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

  • Breaking Barriers

    Enjoy a selection of images and quotes of African American leaders and changemakers who've made a difference across America. ..Read More..

    The Poster As Art

    Posters and broadsides, held in the Hartford History Center’s permanent collection, date from mid-18th century to present day and are a vibrant expression of Hartford’s community life...Read More..

    Adam Viens: Linguistics Beheld

    Join us for the ArtWalk Opening Reception for our latest show: ADAM VIENS: LINGUISTICS BEHELD on Friday, May 18, 5:30pm...Read More..

  • Greater Hartford's West Indian Diaspora

    Enjoy refreshments, a live presentation by Island Reflections Dance Theatre Company. and a brief talk by exhibition curator, Dr. Fiona Vernal to learn more about Greater Hartford's West Indian history in terms of people, places, and Hartford within t..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 Artist Talk: Adam Viens with Gil Scullion

    Join us on the ArtWalk to hear Adam Viens discuss his ArtWalk show, "Linguistics Beheld," with Gil Scullion...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..

    Hartford History Center will receive 2018 Community Empowerment Award

    Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library will receive 2018 Community Empowerment Award at CT Fair Housing's Loving Civil Rights Award Dinner...Read More..

    Hartford History Center's Elbert Weinberg Book

    The Hartford History Center at Hartford Public Library is launching its newest book: In the Grand Tradition, The Enduring Art of Elbert Weinberg, written by graphics curator Nancy Finlay and published by Wesleyan University Press. Purchase your c..Read More..