways of connecting were needed. The following is a listing of several of our grantees who have met the challenge with virtual programming and online exhibits – some have completed the transition and some are still in progress.
Artspace New Haven – Revolution on Trial: May Day and The People’s Art, New Haven’s Black Panthers @ 50
The CT Forum – Forum – Debating Immigration
East Haddam Historical Society – Saving Land, Saving History
Greenwich Historical Society – Suffrage Stories from An Unfinished Revolution: The Woman’s Suffrage Centennial
International Festival of Arts and Ideas – Democracy: We the People
Lockwood-Mathews Mansion Museum – Health, Healing & Addiction in 19th Century America
Quinnipiac University/Ireland’s Great Hunger Institute – Being Wilde: The Importance of Oscar
Ridgefield Historical Society – Votes for Women Ridgefield Celebrates the 19th Amendment
Town of Thompson – Town of Thompson Commemorates Six Months of Suffrage
West Woodstock Library – Book Voyagers Program: Zoom Kick-off Performance for Around the World (in 80 Days!): A Music, Bubble and Comedy Show
Westport Public Library – Our Neighbors, Our Crusaders: The forgotten history of Westport’s suffragists and their fight for women’s right to vote
More to come!
Don’t see yours listed? Contact Aimee Cotton Bogush, Communications Manager