CT Cultural Fund Operating Support Grants were designed to help the states museums, cultural, humanities, and arts organizations maintain and grow their ability to serve their community and the public, connect K-12 teachers and students to strong humanities and arts content, and improve their information technology and digital infrastructure.
The Weston Historical Society has a collection of tools and farming equipment in the Coley Barn. The Society will work with a consultant to catalog and assess this collection, properly identify objects, determine which objects fit with the Society’s Collections Management Policy and Mission, and identify those in need of conservation. This will allow the Society to determine the scope of the Coley Barn collection and how best to move forward with updating and reinterpreting the Barn’s exhibits.
Funding for Connecticut nonprofit humanities and cultural organizations facing financial hardship resulting from COVID-19, funded by the CARES Act via the National Endowment for the Humanities.
Weston Historical Society will conduct research for future interpretive signage around the Coley Homestead that shares the history of the property, buildings, and Coley family as well as the workings of a 19th-century farm.