Holocaust Memorial at the Mandell JCC in West Hartford and plaster model of same sculpture. Elbert Weinberg collection, Hartford History Center, Hartford Public Library.

  • Bob Steele on the Radio

    Come hear from local author Paul Hensler about his biography, Bob Steele on the Radio: The Life of Connecticut's Beloved Broadcaster. Books will be available for purchase and signing...Read More..

    ENCOUNTERS Fall 2019

    Join us for another season of Encounters, which is a forum for public dialogue around important topics and issues of our times. The fall 2019 season kicks off with themes in Black and indigenous history, religion, and art...Read More..

    Uncovering Their History

    Discover more about the individuals of Hartford's earliest African American and Native American communities...Read More..

  • Hartford Artisan Weavers: Not Your Grandmother's Weaving

    The scarves, towels, shawls, wall hangings, and other items on display are the creations of 36 artisans, all of whom have low vision, no vision or are over 55 years of age...Read More..

    Meet the HHC Staff & Advisory Committee!

    Meet the dedicated advisory team and staff at the Hartford History Center....working to keep Hartford’s history alive.

    ArtWalk: Among Friends, Ed Johnetta Miller

    Among Friends is a retrospective of Ed Johnetta Miller's life work with a focus on pieces that speak to my close, beloved ties to the Hartford community. ..Read More..

  • Linda Martin, Sharing Stories

    Many contemporary fiber artists, such as Linda F. Martin, use quilts as a way to commemorate important figures, tell folklore, share history, and speak to contemporary social justice issues...Read More..

    Faith Church: 200 Years

    Faith Congregational Church, formerly Talcott Street Congregational Church is celebrating 200 years of existence and social justice work in the City of Hartford and beyond...Read More..

    Search Our Digital Repository

    Explore the digital collections of Hartford Public Library! Today, the Hartford Collection, housed in the library’s downtown Hartford History Center, is a growing multi-media compilation of hundreds of thousands of items that convey more than 300 y..Read More..