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History & Hops: Black History in Connecticut

$10 per Person Join The MATT at Brass Works Brewing Co. for a special afternoon learning about Black History in Connecticut. Highlights include Harlem Renaissance writer, Ann Petry, who preserved artifacts chronicling the black community of Saybrook; photographer Augustus Washington, who abandoned a successful Hartford photography business to build a new nation in Africa; and artifacts documenting the Civil Rights movement in our state. Presented by the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History. Address: 2066 Thomaston Ave, Waterbury, CT 06704…

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February 17, 2024 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

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$10 per Person
Join The MATT at Brass Works Brewing Co. for a special afternoon learning about Black History in Connecticut. Highlights include Harlem Renaissance writer, Ann Petry, who preserved artifacts chronicling the black community of Saybrook; photographer Augustus Washington, who abandoned a successful Hartford photography business to build a new nation in Africa; and artifacts documenting the Civil Rights movement in our state. Presented by the Connecticut Museum of Culture and History.
Address: 2066 Thomaston Ave, Waterbury, CT 06704
Support for this program provided by the George A. and Grace L. Long Foundation.
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Exhibition Opening Reception “Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home”

Pat MusickThe Source of Their Words #22009 — 2010kozo paper, acrylic, beeswax, charcoal25 x 37 inches Please join us for the Opening Reception of Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home on Thursday, March 7, 2024 in our Bendel Mansion Museum Galleries. Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home was inspired by the words astronauts have used universally upon viewing Earth from space for the first time: Fragile, Protect, Beauty, Steward, Sustain, Harmony, Nurture. In different languages and across many boundaries, their words were…

Bendel Mansion

Nights Out: Movie Screening | The Artist & The Astronaut

Join us for a private screening of the award-winning film The Artist & The Astronaut as we welcome our latest exhibition, Pat Musick: Our Fragile Home to the Bendel Galleries. Nationally recognized sculptor and mixed media artist, Pat Musick was married to Gerald (Jerry) Carr, one of 19 Group 5 astronauts selected by NASA in 1966. He was Commander of the Skylab 4 84-day mission. Their life is the subject of this captivating documentary, which had its Connecticut premiere here…

Bendel Mansion

Directors Circle/Family Premium & Plus Online Registration Opens for Summer Wonder Art, Junior Curator & WILD! Keepers

Directors Circle/Family Premium & Plus Online Registration Opens for Summer Wonder Art, Junior Curator & WILD! Keepers at 9:00 am

Stamford Museum & Nature Center

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